Jiu Jitsu

critic Reviews

, 33% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Tambay ObensonindieWire
    While Cage finally appears about 40 minutes into the film as an eccentric expert swordsman who makes paper hats in his spare time, the levity of his very presence provides some measure of a relief.
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    John AndersonWall Street Journal
    Nicolas Cage has worn a lot of things on his head over the years, but the Burmese fisherman's bonnet we glimpse at the beginning of the action-adventure romp Jiu Jitsu is something new. It's one of the few things in the movie that is.
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    Simon AbramsRogerEbert.com
    The makers of Jiu Jitsu should have gone full-Sharknado and admitted that they're banking hard on Cage's anything-goes image.
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    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    Jiu Jitsu has all the barely-motivated action and sci-fi trappings of a middling videogame and, well, at least a little of the dramatic value.
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    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle
    Cage's latest film, "Jiu Jitsu" must represent his career worst - and keep in mind, this is the man who made 1989's "Vampire's Kiss," in which he ate a cockroach.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCommon Sense Media
    With its preposterous story, bizarre action sequences, and performances in wildly varying pitches, this action movie is, at best, a candidate for so-bad-it's good status.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    This is the kind of badass sci-fi film you would expect Nic Cage to be in and sure enough he's in it.
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    Matt ConwayBattle Royale With Cheese
    Logothetis utlizes the kitchen sink of B-movie staples and infuses them into one gleefully dopey popcorn movie.
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    Dan JacksonThrillist
    Jiu Jitsu gets the most important aspects of a junky movie like this right.
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    Travis HopsonPunch Drunk Critics
    If nothing else, Jiu Jitsu deserves credit for not being another boring car chases 'n big explosions action flick.
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