Parents' Guide to

The Medallion

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Die-hard Jackie Chan fans may be disappointed.

Movie PG-13 2003 116 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Jackie 'Can'

Jackie can do it again! He's super gifted in his martial arts & acting! This story was funny & an adventure! Loved the little boy & story line! Thumbs ☝
age 10+

NOT FOR AND AGE 10!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i saw this wasnt that good you gotta belive me !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

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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