MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,671 this week

Chandni Chowk to China (2009)

3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 3,891 users   Metascore: 44/100
Reviews: 79 user | 43 critic | 22 from Metacritic.com

An action-comedy about a simple cook from Chandni Chowk mistaken for the reincarnation of an ancient peasant warrior Liu Shengh by residents of an oppressed Chinese village.

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (lyrics), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 28 Jun 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Chandni Chowk to China (2009)

Chandni Chowk to China (2009) on IMDb 3.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chandni Chowk to China.
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana le Fey.

Director: Jon Turteltaub
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina
The Myth (2005)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan stars as Jack, a world-renowned archaeologist who has begun having mysterious dreams of a past life as a warrior in ancient China. When a fellow scientist ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Tong
Stars: Jackie Chan, Hee-seon Kim, Tony Leung Ka Fai
Aladin (2009)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Since he was a child, Aladin Chatterjee has been teased for his fairytale name. As a college student he follows his namesake's footsteps; unleashing genie Genius and wooing exchange student Jasmine. But the evil Ringmaster approaches.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Stars: Shubhankar Atre, Amitabh Bachchan, Victor Banerjee
Thor (2011)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Directors: Kenneth Branagh, Joss Whedon
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Ricky Gervais
Enthiran (2010)
Action | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An human-android constructed by a scientist falls in love with the to-be bride of his creator.

Director: S. Shankar
Stars: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa
Ishq (1997)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja ... See full summary »

Director: Indra Kumar
Stars: Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla
Drama | Romance | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Raja is a poor man who lives in India. He meets with a very rich girl, and both fall in love with each other. The girl's name is Aarti, who lives with her step-mother, who is very cruel, ... See full summary »

Director: Dharmesh Darshan
Stars: Aamir Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Suresh Oberoi
Musical | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Devesh (Ajay Devgan) was Raj's father who was a futuristic car designer. He owned an old car, which was passed down to him from his father and he hoped to pass it on to his son, Raj. After ... See full summary »

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla
Stars: Vatsal Seth, Ayesha Takia, Ajay Devgn
Drona (2008)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

A young man learns he is the latest in line of a dynasty of ancestral warriors dedicated to guarding a mystic source of cosmic energy, and the time has come for him to take the role.

Director: Goldie Behl
Stars: Jayshree Arora, Veer Arya, Abhishek Bachchan
Mr India (1987)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

Director: Shekhar Kapur
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Amrish Puri
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sidhu / Liu Sheuyn
...
Sakhi / Suzy 'Meow Meow' 'Miss TSM'
Mithun Chakraborty ...
Dada
...
Chopstick
...
Hojo (as Gordon Liu)
...
Inspector Chiang Kohung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kiran Juneja ...
Mrs. Kohung
Yuk-Ting Lau ...
(as Lau Yuk-Ting)
Jun Li ...
Wong
Chang En Lu ...
Han
...
Joey
Ian Stevens ...
Buyer
Kevin Wu ...
Frankie
Edit

Storyline

Based in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, orphaned Sidhu is adopted by the owner of Bajrang Bali Parathas, known simply as Dada. Years later Sidhu has grown up and is an expert at slicing vegetables. When his Chinese friend and Philosopher, Chopstick, cons him into believing that he is the reincarnation of Liu Sheung, a slain Chinese revolutionary, Sidhu takes it upon himself to travel to the Zhange district where he will be forced to confront a deadly female assassin by the name of Suzy; be befriended by a semi-crazed beggar; and must face humiliation and possible death at the hands of the virtually indestructible Hojo. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This Diwali, two great civilizations... will wish they had never met! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and martial arts action | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| |

Release Date:

16 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Made in China  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$629,921 (USA) (16 January 2009)

Gross:

$920,816 (USA) (6 February 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

It is similar to the comedy movies A Bug's Life (1998) and ¡Three Amigos! (1986), which is about out-of-work actors defending a town while thinking they're merely giving a performance. See more »

Goofs

Below the Greatwall there is a monument, which upon Sidhul's arrival was introduced by village leaders to be something like "the tombstone of Liu Sheng the great warrior". But actually what inscribed on the monuments actually means "The Greatwall: Keystone Historical Site of Hebei Province". See more »

Quotes

Sidhu: Dado Hojo! I'm going Chandni Chowk to China!
See more »

Connections

References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Chak Lein De
(DJ Amyth Mix)
Written by Kailash Kher
Composed by Kailash Kher, Naresh and Paresh
Performed by Kailash Kher
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Awesome cheesy fun!
16 February 2011 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I can't believe the low ratings this movie has gotten! My girlfriend and I just watched it and we loved it. Sure, it's incredibly cheesy and silly and over-the-top, but you can pretty much tell that from the cover and the entire basic premise of it, so anyone who isn't looking for something completely ridiculous should have known better than to watch it in the first place. I mean, come on. Bollywood martial arts movie! Was anyone really expecting high art? For what it was - a completely silly, campy, somewhat insane piece of fluff - it was really pretty awesome. Tremendously entertaining, with some great comedy, cool fight scenes (though it took a while to get to them - my only real complaint is that it was longer than it really needed to be), enjoyable music and dance scenes, and even something resembling an actual plot. Maybe you have to be in the right frame of mind to enjoy it, but if you are, it's a ton of fun and I'd highly recommend it.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Films it has ripped off twaggered
Lord Buddha was born in NEPAL not India. axient
Gautam Buddha born in India????!!!!! shrestsn
Amazing! RitikSharma
This looks like one of the worst films howboutnoo61
Copy of Malayalam film aaragorn2
Discuss Chandni Chowk to China (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?