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Twin Dragons (Shuang long hui) (Brother vs. Brother)

Twin Dragons (Shuang long hui) (Brother vs. Brother) (1992)

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45

Average Rating: 5.1/10
Reviews Counted: 38
Fresh: 17 | Rotten: 21

Despite some entertaining action, this movie has serious plot holes and bad direction.

50

Average Rating: 5/10
Critic Reviews: 8
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 4

Despite some entertaining action, this movie has serious plot holes and bad direction.

audience

49

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Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 18,078

My Rating

Movie Info

International action star Jackie Chan stars opposite knockabout comedy sensation Jackie Chan in this story about identical twins separated in childhood who are unexpectedly reunited years later. While on the run from a Hong Kong hospital, an escaped convict takes an infant hostage, leaving the baby's identical twin brother behind. While the criminal is soon back behind bars, the police can't find the baby, who was hidden in the woods. The child is found by a well-meaning but hard-drinking woman

Sep 7, 1999

Miramax Films

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All Critics (49) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (17) | Rotten (21) | DVD (4)

High-spirited entertainment!

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
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Having two directors, and a different choreographer for each fight sequence, gives the movie a split personality -- and neither personality is particularly enjoyable to meet.

January 1, 2000
Film.com
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Amusing all the way and not something Chan fans should skip.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's all pretty dumb, but if you're in the mood for this sort of thing, you won't have a bad time.

January 1, 2000
Chicago Tribune
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The emphasis here is on farce rather than action, to an extent that may disappoint hard-core martial arts fanatics.

January 1, 2000
New York Post
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Heavy on the comedy, but the climactic fight scene is a Chan classic.

September 16, 2005
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

...almost painful to watch. It's even harder to listen to, with such absurd lines as 'you're just a God-darn loser!' and 'don't be uptight!' popping out of the actors' mouths.

July 15, 2003 Full Review Source: Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalamazoo Gazette

Concentrates more on Chan's comedy than his kung fu.

December 17, 2002 Full Review
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

A pretty sorry affair.

January 1, 2000
Film Journal International

Among the Jackie Chan films, this one is probably one of the silliest and lamest.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
Internet Reviews

It's hard to imagine why it took two reputable directors to put together this dopey affair!

January 1, 2000
TV Guide's Movie Guide

For a movie directed by two Hong Kong legends, Tsui Hark and Ringo Lam, Twin Dragons drags!

January 1, 2000
Citysearch

While diverting, remains one of Chan's more minor efforts.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
TheMovieReport.com

Singularly unwatchable!

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Like most of Chan's other older films, this one's filled with plenty of amazing fight scenes, but also laughably bad English dubbing, mediocre acting at best, and a throwaway script designed only as a sparse skeleton upon which to hang the elaborate fight

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Screen It!
Screen It!

Uproariously funny!

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

It's as cleverly coordinated as his stunts and charmingly compelling to boot!

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card
Hollywood Report Card

Chan's comedic timing is perfect!

January 1, 2000
TNT's Rough Cut

A chop-shlocky masterpiece!

January 1, 2000
Jam! Movies

The stunts are daunting and the romantic thread gets a huge boost from Cheung and Li as the love interests.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: E! Online
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Audience Reviews for Twin Dragons (Shuang long hui) (Brother vs. Brother)

This movie is hilarious and highly entertaining. Like most of Jackie Chan's movies, this is an action slapstick comedy adventure. The idea for this one is that he has a twin, so we get twice the fun. I really enjoyed this one, it's one of my favorite movies of his.
October 26, 2012
ajv2688

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Jackie Chan was really fantastic playing as duel role and made some excellent stuntwork and a hilarious endbattle in a car manufacturing plant.
October 26, 2006
deano
Dean McKenna

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Not as good as most - but still watchable.
July 25, 2006
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Khris N

Super Reviewer

Jackie Chan is ok, but this is clearly not his best work. Excellent stuntwork and a hilarious end battle in a car manufacturing plant. Unlike most of Jackie Chan's movies, yhis movie had a plot.
January 5, 2008
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