• Released
  • November 1, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 45 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 34 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club.

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Critic Ratings

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60

Time Out New York

Keanu Reeves’s five-years-in-the-making directorial debut won’t dispel the notion that his acting range begins and ends with monotonous...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

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While weighed down by digressions and contraptions, Man of Tai Chi is an adequate and ambitious effort from a first-time director, who...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
The film ultimately doesn't live up to this early potential, as Keanu Reeves loses his way in the third act with too many false climaxes.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The script here is pretty stale stuff, with an under-developed side story of the cop (Karen Mok) on Donako’s trail and dialogue (in English...
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50

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Exceptionally gorgeous and exceptionally silly.
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50

Variety

By Maggie Lee
There’s little in the way of drama, character depth or mise-en-scene to distract from Tiger Chen’s technically dazzling display of human...
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40

The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
Despite its shortcomings as a narrative, Man Of Tai Chi nevertheless feels like Reeves made exactly the movie he set out to make, assuming...
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30

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
The film is stale Chinese popcorn from the get-go, with only Chen's wiry guilelessness and wicked athletic skills to keep it remotely...
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Lots of action but...,

By aunika
This story has lots of action but week acting and weak storyline. Keanu Reeves tried way to hard to be dark....

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Rated NR | For Violence