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The Medallion Reviews

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

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 27, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Jackie Chan will be back in a good movie soon, and then we can forget about this misstep once and for all. Oh wait, I've forgotten it already.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 2/4

August 27, 2003
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Makes you long for Tucker -- and for Jackie Chan to fly without digital wings.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D+

August 27, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Granted, it's better than The Tuxedo, but then so are most things.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3/5

August 27, 2003
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

In Jackie Chan's latest, age (Chan is nearly fifty) and a "computer generated images can save everything" attitude negates any excitement.

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online | Original Score: 4/10

August 26, 2003
Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice
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This outing, Jackie doesn't bring much humor or personality to his role.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 26, 2003
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

When five writers can't churn out something more creative for Jackie Chan's acrobatic skills than this hollow excuse for an action script, it should be buried in turnaround, if not concrete.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 2/5

August 25, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Better than 'The Tuxedo,' but worse than 'Shanghai Knights.'

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C

August 25, 2003
Jim Judy
Screen It!

'Beyond the fact that the action is second-rate and forced, most of the film's attempts at humor also fall flat.'

Full Review Source: Screen It! | Original Score: 3/10

August 25, 2003
Fred Topel
About.com

There is a kitchen/dance montage that belongs in a David Lynch movie. Chan and Evans make desert together, then Chan dances with Forlani. I was waiting for Robert Blake to pop out and tell everybody that they're not really here.

Full Review Source: About.com

August 24, 2003
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

The tone of it swings madly back and forth, tripping wildly over pointless scenes.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 1/5

August 24, 2003
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...another generic and labored Jackie Chan action comedy that has no real kinetic kick to its nutty conception...this Medallion shouldn't be worn proudly around Chan's neck

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

August 24, 2003
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

One of the Peking Opera-trained superstar's most mediocre films, rivaling last year's God-awful The Tuxedo for sheer messy filmmaking and brazen acts of tedium.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 0/5

August 24, 2003
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Although there were a few climb-up-the-wall-moments, mostly there was this out-of-place high-jumping and lightweight bounding around.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 2/10

August 23, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

About one-quarter of The Medallion is a nifty little action thriller. The rest is a mess.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

August 23, 2003
Charles Taylor
Salon.com
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If writers think that they have to give Jackie Chan superpowers and special effects in order for him to do amazing things, they clearly have no idea who they're writing for.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

August 23, 2003
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

The star has reached the age where his meek, unassuming characters seem peculiar rather than charming.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 23, 2003
Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

Chan may still have what it takes to perform difficult stunts, but...he is surrounded by a cesspool of ludicrous plotting, incomprehensible storytelling, and characters about as sturdy as wet cement.

Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 23, 2003
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

The action bits are few and far between; the non-action bits are omnipresent and interminable. May be a solid flick for 10-year-olds, but even they'll be yawning through the nonsensical narrative.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

August 23, 2003
Matt Bonesteel
Washington Post
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Chan's normally homegrown stuntwork is replaced by a lot of wire fighting and special effects.

August 22, 2003
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