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Detective Chinatown 2 (2018)

Tang ren jie tan an 2 (original title)
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Tang and Qin team up to solve a murder in New York's Chinatown.


Sicheng Chen


Sicheng Chen, LeeAnne Yu (translation) | 5 more credits »
5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Haoran Liu ... Qin Feng / Chin Fong
Baoqiang Wang ... Tang Ren
Yang Xiao Yang Xiao ... Song Yi
Natasha Liu Bordizzo ... Chen Ying
Yuxian Shang Yuxian Shang ... Kiko
Bai Ling ... Aaimali Kunana
Xun Wang ... Lu Guofu
Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Noda Hiroshi
Michael Pitt ... Dr. James Springfield
Wah Yuen ... Master Mo
Kenneth Tsang ... Uncle Seven
Brett Azar ... Wild Bull Billy
Jinci Yang Jinci Yang ... Horse Face
Chengsi Wang Chengsi Wang ... Cross Eye
Benja K. Thomas Benja K. Thomas ... Charlene


Tang and Qin team up to solve a murder in New York's Chinatown.

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Action | Comedy | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Ah-Xiang's husband who Tang Ren met at the airport was the director Chen himself See more »


Follows Detective Chinatown (2015) See more »

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Comedy-Mystery: Mystery Good, Comedy, Weak
24 February 2018 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Here's the imaginatively titled sequel to the 2015 movie. This time the loud, idiotic, blustering (distant) uncle and the stammering brilliant nephew are summoned to New York. There's been a murder, and "Uncle Seven" is offering a huge reward if any of a dozen private detectives can figure out who did it before the police do, and before he dies.

It's a comedy mystery set in New York City, and the mystery is a nicely tangled one that turns into a serial killing, with all the clues properly laid out in front of the movie audience in advance. I was less pleased with the other aspects of the movie -- the comedy bits varied over the shop, with a few gags that worked, but the interactions between the leads not very good; and the geography of New York City in this movie bears as little relationship to the New York I've lived in all my life as.... well, as a typical Hollywood movie set here, which is to say, almost none.

Still, there are enough recurring characters and set-ups that the film-makers clearly have yet another sequel in store. This one looks to be set in Tokyo.

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Mandarin | English

Release Date:

16 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Detective Chinatown 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$704,047, 18 February 2018

Gross USA:


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Sound Mix:

IMAX 6-Track | Sonics-DDP | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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