Shaolin Soccer Synopsis
A kung-fu master (Stephen Chow) and his former classmates play soccer.
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Boston Globe

By Janice Page
As goofy action comedies go, Shaolin Soccer is one of the best.
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75

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
Comedy-action lunacy of a truly high, and endlessly bizarre, order.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Proving there's always a new way to tell an old story, Stephen Chow pulls out all the stops for one of the silliest, sweetest and most fun...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
Delightful blend of comedy, kung fu, soccer and special effects.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Ray Conlogue
One of Stephen Chow's extravagant and very funny martial-arts spoof movies.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Everything you've ever loved (or hated) but were afraid to laugh at in Asian martial-arts movies, ''Matrix''-ian bullet-time actioners, and...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Infectiously entertaining comedy.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is piffle, yes, but superior piffle.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Shaolin Soccer's infectious style has a way of lifting spirits. You don't have to be a fan of soccer or kung fu to enjoy it.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The movie overflows with action, slapstick and cliches, but the cliches never impede the action, and the slapstick is so expertly...
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Rated PG-13 | For Some Thematic Elements and Martial Arts Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Untraditional underdog sports team story.
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