Drunken Master ( Jui kuen ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1448

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 77

Theatrical Release Date: 10/05/1978

Language: Cantonese

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Woo-ping Yuen

Actors: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Ging Man Fung, Shun-Yee Yuen, Hsia Hsu

Plot: An undisciplined boy must learn Drunken Fist Kung Fu in order to stop an assassin.

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Snoogans - wrote on 04/29/2012

This is one of the first films to showcase Chan's signature humor. The fighting is great and the jokes are funny.

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"Drunken Master" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 03/10/2012

The arrogant son of a martial arts master is packed off to study under an ageing beggar who needs booze like Popeye needs spinach. Drunken Master was the film that broke Jackie Chan into the popular consciousness and is the perfect vehicle for his particular brand of energetic kung fu and comedy. The plot firmly takes a back seat for this film, but whereas many of this type are po-faced fight scenes interspersed with clumsy slapstick, this one marries the two brilliantly. The best of the action involves the drunken master himself, a kind of cross between Mr Miyagi and Barney Gumble, and there are lot of laughs in his faux drunken acrobatics. Stephen Chow has obviously carried on very successfully in this tradition and anyone one who enjoys kung fu movies or cheering for the underdog …

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