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Based on 21 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    It's called One, and the hemorrhaging begins with the so-called story, which doesn't quite add up to one. show more

  • 25
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A stunt that fails. show more

  • 25
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    An almost comically unsuitable title. There's absolutely nothing singular or special about this slapdash sci-fi film featuring martial-arts megastar Jet Li. show more

  • 75
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    Hits the ground running and never lets up. show more

  • 50
    Charles Savage Miami Herald

    When one actor plays both hero and villain, the viewer knows that what is being shown is not an authentic dance. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Overall, this sci-fi/martial arts hybrid has the stale aura of a product assembled out of bits of other action movies. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie offers brainless high-tech action without interesting dialogue, characters, motivation or texture. show more

  • 38
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The problem in The One isn't the black holes in the universe, to which the characters refer at periodic intervals, but the black hole on the screen. The One is a zero. show more

  • 25
    Baltimore Sun

    The One is all sound and fury, and nothing else. show more

  • 30
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Pseudo sci-fi gobbledygook aside, X-Files alumni James Wong and Glen Morgan's script is little more than an excuse for Jet Li to kick his own ass, which he does energetically and often. show more

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