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Chan's No Longer The Man

Advantages: It's a reasonable affair for undemanding kids.
Disadvantages: The writing and acting are sub-par and Jackie Chan is past his best.

...Chinese spy on loan to the CIA who wants to give up his career and settle down with his girlfriend. But he has one last mission to complete before Gillian will agree to marry him – he has to win over her three kids Farren, Ian and Nora. When G ...

afy9mab 13.10.2010 · Read full review
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Mommy, That Man Can Fly!

Advantages: If you like Jackie Chan there are a few funny moments
Disadvantages: The cast, the direction, the plot. A rather poor Chan promotion vehicle

...Having completed his final assignment CIA spy Bob Ho is looking forward to having a more normal life. He’s fallen in love with the woman next door and although her kids can’t stand him he hopes they can become a family. When one of the kids accidentally d ...

Andy.mack 16.10.2010 · Read full review
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Spying Is Easy… Babysitting Is Hard

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: Terrible acting and action scenes... no chemistry... not funny.

Director: Brian Levant Screenplay: Jonathan Bernstein & James Greer Genre: Family – Comedy – Action Country: USA Certification: PG Language: English MAIN CAST: Jackie Chan [Bob Ho] Amber Valletta [Gillian] Madeline Carroll [Farre ...

GoFigure 23.03.2010 · Read full review
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Do you know what your neighbours are doing for a living?

Advantages: great family movie, harmless fun, good enough acting and some fine fight scenes
Disadvantages: not the usual hard hitting Chan style so may not be to everyones taste

Everyone has heard of Jackie Chan, alright, almost everyone, and those that have heard of him either love his ‘acting’ style or hate it, but for me, well, I love it, even if he is sometimes as wooden as a cricket bat. I just like the way he can make any m ...

blissman70 18.08.2010 · Read full review
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Been done a million times before

Advantages: Kids will like it
Disadvantages: Story similar to others, bad acting, boring

...starts with a man called Bob Ho (played by Jackie Chan). To his girlfriend Gillian, he is a pen salesman but in reality he is a spy for the CIA. Gillian tells Bob that she needs to go away to a sick relative. Bob offers to look ...

rufusredcoat 28.02.2010 · Read full review
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