The film features Chan's kung fu, comedy and , with an -style theme. Some action starts again in the background… 7. The first take went as planned, but Chan insisted on re-shooting the scene. During this half hour Jackie does some incredible stunts and extremely entertaining fights inside a large abandoned Nazi fort. However, their camp is attacked by black-veiled bandits who kidnap Elsa and Ada. In a daring move, Jackie does a off the cave and lands on top of the balloon.
While shooting the hot air balloon jump, Chan skydived out of a plane and landed on top of the balloon instead of jumping off a cliff as is seen in the film. The group then is standing in front of the broken down cars and tries to get them going again with their urine. The man who uses the wheelchair - arriving with his mercenaries and holding Momoko hostage - reveals himself as Adolf, the 18th soldier who murdered Elsa's grandfather after the latter made him a paraplegic for refusing to ingest the cyanide. The film co-stars , and. After successfully stealing a sword from an African tribe, he has the weapon auctioned before it is won by May Bannon, the beautiful daughter of Count Bannon. The girls are watching from the control room. He runs out of a cave and spots a hot-air balloon with Alan, Lorelei, and May aboard.
Jackie points out that water and life are precious while Ada just worries about her skin, which is tanned too much. In 2004, Intercontinental Video Limited released an uncut version in Hong Kong. Exploiting their high-heeled shoes as their weakness, Jackie defeats the assassins in a gruelling fight. His head hit a rock, cracking his skull and forcing a piece of bone up into his brain. Some people might not be able to stand all the goofy dialogue and acting in the first half but I promise if you can stand that tiresome material you'll be rewarded with true Jackie Chan action. He is fishing and receives a fax, on which he comments that his holiday seems to be over. Archived from on 5 November 2012.
Jackie, Alan and May travel into to find the cult's monastery. Upon arriving at the vault, Jackie uses the key and a secret code from Elsa's grandfather's dog tag and opens it, revealing the elevator leading to the gold. Afterwards more talking between Elsa and Jackie. He is reunited with his former bandmate Alan, who seeks his help as his girlfriend Lorelei has been kidnapped by an evil religious cult as a means of acquiring Jackie's services. The action sequences shine through again as they feature some great martial arts fights.
Bangladeshi, Indian extras were hired to look as Moroccan musicians. It was released in Hong Kong on 21 January 1987. Assigned by a Turkish duke to locate the base and recover the stolen Nazi gold buried in the Sahara Desert, Condor must face mercenaries, guards and one remaining Nazi who wants the treasure he helped steal all those years ago. Jackie and Momoko follow the bandits' trail to a slave market, where they save Elsa and Ada from being auctioned off as sex slaves. A new musical score was created for this release, and a new English dub with the participation of Chan. Elsa activates the switch again.
As the three men hang on for their lives, Elsa and Ada attempt to switch off the fan, but they accidentally trigger the base's self-destruct sequence. The film's sequel, 1991 , was released under the simplified title Operation Condor. Chan replaced Eric Tsang as director following the accident. The scene also includes a brainwashed Lorelei attempting to seduce Jackie. When the camera zooms out, we can see that he has reused his car as a boat and is on a small island. While the opening scenes where Asian Hawk went was shot in over , ,.
The hotel scene where Dodo Cheng is in bath towel and other gun fight scenes in Morocco was shot in Hong Kong on a hill overlooking Sha Tin. The best fight is saved for last, as it features Jackie fighting two mercenaries in a wind tunnel. She says that she wants to go on the journey because of her grandfather and Jackie answers that this was no problem. By request from the , Bannon gives Jackie an unofficial mission to locate the base and recover the gold. The scene where he stole the gem from the cave tribe and escaped by was shot in in ,.
The scene of the three girls almost collapsing of thirst and Jackie secretly giving them some water from a water bag hidden at his body is completely missing. Even after teaming up with three inept ladies, Condor still has his work cut out for him on his hunt for the stolen loot. When he stands in front of him, Jackie shudders again and the guy recoils. An uncut export version of the film was released in the by Entertainment in Video. On his second attempt, the branch broke and he fell 5 metres to the ground below. Adolf in turn locks in all of the mercenaries, except for two who chase Jackie to an underground. She warns him to look up.
One night, while snooping around the home of one of the base's caretakers, Jackie meets a young German woman named Elsa, after saving her from a couple of men - Amon and Tasza - who are also searching for the gold. After Jackie has fought off the other one he keeps the guy from opening the door. A furious chase ensues between Jackie's group and the mercenaries throughout the base, which ends with the protagonists getting captured. In the meantime, the scorpion comes closer. Upon their arrival in the Sahara Desert, the expedition team picks up Momoko, a Japanese woman who is searching for the meaning of death. After bidding Momoko farewell, the trio enters the ruins, where they encounter a band of vicious tribesmen. This time, Jackie Chan plays a secret agent code named Condor who has been assigned to search for Nazi gold in Egypt.