Thongs and Octopus accept a job from their landlord: kidnap a baby. Soon, the baby awakens strong paternal feelings in the two crooks, leading to complications when it comes to handing him over to his possibly crazy gang boss grandfather.
Having recovered from wounds received in a failed rescue operation, Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.
Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids (who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau). When one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, Bob's longtime nemesis, a Russian terrorist, pays a visit to the family.Written by
Stunt coordinator Bob Brown led a group of his own stuntmen while working closely with Jackie Chan's stunt team, led by Wu Gang. Having worked as a stuntman and a stunt coordinator for many years, Brown was impressed by Chan's prowess and pleased with the melding of their two distinct styles. Brown said: "Besides the fact that Jackie is a gift for any stuntman to work with, getting the east and the west to blend together was the most fun for me." See more »
During the fight scene at the abandoned warehouse, the bike is leaned over on the right, but then leaned over on the left before Bob kicks the bike. See more »
Mom! Jethro's eating my underwear!
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Outtakes from the film play during the end credits. See more »
Chan Plays a Cool Funny Spy in a Done-to-Death Story
OK, where story is concerned, there's nothing new here. Chan plays a spy on the verge of retirement because he wants to settle down with his girlfriend Gillian (Amber Valetta) and her annoying kids. Now the kids hate Chan and Gillian has to leave for a couple of days in order to spend some time with her ailing father. So who offers to look after the kids? It's not hard to see how clichéd the story is but it is Jackie Chan with his creative stunts who makes this a fun watch. The actor's flair for comedy has become common knowledge and he is as energetic as ever. Moreover, his pairing with the beautiful Valetta is refreshing. Valetta doesn't get much to do other than play the usual girlfriend/divorcée/mom of three but she holds her own. The rest of the cast is forgettable. The child actors are initially very annoying. They sort of grow on you as the film proceeds. Overall, the film is nothing out of the ordinary. It doesn't even compare to a majority Chan's superior works but at best it's an amusing one-time watch.
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