Shanghai Noon
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Connect with IMDb



2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2001 | 2000

8 items from 2016


Skiptrace: trailer for Jackie Chan & Johnny Knoxville comedy

19 July 2016 2:02 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ryan Lambie Jul 19, 2016

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan teams with Johnny Knoxville in the buddy action-comedy, Skiptrace. Here's a trailer...

Jackie Chan's been in a couple of buddy comedy pairings over his long career already, including Rush Hour (with Chris Tucker) and Shanghai Noon (with Owen Wilson). Skiptrace sees the martial arts legend team up with Johnny Knoxville, the former Jackass guy who plays an American fugitive fleeing some particularly nasty Chinese gangsters here. Chan, meanwhile, plays a detective who winds up in Knoxville's orbit when the latter witnesses some sort of hideous crime.

The action-comedy's directed by Renny Harlin, best known for such action flicks as Die Hard 2: Die Harder and Cliffhanger, so there should be plenty of solid set-pieces in Skiptrace, even if Chan (and Knoxville for that matter) no longer pulls off the kind of gonzo stunts he once did. Still, the fight scenes look »

Permalink | Report a problem


'Skiptrace' Trailer: Jackie Chan Is Back In the Buddy Cop Comedy Game

18 July 2016 5:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Jackie Chan's career had been going strong for decades before most American audiences discovered him. Before 1998, Chan had been churning out multiple action movies a year, most of which he anchored all by himself. After Rush Hour, though, he became a go-to for action movies that paired him with another, bigger American star.  That may sound like a complaint, but it's not. Chan is perfect for buddy cop comedies. He's an insanely talented martial artist, but he's also got an innately likable screen presence that plays really, really well off of more overtly comedic actors. That's why movies like Rush Hour and Shanghai Noon work as well as they do. And it's precisely why we're looking forward to Skiptrace, Chan's first buddy cop action comedy in...

Read More

»

- Peter Hall

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Skiptrace’ Trailer: Jackie Chan & Johnny Knoxville Join Forces in Renny Harlin’s Hong Kong Action Comedy

18 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In hindsight, the pairing feels inevitable: Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville in a buddy-cop movie. The two enact the evergreen straitlaced detective/wacky partner dynamic in Renny Harlin’s upcoming “Skiptrace,” the first trailer for which premiered today. Watch it below.

Read More: Jackie Chan: Why He Thinks ‘Warcraft’ Box Office Success In China Has ‘Scared The Americans’

Chan plays a Hong Kong detective, while Knoxville is an American fugitive who joins up with him because of reasons. The former has played similar roles in the “Rush Hour” movies alongside Chris Tucker — and, lest we forget, Roman Polanski in a bizarre cameo at the end of the series’ third installment — as well as “Shanghai Noon” alongside Owen Wilson, of course. Bingbing Fan of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and former WWE performer Eve Torres co-star in the action comedy.

Read More: Exclusive: Action-Packed Trailer For 6th Old School Kung Fu »

- Michael Nordine

Permalink | Report a problem


Jackie Chan: Why He Thinks ‘Warcraft’ Box Office Success In China Has ‘Scared The Americans’

13 June 2016 1:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

At the Shanghai International Film Festival, Jackie Chan kicked off the Jackie Chan Action Movie Week festival program, which screens a selection of the star’s recent films, with a speech extolling the virtues of the Chinese film industry, specifically their commercial potential. Chan said though the Chinese market was dismissed for many years, it’s now become a force to be reckoned with. He pointed to Duncan Jones’ video game adaptation “Warcraft” as a sign of the Chinese market’s dominance. “‘Warcraft’ made[$91 million] in two days — this has scared the Americans,” says Chan. “If we can make a film that earns [$1.5 billion], then people from all over the world who study film will learn Chinese, instead of us learning English.”

Read More: Review: ‘Warcraft’ Is The ‘Battlefield Earth’ Of The 21st Century

Jones’ “Warcraft” has performed exceptionally well overseas. It opened in over 20 countries around the world before it opened in the United States, including France, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Hong Kong, and many others. Though “Warcraft” has only made under $25 million in the U.S., it has made over $280 million worldwide, much of that stemming from the Chinese market.

Jackie Chan began his career as a stunt man before transitioning into acting full time. He had great success in Hong Kong cinema for many years, and only broke through in Hollywood in the mid-1990’s with the film “Rumble in the Bronx.” Chan then went on to co-star in the “Rush Hour” series, “Shanghai Noon,” and later, the “Karate Kid” remake starring Jaden Smith.

Read More: Duncan Jones’ ‘Warcraft’ Proves The ‘One For The Studio, One For Me’ Auteur System Is Broken

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

Related storiesRenny Harlin Directing Video Game Adaptation 'Legend of the Ancient Sword'Top 10 Takeaways: Why Horror Sequel 'The Conjuring 2' Beat 'Warcraft''Warcraft' CGI Documentary: Watch This Video Dissecting the Groundbreaking (Yet Controversial) Effects »

- Vikram Murthi

Permalink | Report a problem


Daniel Wu’s ‘Into the Badlands’ Travels Worldwide with AMC, Amazon, HBO Among Licensees

30 March 2016 10:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — Martial arts drama “Into the Badlands” has been licensed worldwide with eOne, which handles international distribution, inking more than 260 territory deals on the show. In the U.S., AMC Networks recently ordered a 10-episode second season of the series, which made its international sales debut at Mipcom last year.

Foreign buyers include Amazon in the U.K. and Germany; HBO in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden; Universum Film in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland; Viacom in Italy; and TV2 in Norway.

As previously announced, eOne has also licensed the show to LeTV in China, Foxtel in Australia, SoHo in New Zealand, and CMore in Scandinavia, as well as to AMC Global in over 125 countries, including regions throughout Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, as well as Benelux and Spain. EOne has an exclusive multi-year output agreement with AMC Networks for all original scripted series.

Into the Badlands” delivered the »

- Leo Barraclough

Permalink | Report a problem


Movie Review – Dragon Blade (2015)

15 January 2016 8:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Dragon Blade, 2015.

Directed by Daniel Lee.

Starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody.

Synopsis:

Set in China during the Han dynasty (206-220 Ad), Dragon Blade follows Huo An (Chan), an official framed and enslaved for a crime he didn’t commit. Soon thereafter, however, he meets a Roman soldier in Cusack’s Lucius and the pair begin to form an unlikely alliance.

Career lulls. It happens to the best of them. Jackie Chan’s career has hit something of an impasse. Gone are the halcyon days of the 80’s and early 90’s where Chan revolutionised Hong Kong action cinema with his patented blend of insane stunts and frantically (yet intricately) choreographed fight scenes. Then his Hollywood career took him on a diversion which was a mixed bag, seeing success with Rush Hour and Shanghai Noon (and their mixed bag of sequels). The others were frankly horrendous as it became »

- Amie Cranswick

Permalink | Report a problem


Top 5 ‘Recent’ Jackie Chan Films Actually Worth Watching

13 January 2016 7:21 AM, PST | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

 

Time takes its toll on all of us … even Jackie

Jackie Chan is arguably one of the most important action /martial arts stars to ever grace our screens. As happens to us all … time takes it’s toll and sadly over the years the quality of his films has degraded.

But whilst the quality of his output my have decreased , it’s not difficult to spot moments of brilliance in even his most recent movies (i.e final fight scene in Chinese Zodiac ).

2016 is a very busy year for Jackie Chan

This year is going to be a very busy one of Jackie Chan, soon we will see the release of Skiptrace followed by another 3 confirmed releases (Railroad Tigers, The Foreigner, Kung Fu Yoga) and even more films which have either been announced or are currently in production (Rush Hour 4, The Karate Kid 2, Shanghai Noon Sequel).

Unfortunately none »

- The Tiger

Permalink | Report a problem


‘No Escape’ Blu-ray Review

10 January 2016 9:00 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Thanawut Kasro, Chatchawai Kamonsakpitak | Written by John Erick Dowdle, Drew Dowdle | Directed by John Erick Dowdle

No Escape starts out with Jack and Annie Dwyer (Wilson & Bell) and their two daughters emigrating to an unspecified Southeast Asian country for Wilson’s work. This work is somehow connected to the country’s water supply and it’s hinted that the company may have had some shady dealings in the past. This notion becomes somewhat inconsequential when violent revolutionaries seize power from the government and beginning tearing through the city, killing any foreigners they find. This makes life difficult for the young family as they’re staying at the richest, most foreigner-friendly hotel in town…

Owen Wilson might seem like an unlikely action hero, but there was a time when he looked primed to become America’s next golden-haired champion of good and kicking ass. »

- Mark Allen

Permalink | Report a problem


2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2001 | 2000

8 items from 2016


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners