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Crawford is a fallen FBI agent who is bent on revenge, and the man he wants is Rogue - a killer with a hidden agenda and no loyalties, a ruthless, shadowy assassin who seems to materialize at will, wreak havoc in a few silent seconds, and then disappear again like a ghost…
PROFANITY: 28 F-words, 11 S-words, 2 GD's, a few milder words. SEX/NUDITY: A couple scenes with nudity, one quick sex scene. VIOLENCE: LOTS of killing, some brutal and fairly graphic. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: A few scenes with mild drinking and smoking. ACTION: Lots of martial arts fighting, chase scenes, gun battles. COMEDY: Only one mildly funny scene.
OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 60 moviegoers:
TEENS: Most of the guys thought it was great. About a quarter
rated it only average. Female reviews are quite a bit lower. Only
about a third truly enjoyed it. Another third rated it as average and
the final third rated it below average.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: Only about half the males and females truly
enjoyed "War." Most of the remaining half rated it as average with
quite a few of the guys rating it below average.
ADULTS: The male and female reviews are very mixed. Many males
rated it very high, but many also rated it quite low. The female
opinions were a little more concentrated in the abvoe average to
After his partner is brutally murdered by the infamous assassin Rogue (Jet Li), FBI agent Jack Crawford (Jason Statham) vows to find the elusive killer and personally avenge his partner's death. But Rogue proves untraceable until three years later when he resurfaces to ignite a bloody turf war between Chinese mob leader Chang (John Lone) and Japanese Yakuza boss Shiro (Ryo Ishibashi). Eager to capture Rogue once and for all, Crawford leads his team of crime specialists headlong into the conflict. But Crawford's thirst for vengeance jeopardizes his professional judgment, and as the violence escalates, Crawford finally comes face to face with his enemy to discover that nothing about Rogue or his plan is quite what it seems.