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San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
Marks Chan's full arrival as an actor. Take away the violence - - and there's plenty of it for those who crave Chan's physical pyrotechnics...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The jokes are as fresh as rotten eggs and the direction stoops to the occasion.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Chan needs a foil, and Hewitt, while perky, doesn't project nearly enough comedy weight; she's too slight and tailored for his style.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It's a fun gimmick -- the sartorial equivalent of those red shoes in the fairy tale that made an ordinary girl dance like Terpsichore -- if...
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Baltimore Sun

If it weren't for a few genuine Chan novelties and the presence of the goofy Jennifer Love Hewitt, this much-delayed and re-edited mess...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A breakthrough for karate comedy king Chan, but not necessarily the kind we've all been waiting and hoping for. It's an ultra-digitized...
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By James Berardinelli
You know you're in trouble when 50% of the running length is devoted to plot exposition, and the movie still doesn't make any sense.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is silly beyond comprehension, and even if it weren't silly, it would still be beyond comprehension.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Jackie Chan finally has met his match, an opponent so deadly that none of his considerable talent or charm can fight it -- a bad movie
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In a truly terrible action adventure called The Tuxedo, a high-tech monkey suit turns Jackie Chan into an all-powerful cyborg, and will...
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Rated PG-13 | For action violence, sexual content and language