Mr. Nice Guy (Yat goh hiu yan)
Mr. Nice Guy (Yat goh hiu yan) (1997)

In this riotous martial arts comedy, energetic Jackie Chan plays a naive television chef who accidentally comes into possession of a videotape containing incriminating evidence for a powerful crime lord.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 31, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 11, 1998
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Clint Morris

Great stunts....but the novelty wears off fast

David Bartholomew
Film Journal International

Even in an 'off' picture like Mr. Nice Guy, it is impossible not to like [Chan]; he's so open and good-natured and takes pride in what he does.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Some really first-rate Chan action scenes in here.

Michael Dequina

As with Jackie Chan's other stateside releases, this is contrived, blockheaded, and lacking in narrative logic. But also like those other films, it is a highly enjoyable ride.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The plot has never been more inane, the supporting actors never less talented. Yet the action is as astonishing as ever

David N. Butterworth

Sub-standard Jackie Chan fare.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
I like Movies with Jackie Chan they are really funny and sometimes senti and all that, but sometimes I wish he would play in the movie which are less with… More
Caesar Mendez
When it comes action movies Jackie Chan is the one of the only actor I always know could be fun, even if the movie bad. Thanks to Jackie likability, humor, and… More
Dean McKenna
Jackie is the best on a non-stop, action ride that never slows down for morality plays, character development, romance or a complex storyline. I watched his… More
Stephen Skudlarek
This film's story is nonexistent, which is truly unfortunate, because it probably has the best collection of Jackie Chan stunts I've ever seen. If… More
Khris N
Watch t for the stunts!! Jackie in Melbourne!!! lolz
Joseph Eastmond
I enjoyed the simplistic side of Chan, but only up to point, which in Mr. Nice Guy's Middle and Ending fight scenes being the best, whith the Opening being… More