In December 1941, The railway from Tianjin to Nanjing in East China became a key military transportation route, heavily guarded by Japanese soldiers. Ma Yuan, a railroad worker and his group of freedom fighters find themselves on the wrong side of the tracks when they decide to ambush a heavily armed military train filled with desperately needed provisions. Unarmed and outnumbered, they must rely on their wits to battle an entire army.Written by
Jackie Chan's son Jaycee appeared in this movie (though not as his son). At one point, both are arrested by the Japanese, who note how much they look alike, prompting a comic argument disputing this. See more »
Sparks of Life
Railroad Tigers has a few moments where it is blissfully reminiscent of the glory days of Jackie Chan at the height of his power, but these moments are few and far between, and are smothered by an unfocused story and ever shifting tone.
7 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this