ByRicardo Rohr, writer at Creators.co
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Ricardo Rohr

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.

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
Police Story - Mall Finale
Police Story 2 - The Playground
Miracles - The Rope Factory
Drunken Master 2 - Finale

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