Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.
Gang boss Tony pulls off a major diamond heist together with his staff, but cop-flipped-legal Ling understands who responds by keeping her for ransom and kidnapping Tonyis child and has the loot. Unfortunately, the diamonds were misplaced by Tonyis too. As he anxiously searches for his child and the jewels, Tony and a superior pairs together – kicking government-agent who seeks vengeance and once caused Ling.
High on motion, minimal on matter that is gray. When thrust involves leave its an action film that produces the required method of getting biff, bam activity sequences, I suppose. Yet perhaps enabling the aged leave the brain in the doorway requirement for such action amusing malarkey, the software is not too rich, the acting similarly therefore, whilst the choreography is fragile. The latter that a big misstep when you yourself have Mark and Jet Li Dacascos fronting the great guy / guy that is bad axis of the tale.
Plot pitches Lis bum throwing investigator being an unlikely buddy buddy appliance walking DMXs and absent diamonds together with DMXs urban burglar kidnapped girl, and thats pretty much it. Theres no efforts to increase the heroes from what is intended to become a very critical scenario, or add some psychological range.
Just like a recycling of a lot of additional films of related ilk, originality has gone out the window below, heck they also get Arnold directly into reprise a watered-down edition of his personality from True Lies it frequently feels exhausted. Gabrielle Union and Kelly Hu are readily available to include the sexy sizzle in redundant functions, while Dacascos scarcely registers as an uber villain.
Obsolete and sluggish, all advised, a waste of time for throw and viewers alike. 4/10