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Rush Hour Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    60

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The two characters barely even have a relationship; they're a union of demographics--the "urban" market meets the slapstick-action market.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    A somewhat lackluster cop buddy movie that goes wrong in two big ways: (1) it fails to utilize Chan's full range of skills, relegating him to the role of a kickboxing action hero and virtually ignoring his comedic aptitude, and (2) it saddles him with a partner, played by the irritating Chris Tucker.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    There's a familiar feeling to the movie even beyond its twinkle-eyed martial arts melees.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Lightweight and made out of familiar elements, but they're handled with humor and invention.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    It's the kind of copycat movie that becomes original through its cast and treatment.

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