Jackie Chan: Best Jackie Chan Movies

Jackie Chan is the master of physical action comedy. Jackie Chan is always mentioned in any talk about action movies. He has been playing in movies since he was five years old, if his name will not be mentioned, whose name will be mentioned? Although producers tried to turn him into Bruce Lee from his early films, Chan found his own martial art style in the late 70s by blending creative choreography with humor.

It became a hit, first in Asia and then all over the world. No matter which character he plays, the name of the character has been forgotten, only the name Jackie Chan is used. From the best fight scenes of all time in “Wheels on Meals” (1984) to the breathtaking scenes in “Operation Condor” (1991), to Hollywood blockbusters like “Rush Hour” (1998), we’ve compiled a list of movies for you on this list. . Since it is difficult to choose the best movie, we have made our ranking in chronological order. Here are the best Jackie Chan movies of all time.

1) Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978) | IMDb:7.4

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen

Duration: 1 hour 37 minutes

In the oldest movie on the list, Snake in the Shadow of the Eagle, at the end of the Qing Dynasty, a 200-year-old clan known as the Eagle Claw Society annihilates all martial arts except the Snake Fist style. The master of Eagle Claw is obsessed with finding and killing the remaining members of the Snake Fist school. The wise old Snake Fist Grand Master teaches his young industrious maid (Jackie Chan), who is in hiding, fighting techniques that are in danger of extinction. An action-packed showdown is inevitable, but can the newest member of the Snake Fist school defeat a legendary fighter with years of experience?

2) Drunken Master – Little Giant Man (1978) | IMDb: 7.5

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen

Duration: 1 hour 47 minutes

Penniless and nowhere else to go, young Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan), unable to see eye to eye with his father, reluctantly accepts the tutelage of notorious drunken martial arts master Su Hua Chi (Siu Tien Yuen). Su Hua Chi teaches Wong drunk boxing techniques, an unusually fluid fighting style. Later, Wong is forced to put his new skills to the test when his father is targeted by Thunderleg (Jang Lee Hwang), the deadly assassin who never loses a fight. The Drunken Master helped propel Jackie Chan’s career to heights in the late 1970s.

3) The Young Master – The Troubled Game (1980) | IMDb: 7.1

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 33 minutes

After making his directorial debut with “Fearless Hyena” (1979) a year ago, Chan debuted with his second film, which was noticeably better in pacing, character, and combat. Chan was already a star while filming The Young Master but this movie took him to another level. He plays ‘Dragon’ who embarks on a mission to find his missing brother and encounters many problems along the way. While searching for his brother, he is mistaken for a criminal the authorities are keen to put behind bars.

4) Jackie Chan’s Project A – Project A (1983) | IMDb: 7.4

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Dragon Ma (Jackie Chan), 19. He is a lieutenant in the 19th-century Hong Kong Marine Corps. Pirates terrorize local waters with the help of corrupt officials. Dragon Ma hopes to defeat the evil pirate clan led by Sanpao (Dick Wei), but his plan is short-circuited. Ma then joins up with a navy admiral (Hak Suen Lau), a police captain Tzu (Biao Yuen), and a cunning thief (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo) on a new round of open sea battles with Sanpao and his pirates.

5) Wheels On Meals – Carried Meatballs (1984) | IMDb: 7.2

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes

In the 1984 martial arts comedy Wheels on Meals, Thomas (Jackie Chan) and David (Biao Yuen) are cousins who are traveling restaurant owners in Barcelona. Moby (Sammo Hung) is a bumbling private detective hired to find a missing heir. Wheels on Meals is considered a classic for several reasons; one of the reasons is the extraordinary performances and incredible fight between Chan and Benny Urquidez, a legendary and undefeated American mixed martial arts fighter. This movie also gave birth to the Spartan X series. In 1984, a popular Japanese video game was adapted into Spartan X (released internationally as Kung-Fu Master).

6) Police Story – Super Cop (1985) | IMDb: 7.6

Director: Jackie Chan, Chen Chi-Hwa

Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes

Kevin Chan is a cop who is a member of the Royal Hong Kong Police Force. He achieves his first major success by catching and arresting Chu Tao (Yuen Chor), the leader of a major crime gang. Chu Tao is not happy with this situation and accuses Kevin of killing another cop. On the one hand, Kevin must protect himself from being killed or arrested, and on the other hand, he must protect Chu Tao’s secretary, Selina Fong. Selina’s life is in danger as she testifies in court about Chu Tao’s illegal activities.

7) Armor of God – In Search of the Holy Weapon (1987) | IMDb: 7.0

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 28 minutes

In the movie, an adventurer Asia Hawk (Jackie Chan) and her friend (Alan Tam) help a woman (Rosamund Kwan) kidnapped by cultists who are looking for a set of armor with mystical powers. Hawk is an adventurer with a mercenary background. At the beginning of the movie, he steals a sword from an African tribe, one of five pieces of a precious armor known as the Armor of God. Successfully sells this piece at an auction. Later, Alan, out of desperation (albeit reluctantly) tells Jackie about an evil cult that kidnapped Laura and demanded the Armor of God as ransom. Jackie decides to help Alan.

8) Dragon Forever (1988) | IMDb: 7.2

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Duration: 1 hour 28 minutes

A lawyer (Jackie Chan) and his friends (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Yuen Biao) uncover illegal business at a Hong Kong chemical plant. Attorney Jackie Lung (Jackie Chan) is hired to defend the factory owner, unknown to him, the headquarters of a secret narcotics syndicate. He enlists his acquaintances Wong Fei-Hung (Sammo Hung) and Dung Dak-Biu (Yuen Biao) to assist in the case, but their loyalty to the mission begins to wane as romance begins between both parties.

9) Miracles: The Canton Godfather (1989) | IMDb: 7.0

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

The film is a remake of Frank Capra’s Lady for a Day and Pocketful of Miracles, based on Damon Runyon’s short story “Madame La Gimp”. A poor country boy (Jackie Chan), a 1930s nightclub singer (Anita Mui ) lives in love with. He buys roses from an old woman and becomes the head of a gang, the criminal world of Hong Kong. The film is also known as ‘Mr Canton and Lady Rose’; It is an action comedy romance.

10) Operation Condor – Operation Condor (1991) | IMDb: 7.3

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes

Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) – codename Condor – is a hired secret agent. Commissioned by a Turkish duke to find stolen Nazi gold buried in the Sahara Desert, Condor must confront mercenaries, guards and a Nazi (Aldo Sánchez) who wants the treasure he helped steal years ago. He works with Ada, a UN representative, and Elsa, the granddaughter of a Nazi officer linked to the secret gold. They travel to North Africa in search of an underground base believed to be where the Nazi regiment who was working the gold was buried alive. While searching for the secret base, the trio must battle against ruthless treasure hunters and the last surviving Nazi from the cursed regiment .

11) Supercop – Super Cop 3 (1992) | IMDb: 6.9

Director: Stanley Tong

Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes

Police Inspector Chan Ka Kui (Jackie Chan) goes undercover to a Chinese prison to infiltrate a drug cartel. There, he gains the trust of the cartel member Panther (Yuen Wah) by breaking him out of jail. With the help of another secret agent (Michelle Yeaoh), they travel to Hong Kong and join Panther’s gang. Ka Kui is accepted by the gang leader (Ken Tsang), but the operation is jeopardized when Ka Kui’s girlfriend (Maggie Cheung) accidentally reveals his true identity.

12) Crime Story – The Protector (1993) | IMDb: 6.8

Director: Kirk Wong

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Jackie Chan, a Hong Kong detective, is a CID agent who rescues the kidnapped wealthy businessman Wong Yat-Fei. However, when the businessman is dangerously kidnapped, he teams up with a veteran detective and police veteran (Kent Cheng) to solve the case. But they soon discover that it is not so simple.

13) The Legend of Drunken Master II – Golden Fist (1994) | IMDb: 7.6

Director: Chia-Liang Liu

Duration: 1 hour 42 minutes

From a country where honor and tradition reigns comes the legend of a unique martial arts hero: the Drunken Master. His technique is fast, furious and extremely funny. Returning home with his father after a shopping trip, Wong Fei Hung unwittingly finds himself in a war between foreigners who want to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don’t want the pieces to leave the country. Fei Hung learned a fighting style called “Drunken Boxing”. Unfortunately, his father opposes any fights, let alone drunk boxing. Fei Hung must not only fight against strangers, but also overcome his father’s fear.

14) Rumble In The Bronx – In Danger (1995) | IMDb: 6.8

Director: Stanley Tong

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Jackie Chan plays Keung, a Hong Kong police officer who travels to New York to attend his uncle Bill’s wedding. Bill has just sold his grocery store to Elaine. However, an evil and fashion-defying biker gang moves into the neighborhood and demands money from the local shopkeepers. Keung takes action and gives up his vacation to defend the weak and protect the innocent with his extraordinary martial arts skills. As Keung investigates local gangs, he learns more about a criminal organization that must be brought to justice.

15) Jackie Chan’s First Strike – Super Cop 4: First Strike (1996) | IMDb: 6.6

Director: Stanley Tong

Duration: 1 hour 28 minutes

Hong Kong police detective Chan Ka Kui (Jackie Chan) works with the CIA to track down a mysterious woman named Natasha (Grishajeva Nonna). He is suspected of delivering money to Jackson Tsui (Jackson Liu), a terrorist trying to obtain a nuclear warhead from the Russian gang. Traveling from Hong Kong to Ukraine and Australia, Chan tries to foil the terrorists’ plans by fighting underwater, on stilts and on mountain peaks, using his fists as well as his brain.

16) Nice Guy – Storm Man (1997) | IMDb: 6.2

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

A Chinese chief stumbles upon a news reporter filming a drug bust gone wrong, being chased by gangs trying to get the tape. Jackie Chan plays a chef named Jackie who gets in trouble on Mr. Nice Guy. When Jackie rescues an investigative reporter while walking home from the market one day, she finds herself caught in the middle of another battle between good and evil. Especially the famous fight scene, where he acts like he doesn’t know what he’s doing while parrying blow after blow, is one of Chan’s best.

17) Rush Hour – Deadman (1998) | IMDb: 7.0

Director: Brett Ratner

Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes

With the release of Rush Hour in 1998, Chan went from respected action star to global megastar almost overnight. When a Chinese diplomat’s daughter is abducted in Los Angeles, Hong Kong Detective Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) is called in to help the FBI with the case. But the FBI doesn’t want to work with Lee. They send Lee to see detective James Carter. Although Lee and Carter can’t stand each other, they choose to work together to solve the case on their own when they realize they want to be left out by both the FBI and the police.

18) Who Am I? – Who am I? (1998) | IMDb: 6.9

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes

Somewhere in the jungles of South Africa, the Special Forces Unit, a multinational military unit, ambushes a convoy. It kidnaps several scientists working on a highly volatile compound extracted from a recently discovered meteorite. Among the operators is a Hong Kong citizen identified as “Jackie Chan”. The CIA enlists Morgan to investigate the case. At the same time, the CIA appoints another agent in South Africa for a more covert operation. Chan wakes up in a tribal village somewhere on the African steppes, recovering from an accident he can’t remember. When asked his name by the locals, he replied, “Who am I?” ‘ he replies, and is referred to as such by the locals. With the help of a mysterious reporter (Michelle Ferre), Whoami pulls together her past and tracks down criminal gangs.

19) Shanghai Noon – Shanghai Cowboy (2000) | IMDb: 6.6

Director: Tom Dey

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Bumbling Chon Wang (Jackie Chan) works as an Imperial guard in China’s Forbidden City. When Princess Pei Pei (Lucy Liu) is taken hostage, Wang follows her captors to the border country of Nevada. There she meets the good-natured thief and occasional cowboy Roy O’Bannon (Owen Wilson). Using O’Bannon’s love of money, Wang convinces him to help save the princess, and together they form an interesting partnership, one the West has never seen.

20) The Accidental Spy – Golden Fist in Istanbul (2001) | IMDb: 5.9

Director: Teddy Chan

Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes

An exercise equipment salesman wants excitement in his life. On an ordinary day, Bei (Jackie Chan) follows her instincts and leads two suspicious-looking men down an alley. Realizing they’ve robbed a bank, Bei takes action and foils their plans. Some revelations shock Bei that both of her parents are professional spies. Caught in a dangerous game of cat and mouse, Bei travels to Turkey to stop a group of evil drug lords.

21) The Tuxedo – Tuxedo (2002) | IMDb: 5.4

Director: Kevin Donovan

Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes

While working as a chauffeur for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin (Jason Isaacs), taxi driver Jimmy Tong (Jackie Chan) learns one rule: never touch Devlin’s award-winning tuxedo. But when Devlin is disabled in an explosive accident, Jimmy dons a tuxedo. He soon realizes that this extraordinary team is no ordinary team. With an inexperienced partner (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Jimmy unwittingly becomes an undercover agent.

22) Shanghai Knights – Shanghai Knights (2003) | IMDb: 6.2

Director: David Dobkin

Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes

When Chon’s (Jackie Chan) long-lost father is murdered by a Chinese man, Chon and Ray O’Bannon set off for London for revenge. Chon’s sister Lin has the same idea and tries to uncover a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family. But no one will believe him. Chon tries to avenge his father’s death while trying to keep the romantic Ray away from his sister.

23) Around the World in 80 Days – Around the World in 80 Days (2004) | IMDb: 5.9

Director: Frank Coraci

Duration: 1 hour 59 minutes

Phileas Fogg (Steve Coogan) is an inventor living in Victorian England. He believes he can travel the world in 80 days. Another inventor (Jim Broadbent) challenges him to take the trip, and Phileas agrees. Accompanying Phileas on his voyage are his faithful servant Passepartout (Jackie Chan) and the beautiful sailor Monique (Cécile de France). Using a variety of transport and Passepartout’s martial arts skills, the trio embark on an adventure around the world.

24) The Myth – Legend (2005) | IMDb: 6.1

Director: Stanley Tong

Duration: 1 hour 58 minutes

Archaeologist Jack Lee has recurring dreams of a past life in which he was the great General Meng, who had sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok Soo. They decide to investigate Indiana Jones when their old friend William comes back to life by telling the scientific stories of a holy man who rose through the air in India. When Lee stumbles upon a tomb displaying a picture of the Princess he’s dreamed of, he begins to unravel the true connection between his past life and his present life.

25) The Forbidden Kingdom – Forbidden Kingdom (2008) | IMDb: 6.6

Director: Rob Minkoff

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung fu classics, young American Jason (Michael Angarano) makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawn shop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior Monkey King. Holding the lost relic, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself on his way back to ancient China to join a team of martial arts warriors on a perilous quest to rescue the imprisoned Monkey King. The magic relic takes Jason back in time. He joins a group of legendary martial artists in their quest to free the man imprisoned there.

26) Shinjuku Incident – Bloody Showdown (2009) | IMDb: 7.0

Director: Tung-Sing Yee

Duration: 2 hours

In Japan, a Chinese worker becomes the leader of an illegal immigrant gang. Steelhead (Jackie Chan) is an illegal Chinese immigrant who comes to Tokyo to find his childhood sweetheart, Xiu Xiu. He works with a group of Chinese workers who help him figure out how to survive. Life is not easy in Japan, the Chinese work odd jobs. But every time the police raid illegal workers, the immigrants are forced to flee. They are also under constant pressure by the Japanese gangs. Steelhead learns that Xiu Xiu has adopted a Japanese identity and married Eguchi, an ambitious and promising Japanese gang leader.

27) The Karate Kid (2010) | IMDb: 6.2

Director: Harald Zwart

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

When they move to China because of his mother’s job, 12-year-old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) finds himself a stranger in a strange land. Despite knowing some karate, his fighting skills are no match for the school bully, Cheng. Dre befriends maintenance worker Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), who is also a martial arts master. Mr. Han teaches Dre all about kung fu, with the thought that Dre can face Cheng and win the heart of a beautiful classmate named Mei Ying.

28) 1911 (2011) | IMDb: 5.8

Director: Jackie Chan, Li Zhang

Duration: 2 hours 5 minutes

1911 tells the story of the founding of the Republic of China, when Sun Yat Sen forces overthrew the Qing Dynasty during the Xinhai Revolution. Chinese Huang Xing (Jackie Chan), who studies modern martial arts in Japan, becomes one of the leaders in his country’s revolt against the Qing Dynasty.

29) Chinese Zodiac – Chinese Horoscope (2012) | IMDb: 6.1

Director: Jackie Chan

Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes

A treasure hunter (Jackie Chan) and his crew, 19th Century He embarks on a global quest to find a string of Chinese zodiac bronze heads stolen from a century-old Beijing palace. Among the treasures left after the war are the bronze heads of 12 Chinese Zodiac animals. JC (Jackie Chan) is tasked by MP Corp to find the remaining missing bronze heads. JC, a reporter at National Geographic named Martin visits a man named Professor Guan. He travels to Paris to find a woman named Coco, recommended by Professor Guan for more information on the whereabouts of the bronze heads.

30) Police Story: Lockdown – Hour of Revenge 2013 (2013) | IMDb: 6.0

Director: Sheng Ding

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Police Chief Zhong Wen (Jackie Chan) visits his estranged daughter Miao (Jing Tian) at a nightclub. All the customers in the bar are suddenly kidnapped and taken hostage. The kidnapper is Wu Jiang, the owner of the bar, who hopes to use his hostages to secure the release of a criminal who has been imprisoned for years. Criminal police officer Zhong Wen among the customers is forced to take action.

31) Dragon Blade – Dragon Blade (2015) | IMDb: 6.0

Director: Daniel Lee

Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes

For those wondering what it would be like to watch John Cusack and Jackie Chan sword fight, here’s “Dragon Blade.” Chan plays Huo An, the captain of the Silk Road Protection Team, who tries to keep the peace between 36 different nations using the trade and travel route. Its commander, Huo An, is ambushed, kidnapped, and enslaved. Roman general Lucius (Cusack) tries to protect Publius, the younger son of a Roman consul, from his treacherous older brother, Tiberius (Adrien Brody). The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and an exciting story unfolds.

32) Skiptrace – Get Dusty (2016) | IMDb: 5.7

Director: Renny Harlin

Duration: 1 hour 47 minutes

A Hong Kong detective teams up with an American gambler to fight a Chinese criminal.

Hong Kong detective Bennie Chan (Jackie Chan) is chasing businessman Victor Wong, the crime boss Matador, who killed Bennie!’s partner Yung. When Yung’s daughter Samantha gets into trouble with Wong’s crime syndicate, Bennie is forced to track down an American con man, Connor Watts. However, before Bennie can find her, Connor is abducted by a Russian king to answer for impregnating his daughter. Rescuing him in Siberia, Bennie races against time to bring Connor back to Hong Kong from Russia. But after Connor steals Bennie’s passport and burns it, they are forced to embark on a dangerous adventure from the prairies of Mongolia to North Korea.

33) The Foreigner – Revenge (2017) | IMDb: 7.0

Director: Martin Campbell

Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes

London businessman Quan (Jackie Chan) lost his young daughter in a terrorist act. Both the British government and Northern Ireland First Deputy Minister Liam Hennessy make elusive statements about the real perpetrators of the terrorist act. Unable to learn the bombers’ names, Quan travels to Belfast. He pursues the Deputy Secretary, who may hold clues to the identities of elusive killers. In response, Hennessy hires someone to get rid of Quan. Quan engages in a game of cat and mouse during his relentless quest to find and avenge the terrorists.

34) Bleeding Steel (2017) | IMDb: 5.2

Director: Leo Zhang

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Jackie Chan stars as Lin, a police inspector in modern Hong Kong, in this action-packed drama reminiscent of ’80s techno-sci-fi thrillers. While tracking down a deranged, mechanically enhanced villain, Lin discovers that a geneticist’s lost biochemical invention has been implanted in his daughter. With the help of a young hacker, Lin tries to protect her daughter from biotech mutants.

35) Vanguard (2020) | IMDb: 4.7

Director: Stanley Tong

Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes

Members of a secret security firm try to protect an accountant from the world’s deadliest mercenary organization. In the movie, Chan plays Tang Huangting, the boss of security agency Vanguard, which provides unrivaled protection to VIP clients around the world, including arms business tycoon Qin Guoli (Jackson Lou).



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