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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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Storyline

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:

7 February 2003 (USA)  »

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Shanghai Noon 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$211,484 (Japan) (14 November 2003)

Gross:

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

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 »

Goofs

The London street urchin that O'Bannon chases turns out to be Charles Chaplin. The film is set in 1887; Chaplin wasn't born until 1889. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chon Wang's Father: You are not permitted to gaze at the Imperial Seal.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes from the movie run during the ending credits. See more »

Connections

References The Man Who Would Be King (1975) See more »

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Gangway Charlie
Written by Leroy Shield
Performed by the Beau Hunks
Licensed Courtesy of Basta Music, Holland
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Very funny film
8 February 2003 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

Went to see this film today and I still have a smile on my face. It all depends on what you want from a movie. If you want to go and be entertained and laugh for a few hours and see one of the best film chemistry between two actors in film history, then you will enjoy this movie. This is just a feel good comedy from start to finish. No more, no less. It's not the best movie ever made, but for a few hours, it will make you feel good. So don't go expecting too much, just go and have fun. I kind of wish they could make one of these movies every month.


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