The Medallion (2003)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: The use of special effects diminishes some of Chan's appeal in this disposable picture.


Movie Info

Cop Eddie Yang (Jackie Chan) and his partner, Interpol agent Arthur Watson (Lee Evans), are in pursuit of international human-smuggling crimelord Snakehead (Julian Sands). The partners get seriously wounded and a mysterious ancient medallion transforms them into superpowered warriors called Highbinders. The two halves of the medallion are supposed to grant eternal life when joined together by a powerful young boy who was born during a specific time in the Year of the Snake. The villainous … More

Rating: PG-13 (for action violence and some sexual humor)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bennett Joshua Davlin, Alfred Cheung, Gordon Chan, Paul Wheeler, Bey Logan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 23, 2003
Box Office: $22.0M
Runtime:
Columbia Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Eddie Yang

as Arthur Watson

as Nicole James

as Snakehead

as Hammerstock-Smythe

as Lester Wong

as Charlotte Watson

as Giscard

as Antiquarium Dealer

as Undercover Woman

as High Priest

as Guard Monk

as Snakehead Thug

as Waiter

as Waiter

as Henchman

as Henchman

as Interpol Receptionis...

as Miles Watson

as Jai's Nurse

as Kidnap Nurse

as Kidnap Porter

as Professor of Archeol...

as Physician

as Chinese Professor

as Astrologer

as Hippie Scientist

as Antiquarium Dealer
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Critic Reviews for The Medallion

All Critics (135) | Top Critics (38)

Repeatedly falls back on poorly staged, choppily edited (and gunplay-heavy) fight scenes between Chan and a gloomy, power-mad villain.

Full Review… | August 27, 2003
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Makes you long for Tucker -- and for Jackie Chan to fly without digital wings.

Full Review… | August 27, 2003
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Die-hard Jackie Chan fans may be disappointed.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

Probably the worst Jackie Chan vehicle to come around in his career...

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

With smooth, energetic direction by Gordon Chan and a love interest in the beautiful Claire Forlani, The Medallion shapes up as one of Jackie Chan's best American films.

Full Review… | March 21, 2008
Combustible Celluloid

The Medallion is an honest machine for making money, a meritorious entrepreneurial model.

Full Review… | January 29, 2005
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Audience Reviews for The Medallion

½

I was completely surprised at this one. I enjoyed Jackie Chan and Lee Evans together. I laughed alot and had all the Jackie Chan great moments.

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John Manard

Super Reviewer

I do love Jackie Chan, but this movie was not as good as I expected to be.

3niR
Dead Angel

Super Reviewer

The Medaillon. I tried so hard to watch this Movie to end but it just bored me.

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Wahida K

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