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Hong Kong Legends DVDs to be re released!

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Initial post: 4 Jun 2011 20:46:21 BDT
UK distributors Cine Asia have bought the rights to re-release Hong Kong Legends DVDs and the first batch of these releases is coming in July and August including Dragons forever, the prodigal son, police story, heart of the Dragon and many more. Great news for those of us who missed the opportunity to get them first time round!

Posted on 5 Jun 2011 14:50:56 BDT
Cool for peeps who don't have them!

Magnificent Butcher, Snake in the Eagles Shadow - awesome films.

Posted on 5 Jun 2011 18:37:16 BDT
Jay-D says:
Let's hope they do the same deals HKL did when ordering online

Posted on 6 Jun 2011 00:18:40 BDT
Last edited by the author on 6 Jun 2011 00:19:23 BDT
I'm hoping that Dreadnaught and The Odd Couple get released in one of the next batches. ...Knockabout too!

Posted on 8 Jun 2011 16:17:33 BDT
Jay-D says:
Own all three of those VS. Fantastic films

Posted on 9 Jun 2011 00:32:12 BDT
I have Knockabout(Superb film) but want to get one for a gift.

Posted on 9 Jun 2011 19:50:16 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Jun 2011 19:52:38 BDT
I wonder if Cine-Asia releases any of the Title's on Blu-ray, because I would be over the moon if Dragons Forever, the Police Story's, The Odd Couple, & Knockabout were on that format. If not I would be very happy with them on dvd as they are fab movies.

Posted on 9 Jun 2011 22:42:40 BDT
Lichinbo says:
Cine Asia usually release movies in both formats. Have to say cant wait to get my hands on Prodical Son and Police Story 2

Posted on 9 Jun 2011 23:31:18 BDT
Cerberus says:
Warriors Two, Mr Vampire and Encounters of the Spooky Kind would keep me happy for awhile.

Posted on 10 Jun 2011 02:08:31 BDT
Police Story 3 getting a release in the UK would be something. Tiger Cage 2 & Licence to Steal. where's Fong Sai Yuk 2????

Posted on 10 Jun 2011 08:58:08 BDT
Last edited by the author on 10 Jun 2011 09:07:21 BDT
Jay-D says:
If i remember correctly Fong Sai Yuk 2 should be available later this year. Police Story 3 i'm not sure about, I know it's available as a Region 1 export, but of very poor quality. I would like to see a release of Armor Of God 2, not as good as Armor Of God but my Jackie Chan collection is missing it.

Posted on 10 Jun 2011 17:35:48 BDT
L. A. Prince says:
Pedicab Driver..

Posted on 10 Jun 2011 23:12:26 BDT
The Reviewer says:
Are they getting the same extras? I got a load of these, but there are still a few I need, including Wheels On Meals, so looking forward to the fact that they are being re-released

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Jun 2011 00:20:19 BDT
S. Hardy says:
There's this version available in the UK:

But it's dubbed so you may have to import if you want a subbed version.

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Jun 2011 13:47:34 BDT
Last edited by the author on 15 Jun 2011 19:49:10 BDT
Jay, are you talking about the Dragon Dynasty release of Police Story 3 or the previous Dimension DVD? The Dimension one was absolutely atrocious. Awful picture and sound quality with a dreadful English dub. The dragon dynasty release is so much better in every respect and a joy to watch. I believe there's a few cuts but overall it doesn't affect my viewing pleasure. In any case the film really needs to be released in the UK.

Armour of God 2 has been released in UK as Operation Condor. Unfortunately it's a fairly poor release with English dub only.

One thing I'd like to see Cine Asia do is when it releases new titles to also include an English dub. I know so many people who would never watch these films without them and are missing a potential market and opening doors to more Asian cinema.

LA Prince, good call there with Pedicab Driver!

Posted on 13 Jun 2011 12:02:38 BDT
Jay-D says:
I was referring to the previous Dimension DVD, I wasn't aware that dragon dynasty had released Armour Of God 2, I'll have to look that up

Posted on 14 Jun 2011 11:32:26 BDT
E Di Carlo says:
Very happy to hear about this. I am wondering about audio commentaries. Bey Logan's were very informative and quite interesting on the HKL series.

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Jun 2011 19:51:31 BDT
Armour of God 2/Operation Condor wasn't released by a dragon dynasty to the best of my knowledge, only Dimension DVD.

Another one I hope get re released is Hapkido .

In reply to an earlier post on 17 Jun 2011 20:19:25 BDT
ive got the HKL release of Hapkido

Posted on 18 Jun 2011 16:08:13 BDT
DeeJay says:
@lichinbo. CineAsia releases are often just repackaged Dragon Dynasty releases, so they only release films on Bluray if its already been done by another company.

@Valen Police Story 3 did get a uk release as Supercop and I think it was dub only.

Posted on 18 Jun 2011 22:57:38 BDT
DeeJay, I think you might be getting mixed up with the Michelle Yeoh sequel released in the UK as Supercop as an English dub only release which is not Police Story 3 Supercop. It was also released in the UK in the original language as Project S.

Posted on 23 Jun 2011 22:22:19 BDT
I'd love Warriors 2 aswell as Wheels on Meals, Chinese Ghost Story 1-3, & She Shoots Straight looks like it could be good.

Posted on 31 Oct 2011 19:16:02 GMT
Wheels On Meals will be coming back into print on 26 March 2012! :D

In reply to an earlier post on 2 Nov 2011 09:39:31 GMT
Paul Smith says:
excellent news, cant wait to fill the gaps

Posted on 4 Nov 2011 20:36:30 GMT
Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky stars is coming too!
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