Chinese Zodiac
Chinese Zodiac (2013)

A globe-trotting adventurer uses high-tech gadgets to seek out priceless relics in this action-packed thrill ride starring the one and only Jackie Chan. Centuries ago, a collection of zodiac busts were the pride of China. Flash forward to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 18, 2013
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2014
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

Lackluster, slow and with only hints of the combo of kineticism, kung fu and comedy that was part of Chan's appeal in the first place, Chinese Zodiacdoesn't do justice to the actor's filmic heritage.

Maggie Lee

The pic reps an uneven ride that is repeatedly stalled by grandstanding anti-colonial screeds.

Brian Orndorf

May disappoint fanatics on the hunt for something new from the superstar, but it's harmless work with intermittent thrills, delivering the basics with surprising polish and speed.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

What a pity this workout doesn't deliver a stronger kick.

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Fred Topel

Chinese Zodiac, reportedly one of Chan's swan songs for action, shows that he's still looking for ways to be creative, and finding lucrative opportunities.

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Chris Sawin

Chinese Zodiac is incredibly frustrating at times and is mostly disappointing overall, but throws in just enough of what Jackie Chan used to be like in his prime to be somewhat satisfying.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Will likely leave most ... viewers dazed, confused and eagerly watching the clock.

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Todd Jorgenson

The bilingual story doesn't have enough intrigue to sustain itself at feature length.

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