Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films. Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films.
Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films.

Jackie Chan on Project A, the martial arts film that set a creative template for his decades of show business success

  • Chan had tried to win over US audiences but realised they wanted another Bruce Lee, so he returned to Asia to establish his image again with audiences, he says
  • His 1983 film Project A, co-starring Sammo Hung, had a mix of elaborate fight scenes, humour, action, and daring stunts that became his trademark

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films. Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films.
Jackie Chan in the scene from 1983 film Project A where he leaps from a 22-metre clock tower. He performed the stunt three times – twice successfully, which he used in the film as a double cut – and a third time unsuccessfully, bouncing onto the ground, which ran after the end credits. Both became signature practices in his films.
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