Once Upon a Time in China II

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  • R
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 7.3  (10,537)

Once Upon a Time in China II from 1992 is a Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Tsui Hark, starring Jet Li as the legendary martial artist and physician Wong Fei-hung. The film is a sequel to the hugely successful Once Upon a Time in China and was followed by four more sequels. The film is set in the late 19th century in China during the Boxer Rebellion against Western imperialism. Wong Fei-hung, the leader of the local militia, is asked to mediate a conflict between the British consul and a Chinese martial arts school. Meanwhile, a rival gang led by a wealthy businessman is trying to take over the martial arts school, and Wong must protect his friends and countrymen from these various threats.

Once Upon a Time in China II features some of the most spectacular fight scenes ever put on screen, with Jet Li showcasing his incredible skills as a martial artist. The film also deals with themes of cultural identity, nationalism, and the clash between East and West.

One of the standout moments of the film is the climactic battle between Wong Fei-hung and the rival gang, which takes place at a factory where the workers are being exploited by the businessman. Jet Li's performance in this scene is particularly impressive, as he seamlessly transitions between various martial arts styles, including tai chi, kung fu, and drunken boxing.

The film also features an excellent supporting cast, including Rosamund Kwan as Wong's love interest, and Siu Chung Mok as the young martial artist Leung Foon, who becomes Wong's protégé. The chemistry between Jet Li and Rosamund Kwan is especially strong, adding a nice romantic subplot to the film.

Overall, Once Upon a Time in China II is a must-see for any fan of martial arts films. Its stunning fight scenes, strong performances, and thought-provoking themes make it a classic of the genre.

Once Upon a Time in China II is a 1992 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Once Upon a Time in China II
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    7.3  (10,537)