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Shanghai Noon (2000)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 26 May 2000 (USA)
A Chinese man travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chon Wang
... Roy O'Bannon
... Princess Pei Pei
... Indian Wife
... Lo Fong
... Van Cleef
... Imperial Guard (as Rong Guang Yu)
Ya Hi Cui ... Imperial Guard (as Cui Ya Hi)
... Imperial Guard (as Eric Chi Cheng Chen)
... Andrews
... Wallace
... Blue (as P. Adrien Dorval)
Rafael Báez ... Vasquez
... Hooker in Distress
... Fifi
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Storyline

A 19th century Western. Chon Wang is a clumsy Imperial Guard to the Emperor of China. When Princess Pei Pei is kidnapped from the Forbidden City, Wang feels personally responsible and insists on joining the guards sent to rescue the Princess, who has been whisked away to the United States. In Nevada and hot on the trail of the kidnappers, Wang is separated from the group and soon finds himself an unlikely partner with Roy O'Bannon, a small time robber with delusions of grandeur. Together, the two forge onto one misadventure after another. Written by <N2XFYLS@aol.com>

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The old west meets the far east See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, some drug humor, language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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26 May 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shanghai Kid  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,647,065, 28 May 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$56,937,502

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,274,467
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The song played when Roy is teaching Chon to be a cowboy is Kid Rock's "Cowboy". See more »

Goofs

When the horse carriage knocks over the hanging gallows, Roy falls to the wagon below. Before he falls, his hands are tied behind his back; as he falls, you can see a piece of rope tied around each hand, which are separated (when he places his hands together, this gives the appearance that his hands are tied together). See more »

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Princess Pei Pei: Whatever you think I'm going to do for you, you're wrong.
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Outtakes from the filming of the movie. See more »

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References Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

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A-maje-cumbe
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Written & Performed by Simon Boswell
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Jackie and Owen have great chemistry and make a great duo
6 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Jackie Chan does it again; this time with "Shanghai Noon." Unlike his previous films, Jackie has finally found a sidekick that works well alongside him and is able to play off of his physical stunts.

"Shanghai Noon" is unlike any other Jackie Chan movie I have seen. It is his best since "Rush Hour" and is among one of the best all-action movies that I've seen with an actual plot behind it.

After watching previous Jackie Chan movies such as "Rush Hour" and "Rumble In The Bronx, I was expecting to be dazzled with his comedic talent as well as action filled sequences. I was pleasantly surprised to learn it had every one of the components and requirements that I require for a good movie.

Owen Wilson was comedic treat to this film as he added spark to an already great movie. Other than the cliché plot, "Shanghai Noon" brings a lot of excellent comedy, dialogue, action, thrills and even a little romance. I was expecting Owen Wilson to be similar to Chris Tucker, but in "Shanghai Noon" Wilson proved himself to be much better than other Jackie Chan sidekicks I've seen him teamed with.

I was glad I rented this movie so I would be able to recommend it to everyone.


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