Kung Fu Jungle

Kung Fu Jungle

Film poster
Traditional 一個人的武林
Simplified 一个人的武林
Mandarin Yī Gè Rén De Wǔ Lín
Cantonese Yat1 Go3 Yan4 Dik1 Mou5 Lam4
Directed by Teddy Chan
Produced by Albert Lee
Screenplay by Lau Ho-leung
Mak Tin-sau
Story by Teddy Chan
Lau Ho-leung
Starring Donnie Yen
Wang Baoqiang
Charlie Young
Michelle Bai
Music by Peter Kam
Edited by Cheung Ka-fai
Derek Hui
Emperor Motion Pictures
Sun Entertainment Culture
Beijing Silver Moon Productions
Heart & Soul Production
Distributed by Emperor Motion Pictures
Release dates
  • 12 October 2014 (2014-10-12) (BFI London Film Festival)
  • 30 October 2014 (2014-10-30) (Hong Kong)
  • 31 October 2014 (2014-10-31) (China)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Budget HK$200 million[1]
Box office US$23,295,638[2]

Kung Fu Jungle,[3] also known as Kung Fu Killer and Last of the Best, is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese action thriller film directed by Teddy Chan and starring Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Charlie Yeung and Michelle Bai. The film premiered at the 58th BFI London Film Festival on 12 October 2014[4] and was later released theatrically on 30 October 2014 in Hong Kong[5] and 31 October 2014 in China.[6]

It is being released as Kung Fu Killer in the United Kingdom and United States. Being a critical success, it was nominated for numerous Hong Kong Film awards. On 19 April 2015, Kung Fu Jungle won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography, representing the 4th time Donnie Yen has won this coveted award.[7]


Hahou Mo, a martial arts expert and police self-defense instructor (Donnie Yen) is incarcerated for involuntary manslaughter during a fight with an opponent. Three years later, a vicious killer (Wang Baoqiang) emerges and starts killing retired martial arts masters that Hahou knows. With his own personal agenda, Hahou reveals he knows the killer's next intended victims and offers to aid Inspector Luk Yuen-Sum (Charlie Young) in capturing the killer with his martial arts skills and knowledge in exchange for his freedom.


Guest appearances

Release and reception

The first teaser trailer was released on 20 July 2014.[8] The final trailer was released on 4 September 2014, displaying its Hong Kong release date on 30 October 2014.[5] On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 71% score based on 17 reviews, with an average rating of 6.7/10.[9]


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