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THE ONE

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The One

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
80 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/02/01
performer:
Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, Jason Statham
director:
James Wong
Producers:
Revolution Studios
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Glen Morgan, James Wong
genre:
ActionAdventure

We gave it a B-

The only people martial-arts stars like to beat up more than bad guys are themselves. Jackie Chan did it (Twin Dragons), Jean-Claude Van Damme did it — twice! — (Double Impact, Replicant), and now Jet Li faces off against Jet Li, with the safety of a gaggle of parallel worlds (a ”multiverse”) at stake. With its computer effects, techno-metal soundtrack, and high-wire fight sequences, The One plays somewhere between a great PS2 game and a really silly feature film. No need to bother with the memory card.