The Protector
The Protector (1985)

On the eve of presenting a pair of prized elephants to the King of Thailand, a young martial arts expert and his father are shocked to discover that the beloved creatures were stolen by an international mafia syndicate, and now the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 23, 1985
DVD Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chris Sawin

The Protector wastes little time splattering blood all over the walls, but what's awkward is hearing Jackie use vulgarity so often. He says just about every cuss word you can think of and it just feels weird.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Jackie Chan beats up people and things blow up....If it's good enough for you, the picture works.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Tony Jaa's surname is actually shortened from "JAAAAAA!" which is the sound opponents make when he snaps their tendons, cracks their skulls and pops out their eyeballs in a whirlwind of Muay Thai mayhem.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Typical fun loving, acrobatic action Chan.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
Okay Jackie Chan actioner.
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Watch only to inwardly scoff at a Hollywood that had no idea what they had in Jackie. Here he plays a gun-toting, foul-mouthed cop partnered with gun-toting,… More
Christopher Brown
Jackie's worst, but still quite watchable. I can see why Chan ran back to Hong Kong screaming after this one.