Railroad Tigers Reviews

January 6, 2017
These shifts in tone could have been interesting if deliberately used to throw us off balance, but Sheng seems to be hoping we won't notice anything amiss.
January 6, 2017
With little to grab onto-and despite all that it offers-Railroad Tigers is far slower than a goofy action movie that mostly takes place on a locomotive should ever be.
January 5, 2017
Beyond Mr. Chan's deft work here, "Railroad Tigers," directed by Ding Sheng, is kind of a mess.
January 5, 2017
Instead of a grand lark of fast fists and derring-do, we get a lumbering, choppy voyage of minimal excitement.
January 5, 2017
It's only the first week of January, but it will be hard to beat Hong Kong director Ding Sheng's "Railroad Tigers" for the best opening credit sequence of the year.
January 5, 2017
It takes a special anti-talent to make a movie that's hard to follow out of material this broad.
January 5, 2017
It's not a complete waste of time as there are a few magical Chan moments as when he's fighting off and dodging bad guys on the top of a speeding train...Chan, at 62, may not be as nimble as he once was but what he can do is still very impressive.
January 4, 2017
While the film's sometimes gritty violence is surprising for an action comedy, delightful moments abound, too, such as a scene in which Ma's men argue over the proper key for a peasant song.
January 2, 2017
With heart, humor and some breathtaking special effects, Ding Sheng's Railroad Tigers charms and thrills, pitting a merry band of Robin Hood-style peasants led by Jackie Chan in rural China against the Japanese military.
December 29, 2016
Railroad Tigers is a capable wartime caper that thrives on the dynamism and efficient action choreography that manage to conjure a spectacle out of even the most ploddingly penned Jackie Chan vehicle.
December 28, 2016
You know things are getting bad when an instantly forgettable, nearly impossible-to-follow, Chinese-language action movie manages to score a U.S. release simply because of Chan's involvement.