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A hapless chauffer must take a comatosed secret agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.

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Storyline

Jimmy Tong is just a lowly chauffeur for millionaire Clark Devlin, until Devlin has an accident that puts him in the hospital. Tong is sent back to fetch some things for Devlin and unknowingly tries on Devlin's tuxedo and finds that it gives extraordinary powers to anyone that dons the suit. This discovery thrusts Tong into world of international intrigue and espionage and pairs him with an inexperienced partner. Written by Tim Salazar

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He's Not Looking For Trouble... He's Wearing It. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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27 September 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$288,760 (Japan) (14 March 2003)

Gross:

$288,760 (Japan) (14 March 2003)
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At the premiere there was a chimp in a suit and hat. See more »

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When Jimmy is being tested, he drives through the alley and through the raised gate. He then drives through the area where there are tons of chicken feathers all over the place. After driving through is covered in feathers, and the grill is choked with feathers. However, when he pulls out of the alley and into the street behind the truck, the feathers are gone. See more »

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James Brown: [to Del Blaine] There's one more thing I'd like to say, um... it's not the "in" thing today to give compliments to a young lady. But... I just got to let you know that... you got a nice rack.
Jimmy Tong: Oh, thank you, Mr. Brown.
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Mindless but hilarious entertainment
11 March 2007 | by (Sana'a, Yemen) – See all my reviews

I am surprised by how low rated this film is. Don't think. Just laugh.

Jackie Chan dryly pokes fun at action film clichés. He plays a non-hero, an unassuming regular guy who can't meet a girl, or do anything except drive, who gets sucked into a ridiculous situation.

Completely unbelievable and ridiculous. Not great cinema. All action movies are that way; this is funny because of the low-key irony.

Even Jennifer Love Hewitt seems deliberately miscast, but hilarious as she vacillates between superintelligent nerd, ditz, valley girl and superheroine.

We prefer this to Austin Powers with its completely over-the-top, zero subtlety. Here the sexual innuendo would not be missed by a teenager, but would go right over the head of kids, making it a film any age could enjoy. But you have to want to laugh, not critique.


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