Drunken Master III

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Drunken Master III
Traditional 醉拳III
Simplified 醉拳III
Mandarin Zuì Quán Sān
Cantonese Zeoi3 Kyun4 Saam1
Directed by Lau Kar-leung
Produced by Chris Lee
Written by Stanley Siu
Starring Andy Lau
Michelle Reis
Willie Chi
Simon Yam
Lau Kar-leung
Adam Cheng
Gordon Liu
William Ho
Music by Brother Hung
Cinematography Peter Ngor
Edited by Siu Nam
Super Film Production
Distributed by Modern Films and Entertainment
Release date
  • 2 July 1994 (1994-07-02)
Running time
91 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$7,076,791

Drunken Master III is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Lau Kar-leung and starring Andy Lau, Michelle Reis, Willie Chi, Simon Yam, Lau Kar-leung, Adam Cheng and Gordon Liu. This film was quickly produced after director Lau and Jackie Chan fell out on the set of Drunken Master II with the style of action and Lau decided to produce a more authentic entry in the Drunken Master film series.[1] Despite the title, Drunken Master III is not a sequel to the Drunken Master film series and is widely considered an imitator.[2]


At the turn of the century of China, the White Lotus Society plots to put the sinister Manchu Emperor Yuan Shikai (William Ho) to become the Emperor of China. However, he needs to be given a Jade Ring possessed by his fiance, Princess Sum-yuk (Michelle Reis). The White Lotus Society gets Yeung Kwan (Andy Lau) to get the princess. However, Yeung is actually a rebel leader working for Sun Yat-sen and he abducts Sum-yuk and find refuge at the Po Chi Lam clinic owned by Wong Kei-ying (Adam Cheng) with his mischievous son, Wong Fei-hung (Willie Chi). Later, Fei-hung gets involved with Yeung and Sum-yuk and end up on the run together. Along the way, Fei-hung later learns the secrets of Drunken Boxing from an old master, Uncle Yan (Lau Kar-leung).


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The film grossed HK$7,076,791 in its theatrical from 2 July to 20 July 1994 in Hong Kong.

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