The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)

AKA Hung Hei Kwun: Siu Lam ng zou (1994) and Legend of the Red Dragon (1994)

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Hong Kong martial arts film, The New Legend of Shaolin (1994) was released in the United Kingdom as Legend of the Red Dragon (1994). The film is directed by Wong Jing and Corey Yuen, and produced by Jet Li, who also starred in the lead role of Hung Hei Kwun. This film showcases Hung Hei-kwun’s exploits as a rebel against the Qing government. This is one of the films in which Jet Li and Miu Tse play a father and son duo, which they also do in My Father Is a Hero (1995).

Corey Yuen is the action director for the film and Bun Yuen does action choreography.

The film was nominated for two Hong Kong Film Awards, one for Best Action Choreography by Corey Yuen and the second for Best Action Choreography by Bun Yuen.

Hung Hei-kwun (Jet Li), a rebel, and his son, Hung Man Ting (Miu Tse) take it upon themselves to battle the corrupt Manchu government forces and end up being fugitives. Years later, they are called upon to help a few Shaolin masters.

The New Legend of Shaolin (1994) was released in the Hong Kong on 3 March 3, 1994.

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