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The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time 

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Jackie Chan movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Jackie Chan movies, ranked best to worst with trailers when available. Kung fu fans will also enjoy the best martial arts movies of all time and the best kung fu films streaming on Netflix. To date Jackie Chan has appeared in over 100 films, starting with Big and Little Wong Tin Bar in 1962. A juggernaut in the world of action and martial arts, Chan incredibly has performed all his own stunts in his films without once using a body double. Jackie Chan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades (sort of) over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jackie Chan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated, likely action-packed and probably-should-be-subtitled selections from the Jackie Chan filmography will be at the top of the list.

If you think the best Jackie Chan role isn't at the top, then upvote (get ranking!) it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jackie Chan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Examples of films on the list include modern blockbusters like Rush Hour, and older productions like Drunken Master.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jackie Chan movies?" and "What are the greatest Jackie Chan roles of all time?" If you love Jackie, then check out the best Jet Li movies or the best Steven Seagal movies here on Ranker as well.

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The Legend of Drunken Ma... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Anita Mui

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan, who stars as Chinese folk hero, Wong Fei-hung. It was Chan's first traditional style martial arts ...more

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Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Hwang Jang-lee, Lin Dai

Released: 1978

Directed by: Yuen Woo-ping

Drunken Master is a 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, and starring Jackie Chan, Yuen Siu-tien, and Hwang Jang Lee. The film was a success at the Hong Kong box office, ...more

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Police Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Nicholas Tse

Released: 1985

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Police Story is a 1985 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. It is the first of the Police Story series featuring Chan as a Hong Kong ...more

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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Rumble in the Bronx is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip

Released: 1995

Directed by: Stanley Tong

Rumble in the Bronx, is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film starring Jackie Chan and Anita Mui. Released in Hong Kong in 1995, Rumble in the Bronx had a successful theater run, and ...more

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Project A is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

Released: 1983

Directed by: Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan

Project A is a 1983 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao. The film was released ...more
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Who Am I? is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Ed Nelson, Kane Kosugi

Released: 1998

Directed by: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan

Who Am I? is a 1998 Hong Kong action film directed by Benny Chan and Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. The film was released in the Hong Kong on January 17, 1998.

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Police Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Bill Tung

Released: 1988

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Police Story 2 is a 1988 Hong Kong action crime comedy film written, directed by and starring Jackie Chan as Chan Ka-kui. It is a sequel to the hit 1985 film, Police Story, continuing the ...more
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Rush Hour 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Maggie Q, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 martial arts buddy action comedy film. This is the second installment in the Rush Hour series. A sequel to the 1998 film Rush Hour, the film stars Jackie Chan and Chris ...more

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Armour of God is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Carina Lau, Alan Tam

Released: 1986

Directed by: Eric Tsang, Jackie Chan

Armour of God is a 1986 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Alan Tam, Lola Forner and Rosamund Kwan. The film features ...more
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Armour of God II: Operat... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Aldo Sambrell, Ken Lo

Released: 1991

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Armour of God II: Operation Condor is a 1991 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. It is the sequel to the 1986's Armour of God. Compared ...more

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Police Story 3: Super Co... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung

Released: 1992

Directed by: Stanley Tong

Police Story 3: Super Cop, also known as Super Cop in North America, is a 1992 Hong Kong action film starring Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh. Jackie reprises his "Kevin" Chan Ka-Kui ...more

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Shanghai Noon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Tom Dey

Shanghai Noon is a 2000 American-Hong Kong action comedy western film starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. The film, marking the directorial debut of Tom Dey, was written by Alfred Gough and ...more

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Mr. Nice Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Gabrielle Fitzpatrick

Released: 1997

Directed by: Sammo Hung

Mr. Nice Guy is a 1997 Hong Kong action film directed by Sammo Hung, who makes a cameo as an unfortunate cyclist. The film stars Jackie Chan and Richard Norton. The film was released in the Hong ...more
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Project A Part II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Carina Lau

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Project A Part II is a 1987 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. It is the sequel to the 1983 film Project A. Jackie Chan plays Sergeant ...more
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The Forbidden Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

The Forbidden Kingdom is a 2008 Chinese-American martial arts film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. The film is loosely based on the novel ...more

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Wheels on Meals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

Released: 1984

Directed by: Sammo Hung

Wheels on Meals is a 1984 Hong Kong martial arts comedy film written and directed by Sammo Hung, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao.
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Dragons Forever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

Released: 1988

Directed by: Corey Yuen, Sammo Hung

Dragons Forever is a 1988 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film directed by Sammo Hung, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. The three actors, known ...more

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Shanghai Knights is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Released: 2003

Directed by: David Dobkin

Shanghai Knights is a 2003 action-comedy film. It is the sequel to Shanghai Noon. It was directed by David Dobkin and written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.

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Rush Hour 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Sarah Shahi, Jackie Chan, Roman Polanski

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Rush Hour 3 is a 2007 martial arts/action-comedy-Adventure film, and the third and final installment in the Rush Hour series, starring Jackie Chan as Inspector Lee and Chris Tucker as Detective ...more

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Police Story 4: First St... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Bill Tung, Annie Wu

Released: 1996

Directed by: Stanley Tong

Police Story 4: First Strike is a 1996 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Stanley Tong, starring Jackie Chan, Jackson Lou, Wu Chen-chun and Bill Tung. The film was released in Hong ...more
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New Police Story is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Daniel Wu

Released: 2004

Directed by: Benny Chan

New Police Story is a 2004 Hong Kong action film produced and directed by Benny Chan, and also produced by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. The film was released in the Hong Kong on 24 ...more

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Snake in the Eagle's Sha... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Hwang Jang-lee, Yuen Siu-tien

Released: 1978

Directed by: Yuen Woo-ping

Snake in the Eagle's Shadow is a 1978 Hong Kong martial arts action film directed by Yuen Woo-ping in his directorial debut, and starring Jackie Chan, Hwang Jang Lee and Yuen Woo-ping's real ...more

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The Accidental Spy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Vivian Hsu, Eric Tsang

Released: 2001

Directed by: Teddy Chan

The Accidental Spy is a 2001 Hong Kong martial arts action film, starring Jackie Chan and directed by Teddy Chan. Filming took place in Seoul, Hong Kong, Istanbul and Cappadocia, Turkey. ...more
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The Young Master is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jackie Chan Movies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Tien Feng

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jackie Chan

The Young Master is a 1980 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Yuen Biao, Feng Feng and Shih Kien. The film was ...more

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