Jackie Chan in the Police Story films: how martial arts superstar pulled off astonishing stunts in the action movie classics

//Jackie Chan in the Police Story films: how martial arts superstar pulled off astonishing stunts in the action movie classics

Jackie Chan in the Police Story films: how martial arts superstar pulled off astonishing stunts in the action movie classics

Police Story and its sequel are nostalgic watches today for most viewers. Back when the films were made, in 1985 and 1988, Jackie Chan was a much-loved local icon who represented the energetic, get-it-done values of Hongkongers. What’s more, the police are depicted as a non-politicised group of committed public servants who strictly adhere to police procedure – and are punished by their superiors if they deviate from the rules. How the Hong Kong public’s perceptions have changed.Capitalising on…

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