Once Upon A Time In China II
Once Upon A Time In China II (1992)

In this sequel to the acclaimed martial arts epic, Hong Kong superstar Jet Li stars as Wong Fei Hung, who becomes caught up in the chaos surrounding the collapse of the Ching Dynasty when he travels to Canton for a medical conference.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 17, 1998
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

This is the best action-adventure-comedy that Tsui has ever made, hence one of the year's most exhilarating entertainments.

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John Hartl

Giving it a title that suggests an Eastern version of a Sergio Leone epic raises expectations that can't be fulfilled.

Fred Topel

Great follow-up to OUATIC. More of a political conspiracy plot than a cultural one, but still has great fight scenes.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

A splendid if frankly fake-looking spectacle.

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For sheer excitement, virtuoso fight sequences and extravagant special effects, Hark's film is hard to beat.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

It is a great-looking film with top-notch martial arts sequences and high production values.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

More concentrated and svelte than its precursor, Once Upon a Time II also has the benefit of fights staged by Master Yuen Wo-Ping that show Jet Li-another camera-age hero-to even greater advantage.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Much more than just another martial arts movie.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

With its ability to maintain a balance between a high standard of intense action and thought-provoking storytelling, Once Upon a Time in China II accomplishes something very few sequels achieve: it outshines the original.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Reid Volk
Hark is back to take on the encroachment of foreigners. This time he focuses on a radical faction in China called the White Locust who want to see the death of… More
xGary Xx
Continuing the story of Wong Fei Hung, Tsui Hark's Once Upon In China 2 is more of Jet Li's amazing martial arts prowess punctuated by some decidedly… More
danny d
the epic story of master wong continues with a very strong middle piece to the trilogy. compared to the original, the fight scenes are a bit less memorable,… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
While some days i can say that the first movie is the best of the series, others i re-watch that Donnie Yen/ Jet Li fight of this one and totally change my… More
Cassandra Maples
Taking up where the first part left off, this is effectively more of the same ? which is no bad thing. Li and Rosamund Kwan return, but Yuen Biao elects not to… More
JY Skacto
Although this movie's story was a tad on the boring side, it has the <b>greatest</b> choreographed fight sequence I've ever laid eyes on.… More