A CIA agent has stolen a nuclear warhead, and martial artist Jackie Chan is the world’s only hope. As a cop, Chan delivers James Bond-style adventure and hilarious global high jinks, hopping from Hong Kong to the Ukraine to Australia.
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Twenty years later, "First Strike" remains one of my most formative movie-going experience - I simply wouldn't be a 'Hong Kong Fanatic' without Jackie Chan's 007 homage. Working with director Stanley Tong, Chan provides a near-perfect blend of comic mischief, daredevil stunts, and crisp action photography. Not even a Weinstein dub job can damper the sheer joy of watching Jackie Chan beat James Bond at his own game.