The Invisible Fight

critic Reviews

, 58% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Amy NicholsonNew York Times
    For wuxia fans unconvinced by the shift from Buddhism to the Bible, Sarnet inserts a reading of Matthew 14:26 to remind us that walking on water is a skill shared by both Jet Li and Jesus.
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    Charles Lyons-BurtSlant Magazine
    Writer-director Rainer Sarnet’s deliriously weird The Invisible Fight would be irksome if it weren’t crafted so lovingly and with a charming earnestness.
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    Peter DebrugeVariety
    It’s a wacky and frequently nonsensical mish-mosh of elements that don’t quite add up, and yet, the absurdist shock of seeing such incongruous ingredients forced together is typically enough to spark laughter.
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    Hope MaddenThe Screening Room Podcast
    The kung fu surrealist comedy has the kind of video-store cult-classic vibes that would make for a great weekend watch with a group of rowdy friends.
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    Chris SawinBounding Into Comics
    The Invisible Fight has an amusing concept with a clunky and exaggerated execution. The aspect that entices you rides shotgun to something far less exciting but likely much more grounded in reality.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    Meshing genre elements with go-for-broke audacity, this campy comic fantasy can’t sustain its energy.
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    It's an odd movie on its face, but it's odder—in a far less successful way—in how disparate its superficial elements and underlying ideas are.
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    Avi OfferNYC Movie Guru
    An overlong, unfunny, exhausting and witless misfire.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    Tilk is properly gonzo in the lead role. But too much of what surrounds him is static, dull and listless. A vigorous edit might have helped. A bit of joking up the screenplay before rolling camera would have helped more.
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    Anton BitelProjected Figures
    Rainer Sarnet’s hard-rocking, genre-crossing kung fu comedy sends a holy fool on an (un)orthodox spiritual journey in occupied Estonia
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