A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is ... See full summary »
In this modern day Romeo and Juliet, kung fu action star Jet Li plays Romeo to hip-hop singer, Aaliyah Haughton's Juliet. Li is an ex-cop investigating the murder of his brother, who had ties with the Chinese mafia in America. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the American mob boss. Neither side approves of their romance, so, obviously, kung fu action ensues, with a soundtrack by Aaliyah. Written by
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The famous football action sequence in the film was filmed on a overcast day but with the help of background lighting and the camera angles chosen by the director, it seems like it was a sunny day. See more »
When Han is being tackled by Maurice, and he is flying backwards through the air in slow-motion, you can clearly see that he's wearing protective padding. See more »
Not trying to win Oscars here but it is kick ass fun.
Aaliyah's best acting performance by far in her short life, Washington, Lindo and even Anthony Edwards helped Aaliyah's performance with great support and I must say DMX is not bad for a rapper/actor!!!
Jet Li was Jet Li! Dialogue is bad often awful but the guy can really perform his martial arts!
Romeo Must Die isn't the best Shakespeare adaptation but it is what it is and that is a good martial arts/love/action film
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