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      Looking for Jackie

      PG 2009 1h 32m Comedy Action List
      Reviews 22% Audience Score 500+ Ratings A teenage martial-arts student (Zhang Yishan) tries to find superstar Jackie Chan in Beijing. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Totally unexpected Charlie Bucket kid meets his hero Jackie Chan adventure. If you love JC movies this is a great introduction to young people. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review tom k A funny, yet mediocre coming-of-age story as a young boy seeks to be a disciple of his idol. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is also known as Looking For Jackie. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some important life lessons along the way. stars Yishan Zhang, Wai Lam, Xiang Li, Jia-wei Lou, Miao Miao, Yueming Pan and Jackie Chan. directed by Gangliang Fang and Ping Jiang. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member Using the name Jackie Chan to sell a film isn't a bad thing but the fact that this film is rather about a fan wanting to meet his idol, Jackie Chan of course, and contains very little Chan kinda makes it seem sneaky. I'll give credit to the new comers to the action film, their action sequences weren't bad. It gave the film some entertainment value. And when Jackie is on screen, as short as it is, it's always worth the wait BUT, and it's a big but... this kids over the top fascination with Jackie Chan made the film seem implosable and hard to watch. Everytime he did something so selfish or mean spirited just to get closer to meeting his idol took me out of the film. Jackie Chan has always played a decent person in his films, he doesn't particularly like violence (I know hard to believe eh?) and anyone who was this much of a fan and wanted to be like him should know these things. Yes, his selfishness makes for a good personal transition and lesson learning experience but I would have rather enjoyed a teenager who goes on an adventure, meets interesting people, gets himself out of dangerous situations, etc. all the while emulating his idol rather than the annoying main character we had here. Personally, if you can't empathize with the main character you're following through the film it's often a difficult watch. I wouldn't be surprised if people walked out of theatres or turned off their DVDs during the movie. Not only because Jackie Chan isn't in it a lot but because due to the main character, it just felt wrong. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Audience Member It's a Jackie Chan movie that's not about Jackie Chan... bold move. Anyway, the story has its charms, but there are so many things happening for no reason. The American voice-over is rubbish too. I wish I would've seen it in the original Chinese language. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member Putting Chan on the cover is really covering up the hour and a half of boredom you half to endure to see the star, its bad, even for a Chinese Family flick. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis A teenage martial-arts student (Zhang Yishan) tries to find superstar Jackie Chan in Beijing.
      Director
      Jiang Ping, Gangliang Fang
      Screenwriter
      Hua Xuan, Wu Jiamin
      Rating
      PG (Martial Arts Action|Some Mild Language)
      Genre
      Comedy, Action
      Original Language
      Chinese
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 10, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 32m
      Sound Mix
      Dolby Digital
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