Jing wu ying xiong (Fist of Legend) (1994)
Average Rating: 7.9/10
Reviews Counted: 11
Fresh: 11 | Rotten: 0
No consensus yet.
Release Date: Sep 1, 2008 Wide
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 31,213
Jet Li stars in this historical Hong Kong action film, as Chen Zhen, a Chinese student in Japan in the 1920s. When his master is killed during the Japanese occupation of China, he returns to avenge his teacher's death. Back in China, he finds himself caught in the escalating racial tensions between the Chinese and the Japanese. The martial arts sequences in this 1994 film are handled more seriously than flashy acrobatics of other kung fu epics of the time and are perhaps a better showcase for
Sep 1, 2008 Wide
Sep 9, 2008
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.
All of the intricately choreographed fighting is real, proving the doubters of Li's fighting skills very wrong.
If you can watch the opening fifteen minutes without wincing, you're made of stern stuff. One of Li's most brutal works.
A high-flying, hidden-wire kick-and-punch-fest, set against a historical, epic backdrop.
The strong point of this film is the cinematography of Derek Wan. The images are imbued with the rich, vibrant color which has become a hallmark of modern Chinese films.
If you're going remake a film, it should be better than (or at least different from) the original. And surprisingly, Fist of Legend manages to do just that.
Although this is disappointing, there are more than enough good scenes (both action and otherwise) to keep this enterprise afloat and entertaining.
Audience Reviews for Jing wu ying xiong (Fist of Legend)
Movies Like Jing wu ying xiong (Fist of Legend)
Discuss Jing wu ying xiong (Fist of Legend) on our Movie forum!
Latest News on Jing wu ying xiong (Fist of Legend)
July 30, 2008:Total Recall: Jet Li's Best-Reviewed Films
This week, with The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor hitting theaters, we thought it would be a...
April 17, 2008:Total Recall: The 20 Greatest Fights Scenes Ever
The long-awaited showdown between Jackie Chan and Jet Li in The Forbidden Kingdom got us thinking;...