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Lat sau san taam (Hard-Boiled) Reviews

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Alex Keen
Trades

Overrated.

| Original Score: 0/5

October 4, 2002
Fred Topel
About.com

Weak John Woo film. Some good action scenes, but no heart. See Bullet in the Head instead.

| Original Score: 2/5

July 14, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

October 21, 2002
James Rocchi
Netflix

This film is capital -N Not For Everyone, but it is also one of the best action films of all time.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 7, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Choreographically stunning like most of Woo's work, especially before he headed West.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 1, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The action sequences here are less overtly beautiful than in his previous films, but they're far more complex and explosive.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

August 16, 2007
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Accomplishes a lot within its time frame, and it's an accomplishment only Woo is capable of.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

Woo clearly believes there is truth in archetypes

Full Review Source: AboutFilm.com | Original Score: B+

January 1, 2000
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2003
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A striking yet overlong actioner...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

March 29, 2011
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

| Original Score: 4/5

January 2, 2003
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Woo's most entertaining work.

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: A-

January 1, 2000
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

John Woo's poetically violent action sequences are his trademark, and Hard-Boiled features three stunning examples.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: B

August 9, 2005
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

A moody, tense, moving and action-packed crime drama -- one of Woo's very best.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 9/10

December 11, 2010
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 4/5

March 17, 2004
Mark Salisbury
Empire Magazine

Infinitely more exciting than a dozen Die Hards, action cinema doesn't come any better than this.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Oz
eFilmCritic.com

The final half of the movie is one loooooong action sequence that at times makes you want to stop the film, walk out and catch your breath.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Short on plot or brains, but miles-long on fantastic action and ultra-hipness. Chow Yun Fat displays a level of excellence not seen in his American-made films.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 19, 2003
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Woo...proves once again that he is the king of the modern action genre.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 76/100

July 25, 2001
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