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East and West team up to take on bad guys in the British Empire in this sequel to the action comedy hit Shanghai Noon. Chon Wang (Jackie Chan), once an Imperial Guard in China, is now the Sheriff of Carson City, NV, while his onetime cohort, former train robber Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson), scrapes together a living writing dime novels based on his adventures and waiting tables in New York City. However, when Wang learns that his father was killed by bandits who broke into the Emperor's palace and stole the Imperial Seal, he's determined to bring the criminals to justice. Wang's… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 66%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a merry surfeit, lofted by calisthenic wow above the usual level for late-era Jackie and Wilson's mellow-gold delivery."
‑ Ed Park, Village Voice
"[A] mundane sequel."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"This innocent, sixties-style, big-budget comedy-romance-action-adventure romp is solid family entertainment that would make any self-respecting kid's jaw drop for a good two hours. [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"You have to wonder when these lackluster Chan and Wilson vehicles will end."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Formulaic to the point of distraction and saddled with one of the stupidest musical scores in recent memory."
‑ Bryant Frazer, Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
"Like an Abbott & Costello comedy, Shanghai Knights is truly dumb, sometimes inconsistent, but awfully funny."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Grand, undemanding entertainment."
‑ Glenn Lovell, San Jose Mercury News
"Martial arts buddy sequel is exactly what you expect."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"The movie seems to have been made simply because these guys should get together again."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"Of course Shanghai Knights is fluff, but it's entertaining fluff, and, like the westerns of yore, a nice way to pass a Saturday afternoon."
‑ Josh Bell, Las Vegas Weekly
"Knights will surely find an enthusiastic following before it gets to video."
‑ Claudia Puig, USA Today
"A desperately unfunny action comedy, mirthless not only in its effect on an audience but in its whole aura."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"The Chan/Wilson chemistry that drove the first film and draws people back to this one hasn't lost any of its snap."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"... The perfect throwaway entertainment for this time of year."
‑ Greg Maki, Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
"Divertida continuação de Bater ou Correr, mantém o bom humor e a leveza do original."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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