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Chinese Zodiac (2012)

Sap ji sang ciu (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | 18 October 2013 (USA)
A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts - 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Boyd ...
Auction Executor
Terry Hackett ...
Auction Executor
Simon (as Kwone Sang Woo)
John Paisley ...
Sir Charlton
Cui Haobo ...
Chinese Ambassador
Xingtong Yao ...
Lanxin Zhang ...
Qingxiang Wang ...
Professor Guan
Catherine de Sichel
Vincent Sze ...
Michael's Bodyguard
Pierre-Benoist Varoclier ...
Leon - Coco's Boyfriend


Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which was looted by foreigners in the 1800s. Assisted by a Chinese student and a Parisian lady, Hawk stops at nothing to accomplish the mission. Written by Immanuel Ambhara

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Twelve heads. Five continents. One man.


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Rated PG-13 for martial arts action, some violent content and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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Armour of God III  »

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2.35 : 1
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In China,This has become Jackie chan's highest grossing box-office film. See more »


When Chan catches the pepper shaker it is right side up. In the next shot it is now upside down. See more »


Referenced in ROOFTOP Fight (2015) See more »


Opening: the Beauty and Destruction of the Summer Palace
Music Composed and produced by Roc Chen
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Amazing Jackie Chan-Chinese Zodiac Amazing
27 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What can I say, for the haters just do not watch movies if they are not your taste just to find faults in them, most Jackie Chan's movies are meant to be fun and not to be taken too seriously even though there is always a lesson to be learnt. This movie has gone back to the 80s classics in my opinion and it is fantastic. The plot and all involved were great. Never serious and never meant to be. The stunts and fight scene are all great and fun and jaw dropping what a 58 year old man can do. I am a huge fan a I was not disappointed. Thank you Mr Jackie Chan for an awesome movie.

For all of you that did not enjoy this movie go and watch something else that you normally like because watching a Jackie Chan movie you know what to expect, you got it all here, Action, stunts, comedy, fun. All in all 10/10 for me and I hope we will still see Jackie Chan making more......

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