History Film / RumbleInTheBronx

22nd Jun '17 10:45:23 AM Spindriver
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''Rumble in the Bronx'' is a 1996 film starring Creator/JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.

Jackie plays Keung, who travels to [[BigApplesauce New York City]] to visit his uncle and help out with the grocery store. He finds himself having to defend the store, and eventually himself, from a local gang. Things get complicated when a very dangerous criminal group and the FBI get mixed up in the events.

Like most of his films, the story is just a set-piece for some spectacular stunts and fast action. Among the highlights include him beating up the gang in their own warehouse and his creative use of appliances and sporting gear.

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''Rumble in the Bronx'' is a 1996 film starring Creator/JackieChan and Creator/JackieChan, developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which which tried to mimic [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type Schwarzenegger]]-style serious action films, this films. This film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering Chan-style; considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan evidently succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.

Jackie Chan plays Keung, who travels to [[BigApplesauce New York City]] to visit his uncle and help out with the grocery store. He finds himself having to defend the store, and eventually himself, from a local gang. Things get complicated when a very dangerous criminal group and the FBI get mixed up in the events.

Like most of his films, the story is just a set-piece an excuse for some spectacular stunts and fast action. Among the highlights include are him beating up the gang in their own warehouse and his creative use of appliances and sporting gear.
13th Jun '17 9:53:26 AM Lymantria
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* HereThereBeLions: No, really, there are no snow-capped mountains anywhere near the Bronx.
9th May '17 8:24:42 PM WoozyJack
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Jackie plays Keung, who travels to [[BigApplesauce New York]] to visit his uncle and help out with the grocery store. He finds himself having to defend the store, and eventually himself, from a local gang. Things get complicated when a very dangerous criminal group and the FBI get mixed up in the events.

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Jackie plays Keung, who travels to [[BigApplesauce New York]] York City]] to visit his uncle and help out with the grocery store. He finds himself having to defend the store, and eventually himself, from a local gang. Things get complicated when a very dangerous criminal group and the FBI get mixed up in the events.
18th Jan '17 12:14:17 PM Opunaesala
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* EasilyForgiven: Jackie seems rather forgiving of the gangmembers despite them attempting to murder him repeatedly, coming close a few times.

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* EasilyForgiven: Jackie Keung seems rather forgiving of the gangmembers despite them attempting to murder him repeatedly, coming close a few times.



* GroinAttack: Jackie received one from Nancy the stripper/lingerie model. The result and reaction are standard.

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* GroinAttack: Jackie Keung received one from Nancy the stripper/lingerie model. The result and reaction are standard.



* LiteralAssKissing: A crude punk among the gang tries to make Jackie do this. The punk gets his bare ass ''whipped'' with a broken off car antenna for his trouble.

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* LiteralAssKissing: A crude punk among the gang tries to make Jackie Keung do this. The punk gets his bare ass ''whipped'' with a broken off car antenna for his trouble.



* NakedPeopleAreFunny: [[spoiler: "White Tiger" gets his comeuppance when Jackie drives ''a freaking liner-size hovercraft'' over him, leaving him in the dirt with severe ClothingDamage.]]

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* NakedPeopleAreFunny: [[spoiler: "White Tiger" gets his comeuppance when Jackie Keung drives ''a freaking liner-size hovercraft'' over him, leaving him in the dirt with severe ClothingDamage.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: A few times. Jackie fighting the gangsters after they stole some candy and some drinks leads to DisproportionateRetribution, him becoming friendly with the gang-leader's girlfriend leads to even more for both him and his boss. Finally, when he tries to ''help'' the gang, he does the most damage, leading the diamond thieves to them.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Delivered to Jackie in the alleyway.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: A few times. Jackie Keung fighting the gangsters after they stole some candy and some drinks leads to DisproportionateRetribution, him becoming friendly with the gang-leader's girlfriend leads to even more for both him and his boss. Finally, when he tries to ''help'' the gang, he does the most damage, leading the diamond thieves to them.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Delivered to Jackie Keung in the alleyway.



** One of the diamond thieves isn't fazed by Jackie hitting him, or even getting whacked in the face with a football helmet. Then Jackie gets a giant pipe wrench, and he falls to his knees weeping.

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** One of the diamond thieves isn't fazed by Jackie Keung hitting him, or even getting whacked in the face with a football helmet. Then Jackie Keung gets a giant pipe wrench, and he falls to his knees weeping.



* PunchPunchPunchUhOh: Facing down a GiantMook Jackie progresses to using different weapons against the guy, eventually getting up to smacking him around with a football helmet and hardly fazing him. Humorously, the guy backs down when Jackie is given a giant ''monkey wrench''.

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* PunchPunchPunchUhOh: Facing down a GiantMook Jackie Keung progresses to using different weapons against the guy, eventually getting up to smacking him around with a football helmet and hardly fazing him. Humorously, the guy backs down when Jackie Keung is given a giant ''monkey wrench''.



* ShamingTheMob: Jackie does this to the gang. This, in combination with the murder of one of their members (see GoryDiscretionShot) by the criminal group, prompts a HeelFaceTurn by the gang's leader.
* ShipperOnDeck: Danny for Jackie and Nancy.
* SwitchToEnglish: Jackie comes to America and meets up with his uncle. The two speak in Chinese for a while but his uncle soon asks, "How's your English?". Jackie mentions that his English is passable so his uncle insists they speak it from that point on. The rest of the film is in English (though clearly dubbed, even with the people who were speaking English on set).
* TokenEvilTeammate: The gang that harasses Jackie are all brutal thugs. Angelo, however, stands out from the rest of them. His antics cause his gang to laugh at him when he receives comeuppance but two of the gang die due to his actions.

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* ShamingTheMob: Jackie Keung does this to the gang. This, in combination with the murder of one of their members (see GoryDiscretionShot) by the criminal group, prompts a HeelFaceTurn by the gang's leader.
* ShipperOnDeck: Danny for Jackie Keung and Nancy.
* SwitchToEnglish: Jackie Keung comes to America and meets up with his uncle. The two speak in Chinese for a while but his uncle soon asks, "How's your English?". Jackie Keung mentions that his English is passable so his uncle insists they speak it from that point on. The rest of the film is in English (though clearly dubbed, even with the people who were speaking English on set).
* TokenEvilTeammate: The gang that harasses Jackie Keung are all brutal thugs. Angelo, however, stands out from the rest of them. His antics cause his gang to laugh at him when he receives comeuppance but two of the gang die due to his actions.
10th Jan '17 7:13:31 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* PromotiontoParent: Nancy and Danny's parents are implied to be dead or missing so Nancy is Danny's caretaker.

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* PromotiontoParent: PromotionToParent: Nancy and Danny's parents are implied to be dead or missing so Nancy is Danny's caretaker.
8th Nov '16 5:22:58 PM nombretomado
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''Rumble in the Bronx'' is a 1996 film starring JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.

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''Rumble in the Bronx'' is a 1996 film starring JackieChan Creator/JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.
4th Nov '16 7:32:43 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Rumble in the Bronx''''' is a 1996 film starring JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.

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4th Nov '16 7:32:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Filmed in Vancouver, BC.
29th Mar '16 7:29:58 AM dangerdan97
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* CanadaDoesNotExist: Subverted in one scene where [[TheMountainsOfIllinois mountains are clearly visible]] beyond the edge of the water.
30th Jan '16 7:51:24 AM nombretomado
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'''''Rumble in the Bronx''''' is a 1996 film starring JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.

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'''''Rumble in the Bronx''''' is a 1996 film starring JackieChan and developed specifically as an attempt for him to break into the Western film market, after some failed attempts in the past (which tried to mimic [[SylvesterStallone [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Stallone]] or [[Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger Schwarzenegger]] type serious action films, this film is unabashedly Jackie Chan style). Considering it opened at #1 at the box office, Chan succeeded beautifully and joined the Hollywood mainstream.
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