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Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Who needs iambic pentameter when you have Jet Li around? show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Li is a phenomenon. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    A plodding, play-it-safe rendition of "The Family Feud." show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    This is not for the Merchant-Ivory crowd, but action fans will feel their pulses quicken. show more

  • 49
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Li's light touch and explosive fighting skills deserve a better vehicle than this overcooked pot of New Jack suey. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The reason to sit through its uninspired, formulaic moves, however, is its half-dozen spectacular fight sequences. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Just don't think about what's going on, and you should be OK. show more

  • 50
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Aspires to rise above the conventional drugs-and-action genre and succeeds about half the time. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    (Li)'s scenes are so clearly computer-aided that his moves are about as impressive as Bugs Bunny doing the same. show more

  • 38
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Between fights, the film can't even rely on the luxury of Lindo, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong, Rottweiler rapper DMX or the scary Henry O as Han's father to make it watchable - the dialogue is wreaking more havoc than Li. show more

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