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Chinese Films
Kung Fu Films

An enormous number of films have been made featuring Kung Fu and Martial Arts. China has several dedicated film studio's that only produce Kung Fu films, although many of the early films were shot in Hong Kong

We highlight the leading stars and name some films that are very worth watching, spanning about four decades up to 2009. These will notably be 'Action' Martial Arts films + a select few dealing with more serious and related subjects

Virtually all films can be found on the likes of YouKu and Ku6 (Chinese YouTube), but searching for them is usually best done in Chinese characters. We will append a list of links to some good stuff below, and add to it as as and when possible

Finally, please be aware that many of these films will be in Chinese language with both English and Chinese subtitles. Modern films usually include a spoken English option. Where possible we will include the language and subtitle options available on DVD's

Actor Listings:

Bruce Lee Cantonese Name Lai Siu Long 李小龙
Image: Bruce Lee 3 decades after his death, Bruce Lee is still considered the Master of Kung Fu film. He was the first to break through to Western audiences, and he set such a high benchmark of excellence that few have challenged him to this day. He is China's greatest movie star. Recently Guangzhou (Canton) TV has released a seemingly endless serial about his early life, enhanced by a young actor who looks and appears the part

Click for free online movie: Game of Death 2
or choose one from this Ku6 page of links

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Jet Li
Cantonese Name Lai Lin Gie 李连杰
Mandarin Li Lian Jie
Image: Jet Li Arguably the first actor to truly challenge for Bruce Lee's crown, with excellent technique and screen presence. Jet Li has been crowned World Wushu Champion many times. He has starred in about 50 Kung Fu films to date (Mainly in Mandarin), before breaking through to win Hollywood acclaim for supporting roles in noteworthy movies such as: Lethal Weapon 4.

In Chinese films he has often taken the leading role portraying Wong Fei Hong (Huang Fei Hong), a real person of Chinese Kung Fu and Hung Gar history. These are readily recognisable because of the shaved forehead + ponytail = a real life and deeply resented Qing Dynasty emasculation of Chinese men

You may not be aware that he has also Produced 13 films; Written 1 (The Kiss of the Dragon), and Directed 1 film (Zhong hua ying xiong)

Click for free online movie: Kiss of the Dragon
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Jackie Chan Cantonese Name Xing Long  成龙
Image: Jackie Chan The irrepressible Jackie Chan broke open the gates Bruce Lee left ajar. His excellent acting and Kung Fu skills are usually accompanied by comedy routines. He performs all his own stunts, and often gets injured. His first Hollywood role was a bit-part in Cannonball Run, the fight scene - which is usually cut for some stupid reason? He has made 100's of films, which recently have included some showing his serious acting abilities. He also does much work for film and charity, and has an acting school in Hong Kong

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Sammo Hung Cantonese Name Ho Gam Bo 洪金宝
Image: Sammo Hung This guy deserves far greater respect than the West usually bestows. He has been in movies a very, very long time, and as a youngster played the part of Bruce Lee's main challenger in Enter The Dragon. He often appears alongside Jackie Chan and Andy Lau, and recently had a USA TV series

Click for free online movie: Island of Fire
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Yuen Biao Cantonese Name 元彪  aka Small Tiger
Image: Yuen Biao Yuen Biao 元彪 (born 26 July 1957) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist from Nanjing, China. He specialises in acrobatics and martial arts and has worked on over 80 films as actor, stuntman and action choreographer. Along with Peking Opera School "brothers" at the China Drama Academy, Sammo Hung and Jackie Chan, he was one of the Seven Little Fortunes.

Click for free online movie: Millennium Dragon
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Andy Lau Cantonese Name Wha Zhi
Image: Andy Lau Andy Lau is Hong Kong's most versatile artist with a career which started in 1982. He is the only person we are featuring in both our Music and Film sections. Andy is not a Kung Fu artist and should perhaps be in our General film category? However, some of his most notable roles have been in Kung Fu movies - often as Police Chief

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Image: Andy Lau
 

Real People of Kung Fu Fame

 
Huang Fei Hong Cantonese Name Wong Fei Hong
Image: Wong Fei Hong Wong Fei Hong (Mainland Cantonese), Wong Fei Hung (HK Cantonese), or Huang Fei Hong (Mandarin), was a real life person and Kung Fu Grand Master who lived in Foshan City. He was a renowned Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a Kung Fu Grand Master. He was supreme in the Hung Ga form of Kung Fu. There is a school and museum dedicated to him in Foshan city today, located near Xi Qiao Shan. China Expats knows this well - we can see it from our office.

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Image: Cover of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
 
Ip Man Cantonese Name Ip Man 葉問 or 叶问
Image: Ip Man Film Adapted from the true life story of Ip Man - the Grand Master of the Wing Chun style kung fu, and sifu of legendary kung fu superstar Bruce Lee. This movie is the first important record of the master’s life. Ip's persistent devotion to Wing Chun is a classic example of the love and respect shown to wushu and the freedom and spirit it represents. Ip Man is a concept, a spirit, a way of thinking - and it exemplifies a new peak in Hong Kong's wushu movies.

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Kung Fu Movies
This category will be added very soon (comment dated: 18th October 2010), but each of the sub-pages demand a lot of research and take days and even weeks to write...
Related Pages:

Chinese Films - General Introduction with some links
• Kung Fu Films - This page
Chinese Television - Generalised look at what sort of programs are aired
Introduction - Overview of Chinese visual media
We have a lot to add to this section, but we do need your help - as many of the stars we only know by their Mainland Cantonese colloquial names, or as featured on films or DVD's we have seen. Please email us or visit our Forum if you can help ... many thanks!
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