PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
After filming and editing was completed, a rough test cut was shown to audiences, who demanded more Jackie Chan action scenes. The crew went back for a few more filming days and added in the scene where Chan fights multiple bad guys during the ... ...
Roses are red / Violets are blue / Sugar is sweet/ And so are you.
The motorcycle being ridden by James Carter sounds like it changes gears when his feet are in the air.
Outtakes from the film play during the end credits.
The DVD includes several short deleted scenes, including Carter and Lee trying to talk the FBI out of going to the first ransom drop, and two scenes prior to the cops arrival at the display of chinese art. There are additional outtakes and goofing around shown in a 40 minute long 'Making of' featurette, as well as footage of Jackie choreographing the Foo Chow resturaunt fight sequence. Several of the ideas from the fight sequence don't find their way into the final cut, but they show up in the massage parlour fight scene in 'Rush Hour 2'
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
$33,001,803 (USA) (20 September 1998)
$141,153,686 (USA) (21 February 1999)
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