Tai Chi Zero Synopsis
Villagers turn to a stranger for help when "steampunk" soldiers threaten their homes.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Tai Chi Zero is loads of fun to watch, especially a battle in which watermelons, bananas and other fruits and veggies serve as flying...
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67

The Playlist

By Oliver Lyttelton
It won't linger in the mind longer than it takes for the credits to roll, but it's a lot of fun while it lasts, and we're genuinely looking...
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65

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The dialogue is merely functional, and not always delivered convincingly.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
Tai Chi Zero, the first film in a planned trilogy, will leave hard-core fight enthusiasts wanting. But it's a droll, pleasant diversion all...
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60

Village Voice

Give some points to a genre flick whose style mash-up reflects uneasy relations between Asia and the West just as its fracas-intensive plot...
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50

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
A martial-arts ad­ven­ture with more video-game and comic-book DNA than the traditional kung fu flick, Tai Chi Zero is good, if...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Steve Macfarlane
Essentially a live-action anime, it sweats rivulets of Tarantino-era digital anxiety from all pores--every kick, punch, pan, and zoom...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Often more distracting than diverting with its everything-goes aesthetic - there are strains of steampunk, manga and silent film comedy,...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
All this manic invention is great fun for a while, until Tai Chi Zero falls apart on the rocks of the eternal verities: story, acting,...
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40

Time Out New York

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If director Stephen Fung's frenetic visual style is the Red Bull in this cinematic cocktail, then the dozy plotting is the vodka - leaving...
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Tai Chi Zero Review

By fletch1
A seriously old school Saturday afternoon Kung Fu theater type of film. I enjoyed every minute of it!...

not to be good

By wallysz
Hmmm I think the old ones are much entertaining than this...

Awsome!

By lilmandy
Angry Bird + Fruit Ninja?! Awsome!...

By cococure4
The movie was a good story... I enjoyed the action. Just when reading subtitles I feel as if I miss portions of the film....

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Rated PG-13 | For Martial Arts Action Throughout and Violence