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Lat sau san taam (Hard-Boiled) Reviews

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Alex Keen
October 4, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Fred Topel
July 14, 2003
Weak John Woo film. Some good action scenes, but no heart. See Bullet in the Head instead.
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 21, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
This film is capital -N Not For Everyone, but it is also one of the best action films of all time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
March 1, 2007
Choreographically stunning like most of Woo's work, especially before he headed West.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 16, 2007
The action sequences here are less overtly beautiful than in his previous films, but they're far more complex and explosive.
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Accomplishes a lot within its time frame, and it's an accomplishment only Woo is capable of.
Carlo Cavagna
January 1, 2000
Woo clearly believes there is truth in archetypes
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
March 29, 2011
A striking yet overlong actioner...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 2, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Woo's most entertaining work.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
August 9, 2005
John Woo's poetically violent action sequences are his trademark, and Hard-Boiled features three stunning examples.
Full Review | Original Score: B
R. L. Shaffer
December 11, 2010
A moody, tense, moving and action-packed crime drama -- one of Woo's very best.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 17, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark Salisbury
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Infinitely more exciting than a dozen Die Hards, action cinema doesn't come any better than this.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
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 | Original Score: 5/5
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
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
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide
July 25, 2001
Woo...proves once again that he is the king of the modern action genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 76/100
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