PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry, and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Whole scenes from this movie were copied almost frame by frame by the Bollywood movie Baadshah (1999), including other Hollywood movies like Rush Hour (1998) and The Mask (1994).
In the scene with the Pepsi truck accident, Jackie is fighting off thugs. In one shot people are walking by on the sidewalk and seem not to care about the fight or the accident, but a few shots later a large crowd has appeared on the sidewalk to watch the fight.
The last scene shown in the opening credits, following the director's credit for Sammo Kam-Bo Hung is a quick shot from later in the film of Sammo Hung, as the angry biker, beating someone up.
New Line Cinema made numerous changes to the film, including removal of footage, re-dubbing some characters, and changing the soundtrack to be more fast-paced and upbeat. The cooking show scene appears first in the New Line Cinema version, whilst others (Hong Kong and Japanese versions) begin with Giancarlo. Footage removed from New Line Cinema's version (in comparison to Hong Kong and Japanese versions):
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
$5,250,704 22 March 1998
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