A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets.
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
At a Hong Kong shopping center, Buck Yuen's (Jackie Chan's) intuition warns him. He saves a robbery's loot and gets on television, ends up in Istanbul via South Korea, and accidentally becomes a spy. Fortunately, he knows Kung Fu.
Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary.Written by
This movie featured an elaborate chase scene involving the then-popular Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV and a pack of chasing BMW 3-series, in which Jackie, Yuki, and Christine (in the Evolution) attempt to escape from their captors. Several memorable stunts in the Evolution IV were featured, including a spin parking maneuver, market chase, and flipping the car onto its side and roof. In the making-of documentary, the team outlined the numerous Lancer Evolutions that were needed for the entire sequence, due to the harsh physical challenges presented by the stunts. The use of the Evolution IV was consistent with the on-going presence and sponsorship of Mitsubishi in Jackie Chan's movies of that era. See more »
At the start of the movie when Jackie and the commandos are attacking the convoy they do a visual survey with special binoculars first. This shows people inside the vehicles via body heat. The Truck that the three scientists are in, shows only the scientists and no drivers. There should have been at least one person in the cab to drive. See more »
In the tradition of every Jackie Chan film, outtakes appear under the end credits. All of Jackie's outtakes involve bloopers only. The only injury on the outtakes is a stunt driver being brought out on a stretcher. See more »
The American version is cut by 9 minutes. Scenes omitted from the American version:
-In the Hong Kong version, we do not see Jackie's unit get double crossed right after the mission is over (The American edit shows the unit getting double crossed after the mission). When the mission is over, it immediately cuts to the CIA briefing room. The scene with the double cross is shown during a flashback.
There are more scenes with Jackie and his time with the African tribe. These include:
Jackie talks in Chinese most of the time (The American version shows him talking in English as the film was shot in English).
A conversation with tribal child Baba about the sun and the moon in hopes of finding out what happened to him.
A confrontation with Jackie and a lion after Jackie picks up one of the lion's cubs.
A ceremony where Jackie is made a member of the tribe.
Before he leaves his tribal friends to go journey to find out his true identity, he does a traditional tribal dance for them and they return the favor with a dance of their own.
-The road race which Jackie helps Yuki and her snakebitten brother win is longer in the Hong Kong version.
-Jackie and Yuki talk after the race where Jackie is finally able to speak clear and concise to her. He tells her he had a hard time speaking to her before because of the herbs he chewed to help neutalize her brother's snakebite numbed his mouth. Afterwards, they climb into Yuki's big rig and head for the hospital.
-Yuki tells Jackie at the hospital he can borrow her brother's suite while he is in the city.
-The power station explosion scene in the Hong Kong version is longer.
-Jackie's journey getting from the hotel suite to the hotel car is longer in the Hong Kong version.
-All instant replay scenes are omitted in the American version. See more »
Ya Kuo Hu Di Ren (A Man in the Past)
Written by Lam Si
Performed by Emil Chow Wah-Kin See more »
best fight scene on film
ok, so the acting wasn't the greatest, but the excellence in every other aspect of the movie completely compensated for it. It had a good story, amazing action sequences, and a good combination of action and comedy (what Jackie does so well). the fight scene on top of the building is the best fight scene i've ever seen. what makes it the best is how real it is, today's movies' fight scenes are full of wires and quick cuts in editing to confuse the audience into thinking there's more going on. this fight had amazing stunts with guys who really knew what they were doing, with Jackie's trademark funny expressions mixed in. By far JC's best, and I didn't even say anything about the car stunts.
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