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Shanghai Knights Reviews

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Cory Cheney
Urban Tulsa Weekly

Skip this one if for no other reason than to tell all those bigwigs in Hollywood that you won't stand for them serving you reheated piles of steaming crap. Send the message that they at least have to stir in some salsa or something.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 18, 2003
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

At times, it feels just as fresh and funny as the first film... which makes the periodic dead patches all the more difficult to bear.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: C+

February 14, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Director David Dobkin and screenwriters Alfred Gough and Michael Millar (and probably Jackie Chan) not only know movies, they obviously love them %u2013 and that affection comes through in nearly every scene.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

February 12, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Everyone involved worked to make the sequel funnier and more entertaining - and they've succeeded.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

February 11, 2003
James Rocchi

This Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson sequel is a slack retread of Shanghai Noon -- but it's hard to get too upset about that.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 3/5

February 11, 2003
Ed Park
Village Voice
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It's a merry surfeit, lofted by calisthenic wow above the usual level for late-era Jackie and Wilson's mellow-gold delivery.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 11, 2003
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Shanghai Knights has the pacing and action of Chan's classic Hong Kong films, but with the polish and production values of a Hollywood project.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 11, 2003
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Like an Abbott & Costello comedy, Shanghai Knights is truly dumb, sometimes inconsistent, but awfully funny.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

February 10, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

One exquisite sequence has Jackie both dancing and fighting to the tune of "Singin' in the Rain." It is a wonderfully entertaining fight scene.

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

February 10, 2003
George Wu

Jackie Chan's best film since 1992's Police Story 3: Super Cop.

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February 10, 2003
Ron Wells
Film Threat

Chan and Wilson have an easy chemistry together and director David Dobkin ... knows enough not to get in the way of that or the fight choreography.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

February 10, 2003
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

At one point, Roy just flat-out tells Chon that, though they may not be accomplishing anything, he's really enjoying their current adventure. And that's pretty much the spirit of the movie.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

February 10, 2003
David Grove
Film Threat

A lazy and limp film, completely forgettable.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

February 10, 2003
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Shanghai Knights is a mess. A few ground rules would have helped immensely.

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 10, 2003
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

A royally enjoyable romp.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

February 9, 2003
Rebecca Murray

It's nearly impossible to shake the 'been there done that' undertones of the film.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C

February 9, 2003
Mark Ramsey

This is one of those movies where people turn their heads and you hear a "swoosh"! That sound effect reportedly originated with a head-turn by actor Ben Kingsley. "In a stiff breeze," explained Owen Wilson, "Ben's nose could win the America's Cup."

Full Review Source: MovieJuice! | Original Score: 2/4

February 8, 2003
Nicolas Lacroix

Moins réussi que l'original mais tout de même amusant .

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

February 8, 2003
Marshall Fine
Journal News (Westchester, NY)

There's about as much suspense here as in an Abbott & Costello movie (which this film frequently resembles).

Full Review Source: Journal News (Westchester, NY) | Original Score: D+

February 8, 2003
David Keyes

The movie is hardly breathtaking or a completely successful endeavor, but considering what's been stinking up the box office over the recent weeks, it's quite a respectable diversion nonetheless.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 8, 2003
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