A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Violence & Scariness
Intense action violence (though not very graphic), characters killed. A child in peril.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
A few kisses, some double entendres.
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Brief strong language.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this movie includes extensive action violence (not very graphic), including a child in peril. There is brief strong language and double entendre humor. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
It's fun to see Jackie try out his new powers, but no amount of flying around or recovering from massive injuries will ever be as magical as seeing Jackie fight when he was at his best. Back in the day, Chan was his own special effect, and that was plenty special enough. After all those years and broken bones, it isn't surprising that he is ready to let the technology do some of the work for him. And it isn't surprising that Chan sees some appeal in a story about a charm that can bestow eternal life and strength. But it isn't as much fun.
Jackie's action scenes are still 90% of what this movie has to offer, and there are a couple of good ones, including an extended chase that is pretty exciting, even though it relies on wires for some of the best stunts. The rest is just dumb jokes (an extended double entendre exchange that has some of the Interpol cops thinking that Eddie and Watson are gay, some potty humor), a brief love interest, and the aforementioned special effects.
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