Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei’s trail.
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Jason Statham is like the Robert DeNiro of action films. The guy just has a presence that sets him apart from the lame ass two dimensional jackasses. He's got style and grace and an ability to convey emotion with only a stare.
Some scenes were skillfully assembled, in both sight and sound, but in the end there was just too much action and not enough story (as you'd expect with a film like this). At first the ultra fast-paced nature of storytelling was interesting and snappy, but later it just made for confusion. The bad Russian accents were distracting, too.