The Quest Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
September 14, 2005

I rushed to finish this movie so I didn't get a late fee.

| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 8, 2005

Van Damme calls his film 'the Ben-Hur of martial arts'; boy, is he deluded.

Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic
June 18, 2002

At its best in its first half, when Dubois has to find his way to the competition in the Lost City of Tibet.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Pat Kramer
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

More a study in worldwide combat than a tribute to Van Damme's ascension as a director.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
February 21, 2001

With the same grace and discipline that he displays in front of the camera, Jean-Claude Van Damme makes a socko directorial debut.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Mike Clark
USA Today
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

The endeavor looks less like a movie than some ESPN programmer's worst brainstorm.

| Original Score: 1.5/4
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000

Unless bone-crunching violence is your bag, you can bag this one.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000

In his first outing, it is unclear whether VanDamme can't manage the scope of this tale, or if he's just a bad director.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

The level of high-tension violence expected from a Van Damme film is blunted by poor direction, uninspired camera work, and a bland villain.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Janet Maslin
New York Times
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

Interesting only for being so totally familiar, even if you've never seen another film about a Ghan-Gheng martial-arts match in an ancient Lost City in Tibet.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000

A speedy and rousing adventure, chock-full of exciting -- if unlikely -- events and swarming with colorful characters in colorful locations.

| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 19, 2005

| Original Score: 1/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
March 15, 2005

| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
December 7, 2004

| Original Score: 2/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
December 25, 2003

| Original Score: 2/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
May 14, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002

| Original Score: 1/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002

| Original Score: 1/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002

| Original Score: 2/5
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