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Shinjuku Incident Review

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

  • 4.0
    63

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    An earnest gang-warfare melodrama that may make some Chan fans long for "Rush Hour 4."

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety

    Though hyped as a rare straight dramatic outing by Chan, the picture still has him displaying his action skills, if less sensationally than usual.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Despite its Hong Kong pedigree (veteran Derek Yee directs), 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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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Overall, the film is somber, gripping and at times achieves an epic sweep as a dark chapter on the Chinese diaspora.

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