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Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Mystery  |  February 1981 (USA)
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Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Lupowitz
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Dragon Queen
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Lee Chan, Jr.
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Police Chief
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Gillespie
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Mrs. Dangers
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Cordelia
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Masten
Johnny Sekka ...
Stefan
Bennett Ohta ...
Hawaiian Chief of Police
David Hirokane ...
Lee Chan Sr.
Karlene Crockett ...
Brenda Lupowitz
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Bernard Lupowitz
James Ray ...
Haynes
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Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the prime suspect. Written by Anonymous

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Murderer who turn victim into human baked potato have real appetite for crime.

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Comedy | Mystery

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February 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Chan contra la reina dragón  »

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One of two movies with famous fictional Asian central characters which had a long title and were released in the USA in 1980-81 within six months of each other. The movies were The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) and Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981). See more »

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Follows The Chinese Parrot (1927) See more »

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Some laughs, mostly pain.
11 April 2000 | by (Pensacola, FL) – See all my reviews

Not a good movie. Has a few laughs but mainly nothing a real Chan fan would like to see. It is a spoof, but just doesn't work. Too silly without real slapstick. No real inside jokes for Chan fans. And wouldn't work as a regular comedy, even without the Chan link.


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