Wook Kim
May 02, 2000 AT 04:00 AM EDT

A tormented undercover cop, a sadistic crime boss, mawkish sentimentality, bizarrely inappropriate comic touches, and moments of startling violence: Yep, Jet Li’s The Enforcer definitely looks like a Hong Kong ”fists and bullets” thriller to us. Our advice: Forget the soggy plot and take in the supercharged set pieces. ”Romeo Must Die”’s Li displays his usual balletic athleticism but is nearly upstaged by the high-kicking Mui, whose estrogen-fueled fight scenes bring to mind a premenstrual Rockette on Dexedrine.

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