Two Chinese friends, who operate a food truck in Barcelona, Spain, use their martial arts expertise to help their private investigator friend protect the pickpocket Sylvia, who's been targeted by a ruthless gang.
Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt Police Superintendent.
Muscles, cop from Hong Kong, is in Japan chasing a bad HK cop. His cop partner gets taken by the ninja gang. Muscles gets his 5 old no-good friends from the orphanage to help find the bad cop. Lots of comedy and kung-fu fighting follows.
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung,
Stanley Sui-Fan Fung
Jackie is hired to help the UN find Nazi gold hidden in Sahara. He's accompanied from Spain by 2 (later 3) cute women. As there are others wanting the gold, lots of kung fu fighting and comedy follows.
5 HK cops (4 horny males) on vacation in Pattaya, Thailand, are told to contact an informant there but he gets murdered. They return to Hong Kong to contact his girlfriend and protect her. 3 other colleagues are busy fighting criminals.
Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally disabled brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped ... See full summary »
Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket. Action and humor abound in the streets of Barcelona, culminating with a battle in the castle hideout of the evil gang.Written by
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Benny "The Jet" Urquidez has a kickboxing record of fifty-three fights. Forty-nine wins, one loss, one draw, and two no contests. Holding a black belt in Kenpo, Judo, Jujutsu, Shotokan Karate, Taekwondo, Kajukenbo, and Kendo. See more »
When the van gets a flat at the insane asylum the wheel being removed is a 5-nut one and when the camera cuts to the brakes it is showing 4 nuts. See more »
Henchman eating meal in castle:
Ok guys, stop playing now and come and have something to eat. Come on.
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Five separate audio versions of this movie exist.
Two Original Cantonese versions, mono and new remastered 5.1 mix.
The Mandarin version.
Two English versions: One produced by Golden Harvest with a new score composed by Keith Morrison, and one later produced by Fortune Star featuring the original music score by Tang Siu-lam. The Golden Harvest dub/re-score was also used for the Japanese theatrical cut of the film, titled "Spartan X". (The Golden Harvest dub actually contains the dubbed voices of the real three lead actors themselves: Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, and Sammo Hung.)
Live action Chinese version of "The Castle of Cagliostro"
This movie does drag a bit at certain points. Personally multiple times I just wanted it to just fast-forward to the next Jackie Chan action sequences. This one really does bring out Jackie's acrobatic skills. At some parts it's like watching the Chinese Three Stooges, and the trademark Jackie Chan humor works. This one is more story focused, not a great story but a watchable one. But sometimes just didn't seem to have enough action. The main highlight fight is the one with Jackie Chan vs. Benny "The Jet" Urquidez. It's one of Jackie's highlight fights in movie history for a reason. Sammo Hung is amusing as this kid detective guy, that is amateurish but persistent. His fight sequence with the fencing expert was a entertaining watch as well. The trio does a good job of bringing in that humor and tenacity on screen. When it comes to the plot it seemed like a live action Chinese version of "The Castle of Cagliostro". Except with kung-fu and stuff. Overall it's cool to see Jackie during his prime. Despite few dragged out parts and parts that are a bit rushed. This is still a fun movie with flashy but entertaining fight choreography.
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