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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)

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102 min | Action, Adventure, History

The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh ...See moreThe story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred towards the Chinese immigrants is high. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. Written by Eugene Wu See less
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Director
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (as Sammo Hung)
Writers
Cheuk-Hon Szeto (as Szeto Chek Hon) | Sharon Hui | Mei-Yee Sze (as Sze Mei Yee) | Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok (as Philip Kwok) | Man Sing So (as So man Sing)
Producer
Hark Tsui (as Tsui Hark)
Composer
Lowell Lo (as Lo Kung Ting)
Cinematographer
Editor
Marco Mak (as Mak Chi Sin)
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Budget
$ 12,000,000
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Release date
Feb 1, 1997 (Hong Kong)

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Wong Fei-Hung Wong Fei-Hung   See fewer
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Rosamund Kwan
Aunt Yee Aunt Yee   See fewer
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Xin Xin Xiong
Club Foot (as Xiong Xin Xin) Club Foot (as Xiong Xin Xin)   See fewer
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Kwok-Pong Chan
Buck Teeth So (as Chan Kwok Pong) Buck Teeth So (as Chan Kwok Pong)   See fewer
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Jeff Wolfe
Billy Billy   See fewer
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Joseph Sayah
Bandit Leader (as Joe Sayah) Bandit Leader (as Joe Sayah)   See fewer
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Chrysta Bell
Sarah, the Indian Girl (as Chrysta Bell Zucht) Sarah, the Indian Girl (as Chrysta Bell Zucht)   See fewer
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Kong Lung
Uncle Lone (as Patrick Lung) Uncle Lone (as Patrick Lung)   See fewer
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Richard Ng
Uncle Han Uncle Han   See fewer
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William Fung
Immigrant Worker Immigrant Worker   See fewer
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Johnny Koo
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T.J. Storm
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Freddy Joe
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Thomas Worrell
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Richard W. Cox
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Deborah Kay Hooker
Mum (as Deborah Hooker) Mum (as Deborah Hooker)   See fewer
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Tim Santos
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Michael Bowlin
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Dave Crowe
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Gilley Grey
Redhaired Warrior (as Gillet Gret) Redhaired Warrior (as Gillet Gret)   See fewer
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Chia Yung Liu
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Gine Lui
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Jarvis Wu
Railroad Laborer Railroad Laborer   See fewer
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Jerry S. Wu
Railroad Worker Railroad Worker   See fewer
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Nina Kaczorowski
Susan the Saloon Girl (uncredited) Susan the Saloon Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roberto Lopez
Bandito / Gang of seven (uncredited) Bandito / Gang of seven (uncredited)   See fewer
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Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inn Keeper (uncredited) Inn Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aunt May (uncredited) Aunt May (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 3,068 votes