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Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin
Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin
Actors: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, Hsin Yi Chen, Ching Lan Chin, Kang Chin
Director: Chi-Hwa Chen
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
UR     1997     1hr 36min

Jackie Chan apprenticed in a series of straight-faced martial arts revenge films before he found his true calling as the clown prince of kung fu in Snake in the Eagle's Shadow and the original Drunken Master. The sprawling...  more »


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Actors: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, Hsin Yi Chen, Ching Lan Chin, Kang Chin
Director: Chi-Hwa Chen
Creators: Chung Yuan Chen, Chih Hung Huang, Li Hwa Hsu, Shih Mei Chu, Wei Lo, Hsin Yi Chang
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Martial Arts, Hong Kong Action, Jackie Chan, Indie & Art House, Drama
Studio: Simitar Ent.
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 10/22/1997
Release Year: 1997
Run Time: 1hr 36min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, Cantonese
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Excellent style
(5 out of 5 stars)

"this movie's plot is weak and steriotypical, the dubbing is [bad] and Jackie barely smiles, but the kung fu, which is what I bought it for in the first place, is excellent.I study both the snake and the crane styles of shaolin and I must say, aside form all the cartwheels and usuall razzle dazzle of movie kung fu, the coreography, (which Chan was highly involved in) was excellent and mostly true to the real styles of shaolin. If you like alot of action, blood and childish swear words dubbed in to movie then buy this.It's excellent"
Jackie is a GOD!
Daniel Worthington | Lewisville, Texas United States | 02/15/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is, hands down the best Jackie kung-fu movie ever made! It has some of the best fight scenes ever filmed and the story is actually very good and has somewhat of a twist ending. By far, this is the ULTIMATE JACKIE WUP-[rear]S movie! This film was done before Jackie found a sence of humor, and he lets loose on all who oppose him, even the chicks(they are awesome kung-fu in their own right). All the action leads up to my favorite fight scene at the end.... DO NOT PASS UP THIS MOVIE!!!!! If you are thinking, don't! Just buy it!"
Tradeand5 | Planet Z | 02/05/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"If you want UNCUT ORIGINAL version, ALWAYS look for ORIGINAL LICENSED Production. NOT US Release. Its a foreign film, it should not be US version to begin with~! HELLO!!!?? Why settle for LESS with US Version where they edit and cut so many excellent scenes especially with Jackie's Fighting Scenes. And US Release ruins the speed and sound as well. I have been collecting Jackie Chan's movies both HK and US Release Version for quite some time now. I found HK Version to be MUCH MORE in enjoyable, and HIGHER in Quality. American Market always like to "Americanize" and "Control". Regional Code Regulation thing is one of the example to CONTROL the Market. Why not let everyone enjoy the same HK Original Release move the same way ENTIRE WORLD enjoys it ?? No one makes Hollywood American movies to "French version" or "Chinese Version" ~! This what Americans are doing~! Well, enjoy the cheap "American version" then~! LOL"
Look closely
Tradeand5 | 10/26/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"the slapstick jackie chan fan might like this one, might not. the seasoned artist, however will find it a gem. this is the role the character LEI WULONG from tekken 3 was designed. not so much like chan's cheese flicks, but if you look closely, you will be able to catch clips of the awesome style of the snake and crane. it even has bits of dragon fist and eagle claw. i highly reccommend this flick."