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Jackie Chan's Project A ('A' gai wak) (Pirate Patrol)

Jackie Chan's Project A ('A' gai wak) (Pirate Patrol) (1983)


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Jackie Chan directs himself and fellow martial arts superstar Sammo Hung in the action film Jackie Chan's Project A. Chan plays a 19th century Coast Guard office who must defend Hong Kong's borders from a variety of smugglers and undesirables. As is usually the case, Chan performs all of his own stunts during the film. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Nov 4, 2003


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Famous for the scene in which the acrobatic Chan, cornered by pirates, is left hanging by a clock's minute hand, this is a rumbustiously entertaining caper set in Hong Kong at the turn of the century.

February 9, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
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Considered by many to be Chan's best picture, this action-comedy-adventure successfully mixes elements of Bruce Lee and Buster Keaton.

June 1, 2010 Full Review Source: Film4

Terrific Jackie Chan outing.

October 24, 2003
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The chance to see Jackie and his team at the peak of their powers and the absence of a Chris Tucker or Owen Wilson.

July 22, 2002 Full Review Source: Eye for Film
Eye for Film

This one has even less use for plot than Armour of God, and displays much more intricately choreographed slapstick, demonstrating that Chan sees himself as much a physical comedian as a martial arts action star.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Shot before Chan had broken every bone in his body twice, the spry Chan had such agility and quickness it's truly frightening to watch.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source:

There is not much difference between this film and most of Chan's other early films. There are the typical amazing stunts, comical situations and super thin plot.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
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Audience Reviews for Jackie Chan's Project A ('A' gai wak) (Pirate Patrol)

My hat off to the good ol glory days of Jackie and the HK film industry. Before Nicholas Tse and other assorted of canto-pop kids were doing their crappy films there was Jackie, Sammo and Yuen Biao doing fun as hell films like this one.

Great stunts, great humour, great fights, what else you might need to know? One of the jewels on Jackie's filmography, the type of films that made him a martial arts icon. Sammo and Biao are of course equally impressive here. Rad villian too, could have been in more scenes.
October 20, 2007
Tsubaki Sanjuro

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Funny & creative collaboration of the trio - JC, SH, YB!
April 3, 2007
Aliyanto Latip

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Period martial arts fun that unites Jackie Chan with a slim-line Sammo Hung, battling pirates and corrupt policemen in 19th century Hong Kong. The usual slapstick and beautifully choreographed fight scenes make for hugely entertaining chop socky fun. But once again, it's dubbed!
March 26, 2007
xGary Xx

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Jackie Chan's the best fast, furious and non-stop action and team-up with Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao. The three greatest Hong Kong action legends were incredible as these are like brothers.
October 25, 2006
Dean McKenna

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