Brett Ratner's action-comedy franchise has always been aimed at the international box office, and in this entry mismatched cops Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker are lured to Paris by a Japanese assassin (Hiroyuki Sanada of Sunshine) who's kidnapped a Chinese consul's daughter (Zhang Jingchu). Noemie Lenoir is the eye-candy love interest, and Max von Sydow, Youki Kudoh, Yvan Attal, and Roman Polanski help legitimize the silly plot. Chan shows he still has the chops during a showdown at the Eiffel Tower, but you'd think the movie's reported budget of $140 million might have bought Tucker at least one side-splitting gag. In English and subtitled Cantonese, Japanese, and French. PG-13, 91 min.