Trivia: The original title of this Jackie Chan film was "Drunken Master 2" when it was first released in Hong Kong in 1994 (it was not actually a sequel but was a remake/reboot of the 1978 Jackie Chan film "Drunken Master"). The title "Drunken Master 2" was changed to "The Legend of Drunken Master" when it was released in America in 2000.Charles Austin Miller
Trivia: This 1994 film was originally titled "Drunken Master 2" upon its release in Hong Kong; it was the second and last time Jackie Chan portrayed the titular Drunken Master. A hastily-assembled "Drunken Master 3" was also released in 1994, but Jackie Chan did not participate in the third movie because of "creative differences" (Chan felt that the Drunken Master films were sending the wrong message about drinking and fighting). Although fans have been clamoring for decades for Jackie Chan to reprise this comedic role that he famously created, he still refuses to do it. As recently as 2014, Chan explained: "Drunken Master 1 , I teach drinking, fighting, drinking, fighting, and the audience liked it. Everybody ‘Ha, ha, ha.' But then I grew up and realised I'm wrong. I send out the wrong message. I have to make Drunken Master 2  to tell the audience ‘Don't drink! Don't fight!' I have to correct myself. All those years slowly correct everything... I believe after Drunken Master 2 - stop - better that we make no more."Charles Austin Miller
Join the mailing list
Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.