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Big Trouble in Little China Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Special effects don't mean much unless we care about the characters who are surrounded by them, and in this movie the characters often seem to exist only to fill up the foregrounds.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Benefits from a rollicking wise-ass performance from Kurt Russell but otherwise falls limp courtesy of too many corny gags.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: C+

April 6, 2010
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...all action from the word go, with almost none of it generating any excitement, suspense, or humor.

| Original Score: 5/10

May 18, 2001
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

| Original Score: 2/5

November 27, 2003
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

I really hated this.

| Original Score: 1/5

October 29, 2003
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

June 26, 2005
Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

Some of the acting is ropey and the effects are dated, but Big Trouble In Little China occasionally looks and feels like classic Carpenter, while Kurt Russell is on charismatic form as the frequently ineffective tough-guy hero.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 3/5

September 11, 2013
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2002
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The high-octane action comedy takes all that was worthwhile from decades of B-flicks and distills it into a maximum-concentration explosion of cinematic TNT.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

July 22, 2005
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Russell and Carpenter make a great team.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 15, 2005
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A film to embody the Eighties, and justify them

Full Review Source: CinePassion

November 15, 2009
James Rocchi
Netflix

Kung fu, monsters, sorcery, 18-wheelers, swordfights and world-saving heroics against impossible odds: What more could you want?

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4/5

November 7, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

A wholly enjoyable mixture of action, comedy, romance, and horror.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 2, 2005
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

This is a bizarre, fun, action packed film, filled with wild characters and an adventurous, imaginative and campy spirit.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4/5

July 6, 2010
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A inspired and slightly unhinged homage to grindhouse B-moviemaking.

| Original Score: 4/5

August 10, 2002
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 3/5

October 10, 2005
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Works as a stand alone classic that features John Carpenter at his best.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

June 13, 2013
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

On the commentary track, Russell and Carpenter provide one of the best bantering sessions I've ever heard

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 12, 2001
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 4/5

May 14, 2003
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Campy as heck but a lot of fun, too.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 19, 2002
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 17, 2004
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
October 3, 2006

Time Out
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February 9, 2006

Variety
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March 26, 2009
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