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Romeo Must Die Reviews

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September 2, 2012
undiluted garbage
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
December 28, 2010
This hip-hop Romeo and Juliet is awful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 6, 2008
The point of the film is kung fu. But, sadly, it doesn't deliver.
July 24, 2006
It's unfortunate that so much of the running time has been given over to the plodding plot about a war between two gangs...
Full Review | Original Score: C+
May 26, 2006
Jet Li deserves better than this.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 9, 2006
slick, Joel Silver-produced action movie with a borderline straight to video feel.
December 6, 2005
Guess what, kids! Your average Jet Li film is a LOT better than your average Jackie Chan film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2005
A nifty little package that should allow Jet Li to get a solid hold on American actioners.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 27, 2003
Everyone can enjoy the main special effect in the movie: Jet Li.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 22, 2003
Where's Jackie Chan when you need him?
Full Review | Original Score: D+
May 20, 2003
It's not Shakespeare a la Kenneth Branagh, but it's not bad either.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
February 8, 2003
What impresses me about this film is its consistency in terms of characterization.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 2, 2002
Our star-crossed lovers are so emotionally off-channel, it's easy to forget the origin of the film's title...
October 30, 2002
Fast, furious fun, worth a viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 15, 2002
The director gets carried away with his quick-cutting technique, to the point that it interferes with the viewer's ability to appreciate the fantastic choreography.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 10, 2002
Way too much time is spent exposing the boring, conventional plot, with all its predictable twists and double-crossings.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 18, 2002
Straight-ahead action would have been more than sufficient.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 10, 2001
It's funny and violent and occasionally quite entertaining, even if there's not a single convincing moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 24, 2001
A little more action and a little less talk would have taken things much further.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 30, 2001
The movie barely manages to keep you awake, much less quicken your pulse.
Full Review | Original Score: short
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