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Jackie Chan Collection 19712008All Jackie Chan Movies



Jackie Chan Collection 1971-2008: All Jackie Chan Movies




Jackie Chan is one of the most famous and influential martial arts stars in the world. He has starred in over 100 movies since his debut in 1971, showcasing his unique blend of action, comedy and stunt work. In this article, we will take a look at some of the highlights of his filmography from 1971 to 2008, covering his early career in Hong Kong, his breakthrough in Hollywood, and his return to Asian cinema.




Jackie Chan Collection 19712008All Jackie Chan Movies



Early Career in Hong Kong (1971-1980)




Jackie Chan started his career as a stuntman and extra in various Hong Kong movies, working with legendary directors such as King Hu and Lo Wei. He got his first leading role in The Young Master (1980), which he also directed and choreographed. The film was a huge success and established him as a rising star in the Hong Kong film industry. He also sang the theme song of the film, titled "Kung Fu Fighting Man", entirely in English. [^1^]


Some of his other notable movies from this period include:


  • A Touch of Zen (1971): A classic wuxia film directed by King Hu, featuring Jackie Chan as a supporting actor. [^2^]



  • Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978): The film that launched Jackie Chan's career as a comedic kung fu star, directed by Yuen Woo-ping. [^2^]



  • Drunken Master (1978): A martial arts comedy that showcases Jackie Chan's drunken boxing style, also directed by Yuen Woo-ping. [^2^]



  • The Fearless Hyena (1979): Jackie Chan's directorial debut, a kung fu comedy that features him as a mischievous martial arts student. [^2^]



  • Battle Creek Brawl (1980): Jackie Chan's first attempt to break into the American market, a street-fighting comedy directed by Robert Clouse. [^2^]



Hollywood Breakthrough (1981-1995)




Jackie Chan's first Hollywood success came with The Cannonball Run (1981), a car-racing comedy that featured him as a Japanese driver. He followed it up with The Cannonball Run II (1984), which gave him more screen time and stunts. [^2^]


However, it was not until Rumble in the Bronx (1995) that Jackie Chan became a household name in the US. The film was a smash hit and showcased his trademark style of action and humor. He also sang the theme song of the film, titled "Kowloon Hong Kong", in Cantonese and English. [^3^]


Some of his other notable movies from this period include:


  • Project A (1983): A pirate-themed action comedy that features Jackie Chan as a naval officer, co-starring Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao. [^2^]



  • Police Story (1985): A cop thriller that features Jackie Chan as a Hong Kong police officer, co-starring Maggie Cheung and Brigitte Lin. The film is widely regarded as one of the best action movies of all time. [^2^]



  • Armour of God (1986): An Indiana Jones-inspired adventure that features Jackie Chan as a treasure hunter, co-starring Alan Tam and Rosamund Kwan. The film is notable for being the first one where Jackie Chan nearly died during a stunt gone wrong. [^2^]



Twin Dragons (1992): A comedy that features Jackie Chan as twin brothers who were separated at birth, co-starring Maggie Cheung and Teddy Robin Kwan. The film is notable for being the first one where Jackie Chan played two roles in one movie. [^2^ c481cea774


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