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Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Movie
In Theatres: 
Apr 22, 2011
On Blu-Ray: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
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Running Time: 
105 Minutes
R

Donnie Yen (Iron Monkey 1&2, Flash Point, Ipman 1&2) reprises his role as Chen Zhen in the theatrical continuation of the 1995 television series Fist of Fury. For anyone not in the know, the role of Chen Zhen in Fist of Fury was originally made famous in 1972 by Bruce Lee, and Legend of the Fist won't let you forget it. As for the Donnie Yen version, at the end of the television series its assumed that Chen Zhen is killed in a hail of gunfire. In Legend of the Fist Chen Zhen is very much alive, fighting the Germans in France, when he returns home Japan still occupies China. To keep cover Chen uses the name of a fallen comrade in order to infiltrate his homeland and maneuver within the underground movement to free China. There’s romance, espionage, and action. Unfortunately not enough coherency to put them all together.