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Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

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This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

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Jon M. Chu

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Peter Chiarelli (screenplay by), Adele Lim (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Constance Wu ... Rachel Chu
Henry Golding ... Nick Young
Michelle Yeoh ... Eleanor Young
Gemma Chan ... Astrid Young Teo
Lisa Lu ... Ah Ma
Awkwafina ... Peik Lin Goh
Harry Shum Jr. ... Charlie Wu
Ken Jeong ... Wye Mun Goh
Sonoya Mizuno ... Araminta Lee
Chris Pang ... Colin Khoo
Jimmy O. Yang ... Bernard Tai
Ronny Chieng ... Eddie Cheng
Remy Hii ... Alistair Cheng
Nico Santos ... Oliver T'sien
Jing Lusi ... Amanda Ling
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Storyline

The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he's perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down. Written by JAP

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The only thing crazier than love is family

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

15 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crazy Rich Asians See more »

Filming Locations:

Langkawi, Malaysia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,510,140, 19 August 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$174,532,921

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$238,532,921
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| SDDS | Sonics-DDP | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Pierre Png (Michael Teo) and Tan Kheng Hua (Kerry Chu) acted as husband and wife in a Singapore sitcom, Phua Chu Kang, from 1997 to 2006. See more »

Goofs

When Nick is talking to his family about Rachel, he mentions that she teaches millennials. While Nick and Rachel's ages are never explicitly mentioned, we can guess by the 1995 flashback that Nick at least is of the age range generally accepted to be a millennial (early 1980s to mid-1990s). Nick and Rachel seem to be near the same age, making both of them millennials. Unless Rachel is only teaching graduate students, her students would be firmly placed in the Generation Z age range. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Chu: Why didn't you tell me about my father?
Kerry Chu: My husband wasn't a good man. He hurt me. But an old schoolmate of mine helped me through things and we fell in love and I got pregnant with his baby, that's you. I was so afraid my husband would find out and kill us both, so I just took you and I ran to America.
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Crazy Credits

There's a mid-credit scene in which Astrid exchanges glances with a man. See more »

Alternate Versions

For Home Video release in Australia, Crazy Rich Asians (2018) was returned to its Uncut M rating for Course Language. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Bart's Not Dead (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Chun Feng Chui Kai Wo De Xin (Spring Breeze Opens My Heart)
Written by Ryôichi Hattori and Yen Che Yang
Performed by Grace Chang
Courtesy of EMI Hong Kong Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Shallow materialism and extreme gluttony
28 August 2018 | by heroes-omarSee all my reviews

The stereotypes in this movie are way over the top:

  • Racist British man who gets put in his place.
  • Elitist "everybody" judging each other based on absolutely no merits of their own.
  • Rich Asians treating their help like trash
  • People living in one of the poorest regions on the planet, celebrating extreme wealth and pissing it away on nothingness.


The whole movie was extremely superficial, and almost every character was very one-dimensional.

I wish they had cut away a few of the characters and gone more in depth with the rest of them.


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