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Rush Hour 3 (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  10 August 2007 (USA)
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After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Genevieve (as Noemie Lenoir)
Soo Yung (as Zhang Jingchu)
Henry O ...
Master Yu (as Henry O.)
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Chinese Foreign Minister
British Foreign Minister


After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

10 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gas do daske 3  »

Box Office


$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,731,998 (UK) (10 August 2007)


$140,080,850 (USA) (2 November 2007)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


At one moment in the film Lee says, "I don't speak French". In actuality Jackie Chan speaks fluent French. See more »


The Paris Commissioner announces himself as DGSE. The DGSE is France's military and counterespionage wing. It has nothing to do with internal security or police work. He should have said Police Nationale, which runs Paris law enforcement and, as a subordinate of the Ministry of the Interior, handles matters involving foreigners. See more »


Detective James Carter: [after Det. Revi kisses him cheek to cheek] Hey man! You touch me again, you gonna owe me dinner and movie.
Detective Revi: Congratulations! It appears we have finally brought down the Triad.
Chief Inspector Lee: [total disbelief] We?
Detective James Carter: You didn't do shit!
Chief Inspector Lee: My butt still hurts!
Detective Revi: [winking at Lee] The Americans and the French need to work together in the spirit of brotherhood. Together, we can do anything. Anything!
Detective James Carter: He's right, Lee. Together we can do anything. I'll go this way...
Chief Inspector Lee: And I'll go that way.
[as they team punch Det. Revi]
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes from the film play during the end credits. See more »


Referenced in Entourage: The Prince's Bride (2007) See more »


Kung Fu Fighting
Written by Carl Douglas
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User Reviews

No irony intended in rating this a 3
12 April 2008 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

I never thought it would be so painful to watch a franchise being milked.

Apparently Chris Tucker has only had to make three movies in the past 9 years, and this is the third one. No prizes for guessing the other two.

It's not that Rush Hour 3 is a particularly bad movie, but it's just a tired re-working of themes already heavily mined in the first two instalments.

The only marginal difference here is that whereas in Episode 1 and 2 the "player-outside-his-turf" mantle was worn alternately by Lee (Jackie Chan) and Carter (Chris Tucker) respectively, here, they're both out of their comfort zone viz. Europe, and more specifically, Paris This plot point doesn't actually change the formula's outcome that much, because every other element is essentially unchanged.

The coolest stuff in the movie is already showcased in the trailer, so if you're pressed for time, just watch that.

PS: Roman Polanski did look like he was having fun though...so much fun, in fact, that he didn't bother to have his name added to the credits. Smart man.

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