• Bulletproof Monk (2003)

Bulletproof Monk

Release Date: April 16th, 2003

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

For 60 years, a mysterious monk with no name (Chow Yun-Fat) has zigzagged the globe to protect an ancient scroll -- a scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. Now the Monk must look for a new scroll keeper. Kar (Seann William Scott) is an unlikely candidate, a streetwise young man whose only interest is himself. But when he inadvertently saves the Bulletproof Monk from capture, the two become partners in a scheme to save the world from the scroll's most avid pursuer.

Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden, Victoria Smurfit, Marcus Jean Pirae, Mako , Roger Yuan

Director: Paul Hunter

Genres: Action

Production Co: Mosaic Media Group, Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Transformation, Amusing, Suspenseful, 1940s, Love, New York City, 2000s, Brash

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    It has a life and style that other buddy action movies lack show more

  • 50
    Robert K. ElderChicago Tribune

    First-time director Paul Hunter delivers a quick-cut, loud movie that betrays his MTV roots -- but then again, the script never demands that he do much more than exactly that. show more

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The fight scenes in Bulletproof Monk are not as inventive as some I've seen (although the opening fight on a rope bridge is so well done that it raises expectations it cannot fulfill). show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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