Once Upon a Time in China II ( Wong Fei Hung II: Nam yi dong ji keung ) Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 7032

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 09/01/1993

Language: Cantonese

Genre: Action, Historical

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Hark Tsui

Actors: Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan, Donnie Yen, Xin Xin Xiong, Shi-Kwan Yen, David Chiang

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"Once Upon A Time In China II" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 03/31/2012

Continuing the story of Wong Fei Hung, Tsui Hark's Once Upon In China 2 is more of Jet Li's amazing martial arts prowess punctuated by some decidedly suspect historical accuracy. In fact this second installment is so absurdly divorced from reality it makes Braveheart look like a documentary! It essentially attempts to bodge together two plots; one involving a fanatically xenophobic cult and another concerning two revolutionary intellectuals trying to evade capture. Both are completely half baked and essentially have absolutely nothing to do with each other. The scenes involving the cult are basically just an excuse for fancy costumes, fireworks and gimmicky fight scenes. It does contain a well meaning but extremely naive message about religious intolerance but the characters and dialogue …

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