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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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Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Regina Hall
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Cast

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Griffin / Juntao
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Dinner Guest
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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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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>

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Pals Forever. If they can get past today. See more »


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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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After Carter shoots down Clive's car, he starts dancing like Michael Jackson. Three years following the release of this film, he appeared with MJ in the music video of his song, "You Rock My World." See more »

Goofs

When Carter is picking Lee up from the airport, you can see Lee turn to his left and right saying "xie xie" which means thank you. However when the camera angle changes you can see that there is no one there. See more »

Quotes

Carter: [out-take, to Consul Han] What is this shit about your daughter?
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buddy comedies ever after
7 April 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Obviously, "Rush Hour" is mostly just another buddy comedy, but there's so much hilarious dialogue between Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, that it's all worthwhile. When a consul's daughter gets kidnapped, Tucker gets hired to take the case, but Chan gets brought in from Hong Kong to assist. Naturally, they have a very hard time cooperating.

I guess that a major aspect of these movies is that you shouldn't try to take them seriously; just accept them as completely crazy. With Chan doing his martial arts and Tucker being a loudmouth, it's a great time from start to finish. Also starring Elizabeth Pena, Chris Penn, and Tom Wilkinson. I liked the sequel equally.


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