The transcript below is from the video “Top 10 Craziest Jackie Chan Stunts That Almost Killed Him” by Movie Rockstar.

Jackie Chan (Martial Artist, Actor, Stuntman, Filmmaker, Action Choreographer, and Singer):
– You are supposed to catch me.

Movie Rockstar:

#10. Bus Leap through a glass window, Police Story 2(1988)

During a chase scene, Chan leaps across several buses and dodges billboard signs. When he made the leap through a window, he jumped through the wrong one, smashing through a real window.

Movie Rockstar:

#9. Fall from the 1st floor to ground, Police Story (1985)

Here we see Jackie fall from the first floor up in a shopping mall and hit the ground in one take. In the outtakes it shows Chan fall down with no padding or mats to land on, then he gets up and runs off.

Movie Rockstar:

#8. Snowboarding onto a Helicopter, Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)

During a chase scene in first strike, Jackie snowboards off of a ledge and clings to the ski of a helicopter. The helicopter rises just in time for him toleap. A few inches up or down would have spelled disaster.

Movie Rockstar:

#7. Jumping from a hanging chain. Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)

During the underground base chase scene, Jackie was supposed to swing to a platform with a long chain, but he lost balance and fell to the ground and broke his breastbone.

Movie Rockstar:

#6. Crawling over hot coals, The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)

Jackie Chan crawling over hot coals during a fight sequence that takes place in a steel factory. He suffered an injury to his eyebrow- bone while filming the movie, almost causing him to go blind.

Movie Rockstar:

#5. Building Slide, Who Am I? (1998)

One stunt that certainly made an impression on the audiences during the movie featured Jackie Chan was the scene when he slides down a skyscraper without the help of a safety harness, resulting in an ankle injury for him.

Movie Rockstar:

#4. Dodge a fluttering helicopter, Supercop (1992)

Jackie was supposed to dodge the helicopter, but the aircraft struck him on the right shoulder. Jackie ripped his shoulder muscles and remained hanging until he was rescued by the crew.

Movie Rockstar:

#3. Clock tower fall, Project A (1983)

One of Jackie’s craziest stunts is the clock tower fall. He let himself fall from a clock tower in the depth. He gave three shots because he was unhappy with the first 2 results. He suffered a serious neck injury that was close to a broken neck.

Movie Rockstar:

#2. Electric pole slide, Police Story (1985)

One of Jackie’s greatest and most painful stunts took place at the end of Police Story. He suffered second degree burns and a serious back injury while filming this particular stunt.

Movie Rockstar:

#1. Jumping from Rampart to tree, Armour of God (1986)

Jackie Chan suffered the worst injury of his career while shooting the Armour of God when he jumped from a wall into a tree. One of the branches broke and Jackie crashed on the rocks underneath. The result was a fractured skull which had almost killed him. He was taken to hospital for brain surgery.




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