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Rush Hour (1998)

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Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

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Cop at Diner
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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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The Fastest Hands In The East Meet The Biggest Mouth In The West. 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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18 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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

One of several films released in 1998 to feature the new blue Pepsi cans, which were introduced that year. See more »

Goofs

When Lee and Carter are driving in the Corvette listening to The Beach Boys, there is a brief shot of the steering column and there are no keys in the ignition. See more »

Quotes

Carter: [after watching Juntao fall to his death into a fountain] Whoo! You know he dead.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

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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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