PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
The film is based on the novel of the same name; the novel is the first part of a trilogy by Kevin Kwan. Two other novels, within the same trilogy are "China Rich Girlfriend" and "Rich People Problems."
Wye Mun Goh:
Let me get this straight. You both went to the same school. Yet someone came back with a degree that's useful, and the other one came back as Asian Ellen.
When the plane flight graphic displays the flight from New York to Singapore á la Indiana Jones, the line drawn goes over Europe. Planes would fly almost due north (358 degrees) to take the shortest route for this long (nearly 10,000 km) flight, i.e., over the North Pole and Russia.
There's a mid-credit scene in which Astrid exchanges glances with a man.
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.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, French, Malay
$26,510,140 (USA) (19 August 2018)
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