Rush Hour (1998) Poster



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Followed by 

Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Rush Hour 3 (2007)

Version of 

Rush Hour (2016) (TV Series)

Edited into 

They Crawl (2001)
footage has been edited in to become part of the storyline (also credited in end credits)
Heroes of Black Comedy (2002) (TV Mini-Series)


Columbo (1971) (TV Series)
Carter mentions that "Columbo didn't have no partner".
Kojak (1973) (TV Series)
Carter mentions Kojak by name
Enter the Dragon (1973)
The opening credits are a shot-for-shot recreation
Truck Turner (1974)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The consul's card lists his name as Han Solo.
48 Hrs. (1982)
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Chief Inspector Lee is tied up and being shocked by the Chinese man it is a reference to Lethal Weapon
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Scene in which eddie murphy's character poses undercover mirrors the same scene in which Chris tucker's character goes undercover and pretends to sell illegal weapons
Tapeheads (1988)
Red Heat (1988)
Tough and laconic foreign cop comes to the USA and teams up with a wise, fast talking, "typical" american cop to fight a criminal also from that foreign country.
Black Rain (1989)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The scene where Chris Tucker drives the van through the building at the end of Rush Hour is a nod to the scene in T2 where Arnold drives the SWAT van through Cyberdyne
Chungking Express (1994)
The FBI agent tell Chris Tucker's character that he won't babysit any "Chungking" cop. Chungking express was about love sick cops.
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Jackie Brown (1997)
Light switch fight scene
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
poster can be seen in the theater marquee
Armageddon (1998)
title on theater marquee
There's Something About Mary (1998)
poster can be seen in the theater marquee

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Kelsey Grammer/Sheryl Crow (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Weekend Update
A Piece of the Action: Behind the Scenes of 'Rush Hour' (1999) (Video)
behind the scenes feature
Baadshah (1999)
Black & White (1999)
Sam Donager meets Brett Ratner and tells him she liked Rush Hour
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
mentioned on the Weekend Update montage
Saturday Night Live: Reese Witherspoon/Alicia Keys (2001) (TV Episode)
Quoted constantly by Chris Tucker during Celebrity Jeopardy!
Gilmore Girls: Richard in Stars Hollow (2002) (TV Episode)
The movie is seen in the background at the video store.
Shot Caller: From Videos to Features (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Carrie (2002) (TV Movie)
Ms. Dejarden asks Tommy, "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Undeclared: God Visits (2003) (TV Episode)
Luke quotes, "do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Chappelle's Show: Episode #2.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Dave recounts how he lost the role to Chris Tucker
Fury Blade (2004)
The word "Blackinese" was expired from that movie.
Meet Bob Shaye (2004) (Video)
'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited (2005) (TV Special)
This title is referenced.
Robot Chicken: Operation Rich in Spirit (2005) (TV Episode)
Strawberry Shortcake tells her friend not to touch her radio and says, "Do you understand the words that are comin' out of my mouth?!"
Game K N B: Celebrity Fathers (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the question.
The Office: The Negotiation (2007) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Michael
Survivor: You've Got a Puzzled Look (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Earl when describing his relationship with Yau-Man
Entourage: The Prince's Bride (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is listed as one of the "sweded" movies. Also, video case is shown.
Hardcover (2008)
Mentioned by Dominik
30 Rock: Larry King (2009) (TV Episode)
Tracy said he was cast in Rush Hour but was replaced by Jackie Chan.
Northern Lights (2009) (TV Movie)
Two bar brawlers argue over which Jackie Chan movie is the best; "Rush Hour" is one of them
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.17 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "I Get a Kick Out of You"
The Girls Next Door: Stay Tuned (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned as one of the movies directed by Brett Ratner
She's Out of My League (2010)
Character mentions the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown to introduce Brett Ratner
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
Ratner's title card mentions him being the director of this movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Inspector Gadget (2011) (TV Episode)
"Don't you ever touch a black car's radio, boy"
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Madea mimics Chris Tucker from Rush Hour, repeating his line "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Jerrid says the film was no "rush Hour."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.103 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the Rush Hour movie franchise.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.184 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bobby mentions that he and Loni look like they should be in Rush Hour 4.
Saturday Night Live: Kevin Hart/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Dennis Rodman (Jay Pharoah) on Weekend Update
Littlest Pet Shop: What Did You Say? (2013) (TV Episode)
Pepper asks Blythe, "Do you hear the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Nostalgia Critic: Jurassic Park (2013) (TV Episode)
"...since Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.100 (2013) (TV Episode)
Bobby mentions the movie by name.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Candy Candy (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD shown
A Night at the Movies: Cops & Robbers and Crime Writers (2013) (TV Special)
Movie poster shown
Bad Education: Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Alfie refers to the film.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.32 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Honest Trailers: Saw (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Mentioned by one of the characters
Blackcatloner Reviews: The Last American Virgin (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Brett Ratner's good movies.
Streets of Harvest (2015)
It is referenced.
Tosh.0: Welven Da Great (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Saturday Night Live: Tracy Morgan/Demi Lovato (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Yo! Where Jackie Chan at Right Now?
Blackcatloner: Best of 2015 and a Happy New Year (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Brett Ratner's good movies.
Blackcatloner: A Very #Puppymonkeybaby Super Bowl (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner is annoyed that this movie is getting a spin-off TV show.
Blackcatloner: Another Year, Another Super Bowl (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner is annoyed that this movie is getting a TV spin-off.
Saturday Night Live: Russell Crowe/Margo Price (2016) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Weekend Update
2 Broke Girls: And the Big Gamble (2016) (TV Episode)
Earl says he'll do a "Rush Hour" reboot with Han.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #9.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
The Task: Pilot (2017) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
Fist Fight (2017)
Strickland calls a couple of students "Rush Hour" because one is African-American and the other Asian-American.

Featured in 

The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.5 (1998) (TV Episode)
Chris Tucker discusses the film; clips are shown.
Jackie Chan: My Stunts (1999) (Video)
stunts from the film explained
Film '72: A Christmas Treat (2001) (TV Episode)
Reviewing bbc output at Christmas
Shooting the Police: Cops on Film (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
Rush Hour 1, 2, 3! (2007) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Law and Order #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
clip of Carter saying "the girl don't like you"
The Spy Next Door (2010)
opening shows footage from this other Jackie Chan movie.
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Christmas Special Ever! (2013) (TV Episode)
Carter: "what the hell did you just say?"
Honest Trailers: Friday (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic finds it odd that everyone hated this movie's sequels for a ridiculous reason
Brett & Jackie Look Back at the 'Rush Hour' Trilogy (2016) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Seen during the honor award to Jackie Chan.


Mean Streets (1973)
Truck Turner (1974)
48 Hrs. (1982)
Captain EO (1986) (Short)
Batman (1989)

Spoofed in 

NiceGuys' First Strike (1999) (Short)
The moment where Trevor acts stupefied, then smiles while being stared down by the villains is a direct parody of a similar moment in Rush Hour, when Jackie Chan is acts stupefied, then smiles at Chris Tucker following the line "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Indiana Jones and the Search for Eternal Joy (2000) (Short)
Indy and Short Round defeat the bad guys using a tag team move used by Jacke Chan and Chris Tucker in Rush Hour.
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
Restaurant scene
Partner (2007)
One man complains about having no kissing scene in the movie while talking about it.
Night of the Living Deb (2015)
Deb: "Don't you ever touch a black man's radio!" She then mentions Chris Tucker said that line in this movie.

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