Jackie Chan’s Ready to Rumble in 2023 with a Special Collection and Streaming Brawl-a-Thon

2 Jan
Jackie Chan at his Prime

Available to order at Shout! Factory (with mini-poster (not shown) while supplies last) and Amazon

Unbeatable. Unstoppable. Undeniable. Jackie Chan stands alone among action heroes thanks to his death-defying stunts, unparalleled fight scenes, and his signature sense of humor. An international superstar, Chan has thrilled fans around the globe for decades. As the standard bearer for martial arts action, Chan has forged a legacy that never has nor will be matched.

On January 24, Shout! Factory will release The Jackie Chan Collection Vol 1 (1976-1982), a collection of seven classic films remastered on Blu-ray which showcase the unique mixture of martial arts, action, and comedy that has made Jackie Chan a cultural icon.

To add to the excitement, Shout! Factory TV will be celebrating the release by airing a special Jackie Chan Brawl-A-Thon (link) on January 28th beginning at 12pm PT/3pm ET. This martial arts extravaganza will stream simultaneously across Shout Factory TV, including the TokuSHOUTsu and Shout! Cult channels for 24 hours of your favorite kicks, flips, and Chan’s unique blend of hilarious comedy!

The Jackie Chan Brawl-a-thon Films Includes:

  • Battle Creek Brawl
  • Dragon Fist
  • Snake & Crane Arts of Shaolin
  • The Killer Meteors
  • Shaolin Wooden Men
  • To Kill With Intrigue

And as for the home video release, The Jackie Chan Collection Vol 1 includes:

Killer Meteors - WikipediaTHE KILLER METEORS (2.35:1, Mandarin, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 104 min.)

A powerful nobleman believes his own wife has poisoned him. To find the elusive antidote in time and kill his evil wife, he hires his adversary, a rogue warrior known for his mastery of deadly explosive projectiles.

  • 2K transfer from the original film elements
  • NEW audio commentary by David West, critic and author of Chasing Dragons: An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Shaolin Wooden Men (1976) - IMDb

SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN (2.35:1, Mandarin, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 108 min.)

An orphan traumatised into silence by the death of his father finds himself living at the Shaolin monastery … and befriending a prisoner who teaches him a secret and deadly form of kung fu.

  • 2K transfer of the Hong Kong version from the original film elements
  • (NEW) Audio Commentary with James Mudge, veteran Hong Kong film critic at eastern Kicks, and Ricky Baker
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • English Trailer
  • Still Gallery

To Kill with Intrigue - Wikipedia

TO KILL WITH INTRIGUE (2.35:1, Mandarin, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 107 min.)

A young master sends his pregnant girlfriend away from the family’s castle, fearing for her safety from a vicious gang led by a vengeful woman who had her face scarred as a child by his father.

Snake & Crane Arts of Shaolin - Wikipedia

SNAKE & CRANE ARTS OF SHAOLIN (2.35:1, Mandarin, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 101 min.)

Entrusted with the book Art Of The Snake And Crane after the mysterious disappearance of the Shaolin Masters who wrote it, a young man must fight off numerous clans to learn the true reason for the disappearance.

  • 2K restoration from the original film elements
  • (NEW) Audio Commentary with David West, critic and author of Chasing Dragons: An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film.
  • Pick Your Poison – an interview with Hong Kong film expert Rick Baker.
  • Original Theatrical, Japanese Teaser and TV Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Dragon Fist - Wikipedia

DRAGON FIST (2.35:1, Mandarin, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 97 min.)

After his master is murdered, a martial arts student departs on a sacred journey to avenge him and honour his memory. But when he tracks the killer to a remote village, the evil warlord tries to blackmail him.

  • 2K Scan of the original film elements
  • (NEW) Audio Commentary with James Mudge, veteran Hong Kong film critic at easternKicks
  • A Dragon Rules – an interview with writer/journalist David West
  • Original Theatrical, Japanese Teaser and TV Trailer
  • Still Gallery

The Big Brawl - Wikipedia

BATTLE CREEK BRAWL (2.39:1, English, Cantonese, Mandarin DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 96 min.)

A man seeking fame and fortune in Chicago in the 1930s has his life turned upside-down when a merciless mobster takes his brother’s fiancée hostage and forces him to enter a no-holds-barred combat tournament in Texas.

  • (NEW) THE GOLDEN BOY: HARVESTING A MAJOR NEW MARTIAL ARTS MAVERICK – A 85-minute feature length documentary, exclusive to this release, on the sensational seventies emergence of Jackie Chan featuring contributions from Chen Chi-Hwa (director of SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN), Andre Morgan (producer BATTLE CREEK BRAWL), actress Kristine DeBell (BATTLE CREEK BRAWL) Lin Kuang-Yung (Actor/Stuntman HALF A LOAF OF KUNG FU), film critic Ricky Baker, Chinese cinema academic Dr Lin Fung and more!
  • (NEW) Audio Commentary with James Mudge, veteran Hong Kong film critic at easternKicks
  • (NEW) Interview with Kristine DeBell (2022)
  • Interview with Jackie Chan
  • Interview with producer Fred Weintraub (2013)
  • Interview with actress Kristin DeBell (2013)
  • Battle Hardened – an interview with critic and author David West
  • Rumble in the USA: Jackie Chan Takes on America – an interview with martial arts expert Ricky Baker
  • Theatrical Trailers and Still Gallery

Dragon Lord - Wikipedia

DRAGON LORD (2.39:1, Cantonese, English DTS-HD Master Audio Mono, 96 min. (Hong Kong Cut), 103 min. (Extended Cut))

A martial arts student named Dragon is in constant pursuit of romance when he runs afoul of some nefarious bandits trying to steal antiques and decides to put a stop to their plans!

  • Two cuts of the film restored in 2K from the original film elements – the 96-minute Hong Kong Theatrical Cut and 103-minute cut that was released in some territories with approximately 15 minutes of extended and alternate footage.
    (NEW) Audio Commentary with David West, critic and author of Chasing Dragons: An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film.
    An interview with Louis Sit,
    An interview with actor Mars
    An Interview with actor Whang In-sik
    Theatrical Trailers and much more!

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