Once Upon a Time in China 3 (Wong Fei Hung ji saam: Si wong jaang ba)
Once Upon a Time in China 3 (Wong Fei Hung ji saam: Si wong jaang ba) (1993)

In this, the third of what has become a long series of films, Doctor Wong Fei-Hung (Jet Li), a master of the martial arts, defender of the poor, upholder of tradition and a Confucian scholar (in addition to being a medical man) is visiting… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 14, 1993
DVD Release Date: July 17, 2001
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TV Guide

There are several well-staged fights, but none with the imaginative choreography, ferocious energy, and dazzling prop work found in the first two films.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

This might be a good enough introduction, but hardly the best of the lot.

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Douglas Pratt

The film has a strong blend of humor, action and drama.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

In terms of aesthetics, this is the best looking of the first three Once Upon a Time in China films.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This is the weakest entry in the first three films of the series, with a rambling story line, fight scenes that are not staged as well as those in the first two films, and poor picture quality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
although the series technically continues, this marks the end of the true "trilogy". the weakest of the three in many ways as the kung fu was more… More
xGary Xx
The Chinese government call a martial arts tournament and the local triad gangs use violence and intimidation to ensure victory. Enter Jet Li to address the… More
Lanning : )
My favorite of the original Li Trilogy. What with the China-Japan-Russia intrigue, the realization of love and impending marriage between Li and Aunt 13, the… More
Dean McKenna
The final battle scene of the lion dance competition is amazing and some good comedy sketches on 13th Auntie's romantic fantasics about Wong Fei Hung.
Cassandra Maples
The Empress of China decides to hold a Lion King competition as a show of strength to foreigners; rather than uniting her people, the impending event causes… More
Steven Vincent Gee
Not as good as the first movie. The story on the other hand, is really good. It has just the right amount of romance, humor, and historical background to… More