The Legend of Drunken Master (Jui kuen II) (Drunken Fist II)
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The Legend of Drunken Master (Jui kuen II) (Drunken Fist II)
Jackie Chan returns in one of his greatest roles in this action-comedy sequel to his 1978 Hong Kong blockbuster Drunken Master. Wong Fei Hong (Chan) is a young master of the martial art of "drunken boxing," in which fighters use alcohol to blind themselves to pain and release the angry brawler within; with the right amount of drinks under his belt, Hong can become a furious one-man army. Hong accompanies his father (Ti Lung) on a voyage to China, where they purchase a precious supply of ginseng. When Hong discovers thugs stealing from their luggage, he leaps into action to get their… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Heeere's Jackie, ageless and great, before refitting himself to Western specs."
‑ Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
"The extended fight scenes [have been] justly hailed by aficionados as classics of the genre."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"[VIDEO ESSAY] Jackie Chan's physical ingenuity brings with it an enormous history as a naturally gifted storyteller whose development dates back to his life as a childhood actor."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Anita Mui all but pulls a heist herself in every scene she's in, but make no mistake. This is Chan's movie, and he holds his own, whether it's using his comedic talents to feign drunkenness or strike a goofy face, or showing off those impressive martial a"
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"[Chan's] drunken boxing in this movie is the stuff of poetry."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A fleet, enjoyable Jackie Chan romp."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"A spectacularly silly comic epic in which almost every known camera trick, stunt and fight choreography known to the genre is squished into one story."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"One of Jackie Chan's best, but not for everyone."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"While you might not always appreciate the historical aspects of the story, you will definitely find Chan's physical acumen amazing."
‑ Bill Gibron, PopMatters
"If you have never seen a Jackie Chan movie, this one will show you what all the fuss is about."
‑ Joe Lozito, Big Picture Big Sound
"Chan has always seemed like a silent-screen virtuoso self-catapulted into modern times."
‑ Jessica Winter, Village Voice
"Enjoy this rare chance to catch Chan on the big screen at his near-peak mastery."
‑ Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune
"Just enough story to be interesting and with lots of personality to stand out."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"This 1994 sequel... includes Chan's exhilarating battle with a horde of ax-wielding thugs and a classic 20-minute finale fight that's set in a steel mill."
‑ Mark Halverson, Sacramento News & Review
"Generally amusing and sometimes positively exhilarating."
‑ Frank Swietek, One Guy's Opinion