Rogue Assassin (War)

Rogue Assassin (War)

Rogue Assassin (War)

After his partner Tom Wynne and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue (Jet Li), FBI agent Jack Crawford (Jason Statham) becomes obsessed with revenge. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his own, setting off a bloody crime war between the Chinese Triads and the Japanese Yakuza. When Jack and Rogue finally come face to face, the ultimate truth of their pasts will be revealed.

Released under the title War in the US.

2008Rating: R16, Contains Violence & Offensive Language103 minsUSAEnglish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese with English subtitles
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Rogue Assassin (War) / Reviews

Flicks, Andrew Hedley

Flicks, Andrew Hedley

A mildly diverting but otherwise forgettable ‘dumb movie’.

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Variety

Variety

Quickly devolves into a standard-issue crime drama laced with routine martial artistry...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

If you want to see Li and Statham in an underwhelming martial arts film, rent "The One" instead. Li talks considerably more in that movie, but at least he punches a lot of people out...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

You'll also have to deal with Statham's annoying raspy voice and arrogant old school, cool cop routine, but Jet Li is still worth watching although it appears that maybe age is slowing him down just a little. Basically, if you're after an action-packed film that makes quite a mess, then this should do the trick.

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Newshub

Newshub

Rogue Assassin is not the complete rubbish I expected it to be, and provided you don’t expect much from it, it should leave you satisfied.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

War ties itself in knots trying to bring something new to a stale formula. It's never painful to watch, but that's only because it provokes no feeling at all...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Lacking even the galvanizing action sequences that would have compensated for suffering through its formulaic plot, this is a thoroughly forgettable exploitationer that will not enhance its stars' resumes...

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Perhaps this movie would have been better off if it starred Steven Seagal and Tom Arnold...

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