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
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When Captain Diel is telling Carter about the case he states that the Consul's little girl is ten but when Lee and Carter are at the jail talking to Clive, Lee tells Clive that the little girl is eleven. Lee is using the Chinese method of counting ages, where a person's age is calculated as "1" when you are beginning your first year of life, i.e., when you are born. This contrasts with most Western cultures, in which you are "1" at the end of your first year. See more »
[Looks at Carter's badge]
FBI? No, I'm not FBI, I'm a security guard... at the mall!
[Motions to kill Carter]
Oh hell nah, he didn't mean that. He meant cut me loose!
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Outtakes from the film play during the end credits. See more »
This movie is pure comedy from the beginning to the end. You will have a good laugh thanks to Chris Tucker in his role of Carter, a clumsy LA cop. The city of Los Angeles is spectacular and is a great scenario for this entertaining movie. Jackie Chan at its best kicking asses everywhere with an outstanding humble attitude. I think Americans love Jackie Chan because he's so nice and great person.
The main reason why I like this movie is the wonderful duo they play, constantly arguing, while walking around exciting California, USA, about everything, but in the meantime they are loyal partners. The great diversity there is in America singles out in a city like Los Angeles when we go through Chinatown. And fortunately, the movie brings us out there. Interesting cultures melt into a huge variety of ethnicities that make anything possible to happen. This is why America is so interesting and wonderful and we from abroad love her as a beautiful land.
All in all, this is a worth-seeing Hollywood movie and probably you would like to watch it several times!
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