Jackie Chan

Biography: One of the most famous movie celebrities in the world, Jackie Chan was born to a poor family in China on April 7, 1954. After he was born, his parents thought about giving him up for adoption since they could not afford the hospital bill. His parents eventually kept him and worked hard to raise him in Hong Kong and in Australia when they relocated. When he turned seven, he was enrolled in China Drama Academy and studied there for ten years. Their strict ways and the education they provided helped Jackie Chan become one of the great action stars the entertainment world has seen.

He was introduced into acting as a stuntman in Bruce Lee movies. Chan appeared in several Hong Kong-made films before breaking through in the United States during the late '70s. He then became Asia's highest paid actor after being signed with Golden Harvest. Besides acting in his films, Chan has also acted as a director, cinematographer, producer, writer, and stunt coordinator. However, his
One of the most famous movie celebrities in the world, Jackie Chan was born to a poor family in China on April 7, 1954. After he was born, his parents thought about giving him up for adoption since they could not afford the hospital bill. His parents eventually kept him and worked hard to raise him in Hong Kong and in Australia when they relocated. When he turned seven, he was enrolled in China Drama Academy and studied there for ten years. Their strict ways and the education they provided helped Jackie Chan become one of the great action stars the entertainment world has seen.

He was introduced into acting as a stuntman in Bruce Lee movies. Chan appeared in several Hong Kong-made films before breaking through in the United States during the late '70s. He then became Asia's highest paid actor after being signed with Golden Harvest. Besides acting in his films, Chan has also acted as a director, cinematographer, producer, writer, and stunt coordinator.

However, his difficulty with speaking English and poor promotion of his films in the US kept him from becoming a true Hollywood icon, not until the late '90s rolled along when he made the comedy hits Rush Hour with Chris Tucker, Shanghai Noon and their sequels. In 2008, Chan appeared opposite Jet Li in The Forbidden Kingdom and voiced for the movie Kung Fu Panda.
Expand

Jackie Chan's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 77 Shanghai Noon
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Spy Next Door
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 27
  2. Negative: 6 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
37 1911 Oct 7, 2011 Director / Executive Producer / Producer / Huang Xing 6.1
35 The Expendables 3 Aug 15, 2014 Cast 5.8
38 The Medallion Aug 22, 2003 Executive Producer / Eddie Yang 3.2
27 The Spy Next Door Jan 15, 2010 Bob Ho 2.8
30 The Tuxedo Sep 27, 2002 Jimmy Tong 1.8
29 CZ12 Oct 18, 2013 Director / Executive Producer / Producer / Writer / Asian Hawk 1.2