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Looking for Jackie (2009)

Xun zhao Cheng Long (original title)
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Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only... See full summary »

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Xuan Hua (screenplay), Jiamin Wu (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yishan Zhang ... Zhang Yi-shan
Jackie Chan ... Jackie Chan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Qixing Aisin-Gioro
Bing Bai ... Self
Ke-Yu Guo Ke-Yu Guo
Hongbo Jiang ... Poicewoman
Wai Lam
Xiang Li
Jia-wei Lou Jia-wei Lou
Miao Miao Miao Miao
Yueming Pan
Lan Qin ... Nurse
Xiaoman Shi Xiaoman Shi
Qinwen Tan Qinwen Tan
Yan Tang
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Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some important life lessons along the way. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for martial arts action and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Sina [China]

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

3 July 2009 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie Chan Kung Fu Master See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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disappointed
26 August 2010 | by thisissubtitledmoviesSee all my reviews

Originally and more accurately titled Looking For Jackie, this 2009 Chinese family comedy has been retitled for its UK release in a cynical attempt to cash-in on Jackie Chan's recent Karate Kid remake. But with little screen time for the martial arts legend, does the film offer enough elsewhere to placate fans angry at being duped into picking up this DVD?

A little research shows that Jackie Chan & The Kung Fu Kid was certainly a hit at the domestic box office, setting a new record for local children and family friendly productions. The film is not unwatchable and there is some ironic fun to be had, mostly due to its stiff lipped and po-faced tone. However, for anyone expecting to see much of Jackie Chan, martial arts action in general, or even an engaging 'rights of passage' tale about one boy's journey into manhood, will be left disappointed. PD


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