Romeo Must Die

Synopsis: In this modern day Romeo and Juliet, kung fu action star Jet Li plays Romeo to hip-hop singer, Aaliyah Haughton's Juliet. Li is an ex-cop investigating the murder of his brother, who had ties with the Chinese mafia in America. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the American mob boss. Neither side approves of their romance, so, obviously, kung fu action ensues, with a soundtrack by Aaliyah.
Director(s): Andrzej Bartkowiak
Production: Warner Home Video
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.1
Metacritic:
52
Rotten Tomatoes:
33%
R
Year:
2000
115 min
Website
1,043 Views


Kool and the Gang jam

from back in the day.

- Earth, Wind and Fire.

- Right, right, right.

That serious shit.

Do l know you?

- How you gonna play me like that?

- What?

I work for your pops.

- Right. Your name starts with an M.

- That's it.

Moron.

Funny. Lt's Maurice, all right?

Maurice, I'd love to reminisce

with you, but l'm busy right now...

...so let's do this later, okay?

- No.

- Lt don't work like that.

- Excuse me?

Your father could be

catching some static...

...and Mac wants me

to watch your back.

Let me tell you something.

Whatever my father and Mac are into

has nothing to do with me.

You can hate them all you want.

That's your business.

If they tell me not to let you out of my sight,

I don't care if you going to confession...

...it's going to be you,

me and the priest.

That's ridiculous.

Hey, look. My ride's right over there.

Back seat or the trunk.

Make it easy on yourself.

Your choice, baby girl.

Waiting for the magic word.

Please?

Stuck-up.

I got some coloring books

in the back.

- You think you're funny.

- 'm babysitting.

I gotta bring something

for the kids.

- Can l get my leg in the car? Damn!

- mean.

Damn!

The NFL announced Friday that Oakland...

...will become home

to its newest expansion team.

The question of who the new owners

will be is still unresolved.

For more we go to Jody Vance.

That's right, Perry.

Several groups of investors will be

presenting proposals this week.

I thought we were done with football

when the Raiders left town.

- Yeah, well, jobs.

- What?

Jobs. See, if they have to build

another stadium...

...some of us that have been less

fortunate can attain jobs.

Harold, your unfortunate ass been

sitting in that chair for 15 years.

You couldn't attain a job if one

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Eric Bernt

Eric Bernt has built most of his career as a writer for Hollywood box office films. He made his directorial debut in 2005 with the movie Vegas Baby. He has given lectures at universities on the topic of screenwriting. more…

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