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.
Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.
Jackie is hired to help the UN find Nazi gold hidden in Sahara. He's accompanied from Spain by 2 (later 3) cute women. As there are others wanting the gold, lots of kung fu fighting and comedy follows.
A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets.
When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends.
At a Hong Kong shopping center, Buck Yuen's (Jackie Chan's) intuition warns him. He saves a robbery's loot and gets on television, ends up in Istanbul via South Korea, and accidentally becomes a spy. Fortunately, he knows Kung Fu.
Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which was looted by foreigners in the 1800s. Assisted by a Chinese student and a Parisian lady, Hawk stops at nothing to accomplish the mission.Written by
Absolutely one of the worst Jackie Chan movies ever
Incoherent, ridiculously silly and juvenile, Chinese Zodiac may have one or two good Jackie Chan action sequences, but the plot and dialogue are beyond stupid. The young cosmetically marketable Chinese stars are simply slapstick foolish and this VERY pro-China movie about retrieving past Chinese artifacts and bringing them back to China is a total mess. Take one part National treasure, throw in some Pirates of the Caribbean and one dash of Goonies, and you end up with this abomination that borders on one of the most unwatchable movies ever. Whoever directed this mess should be shot point blank in the head for making such a mess. Poor editing, terrible dialog and dreadful writing make this one to avoid at ALL COSTS. That's 2 hours of my life that I won't get back.
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