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The Tuxedo Reviews

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June 18, 2017
Jackie puts on a special suit that can programiably enable him to do miraculous things
May 5, 2017
5/5/2017 (2): Meh. A good cast, but not much of a movie.
½ March 26, 2017
For me this is one of the better movies with Jackie Chan , Fun and Cool Action . By reading other reviews i have to admid that Jennifer Love-Hewitt wasn't that great ! SOMDVD
January 3, 2017
It's good movie to watch
November 11, 2016
Fun movie, implausible plot, but fun movie.
What surprised me the most was how good Jennifer Love Hewitt was, what a brilliant actress.
October 22, 2016
This was pretty stupid. I guess the suit enables him to perform martial arts and there is some kind of insect. I don't even know.
October 18, 2016
This is a good movie if you've had no sleep and are on a plane. Otherwise...
June 26, 2016
Tuxedo is one of Jackie chan worse films he has done. Not funny, surrounded with lame special effects, a awkward script. It just didn't do anything at the end. Its a shame that someone, so talented as Jackie Chan, was put to waste in this film.
May 2, 2016
Cash grab, nothing more, nothing less.
January 5, 2016
Not my cup of tea movie .. Didn't watch by choice ... A couple funny spots ...
½ January 1, 2016
This is a big budget action/comedy movie with Jackie Chan playing a New York cab driver, Jimmy Tong, who gets an offer that he can't refuse! He's known for getting his clients to there destination with speed, so when a New York high flyer, Steena (Debi Mazar), jumps into his cab, she offers him double the fee if Jimmy can get her to her destination by the time she has finished putting on her make-up. After being thoroughly impressed with his driving, she offers him a job to be a chauffeur for millionaire, Clark Devin (Jason Isaacs), but he has to follow the many rules that Steena has given him. He soon builds a relationship with Clark but there car is targeted by henchmen, who want Clark dead. Jimmy tries his utmost to escape from a remote controlled car, which has a bomb attached to it but Clark gets severely injured in the explosion and ends up hospitalised. Clark gives Jimmy clues about who attempted to murder him but as he is unable to talk properly, Jimmy puts together the clues to try and find the murderer. When he gets back to his house, he goes through his possessions to try and piece the mystery together and he comes across a special Tuxedo, which is controlled by a wrist watch and can give the owner special powers. He then gets a call from a undercover, inexperienced field agent Del Blaine (Jennifer Love Hewitt), who wants to meet up with Clark to talk about a special mission. As she hasn't met Clark before, Jimmy poses as Clark in the special powered Tuxedo to try and take-down an international terrorist, Dietrich Banning (Ritchie Coster), who plans to take over the world by putting chemicals in water. He then finds out that it was Dietrich who attempted to kill his boss so Jimmy has personal reasons to destroy Dietrich. After going undercover and worming there way into his operation, there cover is blown and they have to fight against Dietrich, who also gets his hands on a powerful Tuxedo. The action wasn't that great and the jokes aren't that funny. Chan makes a bit of a fool of himself by dancing, singing and making the Tuxedo take over his body and I wasn't that impressed with Jennifer Love Hewitt, who also wouldn't stop whining throughout the movie. On the plus side, you can tell that there was a big budget because it does look quite good and the concept was half decent but the comedy did get on my nerves after a while and it became more silly than funny. I did like Jason Isaacs, who would make a brilliant Bond and I found Ritchie Costner a convincing villain but the overall movie could do with a rewrite with some decent actors playing the leads. Disappointing!

This movie was directed by Kevin Donovan, who has only directed 4 shorts behind the camera. He was lucky to get the chance to work with Jackie Chan, with such a big budget but he failed to make a unique film that will stand the test of time. This movie did make its money back at the box office so it wasn't a total failure but I personally think that people were starting to get a bit fed up with Chan's style of comedy and they just wanted to see the action scenes more than the jokes. His brief Western encounter did bring out some decent movies, like the Rush Hour franchise but I much prefer his earlier, authentic movies which had some unbelievable stunts and epic action scenes.

Budget: $60million
Worldwide Gross: $105million

I recommend this movie to people who are into their action/sci-fi/martial arts/comedies starring Jackie Chan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jason Isaacs, Debi Mazar, Ritchie Coster, Peter Stormare and Romany Malco. 3/10
October 16, 2015
The Film Was So Good In My Opinion Had Clever But I Would Rather It Not Start With A Pissing Deer
October 12, 2015
"The Tuxedo" is Jackie Chan's funniest action comedy. It has everything that you would expect from a Jackie Chan action comedy.
August 24, 2015
i thought this was a pretty good jackie chan jennifer love hewitt movie
March 31, 2015
This movie was great! Hewitt & Chan were A1!
February 19, 2015
Ordinary guy puts on a special tuxedo and becomes an invincible spy in this slapstick action comedy.
January 29, 2015
There are some above average action scenes but nothing here really shines. Full review later.
November 13, 2014
if it has jackie chan it must be good
September 24, 2014
It has the lovable charm many Jackie Chan Movies have and it does have a James Bond spoof feel to most of the movie, but it's quite forgettable and not that good.
½ July 21, 2014
Only movie I've actually walked out on.
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