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Rapid Fire (1992)

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Critic Reviews: 4
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Brandon Lee (son of famed martial-arts film star, Bruce Lee) stars as a young art student who happens to witness a drug murder and is placed in protective custody by federal agents. It's not too long before he realizes that the only real protection he can count on is his own martial-arts training. ~ Rovi

May 21, 2002

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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The movie is shameless in exploiting the father-son connection to try to make the star, who exudes a bored, dead-eyed cool, seem sympathetic.

May 20, 2003 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Brandon Lee may want to follow in his father's kick-steps, but unlike martial arts legend Bruce Lee, he's far too pretty for the job.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Washington Post
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Rapid Fire is a movie weary almost onto death with the sameness of its genre.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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As for the movie, the makers of Casablanca can sleep peacefully. Come to think of it, so can the makers of Ernest Scared Stupid.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Washington Post
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A fantastic action thriller with Brandon Lee center stage and showing what he's capable of as a hero and action star.

March 31, 2013 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
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It's not a great picture by any means, yet there are highlights in Rapid Fire worth savoring, most centered on Lee's martial art choreography.

August 20, 2012 Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com
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The late great Brandon Lee at the height of his powers.

December 12, 2005
ColeSmithey.com

Really fun martial arts movie. Lee borrows from Jackie Chan, but lots of charisma.

August 13, 2003
About.com

As far as mindless cookie-cutter action movies go, you could certainly do much worse than Rapid Fire, though that's hardly a ringing endorsement.

June 26, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Rapid Fire is full of mindless, cynical action, elaborately choreographed fight scenes and spontaneous and perpetual mayhem.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle
Austin Chronicle

Rapid Fire boasts some pretty good action, a few well-choreographed fights and a self-deprecating sense of humor, none of which is able to raise the film above the ordinary.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Audience Reviews for Rapid Fire

Brandon Lee is awesome, but the movie is terrible.
December 10, 2007
tsigur

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I Liked it when I was a kid...I Don't know about now ^_^
August 26, 2007
EightThirty

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Awesome! Brandon Lee's film is a fast-packed action in his martial arts sequences against the mobsters and drug lord.
April 10, 2007
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Dean McKenna

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I only give 2 stars for films Brandon Lee died in.
July 10, 2007
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