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.
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Jackie Chan's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 77 Shanghai Noon
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Spy Next Door
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 30
  2. Negative: 8 out of 30
30 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
58 Shanghai Knights Feb 7, 2003 Executive Producer / Chon Wang 8.9
60 Rush Hour Sep 18, 1998 Lee 8.7
48 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Chief Inspector Lee 8.4
54 Shuang long hui Apr 9, 1999 Ma Yau/Die Hard (John Ma/Boomer In US Version) 7.7
57 The Forbidden Kingdom Apr 18, 2008 Lu Yan/Old Hop 7.3
53 Shaolin Sep 9, 2011 Cook 7.2
44 Police Story: Lockdown Jun 5, 2015 Zhong Wen / Zhong Wen 7.0
44 Rush Hour 3 Aug 10, 2007 Lee 6.4
41 Dragon Blade Sep 4, 2015 Producer / Huo An 6.0
47 Railroad Tigers Jan 6, 2017 Ma Yuan / Ma Yuan 6.0
49 Around the World in 80 Days Jun 16, 2004 Executive Producer / Passepartout/Lau Xing 5.9
50 Skiptrace Sep 2, 2016 Producer / Bennie Chan 5.9
55 The LEGO Ninjago Movie Sep 22, 2017 Sensei Wu / Master Wu/Mr. Liu / Sensei Wu 5.1
50 Kung Fu Yoga Jan 27, 2017 Executive Producer / Producer / Jack 3.6