A scene from Kung Fu Stuntmen. Tony Ling served as one of three body doubles for Jet Li in the finale of Once Upon a Time in China (1991).
A scene from Kung Fu Stuntmen. Tony Ling served as one of three body doubles for Jet Li in the finale of Once Upon a Time in China (1991).

They kept Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li safe: Kung Fu Stuntmen film hails the unsung heroes who risked life and limb for Hong Kong movies

  • New documentary Kung Fu Stuntmen features interviews with stars including Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung as well as rare behind-the-scenes footage of kung fu movies
  • Director Wei Junzi decided to make the film after hearing how stuntmen, who exude ‘heroic spirit’, fare poorly in later life because of old injuries

A scene from Kung Fu Stuntmen. Tony Ling served as one of three body doubles for Jet Li in the finale of Once Upon a Time in China (1991).
A scene from Kung Fu Stuntmen. Tony Ling served as one of three body doubles for Jet Li in the finale of Once Upon a Time in China (1991).
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