Instant Gratification Quick Takes: August 6-7, 2011

Highlighting odd and off-beat new releases to watch instantly on Netflix

Dear readers, do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth? If so, read on about these latest additions to the Netflix streaming library starring the great Jackie Chan!


New for August 6-7, 2011

Dragon Lord aka Dragon Strike (1982), directed by Jackie Chan, with Jackie Chan, Wai-Man Chan, Hong-Yip Cheng and Chang Chung – “Dragon (Jackie Chan) tries to send a love note to his girlfriend via a kite but the kite gets away and as he tries to get it back, he finds himself inside the headquarters of a gang of thieves who are planning to steal artifacts from China.” – Wikipedia. “Jackie Chan, the romantic, finds himself in a sticky situation while attempting to woo his lady providing ample opportunity for slapstick comedy and daredevil stunts.” – Me. (Available until June 1, 2016) [Links: IMDb, Trailer]


Project A (1983), directed by Jackie Chan, with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Biao Yuen, Dick Wei, Po Tai and Hoi-Shan Kwan – Jackie Chan is a police officer fighting a corrupt police force and … wait for it … pirates! Highlights include a Buster Keaton-inspired clock-tower stunt. Project A proved so popular that it inspired a sequel five years later called… (Available until June 1, 2016) [Links: IMDb, Trailer]


Project A 2 (1987), directed by Jackie Chan, with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Biao Yuen, Dick Wei, Po Tai and Hoi-Shan Kwan – More pirates, more crazy stunts, and this time Chan sneaks in a Marx Brothers homage. (Available until June 1, 2016) [Links: IMDb, Trailer]


Wait! There’s more Jackie Chan to watch instantly on Netflix! And some of it is expiring soon!

* Young Tiger (1973) (Available until August 21, 2011)

* Drunken Master (1978) (Available until January 1, 2012)

* Armour of God (1987) (Available until June 1, 2016)

* The Prisoner aka Island of Fire (1990) (Available until March 22, 2012)

* Operation Condor aka Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991) (Available until June 1, 2016)

* Supercop aka Police Story 3: Supercop (1992) (Available until September 18, 2011)


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