San suk si gin (The Shinjuku Incident)
San suk si gin (The Shinjuku Incident) (2009)

The Chinese migrant communities in Tokyo live shadowy lives. The Japanese neither acknowledge nor welcome them. They are shunned by the mainstream society, hounded by the yakuza, and go about their days under fear of being discovered and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 1, 2009
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2010
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Try as he might, strut as he does toward climactic showdowns with ruthless adversaries, [Chan's] character remains an incongruous muddle. Same goes for the movie.

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Sean Axmaker

It's more social drama than gangster movie, but there is plenty of violence, all of it of a furiously sloppy and savage nature of street thugs.

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Brian Miller
Village Voice

Shinjuku Incident forgoes flashy action scenes in favor of old-fashioned moralism. Warner Bros. could have made it in the 1930s, and that's a compliment.

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Jeremy Heilman

Shinjuku Incident strains for social significance, but it is too timidly produced to risk depicting any recognizable reality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
An illegal Chinese immigrant organises his community and creates a gang who can stand up to the criminals who prey on them on the streets of Tokyo. Jackie Chan… More
Khris N
Im probably being a little generous with the four stars, because even though this is a really good movie, it does come amongst a host of recent Hong Kong… More
JY Skacto
<i>Shinjuku Incident</i> is a Hong Kong crime thriller that isn't new to director Tung-Shing Yee. There is just nothing that stands out about… More
Caesar Mendez
It been a while since I've reviewed a Jackie Chan movie so I decided to check out his first dramatic role without any fighting. I'm happy to say even… More
Dean McKenna
Great Jackie Chan crime drama movie that he gets to show off acting chops as well, with a few kicks and punches thrown in as well. That's what it is… More
Fascade Fiveoneeight
Awesome, totally awesome crime story that puts the emphasis on one man that as an immigrant...comes into this country looking for his lost love. Only to not… More