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    This article is about the 1982 martial arts film. For other uses, see Dragon Lord (disambiguation). Dragon Lord Dragon-Lord-poster.jpg Original Hong Kong poster. Directed by Jackie Chan Produced by Raymond Chow Leonard Ho Written by Jackie Chan Edward Tang Barry Wong Starring Jackie Chan Mars Hwang In-Shik Tien Feng Cinematography Chan Chung-yuen Chen Chin-kui Edited by Peter Cheung Distributed by Golden Harvest Release date 21 January 1982 Running time 102 minutes (Hong Kong Version) Country Hong Kong Language Cantonese Box office US$14.43 million Dragon Lord AKA Dragon Strike (simplified Chinese: 龙少爷; traditional Chinese: 龍少爺) is a 1982 Hong Kong martial arts action film, written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also stars in the film. It was originally supposed to be a sequel to The Young Master and even had the name Young Master in Love until it was changed to Dragon Lord. The film experimented with various elaborate stunt action sequences in a period setting, serving as a transition between Chan's earlier comedy kung fu period films (such as Drunken Master and The Young Master) and his later stunt-oriented modern action films (such as Project A and Police Story).[1] Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Release and box office 5 Reception 5.1 Awards and nominations 6 See also 7 References 8 External links Plot Dragon (Jackie Chan) is the son of a Chinese aristocrat who is always getting in trouble, and likes to skip his lessons. Dragon tries to send a love note to the girl he likes via a kite, but the kite gets away. Dragon tries to get the kite and letter back which have landed on the roof of the headquarters of a gang of thieves who are planning to steal artifacts from the towns temple. Dragon interferes with the gang’s plans and is forced to fight of the gang. Cast Jackie Chan – Dragon Ho / Lung Mars – Cowboy Chin Hwang In-Shik – The Big Boss Tien Feng – Dragon's Father Paul Chang – Chin's Father Wai-Man Chan – Tiger (as Hui-Min Chen) Kang-Yeh Cheng – Ah Dee Fung Feng – The Referee Kang Ho – The Reteree Fung Hak-on – The Killer King (as Ke-An Fung) Kam-kwong Ho – The Commentator Pak-kwong Ho – Spectator Yeong-mun Kwon – The Hatchetman (as Kuen Wing-Man) Lei Suet – Alice (as Sidney Yim) Corey Yuen – Lu Chen gang member Mang Hoi – Lu Chen gang member Alan Chui Chung-San - Lu Chen gang member Yuan-li Wu – The Matchmaker (as Yuen-Yee Ny) Yan Tsan Tang – Smuggler Po Tai – Ah Dum Pao (as Tai Do) Clement Yip – Thug Benny Lai – Braves' team player Johnny Cheung – Smuggler Production One of Chan's complex scenes involved a Jianzi game requiring many takes for a single shot.[2] Dragon Lord went over budget and took twice as long to shoot as was originally planned due to Chan's many retakes of shots to get them exactly as he wanted them.[3] The opening bun festival scene was originally intended to end the film but was moved as Chan wanted a spectacular opening to the film.[4] The final fight scene, which takes place in a barn, also featured elaborate stunts, including one where Chan does a back flip off a loft and falls to the lower ground.[5] According to his book I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, Chan injured his chin during a stunt, making it difficult to say his lines and direct.[6] This is the first Jackie Chan film that includes outtakes (bloopers), which was inspired by Jackie Chan from The Cannonball Run. His later films all include outtakes.[7] Release and box office In its original Hong Kong theatrical run, Dragon Lord grossed HK $17,936,344[8] (US$3 million).[9] The film did not make as much as it was expected to in Hong Kong, but was a big hit in Japan.[10] It was 1982's ninth highest-grossing foreign film in Japan,[11] where it grossed ¥1.1 billion (US$10 million) in box office revenue.[12] In Taiwan, it grossed NT$5,990,232 (US$202,263), becoming the 14th highest-grossing film of 1982.[13] In South Korea, it was the highest-grossing film of 1982, with 298,122 box office admissions in Seoul,[14] equivalent to approximately ₩894.4 million[15] (US$1.223 million).[16] Combined, the film's total box office gross in East Asia was approximately US$14.43 million, equivalent to US$45 million adjusted for inflation in 2018.[17] Hong Kong Legends released the DVD on 25 August 2003 in the United Kingdom.[18] Dimension Films released the film on DVD in the U.S. on 11 May 2004.[19] Reception Joey O'Bryan of The Austin Chronicle rated it 2.5/5 stars and wrote that the film, while not one of Chan's best, is an early attempt to take the genre into a new direction and set the stage for many of Chan's better, more-realized films. O'Bryan highlighted the film's climactic fight as a "worth the price of admission all by itself".[20] TV Guide rated it 3/5 stars and wrote, "Aside from the meandering, stop-and-go screenplay, there's much to admire about the film. "[7] John Sinnott of DVD Talk rated it 3.5/5 stars called it a "fun movie" that moves away from conventional martial arts films.[19] Awards and nominations 1983 Hong Kong Film Awards: Nomination: Best Action Choreography (Jackie Chan, Fung Hak-on, Yuen Kuni)

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