Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Tom Wilkinson
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Produced by: New Line Cinema, Roger Birnbaum Productions
Distributed by: New Line Cinema
|A A A|
|Review by Xibo
||Date seen: September 19, 1998|
|Viewing Location: Secaucus
|Summary: Pretty darn funny and action-packed.|
|Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker star in a martial-arts comedy-drama about two
detectives looking for the kidnapped daughter of a friend. They really
hit it off well, they're quite funny together, and Tucker isn't annoying
like he's been in his other films (such as The Fifth Element). Everyone
had a great time, it's hysterical in places, and paced well with Jackie's
typical extremely choreographed martial arts fights. I loved it.
|C- C- C-|
|Review by tmon
||Date seen: June 30, 1999|
|Viewing Location: CO Worldwide, NYC
|Summary: Racist and not all that interesting.|
|Rehashed drek. Full of asian stereotypes and racism. For Pete's sake, Jackie Chan steps off the plane and you hear a "gong". C'mon.
Chris Tucker makes a comment to a bad guy about his "sweet and sour chicken ass." Lovely.
Jackie Chan is, as usual, talented and great at the action scenes, but there are better movies of his out there. |
|B B B|
|Review by smeehrrr
||Date seen: January 26, 2000|
|Viewing Location: The Evil Empire
|Summary: It's a Jackie Chan movie|
|Jackie Chan movies suck infrequently. Chris Tucker is substantially more tolerable than he was in The Fifth Element. There's fighting, and lots of the movie is in English. Plus that old guy from The Full Monty is in it, so bonus.
|A A A|
|Review by hughjtoad
||Date seen: January 27, 2000|
|Viewing Location: Mountain View, CA
|Summary: simple-minded but fun|
|I laughed all the way through this. Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan
worked really well together. Chris Tucker gave the Fifth Element a whole extra dimension, and this movie moved him into my "will consider any movie he's in" list.
"I should put quotes here."