Fun as Ho Wing Fong. In class he often causes trouble, and is somewhat of a class clown. The father of Wong Fei-hong, who has been attempting to teach his son kung-fu, but has found him too disobedient to teach and decides to send him off to his uncle, a cruel and torturous master of the 8-Drunken Genii kung-fu. Enjoy the film and discover by yourself. The final fight itself is almost 10 minutes long. This movie is easily his best film ever.
So and Kei Ying belong to the then-renowned martial arts group called the Ten Tigers of Canton. Some of the timing is a little hit and miss in this movie though, but you can overlook it quite easily with the added humor and distinct style of the fight scenes toward the end of the film. It was Chan's first traditional style martial arts film since The Young Master 1980 and Dragon Lord 1981. Wong Fei Hung, played by Jackie, is the son of a well known Kung Fu instructor. Nothing like a Kung Fu Comedy! This is an advertisement Throughout the entire film, Jackie portrays a young guy who simply wants to have a bit of fun, but is met with a lot of serious authority. Consequently, Fei-Hong not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well.
Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. After the fight, Fei Hung straight away returns to his training and diligently learns the forms of the 8 drunken gods. Drunken Master is a 1978 comedy and martial arts motion picture starring Hong Kong actors Jackie Chan, Yun Siu-tien Simon Yuen and Hwang Jang Lee. The main attractions of the film are the comedic and serious action scenes. On the other hand, he's made some less-than-spectacular movies like Crime Story and First Strike.
Only liability: this is a remake of the film that originally made Chan a celebrity in China, but in this film he is playing the same character and he's 40. In particular, the scenes where Fei Hung is doing some kind of torturous exercise and finds a way to cheat through it, only to be caught out and made to do something much harder are simply hilarious. This all happens after having ran away from So Hei and trying to make it on his own. He was delinquent in his studies and often played pranks on others. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:.
He gets back the money owed and teaches the thief a lesson. The film was released in North America as The Legend of Drunken Master in 2000. Chan became close friends with fellow group members Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, the three of them later to be known as the Three Brothers or Three Dragons. Chan attended the Nah-Hwa Primary School on Hong Kong Island, where he failed his first year, after which his parents withdrew him from the school. As his punishment, Fei Hung is sent off to be disciplined by his great uncle So Hei, a legendary martial artist notorious for his strict training methods and ability to straighten up young guys. It stars Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti. Fo Sang as Chin Ka Lok.
As a cultural icon, Chan has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. But still, it is a good enough film to almost not notice. Unfortunately, his father is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. This movie doesn't cease to entertain. Jackie Chan has been acting since the 1970s and has appeared in over 100 films. Chan trained rigorously for the next decade, excelling in martial arts and acrobatics. Jackie Chan had me laughing a few times in this movie! In classic Jackie Chan fashion, this movie has just as many gags as fight scenes.
Another film, Drunken Master 3 1994, directed by Lau Kar-Leung features little in common with either this or its predecessor, and is not considered a sequel. The only factual components in this story are that Fei Hung and Kei Ying are paternally related and that Kei Ying and Beggar So are friends. This is an example of the vintage Jackie Chan films that popularized the comedic martial arts film genre. He revisits the role that made him famous: Wong Fei Hung, the drunken master. He received his first starring role later that year, in Little Tiger of Canton, which had a limited release in Hong Kong in 1973.
After much suffering the son comes back to rescue the father from an assassin who has also previously humiliated Naughty Panther. The same can be said for him everywhere he goes. As it turns out, So Hei is always drinking wine, and constantly under the influence. He usually fights someone who is cheating or doing something criminal towards someone else in an attempt to find justice. Fei Hung then trains hard, learning the forms of the 8 drunken gods, then travels out into the world. At the age of 17, he worked as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon under the stage name Chan Yuen Lung.