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Undisputed auteur and certified superstar Jackie Chan is the Buster Keaton of Hong Kong action movies. Crafting his own unique niche where martial arts, jaw-dropping slapstick stunt work, and fast-paced thrills collide, his films have brought delight to millions. When it comes to cinema, Chan is some kind of genius. So get over to the Film Society of Lincoln Center to meet the man himself and gaze with awe at one of the most vital and inimitable canons of film comedy ever made. Co-presented with the New York Asian Film Festival and Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office.

In This Series

Armour of God

Armour of God

Jackie Chan | 1986 | 97 mins

A two-fisted, three-footed, 10-knuckled adventure flick, Chan plays pop star turned treasure hunter Asian Hawk, who takes on a Euro-cult of psychotic monks in an effort to rescue an old friend’s kidnapped girlfriend.

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Monday, June 24

6:15pm
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor

Armour of God 2: Operation Condor

Jackie Chan | 1991 | 106 mins

Asian Hawk’s quest for a cache of Nazi gold results in a succession of gigantic set pieces and intricate action, including one of cinema’s great car chases, the destruction of an entire hotel, and a final battle in a wind tunnel.

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Monday, June 24

8:30pm
City Hunter

City Hunter

Wong Jing | 1993 | 105 mins

Directed by Hong Kong’s King of the Box Office, Wong Jing, this over the top, Die Hard-on-a-boat romp is packed with insane action and ridiculous comedy.

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Tuesday, June 25

1:30pm

Wednesday, June 26

9:15pm
Drunken Master 2

Drunken Master 2

Lau Kar-leung | Jackie Chan | 1994 | 102 mins

Filmed at the peak of Chan’s prime, this transcendent pairing of classic Shaw Brothers director Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan resulted in what many claim to be the greatest martial arts film ever made.

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Sunday, June 23

8:00pm

Thursday, June 27

2:00pm
Little Big Soldier

Little Big Soldier

Ding Sheng | 2010 | 95 mins

A heartbreaking and hilarious escapade spotlighting Chan’s camera-ready charisma and his best script ever, this is the film in which Chan finally proved he’s a real actor, not just an action star.

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Wednesday, June 26

4:30pm
Miracles (Mr. Canton & Lady Rose)

Miracles (Mr. Canton & Lady Rose)

Jackie Chan | 1989 | 127 mins

If you ask Jackie Chan which movie he’s most proud of directing, he always names this shimmering 1920s gangster fantasia, a remake of Frank Capra’s Lady for a Day set in a storybook Hong Kong that recalls Damon Runyon’s New York.

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Monday, June 24

1:15pm

Tuesday, June 25

3:45pm
Police Story

Police Story

Jackie Chan | 1985 | 101 mins

A breathless adrenaline rush full of twisted bumpers and broken ribs, Police Story is viewed by many as Chan’s greatest achievement and a milestone in the Hong Kong canon.

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Monday, June 24

4:00pm

Thursday, June 27

4:15pm
Police Story 2

Police Story 2

Jackie Chan | 1988 | 101 mins

As dark and sobering as Police Story was light and playful, the spectacular stunts and killer set-pieces are still there, but Police Story 2 feels more like a deconstruction of the cop thriller than anything else Chan’s ever made.

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Thursday, June 27

6:30pm
Police Story 3: Supercop

Police Story 3: Supercop

Stanley Tong | 1992 | 95 mins

Teaming up with his reliable collaborator Stanley Tong, Chan turned in this stunning capper to his Police Story trilogy and re-launched the career of Michelle Yeoh in the process.

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Thursday, June 27

8:45pm
Project A

Project A

Jackie Chan | 1983 | 101 mins

The movie that transformed Chan from a martial arts star into a director of transcendent physical comedy, Project A is spiced with outrageous stunts, including a jaw-dropping bicycle chase and a 50-foot fall from a clock tower inspired by Safety Last!

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Tuesday, June 25

6:30pm
Project A 2

Project A 2

Jackie Chan | 1987 | 101 mins

A meticulously crafted Swiss watch of mistaken identities, espionage, and colonial intrigue, Project A 2 may be Chan’s greatest directorial accomplishment, weaving together groundbreaking stunts with extraordinary non-action filmmaking.

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Tuesday, June 25

8:45pm
Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow

Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow

Yuen Wo-ping | 1978 | 98 mins

It all began with this kung fu comedy about a bullied young man working as a janitor at a martial arts school who learns to fight back against his tormentors using a technique known as "Snake’s Fist."

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Sunday, June 23

12:30pm
The Young Master

The Young Master

Jackie Chan | 1980 | 106 mins

Opening on a high-stakes lion dance competition and closing on a ferocious showdown between Chan and Hwang, The Young Master found Chan exploring the thin line between kung fu as performance and as life-or-death combat.

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Sunday, June 23

2:45pm

Wednesday, June 26

2:15pm
An Evening with Jackie Chan + Chinese Zodiac

An Evening with Jackie Chan + Chinese Zodiac

Jackie Chan | 2012 | 107 mins

Special event ticket price: $25. This event is not part of the Jackie Chan Discount Package.

This event is currently standby only. A standby line will form at the box office one hour prior to showtime and any available tickets will be released to the line on a first come, first served basis.

Join us for a conversation with Jackie Chan, presentation of the New York Asian Film Festival's Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award, and screening of Chan’s 101st movie,  his massive blockbuster Chinese Zodiac.

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Monday, June 10

7:30pm
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