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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The best of Jackie Chan's American movies, a pleasant little action comedy that makes one wonder how other filmmakers could ever get it...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A disposable entertainment, redeemed by silliness, exaggeration, and Chan's skill and charm. I would not want to see it twice, but I liked...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Chan's signature mix of screwball comedy and gymnastic derring-do landed him his own cartoon series a few years back, and The Medallion --...
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63

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Longer on action than comedy. But with Chan's affable charm and stunning leaps, kicks and jumps, it's a good-natured and amusing spectacle.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Chan proves yet again that he has the virtuosic grace -- and goofiness -- of any of the great clowns of the silent era, and a complete...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
A magic-meets-macho cop movie that's more gimmick than actual movie.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Since the stunts are sub-par and feature considerable computer help, the movie gives the impression that it's trying too hard to be campy...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The Medallion makes you long for Tucker -- and for Jackie Chan to fly without digital wings.
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Moves from cheekiness to ineptitude, often in a single take.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Evans fumbles through painfully extended homophobic jokes, weak double entendres and agonizingly contorted double-takes.
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Rated PG-13 | For action violence and some sexual humor
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Die-hard Jackie Chan fans may be disappointed.
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