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Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (1998)

Ngo si seoi (original title)
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A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why.

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Benny Chan, Jackie Chan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Who Am I
Michelle Ferre Michelle Ferre ... Christine Stark
Mirai Yamamoto Mirai Yamamoto ... Yuki
Ron Smerczak Ron Smerczak ... Morgan
Ed Nelson ... General Sherman
Ton Pompert Ton Pompert ... CIA Chairman (as Tom Pompert)
Glory Simon ... CIA Secretary (as Gloria Simon)
Fred van Ditmarsch Fred van Ditmarsch ... Airforce (as Johan van Ditmarsch)
Fritz Krommenhoek Fritz Krommenhoek ... Navy
Dick Rienstra Dick Rienstra ... Army
Rinaldo van Ommeren Rinaldo van Ommeren ... Army Assistant
Pim Daane Pim Daane ... Marine
Jeremiah Fleming Jeremiah Fleming ... Marine Assistant (as Jeremiah Flemming)
Neil Berger Neil Berger ... Secretary
Dik Brinksma Dik Brinksma ... NAT Security Officer
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Storyline

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 commanderblue

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Fight now. Ask questions later.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for martial arts action violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

English | Cantonese | Dutch

Release Date:

17 January 1998 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie Chan's Who Am I? See more »

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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film also features 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 manoeuvre, 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 ongoing presence and sponsorship of Mitsubishi in Jackie Chan's films of that era. See more »

Goofs

During the car chase, Christine's handcuff, which is attached to the handle in the car, becomes undone when the car lands sideways. In the next shot it is locked together again. See more »

Quotes

Christine Stark: What did you do with the disc?
Who Am I?: My father also told me, "respect nature"
[throws the disc over the bridge]
Who Am I?: I dropped it somewhere.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Featured in Jackie Chan: My Stunts (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Wo Shi Shui (Who Am I?)
Written by Chan Mo
Performed by Emil Chow Wah-Kin
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
A Jackie Chan must watch!
13 March 2006 | by Rubyslips99-1See all my reviews

Great great kung fu film. The plot is a farce on the typical James Bond fare of secret government conspiracies and evil men attempting to gain the means to take over the world. The strength here, instead of a huge budget full of beautiful women and nifty gadgets, is in the action sequences. The fight scenes are so much fun to watch, and Chan's car chase is also a wonderful piece of footage (with some physics+ involved). If you are looking for a great time with the kind of fast fighting and physical comedy that come with Jackie Chan then make sure you sit down to Who Am I? Also, I will say that the final fight scene between Chan and the two toughest badies in the the bad men's stock fight is incredible. My favorite fight scene of all moviedom, especially the man whose specialty is his incredible legwork.


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