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The Best Movies Directed by Jackie Chan 

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List of all movies directed by Jackie Chan ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Jackie Chan are listed here and include movie posters and Jackie Chan movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Jackie Chan as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Jackie Chan movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Jackie Chan film is can be factored into this list.

From Jackie Chan's studio films to Jackie Chan's independent films, this Jackie Chan filmography keeps tabs on all Jackie Chan movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Examples of movies on this list include Police Story and The Legend of Drunken Master.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Jackie Chan direct?” or “who is Jackie Chan?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Jackie Chan?” and “what's a good selection of good Jackie Chan movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Jackie Chan films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Jackie Chan works.

All Jackie Chan director credits are included. This list of every movie that Jackie Chan has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Jackie Chan movie is and which actors starred in the Jackie Chan film.

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Jackie Chan has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

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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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Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung

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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Jackie Chan, Oliver Platt, Shu Qi

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jackie Chan

CZ12 or "Armour of God 3", also known as Chinese Zodiac, is a 2012 Hong Kong-Chinese action film co-produced, written, directed by, and starring Jackie Chan. The film is a ...more
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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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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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Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau

Released: 1989

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Miracles is a 1989 Hong Kong action comedy film directed and written by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role and worked as stunt co-ordinator. The film is set in 1930s Hong Kong and is ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jackie Chan, Tien Feng, Mars

Released: 1982

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Dragon Lord is a 1982 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film. It was originally supposed to be a sequel to The Young Master and even had ...more
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Jackie Chan: My Story

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan: My Story is a 1998 documentary film written by Bey Logan and directed by Jackie Chan.
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Jackie Chan, Jon Polito, Kent Cheng

Released: 1993

Directed by: Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan

Crime Story is a 1993 Hong Kong action film directed by Kirk Wong, and starring Jackie Chan, Kent Cheng, Law Kar-ying and Puishan Au-yeung. The film was released in Hong Kong on 24 June 1993. ...more

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Jackie Chan, James Tien

Released: 1979

Directed by: Jackie Chan, Kenneth Tsang

The Fearless Hyena is a 1979 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by and starring Jackie Chan. The film was co-directed by Kenneth Tsang. The film has been released on several alternative titles ...more
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Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Sammo Hung

Released: 1985

Directed by: Sammo Hung

Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars is a 1985 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film directed by Sammo Hung, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. The film was ...more
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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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Police Story Charlie Cho, Bill Tung, Nicholas Tse

Directed by: Jackie Chan, Stanley Tong, Benny Chan

The Police Story film series comprises six Hong Kong crime-action films, directed by Jackie Chan, Stanley Tong and Benny Chan, produced by Raymond Chow, Leonard Ho, Jackie Chan, Barbie Tung, ...more
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Jackie Chan, Danny Aiello, Roy Chiao

Released: 1985

Directed by: James Glickenhaus

The Protector is a 1985 Hong Kong-American action film directed by James Glickenhaus, and starring Jackie Chan, Danny Aiello and Roy Chiao. It was Chan's second attempt at breaking into the ...more

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Jackie Chan, Leung Siu-lung, James Tien

Released: 1978

Directed by: Lo Wei

Magnificent Bodyguards is a 1978 Hong Kong martial arts-action film, starring Jackie Chan and directed by Lo Wei. Chan, along with Luk Chuen also worked as stunt co-ordinators. This film was ...more
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The Brothers

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jackie Chan

The Brothers is a 1987 film directed by Jackie Chan.
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Leslie Cheung, Lau Kar-wing, Anita Mui

Released: 1988

Directed by: Stanley Kwan

Rouge is a 1988 Hong Kong film, directed by Stanley Kwan. The movie is the adaptation of the novel by Lilian Lee.
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Jackie Chan, Joan Chen, Li Bingbing

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jackie Chan, Zhang Li

1911, also known as Xinhai Revolution and The 1911 Revolution, is a 2011 Chinese historical drama film. The film is a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution. It is also Jackie ...more

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Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Lo Lieh

Released: 1973

Directed by: Corey Yuen, Jackie Chan, Bitto Albertini, Kuei Chih-Hung

Supermen Against the Orient is a Hong Kong-Italian co-production superhero film directed by Bitto Albertini. It is a spin-off of Gianfranco Parolini's 1967 film I Fantastici tre supermen. The ...more