High-kicking Jackie Chan has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with his jaw-dropping acrobatics and death-defying stunts. Enjoy his U.S. solo debut in this exciting thrill ride from New Line Home Video. Viewable in either the original 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio or standard 1.33:1 full-screen pan-and-scan, and featuring a closed-captioned English Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack, this release also offers an additional French Dolby Digital Stereo track. Extra features are limited to a theatrical trailer and cast bios.
Easily Jackie Chan at his best! From all the physical stunts, to the comedy, silly plot and of course, the mind-blowing Kung Fu, this movie is a MUST have for any fan of Martial Arts movies! Jackie Chan broke the mold of serious Martial Arts movies and paved the way for many to incorporate comedy with action and his now famous "doing his own stunts" work. This movie introduced Jackie Chan to a whole generation and made him a household name. While very silly at times, this movie works and is very light-hearted and fun to watch. Even watching the closing credits with all the out-takes was one of the highlights since you get to see Jackie do all his stunts...even breaking his foot in one stunt, and coming back smiling with a sock (painted to look like his sneakers) that covered the cast on his foot.
My only complaints are the DVD quality and the lack of special features. I hoped the original movie was up-converted to HD quality but I was sadly disappointed. This could have been off-set with some behind the scenes footage or even post filming commentary, but sadly, there is none.
Over-all, a great movie and highly recommended, but don't expect much in the way of A/V quality.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
One of my favorite movies by jackie chan and is a classic in my books.