Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin on VHS. Movie starring Jackie Chan. With Nora Miao, Jeong-Nam Kim. Directed by Chi-Hwa Chen.
From the VHS box:
During a meeting of Shaolin Masters at Hua Mountain, a new technique called “Snake and Crane” is developed. The Masters are mysteriously killed, and the book of records is lost. It is rumored that Hsu Yin Fung (Jackie Chan) is the murderer, and he becomes the target of attack by other warriors.
Hsu is helped by two women who love him dearly. When one of them is killed, Hsu and the other warriors go to the Shaolin Temple to seek out Master Tse Kung. They then learn that Chien-Tse of the Black Dragon Clan is the real murderer. Having secretly learned and perfected the technique of Snake and Crane, Hsu finally [spoiler removed].
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Rush Hour on VHS. Movie starring Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker. Directed by Brett Ratner. 1998.
From the box:
The Fastest Hands In The East Meet The Biggest Mouth In The West
One’s all talk… the other’s all action… Jackie Chan (Rumble in the Bronx, First Strike) and Chris Tucker (Money Talks, Friday) mix punches with punchlines in this hilarious action-comedy.
Chan is a tough Hong Kong cop in Los Angeles to solve the kidnapping of a Chinese diplomat’s daughter. But the FBI wants none of his help and recruits a fast-talking LAPD detective (Tucker) to babysit him. Cultures clash and tempers flare as these two cops from different worlds quickly discover one thing in common: they can’t stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals — if they don’t kill each other first!
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Rush Hour 2 on VHS. Movie starring Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone, Ziyi Zhang. Directed by Brett Ratner. 2001.
From the box:
Last time they nearly destroyed L.A., now they’re about to break China! Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker reprise their roles as mismatched detectives in this smash-hot follow-up that’s even “faster and funnier than the first!” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone)
Reunited in Hong Kong, the two cops look forward to a much-needed vacation. But their plans go up in smoke when a bomb explodes in the American Embassy. Suddenly, they’re tracking a group of slippery suspects, including a beautiful assassin (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Zhang Ziyi) and a mysterious mobster (John Lone, The Last Emperor). With their irresistible mix of of head-spinning action and gut-busting comedy, Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan prove they’re the team to beat in this can’t-miss movie that delivers the entertainment rush of the year!
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