Jackie Chan is an internationally recognized actor. He has one of the most impressive careers in terms of the number of movies he starred in. He is almost universally loved around the world because he used to portray the capable but clumsy type that has to fight his way out of a predicament, usually with hilarious and spectacular results. The man is a perfectionist and over the years he has developed his own style of shooting a movie that has yet to be matched by his contemporaries. He is known for using dozens, sometimes hundreds of takes for the intricate and often funny scenes that have cemented his reputation. He doesn’t accept anything less than perfect synchronization in the complex fight choreographies that are the hallmark of his movies. This is mostly unheard of in the west because of the “time is money” mentality that pushes directors to finish a movie as fast as possible. After he became popular, Jackie was sometimes allowed months to film certain scenes. Another thing that…
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