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Shanghai Knights (2003)

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)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$60,470,220 (USA) (6 June 2003)
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Trivia

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 Rathbone and Chon are sword fighting, Rathbone takes Chon's collar off with his sword and Chon reaches to his throat with his left hand. In the next shot his hand is in the air, and back to his throat in the shot after that. 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 »


Soundtracks

The One I Love Best
Written by Leroy Shield
Performed by the Beau Hunks
Licensed Courtesy of Basta Music, Holland
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fun sequel
1 June 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The implied promise of a sequel is that it will give you what you got from the first movie, but that promise is often broken. Shanghai Knights is an exception, giving the audience that same mix of goofy dialogue and slapstick martial arts that made the first movie so much fun. This time the duo heads to England, allowing them to make a bunch of incredibly silly jokes about England and Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Chaplin. The movie is essentially one long wink, and if you like that sort of humor your likely to find much of it amusing. At times I thought they pushed the anachronistic dialogue a little too far, as when Owen asks the gorgeous Fann Wong if she works out, but overall it works pretty well. Chan supplies a number of very entertaining fight sequences along with his usual goofy charm and the end result feels like a more actiony version of a Hope/Crosby road movie.


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