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Rumble In The Bronx (DVD)
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An action comedy, "Rumble in the Bronx" features Jackie in the big city, New York (actually Vancouver, with mountains visible in the background in several scenes). It's a strangely clean and orderly version of the Big Apple, but no matter. Pretty soon, Our Man Chan fights a motorcycle gang, protects a store, helps a girl and her wheelchair-bound little brother, and pilots a hovercraft in a surprisingly uplifting ending.
Fresh and colorful, "Rumble" won't please the arthouse crowd, and probably doesn't even rank with Jackie's top flicks; I'll leave that for the hardcore Jackie fans to decide. But Jackie's joy in his work is contagious, and here, he's at his good-hearted best. Not only does he poke fun at himself in several scenes, but he also can't even stay mad at the kids who battered him senseless with bottles in an alley. Although the disk features a full-screen version, make sure you watch the widescreen DVD so you can enjoy all the delightful and creative fight choreography, including an amazing sequence where Jackie kicks butt with pinball machines. Also starring Bill Tung, who always seems to play "Uncle Bill" in Jackie's movies.
This movie is so cool becouse the storie line for it is very good. It starts off when Jackie Chan arrives to New York city for his uncles wedding. He goes to his wedding and helps out in the store as he planned but other things happened that he did not plan. He ends up getting into problems with these local gang, just for protecting his uncles store. And many other things happen that you can find out by renting or buying this dvd. Like getting into problems with these wanna be FBI dudes. And other crazy stuff you do not see in any other movie! Thats why I recommend you should go out and buy or rent this dvd. If I were you I would preffer buying it becouse you are going to wnat to see it again and again!
First, I can start off by pointing out that this movie has almost the exact same soundtrack as Police Story's 1,2 & 4 (Police Story 4 is AKA First Strike), and Mr. Nice Guy. While I enjoy composer J. Peter Robinson's music very much, enough can be enough. I also noticed that the end of the movie was a bit abrupt, with no big end finale fight scene. While I did hear that Jackie breaking his ankle on the jump was why a final fight scene which was planned for the movie did not appear, and while I won't blame anyone for that, but it is still a letdown.
Soon I looked closer at the action. I soon began to realize that the battle in the store, the first battle in the movie, is actually the most convincing of them all. While the battle in Tony's base was quite spectacullarly planned and executed, the hits themselves just didn't seem real until Jackie picked up the ski, saving both himself and the scene. Not to mention, while all the actors are decently convincing, almost all are generally rather weak; all except Jackie, who did a rather solid performance here.
It should also be made aware that the non-action scenes are quite important to the movie. Whenever I have a rough day, I sometimes turn on Dragons Forever, or Operation Condor, and pretend that I am Jackie and the people responsible for my long day are the people he beats up, as I skip from action scene to action scene. This movie somehow doesn't allow you to.Read more ›
(If you don't mind subtitles, his great Chinese film Drunken Master just became avalilable)
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It's one of Jackie Chan's first movies I saw & were I gained a appreciation for his skills never mind is martial art skills at true stunt man in ever sense.Published 12 months ago by Beau Abrams
It was the very first Jackie Chan movie I've seen and it started it all for me. Awesome movie and it still holds up to this day. Read morePublished 24 months ago by J. Olsen
Firstly the dubing was not well done but if you get passed that the movie was amazing, funny in some parts and wicked fights. Amazing stunts too.Published on Oct. 28 2008 by action_comedy
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