History Creator / JackieChan

8th Dec '16 11:21:44 PM chizo
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* YourCheatingHeart: He is married to Joan Lin but cheated on her with Elaine Ng Yi-Lei - this led to Elaine eventually give birth to Jackie's daughter Etta Ng.
21st Nov '16 1:22:48 AM QuanticCandy
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* ''Film/{{Gorgeous}}'': Another atypical Jackie Chan film, as close to a rom-com as Jackie Chan ever made—although by this point he was starting to look pretty old, and the female lead was young enough to be his daughter.

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* ''Film/{{Gorgeous}}'': Another atypical Jackie Chan film, as close to a rom-com as Jackie Chan ever made—although by this point he was starting to look pretty old, and the female lead was young enough to be his daughter. And like the jaw dropping fight against Benny the Jet in ''Wheels on Meals'', Jackie does another, if not even '''better''' fight against Australian boxer Brad Allen. What makes this fight special is that even if Jackie's age would've caught onto him back then, he ''STILL'' manages to put up a kickass fight against Allen.
8th Nov '16 6:30:49 PM dlchen145
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* {{Badass}}: Would YOU do most of the things Jackie has during his film career?
6th Oct '16 8:11:23 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BigNameFan: Several big stars like Creator/SylvesterStallone and Creator/RobinWilliams are big fans of his, which led to their becoming friends.



* TheDanza: In several of his films his character is named (or translated as) simply "Jackie."



* EnforcedMethodActing: The crew of ''Police Story'' decided that regular sugar glass panels looked too fake and so used a stronger, thicker version. Ergo, all those glass cuts you see? Yeah, they're real.
** The constant panicked looks Jackie gives when he's clinging from a tall building or helicopter? Also real. He notes in his autobiography that all the marketing describing him as fearless is total crap: "Anyone who thinks I'm not scared out of my mind when I'm doing one of my stunts is crazier than I am."



* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny: Many of his fighting scenes aren't planned until the day of the shoot. As noted in the commentary for ''Shanghai Noon'', they simply set up a saloon with as many props as they could find and simply let Jackie plan the scene and the shots as he wished.



* MoneyDearBoy: Does not hide the fact that he does movies, particularly American movies, for the money and makes pragmatic decisions to make them sell. He's also got his own clothing line among his many franchises. Also, in Creator/{{Ellen|Degeneres}}'s talkshow, he gives us this line:
---> "(Talking about the elaborate setups for stunts in America) Just give me the money, and I'll climb that tree! No need for all this complicated stuff."
** In particular, [[http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,298648,00.html he doesn't care for]] the ''Rush Hour'' films, doesn't get the American humor, and only did a second film because they offered him an "irresistible" amount of money (reportedly something like 20 million to match his co-star Chris Tucker's salary). When it came time for a third one, they had to give Jackie and Chris Tucker both 25 million, promise Chris Tucker 20% of the gross, and give Jackie the distribution rights to the entire continent of Asia. Although he certainly had fun working with his compatriots in it.



* OldShame: The ''Manga/CityHunter'' movie mentioned above. He also played a minor role in a SexComedy called ''All In The Family'' with SammoHung ''waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy'' back when he was pretty much a nobody in the industry. There was an UrbanLegend perhaps spread by Cracked.com that it was a porno that was in black and white (the article featured a black and white picture). In actuality, it would be tame by modern Western standards but was racy for 1970's China and is available on Website/YouTube.
** His autobiography includes a filmography with comments by the man himself. One film he laments making, ''The Protector'', was completely gratuitous and nonsensical (as in, a drug den staffed by naked women), and he also mentions ''All In The Family'', which contains his only on-screen sex scene (which he says was terrible and nobody should ever want to see it.)
1st Jun '16 8:30:39 PM ShiroAkuma
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* ''Film/CannonBallRun'': Easy to miss as this movie was before he broke out as a international star. He and another Asian actor were brought over to be the tech-savvy [[InterchangeableAsianCultures Japanese]] racers who cannot speak a word of English.

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* ''Film/CannonBallRun'': ''Film/TheCannonballRun'': Easy to miss as this movie was before he broke out as a international star. He and another Asian actor were brought over to be the tech-savvy [[InterchangeableAsianCultures Japanese]] racers who cannot speak a word of English.
30th May '16 2:00:16 AM jameygamer
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** His autobiography includes a filmography with comments by the man himself. One film he laments making, ''The Protector'', was completely gratuitous and nonsensical (as in, a drug den staffed by naked women), and another, ''All In The Family'', contains his only on-screen sex scene (which he says was terrible and nobody should ever want to see it.)

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** His autobiography includes a filmography with comments by the man himself. One film he laments making, ''The Protector'', was completely gratuitous and nonsensical (as in, a drug den staffed by naked women), and another, he also mentions ''All In The Family'', which contains his only on-screen sex scene (which he says was terrible and nobody should ever want to see it.)
30th May '16 1:58:29 AM jameygamer
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* ''Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays2004'': Good stunts but horribly misplaced in the film. Should be noted this was one of the few live-action films he acted for Creator/{{Disney}}.

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* ''Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays2004'': Good stunts but horribly misplaced in the film. Should be noted this was one of the few live-action films he acted for Creator/{{Disney}}. [[note]] This was one of several bombs for both Chan and Disney, and this film was also part of a year's slate that helped get CEO Michael Eisner evicted from the firm [[/note]]
28th May '16 4:21:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''Jackie Chan: Stuntmaster'' - PlayStation

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* ''Jackie Chan: Stuntmaster'' - PlayStationUsefulNotes/PlayStation
27th Apr '16 9:54:34 PM Pren
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** The constant panicked looks Jackie gives when he's clinging from a tall building or helicopter? Also real.

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** The constant panicked looks Jackie gives when he's clinging from a tall building or helicopter? Also real. He notes in his autobiography that all the marketing describing him as fearless is total crap: "Anyone who thinks I'm not scared out of my mind when I'm doing one of my stunts is crazier than I am."
16th Apr '16 4:11:18 PM Robotech_Master
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* ''Film/CityHunter'': Based on the HojoTsukasa manga, and most famous for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4Psls1ngwM funny and enterprisingly well done]] StreetFighter 2 parody, which is usually considered to be [[BetterThanCanon better than the movie]]! [[OldShame Jackie personally dislikes it, though]].

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* ''Film/CityHunter'': Based on the HojoTsukasa manga, and most famous for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4Psls1ngwM funny and enterprisingly well done]] StreetFighter 2 parody, which is usually considered to be [[BetterThanCanon better than the movie]]! [[OldShame Jackie personally dislikes it, though]]. During production of the movie, Jackie Chan and director Creator/WongJing took such a dislike to each other that Wong Jing's next movie, ''Film/HighRisk'', featured a vicious TakeThat satire of Chan. The satire was so nasty and over-the-top that the movie's star Creator/JetLi afterward issued a public apology to Chan for having taken part in it, and it is thought that residual bad blood over the incident is what kept Chan and Li from starring together until ''Film/TheForbiddenKingdom'', when both were well into their middle age.



* ''Film/TheForbiddenKingdom'': Part of his attempt to do more 'serious' movies and roles, and also notable for being his only collaboration to date with Creator/JetLi. ([[JustHereForGodzilla Just that promise got asses in seats]], we assure you.)

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* ''Film/TheForbiddenKingdom'': Part This kung-fu remake of his ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' was part of Jackie's attempt to do more 'serious' movies and roles, and also notable for being his only collaboration to date with Creator/JetLi. ([[JustHereForGodzilla Just that promise got asses in seats]], we assure you.)
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