Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.
Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.

Jet Li’s best movies: ranking the martial arts superstar’s top 10 films, from Hero to Once Upon a Time in China

  • Born in northern China, Li was a national wushu champion and shot to fame showing off his dazzling wushu skills in the 1982 film Shaolin Temple
  • He built his career in Hong Kong, and is best known for the films he made with directors Tsui Hark and Zhang Yimou, but Li has starred in many others
Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.
Jet Li in a scene from Once Upon a Time in China (1991). Director Tsui Hark’s film was a reinvention of the martial arts genre and turned Li into a major star across Asia.
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