CJ7 Synopsis
A mysterious orb found in a junkyard is really a creature from outer space.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
CJ7 is precisely the 80-something minutes of delirium and cheesy special-effects you'd expect from the man responsible for the chaos of...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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If CJ7 feels like the love child of Charles Dickens, Mao Zedong and Steven Spielberg, it's because that's exactly what this PG-rated,...
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63

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
The overall feel is Hong Kong to the core…which means CJ7, like the first 25 minutes or so of "Shaolin Soccer," doesn't make many...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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A bit of a letdown. The manic comedian who has gained fans worldwide for his outrageous slapstick and special effects-driven antics in...
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50

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
Bright, bouncy, kooky and comically tone deaf, CJ7 is the most bizarre kids movie I've ever seen.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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A hyperactive, wishful-thinking special effects fantasy suitable for family outings.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Heavy on slapstick and may appeal to very young viewers who won't need to bother much with the subtitles.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
CJ7 is roughly as grating as that “Flubber” remake.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Trivial and charmless.
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20

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Chow's loyal fans are sure to be disappointed by CJ7, and the film faces one other significant problem in traveling to these shores: Any...
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Short and Sweet

By DarkGrimz4
I for one am in love with this movie... if you enjoyed Kung-Fu Hustle or Shaolin Soccer along with other films like E.T. than this movie is a must. Who cares if it's all subtitles!! Read a little!!!...

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By KENNETH rEED
A truly delightful children's story. Could be characterized as a Chinese E.T., but the movie is so fresh that it doesn't seem like a film you've ever seen before. Magnificent acting by the boy hero....

Chinese ET

By Danny Saigon
I'm into Stephen Chow. He had me at Kung Fu Hustle and this has got the same off-kilter sense of humor. I loved the father son interaction and the effects added to the story, as opposed to...

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By chewyo2i2
It's A Must See. If You Like Stephen Chow Films Then You'll Love This Movie!...

CJ7

By Lizerne Guiting
Unless you're a die-hard fan of Stephen Chow, you might find this movie way off from his usual fare. This is completely different from his "Shaolin Soccer" and "Kung Fu Hustle"--both of which I...

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Rated PG | For nguage, thematic material, some rude humor and brief smoking