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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

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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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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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Director David Dobkin had a difficult time choosing a suitable Asian actress who could do movement work, emote well and speak decent English. He then saw clips of Fann Wong's videos Wo lai ye (2001) and Legend of the Snake Spirits (2001) and requested to audition her in London, which she did attend. She subsequently got the role and her number of scenes was increased by 30%. See more »

Goofs

After the escape from the burning barn in London, Roy and Chon crash at Stonehenge. Stonehenge is, in fact, 85 miles away. 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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Surprisingly Better than the First!
14 February 2003 | by (Glendale, Arizona) – See all my reviews

This sequel is actually better and funnier than the original. It also has cooler fight scenes too. It is actually a pretty good movie. I laughed really hard in the theater. The story is about a former chinese warrior Chon Wang (Jackie Chan) who after his father gets killed by a ruthless heir of the thrown, seek vengeance on him with the help of his old partner Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson) and his sister from China who told him about the death of his father. This one has actually more action and is more funny than the original by a long shot. I personally think that Shanghai Noon and Shanghai Knights are way better than the Rush Hour movies. I would say this is probably one of Jackie Chan's best movies, and his best comedy for sure. I would recommend this to fans of both Owen Wilson and Jackie Chan and Action/Comedy fans as well. Grade: B-.


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