Jackie Chan has been in show business since he was eight-years-old when he portrayed the role of “Kid” in the 1962 Hong Kong film, “Big and Little Wong Tin Bar.” On Thursday, Jackie Chan celebrated his 62 birthday.
Over the years, Chan has been in countless martial arts films and is world-renowned for doing his own stunts. He is not only a legend in foreign films, but a beloved member in the history of American films.
In honor of Jackie Chan’s birthday, we're going to kick our way into a top five list of films starring Chan himself!
5. Rush Hour (1998)
From IMDB: "Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter."
4. Dragons Forever (1988)
From IMDB: "Three successful Hong Kong lawyers are hired by a chemical company of questionable ethics and must eventually make a difficult decision when their employer's motives become clear."
3. Police Story (1985)
From IMDB: "A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his good name when the drug lords he is after frame him for the murder of a dirty cop."
2. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
From IMDB: "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."
1. The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
From IMDB: "A young martial artist is caught between respecting his pacifist father's wishes or stopping a group of disrespectful foreigners from stealing precious artifacts."
So what did you think of the list? What Jackie Chan movie did we leave out? Let us know in the comments section.