Unfortunately, former sidekick Sammo Hung is absent this time around, and there are far fewer fights to be had. The cool stuntwork doesn't come out until the final 15 minutes, but by then I was honestly too bored to perk up. The rest of the film is just much less inventive than its predecessor, proving Project A 2 to be a vanity knockoff for Chan, who was busy directing every action film he could get his hands on. Chan would go on to make much better movies with a more impressive sense of humor later, but A 2 qualifies for little better than a C-.
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