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S.M.A.R.T. Chase (2017)

Ji zhi zhui ji (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 31 August 2018 (USA)
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A washed-up private security agent has to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai but is ambushed en route.

Director:

Charles Martin

Writers:

Kevin Bernhardt (screenplay by), Terence M. O'Keefe (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Orlando Bloom ... Danny Stratton
Lei Wu ... Ding Dong Tang (as Leo Wu)
Simon Yam ... Mach Ren
Hannah Quinlivan ... J.Jae An
Lynn Xiong ... Ling Mo
Jing Liang ... Tara Yen (as Liang Jing)
Da Ying Da Ying ... Mr. Song (as Ying Da)
Rong Chang Rong Chang ... Detective Dai (as Chang Rong)
Xing Yu ... Long Fei (as Shi Yanneng)
Thomas Price ... Ciem (as Tom Price)
Ruoxi Wang Ruoxi Wang ... Nana (as Wang Ruoxi)
Lyon Zhang Lyon Zhang ... MZee (as Zhang Wenjun)
Zhengfu Yi Zhengfu Yi ... Assistant to Mr. Song (as Yi Zhengfu)
Xiyuan Zhang ... Ling's Colleague (as Zhang Xiyuan)
Guansong Huang Guansong Huang ... Vase Authenticator (as Haung Guansong)
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A washed-up private security agent has to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai but is ambushed en route.

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Get in. Get out. Get even.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

S.M.A.R.T. Chase See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,727,767
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Production Co:

Bliss Media See more »
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 | DTS (DTS-X)| Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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The first film Orlando Bloom shot in China See more »

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Do It Like Me (Icy Feet)
Written by Joseph Ashworth, Lady Leshurr (as Melesha O'Garro), Samuel O'Neill & Kelis (as Kelis Rogers), Sage the Gemini (as Dominic Woods)
Performed by TCTS feat. Sage the Gemini & Kelis
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Generic action movie...
17 June 2019 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

"The Shanghai Job" (aka "Ji Zhi zhui ji" and "S.M.A.R.T. Chase" was a movie that I hadn't even heard about prior to finding it by random luck here in 2019. I had no idea what it was about, but I still did decide to sit down and watch it.

Turns out that the movie was sort of a very bland mediocre movie. It wasn't particularly bad, nor was it outstandingly good either. It was entertaining enough for what it turned out to be, for sure. But the movie was just suffering from being generic and not really offering much of any twists or surprises to the audience.

The action sequences in the movie were actually good and the car chases as well. And this level of action was definitely helping to pump adrenaline into the movie and make it watchable.

As for the character, well they were bland and fairly non-distinct. They were lacking personalities and background. It never really felt like that there were much of any character growth of any sort throughout the movie, and you never really got to know them either.

Now, Orlando Bloom was actually fairly good in the movie, though he had some good help from the likes of Simon Yam and Xing Yu.

The movie was predictable, and you knew the outcome of the movie from the very beginning. But with that in mind, the movie still does provide mediocre entertainment and is watchable once.


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