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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


A Royal Kick In The Arse

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

7 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shanghai Noon 2  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$701,287 (Japan) (28 November 2003)

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2.35 : 1
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At some points, Lord Rathbone and Wu Chow speak in iambic pentameter. Most notable is the stable scene: "I was taught to be neither seen nor heard/ Where is the seal? (I'm a man of my word.)" See more »


After being Knighted the three of them turn to face the audience, thus turning their backs to the monarch. After being knighted a person backs away from the monarch. See more »


[first lines]
Chon Wang's Father: You are not permitted to gaze at the Imperial Seal.
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References Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) See more »


Written, Produced and Performed by Matter Music
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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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