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The Legend of Drunken Master (Jui kuen II) (Drunken Fist II)

The Legend of Drunken Master (Jui kuen II) (Drunken Fist II) (1994)

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Average Rating: 6.9/10
Reviews Counted: 74
Fresh: 61 | Rotten: 13

Jackie Chan sends up some amazing and entertaining fight sequences in The Legend of Drunken Master.

85

Average Rating: 7.1/10
Critic Reviews: 26
Fresh: 22 | Rotten: 4

Jackie Chan sends up some amazing and entertaining fight sequences in The Legend of Drunken Master.

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Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 50,775

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Jackie Chan returns in one of his greatest roles in this action-comedy sequel to his 1978 Hong Kong blockbuster Drunken Master. Wong Fei Hong (Chan) is a young master of the martial art of "drunken boxing," in which fighters use alcohol to blind themselves to pain and release the angry brawler within; with the right amount of drinks under his belt, Hong can become a furious one-man army. Hong accompanies his father (Ti Lung) on a voyage to China, where they purchase a precious supply of ginseng.

Mar 20, 2001

$9.7M

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All Critics (76) | Top Critics (26) | Fresh (61) | Rotten (13) | DVD (18)

Heeere's Jackie, ageless and great, before refitting himself to Western specs.

September 7, 2011 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
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A fleet, enjoyable Jackie Chan romp.

April 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader
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Chan has always seemed like a silent-screen virtuoso self-catapulted into modern times.

April 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Village Voice
Village Voice
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The extended fight scenes [have been] justly hailed by aficionados as classics of the genre.

April 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
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A spectacularly silly comic epic in which almost every known camera trick, stunt and fight choreography known to the genre is squished into one story.

March 22, 2002 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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Enjoy this rare chance to catch Chan on the big screen at his near-peak mastery.

January 1, 2000
Chicago Tribune
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One of Jackie Chan's best, but not for everyone.

December 28, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

Just enough story to be interesting and with lots of personality to stand out.

December 8, 2010 Full Review Source: Movie Views

Anita Mui all but pulls a heist herself in every scene she's in, but make no mistake. This is Chan's movie, and he holds his own, whether it's using his comedic talents to feign drunkenness or strike a goofy face, or showing off those impressive martial a

September 20, 2009 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

While you might not always appreciate the historical aspects of the story, you will definitely find Chan's physical acumen amazing.

September 17, 2009 Full Review Source: PopMatters
PopMatters

This 1994 sequel... includes Chan's exhilarating battle with a horde of ax-wielding thugs and a classic 20-minute finale fight that's set in a steel mill.

August 7, 2008 Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review
Sacramento News & Review

[Chan's] drunken boxing in this movie is the stuff of poetry.

March 6, 2008 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid
Combustible Celluloid

If you have never seen a Jackie Chan movie, this one will show you what all the fuss is about.

December 27, 2007 Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound
Big Picture Big Sound

Generally amusing and sometimes positively exhilarating.

July 24, 2006 Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion
One Guy's Opinion

Um dos melhores filmes da carreira de Chan e a comprovação definitiva de que ele é o resultado de uma combinação improvável (e maravilhosa) de Buster Keaton, Gene Kelly e Bruce Lee.

May 27, 2006
Cinema em Cena

At long last, the American masses will get a glimpse of what Jackie Chan can really do.

December 6, 2005 Full Review Source: Film Threat
Film Threat

I'm extremely unhappy when one of my HK favorites is re-released, re-titled and re-packaged as an English-dubbed Jackie Chan vehicle for American audiences to ostensibly enjoy.

May 14, 2003 | Comment (1)
Palo Alto Weekly

Among the most breathtakingly wonderful acts of physical endurance and grace that I have ever seen.

April 20, 2003 Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies
Goatdog's Movies

If you're looking to have a really wild time, this is the film to see.

September 10, 2002 Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal
Montreal Film Journal

Suffers from some of worst problems of the martial arts genre: bad dubbing, bad soundtrack, chaotic plot, no character development ... but it has great fights and stunts.

November 16, 2001 Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope
Laramie Movie Scope

Beats Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon at its own game of high-flying huzzah, and with relative ease.

March 19, 2001 Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine
Matinee Magazine

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A successful sequel concerning a martial-arts master (Jackie Chan), who is at his best fighting wise only when he is drunk, and how he accidentally steals some valuable Chinese artifacts, all of which criminals are after. The plot isn't much, and sometimes the movie is goofy to the point of being annoying, but the martial-arts sequences are hands-down the best I have seen in a movie. It is an entirely familiar set-up and the ending is never in doubt, but for what it is worth, this is a fun movie worth a view simply for the stunning fight sequences, especially a loaded finale which only gets better. Chan is a likable personality, and it is easy to see why he became such a big star in America due to films like this.
December 16, 2012
Dan Schultz

Super Reviewer

Your usual martial arts movie affair: dubbed voices, oppression running left and right, using the art of kung fu for peace, horrible narrative, etc. But this is undoubtedly Jackie Chan's greatest choreography put into film, ever.
June 30, 2012
Albert Kim

Super Reviewer

It wasn't so good....I fell asleep at the end so I don't know how it ends.....but something tells me it's a happy ending
September 18, 2011
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