City Hunter (Sing si lip yan)
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This 1992 film is a live-action version of a popular Japanese comic book and animated series, transformed into a vehicle for international action hero Jackie Chan. Ryu Saeba (Chan), a womanizing private detective, is hired to find the runaway daughter of a wealthy businessman. Ryu's pursuit of the girl leads him to a cruise ship. Through coincidence, and a plot device borrowed from Die Hard, the ocean liner is hijacked, leaving Ryu to contend with the hostage takers as well as the elusive daughter. The action is satisfying, but standard fare for Chan, highlighted by a scene in which an… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"Garbage--fetid and painful."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Supposedly an adaptation of the popular Japanese animated series, it fails as an adaptation but succeeds as a fun Jackie Chan flick. The fight sequence where Chan becomes characters from the Street Fighter video game are not to be missed."
‑ KJB, IGN Movies
"...if you like the strip and the anime, you'll probably like the movie as well. Everyone else, beware."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Bad Jackie Chan movie. It's not his style of fighting. He tries to do an anime adaptation but there's nothing for him to do."
‑ Fred Topel, About.com
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