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

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Cole Smithey
June 10, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] Jackie Chan's physical ingenuity brings with it an enormous history as a naturally gifted storyteller whose development dates back to his life as a childhood actor.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Heeere's Jackie, ageless and great, before refitting himself to Western specs.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
One of Jackie Chan's best, but not for everyone.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
December 8, 2010
Just enough story to be interesting and with lots of personality to stand out.
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
September 20, 2009
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
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Bill Gibron
September 17, 2009
While you might not always appreciate the historical aspects of the story, you will definitely find Chan's physical acumen amazing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
April 15, 2008
A fleet, enjoyable Jackie Chan romp.
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Jessica Winter
Village Voice
April 15, 2008
Chan has always seemed like a silent-screen virtuoso self-catapulted into modern times.
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Joe Leydon
April 15, 2008
The extended fight scenes [have been] justly hailed by aficionados as classics of the genre.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
March 6, 2008
[Chan's] drunken boxing in this movie is the stuff of poetry.
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
December 27, 2007
If you have never seen a Jackie Chan movie, this one will show you what all the fuss is about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
July 24, 2006
Generally amusing and sometimes positively exhilarating.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 27, 2006
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.
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Dequina
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
At long last, the American masses will get a glimpse of what Jackie Chan can really do.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
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.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
April 20, 2003
Among the most breathtakingly wonderful acts of physical endurance and grace that I have ever seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
If you're looking to have a really wild time, this is the film to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
November 16, 2001
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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