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Based on 30 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Wilson is flat-out hilarious, playing this cowboy like a surfer dude zapped back in time. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    This is almost Mel Brooks territory: The frontiersmen think the Chinese are Jews, while the white settlers think it's the Crow Indians who are. Whoosh! show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This one looks like a sure bet for seven weeks (at least) of audience good fortune. show more

  • 100
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    As irresistible as Chan is irrepressible. In a movie season in which, it seems, all the blockbusters boast wheels, it's a treat to see a movie that has legs. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A silly buddy caper that should delight the adolescent at heart, even if some of the jokes have been sitting too long in the desert sun. show more

  • 55
    Cody Clark Mr. Showbiz

    Given a decent script, they might make a fun summer movie. Given the script for Shanghai Noon, they've come up with a middling Old West oater that falls flat at least as often as it finds the funny bone. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    There's plenty of invention and exuberant vigor in the chopsocky, and Wilson's cool, ironic drollery provides the perfect foil for Chan's heroics. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    If you see only one martial arts Western this year (and there is probably an excellent chance of that), this is the one. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The first hit movie western of the new century - wins us with a wink. It leaves you in a bright, happily cross-cultural mood. Adios, amigos. And vaya con Jackie Chan. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    The most enjoyable western comedy since "Blazing Saddles." show more

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