What do you do when you’ve already achieved everything as an actor, director, action legend and singer? Exactly, you set up your own award show to give something back to the film industry. It’s this what the annual Jackie Chan International Action Film Week stands for and even much more.
Jackie Chan’s films are unique in many ways. Not just because of the stunts and the successful combination of action and comedy. A trademark of the Chinese actor and filmmaker are his outtakes during the credits. But a real Hollywood insider has smuggled his way into a few chantastic films that has been up to mischief since the 1950s – the Wilhelm’s scream.
Yes there is. Remakes of popular Jackie Chan films. Indian fans have loved Jackie Chan and his films since the 1980s. But it wasn’t until 2005 that Jackie succeeded in filming “The Myth” for the first time in India. In 2017 he returned with »Kung Fu Yoga«. Today we look back on a few examples from Bollywood cinema that were inspired by Jackie Chan.
In 1995 Jackie Chan shook the streets of Vancouver in his film “Rumble in the Bronx”. Now he is dealing with the President of Vancouver Airport (YVR): Craig Richmond is preparing for the arrival of the star for the inauguration of Hong Kong Airlines’ new direct line from Vancouver to Hong Kong.
- About me
- Armour Of God
- Arnold Schwarzenegger: Gespräche – Ein amerikanischer Traum
- Bruce Lee: Gespräche – Leben und Erbe einer Legende
- Der deutsche Jackie Chan Filmführer
- Der neue deutsche Jackie Chan Filmführer
- Eastern Heroes Jackie Chan Special
- Eastern Heroes vol. 1
- Eastern Heroes vol. 2
- Eastern Heroes vol. 3
- Herzwandern: Vifu
- Hongkong, meine Liebe – Ein spezieller Reiseführer
- Jackie Chan – The Modern Years
- Schere. Stein. Papier.
- Wer and’ren eine Grube gräbt…
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author & Jackie Chan historian