Jackie Chan Stunt Team

AKA Jackie Chan's Stuntmen Association

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Jackie Chan Stunt Team Reunion
Jackie Chan Stunt Team Reunion 2017

In 2017 the Jackie Chan Stunt Team had a televised reunion in Tianjin, China. The reunion took place on the Chinese variety show The Negotiator, where veteran members of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team spoke on video about the kindness and generosity showen them by the star over so many decades of working together. They then surprised him in person, coming on onstage. Needless to say, Jackie cried and so did most everyone else.

The following paragraph is Jackie Chan’s own words about the event taken from the diary he keeps on his website and the video of the show is below. Enjoy.

“When the JC Stunt team first started, I never imagined that we’d be together for over 40 years. In fact, I don’t think anyone would have thought that the JC Stunt team is now down to the 8th/9th generation. Before the event started, my friend Eric Tsang said to me, “don’t forget to bring some tissues”. I said to him, I won’t cry again tonight. I remember last time I cried a lot on the TV program and my wife already reminded me not to cry all the time because I look terrible when I cry on TV. But when I arrived at the event and saw so many Stunt team members and their family come especially for this gathering, and then watching scenes where the JC Stunt team put their lives on the line to complete, seeing our young faces now all aged with white hair, the energy and enthusiasm of the younger generation, and then seeing images of my five brothers that have left us already 冯克安,周润坚、韩春、岑潜波、薛春炜…. I seriously couldn’t hold back my tears (Actually, Eric Tsang cried more then me). I still have so many things I want to say to my brothers, but words just cannot fully describe all the things I want to say. I just hope the JC Stunt team will continue on for 50 years, 60 years, 70 years. Even if I’m not here, I hope the spirit of the JC Stunt team will continue to live forever! My brothers, meeting you in my lifetime is the best thing that has ever happened.”

About the Jackie Chan Stunt Team
When the JC Stunt team first started, I never imagined that we’d be together for over 40 years. In fact, I don’t think anyone would have thought that the JC Stunt team is now down to the 8th/9th generation. ~ Jackie Chan

The Jackie Chan Stunt Team or Sing Ga Ban, literally means “Chan’s Family Group” and his team truly functions as a family of stuntmen and martial artists who work side by side with Jackie Chan. The group is also known as Jackie Chan’s Stuntmen Association or the JC Stunt Team.

Established in 1976, the team was formed from individual’s Jackie Chan worked with in his early starring roles in Hong Kong action movies. As the co-stars and stuntmen hired by the film studios began working together they became familiar with one another’s skills and abilities and eventually they become a working team. Like Jackie Chan, some of the members had received training at the Peking Opera schools.

The stunt team had become an official organisation of 6 members in 1983 when Project A was released. The “team” on the film received the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography of 1985. The team members did not just work together, there were other benefits as well. Through the organisation, the stuntmen received insurance coverage, a monthly salary and higher pay. By the time Police Story 2 (1988) was released, the team had expanded to around 20 members. This organization as it functioned was disbanded in 1990 and it became the practice to use individual members on a film-by-film basis, rather than all members remaining on the payroll. This allowed for new members and for former members to return to the organization.

The formation of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team influenced others in the business to follow suit including co-stars Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao. Other actors and stunt performers also formed their own stunt teams including Lau Kar-leung, Philip Ko, Stanley Tong and Bruce Law. At times the Jackie Chan Stunt Team worked with Sammo Hung’s team on films including Thunderbolt (1995) and Around the World in 80 Days (2004). There have been a small number of films that Jackie Chan produced but did not have a role in or where he was not involved, but the films were able to utilize his stunt team. These films include The Gold Hunters (1981), Rouge (1988), The Inspector Wears Skirts 2 (1989), Stage Door Johnny (1990) and Angry Ranger (1991).

Some of the greatest stunt performers past and present have been part of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team. Here is a list with films included when possible.

  • Michael Tse
  • Andy Kay
  • Colin Flora – Rumble in the Bronx, Rush Hour 2
  • Brad Allan (Bradley James Allan) – Mr. Nice Guy, Who Am I?, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, Shanghai Noon, The Accidental Spy, Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, New Police Story, Rush Hour 3, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac. Stunt Team Leader. First ever non-Asian member of the JC Team.
  • Paul Andreovski – Mr. Nice Guy, Who Am I?, Shanghai Noon, The Accidental Spy, Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days, The Spy Next Door. Chan’s personal boxing coach.
  • Andy Owen (Andrew Owen) – Rush Hour 3
  • Andy Long (Andreas Nguyen) – Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac, Police Story 2013, Dragon Blade
  • Yamson Domingo – Police Story, Thunderbolt
  • Anthony Carpio (Shut-Fung Go) – Armour of God, Project A Part II, Police Story 2 Miracles, Twin Dragons, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, The Accidental Spy, The Medallion, New Police Story, Rob-B-Hood
  • Chris Chan (Chan Sai-Tang) – Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Miracles, Twin Dragons, City Hunter, Crime Story, The Accidental Spy
  • Man-ching Chan – Dragons Forever, Police Story 3: Supercop, Drunken Master II, Rumble in the Bronx, Thunderbolt, Police Story 4: First Strike, Mr. Nice Guy, Rush Hour, Who Am I?, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, The Accidental Spy, Rob-B-Hood
  • Tat-kwong Chan (Daat-Gong Chan) – Project A, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Dragons Forever, Miracles, Twin Dragons, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, The Medallion, New Police Story, Rob-B-Hood
  • Andy Cheng (Kai-Chung Cheng) – Mr. Nice Guy, Who Am I?, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo
  • Johnny Cheung (Cheung Yiu-Wah) – Dragon Lord, Project A, The Protector, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Police Story 2, Miracles, Twin Dragons, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Police Story 4: First Strike, Rush Hour, Who Am I?, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Around the World in 80 Days, Rob-B-Hood
  • Danny Chow (Yun-kin Chow) – Dragon Lord, Police Story, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Miracles
  • Joe Eigo – The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days
  • Hak-on Fung (Hark-On Fung) – Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow, The Young Master, Winners and Sinners, Heart of Dragon, The Protector, Police Story, Dragons Forever, Miracles, Twin Dragons
  • Hon Chun – Project A Part II, Thunderbolt, Rob-B-Hood
  • Dani Hu (Fok Chan Keung) – The Protector, Police Story
  • Louis Keung (Wai-Cheung Mak) – Heart of the Dragon, Miracles, Police Story 3: Supercop, Thunderbolt, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, The Medallion
  • Benny Lai (Keung-Kuen Lai) – The Young Master, Dragon Lord, Project A, Wheels on Meals, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Dragons Forever, Miracles, Operation Condor, Twin Dragons, Rumble in the Bronx, Thunderbolt, The Accidental Spy, Rush Hour 2
  • Rocky Lai (Keung-Kun Lai) – Project A, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Police Story 2, Miracles, Twin Dragons, Police Story 3: Supercop, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Rumble in the Bronx, Police Story 4: First Strike, Mr. Nice Guy, Who Am I?, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, The Accidental Spy, The Medallion, Rob-B-Hood
  • Sam Wong (Sing-kwong Lai / Ming-Sing Wong) – Project A, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Miracles, Polie Story 3: Supercop, City Hunter, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Rumble in the Bronx, Who Am I?, Rush Hour, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, The Accidental Spy. Stunt Team Leader.
  • Ben Lam (Kwok-Bun Lam) – Heart of Dragon, Police Story, Project A Part II, Police Story
  • Chris Li (Kin-Sang Lee) – Project A, Police Story, Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Miracles, Twin Dragons, Drunken Master II
  • Lee Chun-kit – Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Miracles
  • Nicky Li (Chung-Chi Li) – Project A, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Miracles, Twin Dragons, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Rumble in the Bronx, Mr. Nice Guy, Rush Hour, Who Am I?, Shanghai Noon, Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, Rob-B-Hood. Stunt Team Leader.
  • Ken Lo (Wai-Kwong Lo) – Project A Part II, Police Story 2, Miracles, Operation Condor, City Hunter, Police Story 3: Supercop, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Police Story 4: First Strike, Who Am I?, Rush Hour, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Gorgeous, Rush Hour 2, Shanghai Knights, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac. Also known for working as Chan’s personal bodyguard.
  • Mars (Wing-fat Chiang / Feng Sing) – The Young Master, Dragon Lord, Winners and Sinners, Project A, Wheels on Meals, The Protector, Police Story, Armour of God, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Police Story 2, Miracles, Operation Condor, Police Story 3: Supercop, Twin Dragons, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Police Story 4: First Strike, Rumble in the Bronx, Mr. Nice Guy, Rush Hour, Gorgeous, Jackie Chan: My Stunts, Rush Hour 2, Shanghai Knights, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story. Chan’s best stunt double.
  • Max Huang (You-Liang Huang) – Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac, Police Story 2013
  • Jack Wong (Wai-Leung Wong) – Jackie Chan: My Stunts, The Accidental Spy, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, Rob-B-Hood
  • Hiu-sang Pang – Police Story
  • Frankie Poon (Bin-chung Poon) – Project A, Project A Part II
  • William Tuen (Wai-Lun Tuan) – City Hunter, Police Story 3: Supercop, Crime Story, Drunken Master II, Thunderbolt, Rush Hour, Gorgeous, Rush Hour 2
  • Wan Faat – Snake in the Monkey’s Shadow, Project A, The Protector, Police Story, Project A Part II, Dragons Forever, Police Story 2, Miracles, Operation Condor, Twin Dragons, Crime Story, Drunken Master II
  • Paul Wong (Wong Kwan) – The Young Master, Dragon Lord, Winners and Sinners, The Protector, Police Story
  • Jon Foo (Jonathan Patrick Foo) – The Myth
  • Peng Zhang – Rush Hour 3
  • Jun He (Gwan Hoh) – Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around The World In 80 Days, New Police Story, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, The Spy Next Door, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac, Police Story 2013
  • Gang Wu (Ng Kong) – Shanghai Noon, Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, Rush Hour 3, The Spy Next Door, The Karate Kid, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac
  • Hyun Jin Park – Rush Hour 2, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, Rush Hour 3, The Spy Next Door
  • In Seob Lee – The Tuxedo, Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, Around the World in 80 Days, New Police Story, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, Rush Hour 3, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac
  • Kwan-Hua Han (Guan-Hua Han) – Shanghai Knights, The Medallion, New Police Story, Around the World in 80 Days, The Myth, Rob-B-Hood, Rush Hour 3, The Spy Next Door, Armour Of God 3: Chinese Zodiac
  • Russ Price – Who Am I?

Stunt Team Awards and Nominations

  • 2001 Taurus World Stunt Awards: Nominated: Shanghai Noon
  • 2002 Taurus World Stunt Awards: Won: Rush Hour 2
  • 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards:  Nominated: Shanghai Knights
  • 2008 Taurus World Stunt Awards: Nominated: Rush Hour 3

Source: Wikipedia

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