Jackie Chan’s Chinese Zodiac in AMC Theatres

Jackie Chan’s stunt-filled family action adventure Chinese Zodiac comes to guests at AMC Theatres in the United States and Canada beginning Oct. 18.

Filmed on location across five continents and seven countries, the movie features some of Chan’s wildest stunts – including a hillside chase with the hero in a skate suit and an aerial landing on top of an active volcano.

During the making of the film, Chan broke two Guinness World Records for “Most Stunts Performed by a Living Actor” and “Most Credits in One Movie” (15), which includes Actor, Director, Producer, Fight Choreographer and Composer.

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One of the highest-grossing Chinese films of all time, Chinese Zodiac has earned over $160 million worldwide, according to AMC Theatres.

JC (Jackie Chan) leads a team of treasure hunters (Kwon Sang-Woo, Liao Fan and Zhang Lanxin) who travel the world in search of ancient relics.

When JC is given his toughest challenge yet, acquiring 12 mystical artifacts that comprise the animals of the Chinese Zodiac, he enlists the help of archeologist Coco (Yao Xintong) and French heiress Katherine (Laure Weissbecker).

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Together, JC and his group must locate the priceless relics before they fall into the wrong hands and are lost forever.

Loaded with Jackie Chan’s trademark brand of action and humor, Chinese Zodiac features the martial arts comedy icon performing his own death — and gravity — defying stunts.

Shot on location in China, France, Australia, Latvia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the South Pacific, the film features an international cast that includes leading actors and actresses from China, France, Korea and the United States.

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The film is also one of Chan’s most ambitious — one of the major fight scenes in the movie cost more than $10 million, according to AMC Theatres.

With a career that spans over 50 years, Jackie Chan has appeared in over 100 films, including the “Rush Hour” series (1998-2007), “The Karate Kid” (2010) and “Shanghai Noon” (2000).

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Rakesh Raman