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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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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

When Rachel asks about her dress "I thought red was a lucky colour, right?", Wye Mun Goh answers, "Yeah, if you're an envelope..."

This refers to the Chinese tradition of giving "Lai See" envelopes containing money to family and staff on special occasions, in particular Chinese New Year. See more »

Goofs

In the very last last scene where Rachel and Nick are celebrating their engagement with friends and family at the top of the Sands hotel, TA Curtis is briefly seen in the crowd as one of the party attendees. Given that he is supposed to be Rachel's colleague at NYU and the party occurred with little notice, his appearance is odd. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Chu: I can't believe this airport has a butterfly garden and a movie theatre. JFK is just salmonella and despair.
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

In Australia; the film was passed uncut with an M rating for coarse language. The filmmakers then opted to reduce the language in the film in order to obtain a PG classification. See more »


Soundtracks

Ren Sheng Jiu Shi Xi
Written by Di-Yi Chen and Min Yao (as Ming Yao)
Performed by Yao Lee
Courtesy of Universal Music Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The reviews aren't wrong...
6 January 2019 | by harj-41-607090See all my reviews

The reviews aren't wrong. This had a lot of promise, it could have been groundbreaking, but it ends up being a sequence of clichéd jokes about rich Chinese people. Don't get me wrong, it could be funny - just as Bend it like Beckham was a funny Indian flick which delivered Asian clichés but did it well. Crazy Rich Asians doesn't, it does it pretty badly.

However, there are some very tolerable and somewhat funny moments.


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