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Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen (2010)

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Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »

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Wai-Keung Lau (as Andrew Lau)

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Gordon Chan (screenplay), Chi-Sing Cheung | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Chen Zhen
Qi Shu ... Fang Qing
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Liu Yutian (as Anthony Wong)
Bo Huang ... Inspector Huang Hao Long
Ryu Kohata Ryu Kohata ... Colonel Takeshi Chikaraishi (as Kohata Ryuichi)
Siyan Huo ... Vivian
Zhou Yang Zhou Yang ... Qi Zhi-Shan
Shawn Yue ... General Zeng
Yasuaki Kurata ... Tsuyoshi Chikaraishi
Akira Akira ... Sasaki Chikaraishi
Yue Ma Yue Ma ... General Zhou
Jiajia Chen Jiajia Chen ... Huang Lan
Songwen Zhang Songwen Zhang ... Wen-Zai
Ikki Funaki Ikki Funaki
Gregory Wong Gregory Wong ... (as Wong Chung Yiu)
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Storyline

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as well as get his hands on an assassination list prepared by the Japanese. Written by Kokken Tor

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Action | Drama | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, martial arts action and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong | China

Release Date:

21 September 2010 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Legend of the Fist See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,365, 24 April 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$48,398, 12 June 2011
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Dolby Digital EX

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film featured two actors who had portrayed Ip Man. Donnie Yen played the character in the "Ip Man" trilogy and Anthony Chau-Sang Wong played him in Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013). See more »

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The original movie The Green Hornet is mentioned in the movie, while it is part of the homage to Bruce Lee, the movie came out in 1940, 15 years after the movie takes place. See more »

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Version of Jing wu ying xiong (1994) See more »

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Habanera from 'Carmen'
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Huge let down
12 September 2011 | by samuel shenSee all my reviews

Where to start….? Watched it on Netflix, and was really excited for the first 10 minutes because for once in my lifetime I finally came across a MA movie that's not telling me the story about how the Chinese being invaded from whomever for whatever reasons.

I was wrong, miserably wrong.

At one point I was still looking at Donne Yan killing German solider in the Western battlefield, minutes later he became Chen Zhen (played by Bruce Lee in the 1972 blockbuster, "Fist of Fury") in a black suit kicking Japanese's asses. Don't get me wrong, the fight scenes are crystal clear, fast, and furious; but for every 5 minutes fight scene comes a 35 minutes "Chinese trying so hard to be united against the Japanese", I just couldn't help but to skip through the so-called "acting" part. I knew what's coming next, you probably knew too, in fact everyone who have ever watched a MA movie would have known exactly what's going to happen next.

This is not about being incredibly stereotypical, this is not about absolutely zero character development; this is not even about being predictable. This is about the epic failure of the Chinese movie industry, the fact that they DO NOT have the brain power to think of anything new that's suitable in a movie to tie with Martial Art.

To conclude this, history is history, we do not need another and another and yet another movie to emphasis the past. We won't be nemesis trying to revenge the Japanese, this is not "glorious bastard", and we do not want to fall back in the same pattern and same routine, that's why we study history.

And Just a side note, never did a single Chinese troop fought outside of Asia during WW1, try harder next time.


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