Must Watch: Official US Trailer for Donnie Yen's 'Legend of the Fist'

March 3, 2011
Source: Apple

Legend of the Fist Trailer

"China will be our next war zone." Holy sh*t this sells well. An official trailer for martial arts flick Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (that's the full title) has debuted on Apple, starring Donnie Yen as martial arts legend Chen Zhen (also played by Bruce Lee, Jet Li) as well as Qi Shu and Anthony Wong. This is basically a period piece with some badass fights in it, and it's pretty damn good, but I didn't love it. I saw it in Toronto and enjoyed it, but found it to move too slowly at times. Anyway, this trailer makes it look badass and I actually want to see it again. Be sure to check this out, I'm sure a lot you will love it. Have fun!

Watch the official trailer for Lau Wai-keung's Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen:

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You can also watch the Legend of the Fist trailer in High Definition on Apple

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible…

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, aka Jing mo fung wan: Chen Zhen, is directed by Hong Kong legend Lau Wai-keung, who directs as "Andrew Lau", of many, many films previously including the Infernal Affairs series, Legend of Speed, The Duel and Confession of Pain. The script was written by Gordon Chan, a fellow writer/director of films like 2000 AD, The Medallion and Painted Skin. It premiered at the Venice & Toronto Film Festivals and is being released by Variance Films & Well Go USA on April 22nd next month!

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Reader Feedback - 33 Comments


this looks badass!!!

Jay on Mar 3, 2011


first time i saw this i was like "green hornet 2?" 🙂

Redguy on Mar 3, 2011


My thoughts EXACTLY! Still looks fantastic, mind...

Tyler Danger on Mar 3, 2011


Sweet baby jesus

Anonymous on Mar 3, 2011


jesus is not baby anymore but spritual father

I4ishteaque on Mar 3, 2011


I like to think of Jesus still being a baby, but having a beard.

Crapola on Mar 7, 2011


i actually saw this film already. Its Donnie Yen, playing Chen Zhen who was played by Bruce Lee. Donnie Yen does an awesome job not only portraying Bruce Lee but he fights like him and at times its almost scary. This was an awesome film. The best thing about Donnie Yen is that he's not just an awesome martial artist but a damn good actor. @Redguy- That is Kato's costume from The Green Hornet.

Joe on Mar 3, 2011


ok so...the costume is like kato's, but has nothing to do with him? it's misleading :))

Redguy on Mar 4, 2011


I wouldn't say he fights like Bruce. He applies a great deal of acrobatics, which was not Bruce's style at all. Bruce was obsessed with ground tactics and for a long time believed that any kick above the waste was foolish.

Modern American Man on Mar 5, 2011


Donnie yen, Qi Shu... I'm sold, I loved ip man and killerlady, this one seems to fit right in.

Desraider on Mar 3, 2011


I have already seen the film myself and Donnie Yen does an awesome job. But the movie itself is pretty boring when there is not fighting going on, the story is not very compelling.

Anonymous on Mar 3, 2011


I would watch this movie again for just his stunts but yeah the movie itself is weak.

Drcherd on Mar 4, 2011


whoa....I love how it looks like he has weight to him when he leaps over the car. It gives it a more vicious feel than other kung fu movies. Not like others where they look very "floaty" when they jump over stuff

Chris on Mar 3, 2011



Snears on Mar 3, 2011


awesome!! good but not great, i still love this film!

Veroooo on Mar 3, 2011


To the writers of this site: Save the criticisms of a film until after it's released to us non-VIPs who cannot go to "Toronto". It makes me, for one, angry to hear that someone has seen a movie months or a year even before any of us "normal" cinema goers can. I recommend only saying good things about a project, similar to what video game previews do, then they rip apart what they didn't like in the actual review at the time the game is released. I don't mean to sound negative, but I am sick as hell of hearing about Toronto.

VikingKing on Mar 3, 2011


saw this as well, story not his best work, fights are good though, like the thin mustache

Guest_mike on Mar 3, 2011


i like the adam's apple poke lol

Goku on Mar 3, 2011


how do you mess a guy with one finger? adam's apple power poke! HIAAAAA!!

Redguy on Mar 4, 2011


This looks bonus! I thought it might be pretty tame, but that intro section was awesoooooooome. I actually got quite excited by that trailer, makes a change.

Crapola on Mar 3, 2011



Lamar on Mar 3, 2011


Donnie Yen = Awesome. lol.

Daniel Vu Tran on Mar 3, 2011


One word. Nunchucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Crapola on Mar 4, 2011


The Chinese need to stop hating on the Japanese....pls calm down Donnie >_<

intldude on Mar 4, 2011


go learn some histry foo! ever heard of world war 2?

karl on Mar 4, 2011


Puts 'Conan The Barbarian' to shame!

Marcus on Mar 4, 2011


Haha, no...

Sting on Mar 6, 2011


This is what I would consider "Epic", Alex!! 😀

Marcus on Mar 4, 2011


Snore, seen it. great fight scenes lame story like most recent HK flicks. glad Donnie could fit into Jet's "Black Mask" costume. still can't understand why Donnie doesn't get more USA screen time. he has all of the physical tools and acting skills needed. plus he was born here and doesn't have the language barrier. would much rather watch him do action than 99% of the western actors.

karl on Mar 4, 2011


i had to comment cause im boss. but how is it we can make movies like avatar, but the japanese are fuckin up everytime?. why is it everytime i see a chinese, or japanese movie i might as well go ahead and watch crouching tiger bahahaha. lame.

Jesusskills on Mar 4, 2011


Finally watched this and all I can say is that now Kato has a real family back story.

Johnny Neat on Mar 4, 2011


Full of chinese nationalism no doubt.

Silencio! on Mar 7, 2011


True Legend and Legend of the Fist. Glad to see asian flicks finally coming to US theaters.

Madmartigan on Mar 26, 2011

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