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Bulletproof Monk Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Violent but cool martial arts movie.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 22, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This is one piece of derivative, hokey, and really stupid action drivel.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

An enticing title that perfectly sets up our anticipation for a rollicking martial-arts comic-book fable adventure.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

October 18, 2008
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

The constantly beaming monk is as good-natured as the script is mindless.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Bill Stamets
Chicago Reader
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The fight scenes are routine, the humor juvenile, and the Toronto locales rendered drab through muddy cinematography.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 3, 2007

Empire Magazine

It's painful to watch.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

December 30, 2006

Time Out
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Chow was never a martial arts star back home, but he's a good enough actor -- and an engaging enough personality -- to pass for one here.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jason Zingale
Bullz-Eye.com

Paul Hunter edits his action scenes so much that it's really difficult to see anything spectacular, and the special effects aren't anything to drool over.

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 5, 2005
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

... bringing music-video director Paul Hunter was a good move for pacing, but he could use a few lessons in filming fight scenes.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

April 21, 2004
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

The bottom line is, this qualifies as a guilty pleasure.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 12, 2004
Ed Colley
Future Movies UK

Too much time is given over to the absolutely dire script.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 5/10

November 6, 2003
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

very childish, and just a little trashy.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 1/4

September 27, 2003
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment

Chow Yun-Fat delivers stylish action and finally shows American audiences a sense of humor, but watching Stifler get his kung fu on is just a little too hard to swallow.

| Original Score: 5.5/10

September 9, 2003
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

An uneasy combination of self-help bromides, poorly edited fight sequences and music video-style flash.

| Original Score: 2/5

September 6, 2003
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...nonstop fighting, kicking, punching, and killing, with a dollop of juvenile humor thrown in.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 5/10

August 26, 2003
Clint Morris
Film Threat

If you're a fan of martial arts, and fancy an alternative to the heavy going comic adaptations ahead, then this is your bag.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2003
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

The odd-couple chemistry between Chow and Scott carries the film until the unimaginative buddy formula wears thin.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

July 2, 2003
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

In honor of Yun-Fat's Zen calm, let's say, 'Just because one has directed countless Mariah Carey videos does not mean one can film kung-fu, Lotus Blossom.'

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 26, 2003
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

It's supremely ironic: the scroll defeats the body's natural decaying process. In today's movies, so does the computer. It's even more efficient than plastic surgery, but just as phoney.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald

June 20, 2003
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

A film based on utterly tired and useless material.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 1.5/5

June 8, 2003
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