Rapid Fire
Rapid Fire (1992)

Brandon Lee (son of famed martial-arts film star, Bruce Lee) stars as a young art student who happens to witness a drug murder and is placed in protective custody by federal agents. It's not too long before he realizes that the only… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 21, 1992
DVD Release Date: May 21, 2002
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35%
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55%

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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

The movie is shameless in exploiting the father-son connection to try to make the star, who exudes a bored, dead-eyed cool, seem sympathetic.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

As for the movie, the makers of Casablanca can sleep peacefully. Come to think of it, so can the makers of Ernest Scared Stupid.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

It's not a great picture by any means, yet there are highlights in Rapid Fire worth savoring, most centered on Lee's martial art choreography.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

Brandon Lee may want to follow in his father's kick-steps, but unlike martial arts legend Bruce Lee, he's far too pretty for the job.

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Fred Topel
We Live Entertainment

Lee is embracing his Chinese side (his mother is American) unobtrusively to the main attraction: Look at the star power of Brandon Lee.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

The late great Brandon Lee at the height of his powers.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Rapid Fire is a movie weary almost onto death with the sameness of its genre.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A fantastic action thriller with Brandon Lee center stage and showing what he's capable of as a hero and action star.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

As far as mindless cookie-cutter action movies go, you could certainly do much worse than Rapid Fire, though that's hardly a ringing endorsement.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
'Rapid Fire' is one of those action flicks from back in the day where you have a wickedly cool title for the movie, that doesn't relate to the… More
Dean McKenna
Awesome! Brandon Lee's film is a fast-packed action in his martial arts sequences against the mobsters and drug lord.
Tim Sigur
Brandon Lee is awesome, but the movie is terrible.
cody franklin
I only give 2 stars for films Brandon Lee died in.
EightThirty .
I Liked it when I was a kid...I Don't know about now ^_^
Chad Roesti
I wish he lived to make some good movies - fair but corney

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