City Hunter (Sing si lip yan) (1992)
Average Rating: 3.1/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 4
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Release Date: Jan 16, 1993 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 9,360
This 1992 film is a live-action version of a popular Japanese comic book and animated series, transformed into a vehicle for international action hero Jackie Chan. Ryu Saeba (Chan), a womanizing private detective, is hired to find the runaway daughter of a wealthy businessman. Ryu's pursuit of the girl leads him to a cruise ship. Through coincidence, and a plot device borrowed from Die Hard, the ocean liner is hijacked, leaving Ryu to contend with the hostage takers as well as the elusive
Jan 16, 1993 Wide
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...if you like the strip and the anime, you'll probably like the movie as well. Everyone else, beware.
Bad Jackie Chan movie. It's not his style of fighting. He tries to do an anime adaptation but there's nothing for him to do.
Supposedly an adaptation of the popular Japanese animated series, it fails as an adaptation but succeeds as a fun Jackie Chan flick. The fight sequence where Chan becomes characters from the Street Fighter video game are not to be missed.
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