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THE ACCIDENTAL SPY

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The Accidental Spy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jackie Chan, Min Kim
director:
Teddy Chan
author:
Ivy Ho
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller, Comedy

We gave it a C

Chan shocks his adversaries with a defibrillator. He contends with a burning runaway truck. And in a scene that would make Austin Powers jealous, the kung-fu-movie king runs naked through a Turkish bazaar while defending — and covering — himself with every ware imaginable. Such are the brilliant bursts of action that pump up the otherwise boringly convoluted story of an orphaned salesman whose fighting prowess — displayed when he thwarts a robbery — attracts a man who claims to know his long-lost father. His search for his past leads to an implausible plot full of double agents and drug lords. And worst of all, Chan’s trademark humor goes largely undercover.