A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Cultures clash and tempers flares as the two cops named Detective Inspector Lee a Hong Kong Detective and Detective James Carter FBI, a big-mouthed work-alone Los Angeles cop who are from different worlds discovers one thing in common: they can't stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals and save the eleven-year-old Chinese girl of the Chinese consul named Soo Yung.Written by
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When Carter finds Sang in the room where the money is counted, the wounded FBI Agent is shown twice. The first time, his gun is holstered, and the second time there is no gun. See more »
[after Clive refuses to answer Carter, Lee steps in his way]
Oh, you want some too? I'll give you all you want.
Give me a name.
I ain't telling you shit.
[Lee takes out Soo-Yung's picture]
She's only eleven years old. I don't want her to die.
[Clive shifts his gaze]
Look at the picture! I don't care about him, I don't care about you! I care about the little girl. Give me the name.
The guy's name is Juntao. I never seen him.
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Outtakes from the film play during the end credits. See more »
The ABC Family edit shown in the mid-2000s removes some of the risque humor and replaces some of not-safe-to-air language like "shit" with nonsensical substitutes like "zits." See more »
A funny cop buddy film, with a good chemistry between Chan and Tucker
I recently saw this movie, and I was surprised at how good it was despite some of the *obnoxious* loudmouth phrases by Chris Tucker. I think he got a little too mouthy at some scenes. But other than that the movie is pretty good.
The plot is after consul Han Solon's daughter is kidnapped, a close friend of Han's, Detective Inspector Lee(Jackie Chan) is sent in to help because Han does not fully rely on the work of the FBI alone. So an LAPD officer James Carter(Chris Tucker) is sent in to help keep Lee out of trouble. It had some very good lines passed between the actors, and you could tell they were having a fun time together acting. Some of the martial arts/karate that Chan does in the film is impressive, just like in all his films, and Tucker does a good job playing the loud mouth(even if he did get out of hand sometimes). I'm going to definately see the sequel, Rush Hour 2. I would give this film 3/5 stars. It's a good movie to just rent out, or watch on tv some night.
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