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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

Writers:

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

Ken Jeong and Gemma Chan have appeared in the Transformers franchise in different films. Ken Jeong was in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) and Gemma Chan appears as Quintessa in Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). See more »

Goofs

When Nick asks Rachel to go to Singapore, he says "Singapore for Spring break". This would place the timing of the film between March and April of the calendar year. However, the Tan Hua (Queen of the Night Flower), which blooms on the second night after they arrive, only blooms between July and October. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Chu: Thanks for meeting me here.
[Eleanor eyes the other two women at the mahjong table]
Rachel Chu: Don't worry about them. They're half-deaf and they only speak Hokkien.
[Long pause as Eleanor reluctantly settles into her seat]
Rachel Chu: My mom taught me how to play. She told me mahjong would teach me important life skills: Negotiation. Strategy. Cooperation.
Eleanor Young: You asked me here, I assume it's not for a mahjong lesson.
[Shows her tiles]
Eleanor Young: Pong.
[Snidely remarks]
Eleanor Young: My mother taught me too.
[...]
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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

Money (That's What I Want)
Written by Janie Bradford and Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy Jr.)
Performed by Cheryl K featuring Awkwafina
Produced by Math Club (as The Math Club)
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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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