Liked on YouTube: Jackie Chan – How to Do Action Comedy

Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to see the names of the films, press the CC button!)

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The 9 Principles of Action Comedy
1. Start with a DISADVANTAGE
2. Use the ENVIRONMENT
3. Be CLEAR in your shots
4. Action & Reaction in the SAME frame
5. Do as many TAKES as necessary
6. Let the audience feel the RHYTHM
7. In editing, TWO good hits = ONE great hit
8. PAIN is humanizing
9. Earn your FINISH

Five Jackie Chan Fights (An Introduction)
Wheels on Meals – Benny vs Jackie (www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI2dzMEzX2w)
Police Story – Mall Finale (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk4dUq4zE_o)
Police Story 2 – The Playground (www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTvRS9Khd5w)
Miracles – The Rope Factory (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bn1n5dI1uB4)
Drunken Master 2 – Finale (www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEt4B1poOfM)

Music:
Jackie Chan – Police Story Theme
Ash – Kung Fu
Chow Fu-liang – 8 Drunken Gods (Main Theme)
Jackie Chan – Who Am I? Theme
David Tao – Fantasy Mission Force

Interview Clips:
Jackie Chan interview on filmmaking: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft43yyuuoYk
Bey Logan talks about Project A: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT_0Q6GNgWk
An Evening with Jackie Chan: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ikrj5HwCzw
Jackie Chan – My Stunts: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYpwwYojns0

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