“Anyone who offends China will be killed no matter how far the target is.”
Wolf Warrior 2 is a 2017 Chinese action film directed by Wu Jing, who also starred in the lead role. Following in the footsteps of Jackie Chan and Jet Li, martial arts expert Wu Jing is among a new generation of Chinese action stars turned directors. The film tells a story of a loose cannon Chinese soldier named Leng Feng who takes on special missions around the world. In this sequel, he finds himself in an African country protecting medical aid workers from war-mongering western mercenaries. Wolf Warrior 2 received general praise for its patriotic plot, special effects, action sequences and the cast’s performances. It was a massive commercial success and has become the highest-grossing Chinese film ever released.
Summerhall presents Scotland’s first ever Kung Fu Film Festival this September. From classics including Bruce Lee’s Enter The Dragon to hidden comedy gems like Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, celebrate some of the greatest action film-making ever with us across 1 week only.
Hero is a 2002 Chinese wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou. Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke’s assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film, conceived and directed by Ang Lee. It features an international cast of Chinese actors, including Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen.
A former Shaolin monk reunites his five brothers, years after their master’s death, to apply their superhuman martial arts skills to play football and bring Shaolin kung fu to the masses.
Drunken Master is a 1978 Hong Kong action comedy martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, and starring Jackie Chan.