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Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

Hung fan kui (original title)
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A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director:

Stanley Tong

Writers:

Edward Tang, Fibe Ma
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Keung
Anita Mui ... Elaine
Françoise Yip ... Nancy (as Francois Yip)
Bill Tung ... Uncle Bill
Marc Akerstream ... Tony
Garvin Cross ... Angelo
Morgan Lam ... Danny
Ailen Sit Ailen Sit ... Tony's Gang Member
Man-Ching Chan Man-Ching Chan ... Tony's Gang Member (as Chan Man Ching)
Fred Andrucci Fred Andrucci ... Tony's Gang Member
Mark Antoniuk Mark Antoniuk ... Tony's Gang Member
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... Tony's Gang Member (as Lauro Chartrand)
Chris Franco Chris Franco ... Tony's Gang Member
Lance Gibson ... Tony's Gang Member
David Hooper ... Tony's Gang Member
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Storyline

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

No Fear. No Stuntman. No Equal


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and violent sequences | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

23 February 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rumble in the Bronx See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,858,380, 25 February 1996

Gross USA:

$32,392,047

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,392,047
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (original release)| Dolby SR (US version)| SDDS (US version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During the preparation of the release of the film in North America, the producers decided to name the film "Rumble in Vancouver." The American distributors decided that the film would sell better under the name "Rumble in the Bronx", so the name was changed. See more »

Goofs

The cuts on Ah Keung's face disappear in one day. See more »

Quotes

Tony: Hold it! Stop.
[Keung Keeps Fighting Against the gang members by Using ski's]
Tony: [GUNSHOT From Tony's Gun] I said that's enough! OK, you win. Now Go!
Ah Keung: I don't know what you're thinking. You can spend the rest of your life beating up people and robbing them. Why lower yourself? Don't you know you're the scum of society?
Ah Keung: I hope next time we meet, We Will not Be Fighting Each Other. Instead we will be drinking tea together.
[Keung Speaking Mandarin as well as Cantonese to The gang]
Tony: What did he say?
Nancy: Are ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes of the stunts performed, the stunts that went wrong, the injuries and funny scenes. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Malaysian version is somewhat similar to the Hong Kong version. However, there are some cuts for profane language and gestures, and in one scene, features substituted shots, in which Angelo has his pants up as he moons Keung. Some characters who spoke English, are occasionally dubbed in Cantonese. See more »

Connections

Referenced in James & Mike Mondays: Sonic '06 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Elegant Everyday
Written by Gregory Glashen
Performed Gold Tilt
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User Reviews

 
Incredibly cheesy, but never a dull moment
28 January 2004 | by MovieLuvaMattSee all my reviews

Watch it for the great action, great stunts and hilarious comedy. You can attack this movie from many different levels. The acting ranges from bad to horrendous, and so is the dialogue and dubbing. But even things like that add to the film's comic elements. When you're not laughing with the film, you're laughing at it. If you're a fan of most of Jackie Chan's work, like I am, have fun! Plus, that Francoise Yip is really, really hot.

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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