Jackie Chan and John Cena’s “Hidden Strike” Tops Netflix Charts

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By Black Widow

Hidden Strike, the newly released action film starring Jackie Chan and John Cena, has taken the streaming world by storm, topping Netflix’s Top 10 Movies list shortly after its Jul. 6 premiere.

Despite receiving mixed reviews online, the action-packed movie surpassed Netflix originals, including Happiness for Beginners and They Cloned Tyrone, to claim the number-one spot on the streaming platform.

The Plot of Hidden Strike:

Directed by Scott Waugh, known for Expendables, Hidden Strike features Jackie Chan as Luo Feng and John Cena as Chris Van Home, both former special forces soldiers.

The duo embarks on a perilous mission to escort a group of civilians through the dangerous Highway of Death in Baghdad to the safe haven known as the Green Zone. Along the way, they encounter constant life-threatening obstacles, putting their lives and the fate of those they protect on the line.

Mixed Reviews, High Viewership:

While viewers on Netflix seem to appreciate the collaboration between two of the biggest action stars in the industry, “Hidden Strike” has garnered mixed reviews.

On IMDb, the film holds an average rating of 5.5/10. Additionally, critics have criticized the movie for its use of CGI, humor, and writing, although Rotten Tomatoes has not yet provided an official score.

Jackie Chan and John Cena:

Acclaimed Action Stars: Jackie Chan is renowned as an action legend, best known for his iconic role in the Rush Hour franchise alongside Chris Tucker.

He is set to reprise his role in the highly anticipated Rush Hour 4. In his most recent theatrical release, he voiced Splinter in the well-received Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem.

John Cena, the WWE superstar-turned-actor, has also made a name for himself in the action genre. Notably, he starred as Peacemaker in the DC Universe’s The Suicide Squad and will return for the second season of the eponymous Max series, Superman: Legacy.

Cena also played Jakob Toretto in the recent Fast & Furious franchise entries, F9: The Fast Saga and Fast X. He showcased his versatility with a role in Greta Gerwig’s fantasy comedy Barbie, appearing as a Merman version of Ken.

Despite receiving mixed reviews, Hidden Strike shines on Netflix, propelled by the electrifying pairing of Jackie Chan and John Cena. Fans can witness their action-packed performances by streaming the movie on Netflix.