75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
This is not for the Merchant-Ivory crowd, but action fans will feel their pulses quicken.
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Who needs iambic pentameter when you have Jet Li around?
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Doesn't take advantage of its own possibilities, either as a hard-boiled gangland battle or as a soft-boiled, interracial Shakespearean love story.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
A plodding, play-it-safe rendition of "The Family Feud."
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The reason to sit through its uninspired, formulaic moves, however, is its half-dozen spectacular fight sequences.
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Just don't think about what's going on, and you should be OK.
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50

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Aspires to rise above the conventional drugs-and-action genre and succeeds about half the time.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Li is a phenomenon.
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49

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Li's light touch and explosive fighting skills deserve a better vehicle than this overcooked pot of New Jack suey.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
(Li)'s scenes are so clearly computer-aided that his moves are about as impressive as Bugs Bunny doing the same.
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52 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.