War Synopsis
A vengeful FBI agent (Jason Statham) seeks an infamous assassin (Jet Li) who slew his partner.
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Entertainment Weekly

There are few cinematic crimes more heinous than making a boring action movie. Sadly, that's what the first hour of Triads-versus-Yakuza...
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Premiere

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War is like Statham's other actioners "The Transporter" and "Crash" -- fun, but not big or dumb enough to be glorious.
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
It's a complicated plot, but one that leaves plenty of room for everything a fan could want: gunplay, swordfights, brutal mano a mano...
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50

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Quickly devolves into a standard-issue crime drama laced with routine martial artistry.
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40

Austin Chronicle

The action sequences are shot in close-ups and with such rapid editing, it’s nearly impossible to find a sense of rhythm let alone follow...
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40

Film Threat

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Perhaps this movie would have been better off if it starred Steven Seagal and Tom Arnold.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Lacking even the galvanizing action sequences that would have compensated for suffering through its formulaic plot, this is a thoroughly...
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Fun here is fleeting.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
If you want to see Li and Statham in an underwhelming martial arts film, rent "The One" instead. Li talks considerably more in that movie,...
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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A kind of dumbed-down, souped-up action thriller in a quasi-"Lethal Weapon" mode.
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Five Word Review

By ggbull
the best movie see it!...

Good Movie

By 619boy531
After seeing the preview I knew I had to see it. I looked like it was going to be a sick movie, Because it had Jason Statham & Jet Li. I was right. It had sick action scenes, Good actors, good plot....

Maybe if I had lower expectations.

By Lrn2dnc
But with these two leads together? It should've been explosive, with phenomenal fight scenes. Far from it....

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By tt78
The movie is really good. It is packed with action, like you would expect. Moves along very well, not boring whatsoever. I never expected the outcome. You have to go see it, if you like this type...

Juan - Ton

By juanton100
This movie had me out of my seat for the most part. Jet Li and Jason Statham gave one hell of a performance. Also, the ending suprised me the most, outstanding for Li's part. I would love to watch...

STFU

By ConorOlayjuan
I'm not gonna make some big retarded speech about the stupidest details like the way people speak and act like i know what the hell im talking about because im just a fan this movie was just fun and...

best movie ever

By 1movieeachweek
When the movie ended I was still sitting on the edge of my seat!...

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By ironman15
this is a bad movie. will never see it again. but when i did watch it, it was OK. but should of been a lot better.the fight scenes were ok. but if you have Jason Statham and jet li it should be...

would see again

By piperbreeze
This movie was better than I thought it was going to be. In fact, I'm going to see it again with another friend that was unable to go with us the first time. Jet Li's character was very difficult to...

interesting....

By Ldogg62677
Jet Li vs Statham..Director Corey Yuen who has directed them both must be loving this...these two action guys in on film..and lets not mention they were both in THE ONE. Plus the great John...

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Rated R | For sequences of strong bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language