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Shanghai Knights (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  7 February 2003 (USA)
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When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

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Director: Teddy Chan
Stars: Jackie Chan, Min Kim, Eric Tsang
Action | Comedy

The continuing adventures of former Chinese Imperial guard Chon Wang and American bandit, Roy O'Bannon.

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When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon's sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family but almost no one will believe her. Written by Yocke

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A Royal Kick In The Arse


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

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Release Date:

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Shanghai Noon 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,352 (Hong Kong) (31 January 2003)

Gross:

$701,287 (Japan) (28 November 2003)
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When Roy is fantasizing about his future family life, he mentions his kids' names as "Vera, Chuck, and Dave." These are the names of the grandchildren in Paul McCartney's fantasy from the Beatles song, "When I'm Sixty-Four". See more »

Goofs

When Lord Rathbone revealed an automatic Gatling gun and said it was British ingenuity he was partially incorrect. The Gatling gun was a hand cranked weapon that was created by Richard Gatling, American, in 1861 and patented May of 1862. The first automatic, self-powered machine gun was invented by an American born Briton, Sir Hiram Maxim in 1884 and first displayed in 1885. The Maxim gun bared little resemblance to the Gatling gun. Automatic Gatling style guns did not come about until the 1940's. See more »

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[first lines]
Chon Wang's Father: You are not permitted to gaze at the Imperial Seal.
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References Rush Hour (1998) See more »

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Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major
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Courtesy of Promusic, Inc.
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This Sequel Worked
27 January 2004 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

This movie is actually funny and entertaining. I wasn't expecting much because the past several Jackie Chan films, Rush Hour sequels and the Tuxedo, have sucked. But, the duo of Chan and Wilson really worked. The whole Sherlock Holms gag with the author and the Charlie Chan kid were very funny. IT was also very funny when they are in the hotel in New York City and we find out Roy really works there and isn't rich. This has plenty of Chan stunts with ladders, amazing kicks, and swords. Plus, it was nearly 2 hours, but it didn't feel long. Most "comedies" now days if over 90 minutes really start to feel dull, but that wasn't the case with this film.

PS: Watching this makes pillow fights look really fun!

FINAL VERDICT: This is worth renting if you are looking for some laughs and entertaining night.


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