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Rush Hour (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  18 September 1998 (USA)
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Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

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The plot is unknown at this time.

Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker
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Cast

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Lee
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Griffin / Juntao
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Robert Littman ...
Michael Chow ...
Dinner Guest
Julia Hsu ...
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Cop at Diner
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Cop at Diner (as Larry Sullivan Jr.)
Yang Lin ...
Consul Secretary (as Yan Ling)
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George Cheung ...
Lucy Lin ...
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Storyline

Cultures clash and tempers flares as the two cops named Detective Inspector Lee a Hong Kong Detective and Detective James Carter FBI, a big-mouthed work-alone Los Angeles cop who are from different worlds discovers one thing in common: they can't stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals and save the eleven-year-old Chinese girl of the Chinese consul named Soo Yung. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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They come from different cultures. But on a case this big, they speak the same language. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action/violence and shootings, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gas do daske  »

Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,001,803 (USA) (18 September 1998)

Gross:

$141,153,686 (USA) (19 February 1999)
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Trivia

When Lee shows Carter Consul Han's card, it shows that the Consuls first name is Solo. In Chinese, a person's family name is spoken and printed before their individual name. (Meaning that his name in Chinese, is "Han Solo.") See more »

Goofs

When Carter finds Sang in the room where the money is counted, the wounded FBI Agent is shown twice. The first time, his gun is holstered, and the second time there is no gun. See more »

Quotes

Lee: I didn't know you spoke Chinese.
Carter: I never told you I didn't, you just assumed I didn't.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes from the film play during the end credits. See more »

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Soundtracks

Hip Hug-Her
Written by Steve Cropper, Donald Dunn (as Donald "Duck" Dunn), Al Jackson Jr. and Booker T. Jones
Performed by Booker T. & the M.G.s (as Booker T. & the MG's)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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amusing buddy film
13 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

The Chinese Consul's daughter is kidnapped and the FBI steps in to investigate the case. The Consul doesn't trust them however, so he calls in an old friend and police inspector from Hong Kong to aid in the rescue of his daughter. Not wanting to work with outsiders, the FBI pairs him with a cocky, loudmouthed street cop who dreams of becoming a federal agent but doesn't work well with partners. The formula is tired and predictable, but it's redeemed to a surprising extent by the effective pairing of Chan and Tucker, who are an ideal action-comedy duo. Lots of gimmicky action scenes, and big time laughs, with the added bonus of a script that doesn't require a lot of thinking. ***


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