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Film REVIEW: Rush Hour (1998) - ★★★★★

Updated: May 26, 2023



Director: Brett Ratner


Writer: Jim Kouf, Ross LaManna


Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Tzi Ma, Tom Wilkinson, Ken Leung, Elizabeth Pena, Mark Rolston, Rex Linn.


Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

Themes: Chinese Mafia, Mobster, Organised 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.

The film's box office commercial success led to two sequels: Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Rush Hour 3 (2007).



MIX UP REVIEWS:


Jan (Age 11) - ★★★★★

"The funniest action movie I have ever seen, I really liked Chris Tucker as LAPD detective Carter. Other characters like lee and juntao put me on the edge of my seat. I can't wait to watch Rush hour 2 & 3. I would recommend this movie to anyone who loves daft, action packed, comedies. Alongside Johnny English this is one of the most hilarious films I have ever seen."




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  1. Big Hero 6 (2014) - #85 - ★★★★★

  2. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - #459 - ★★★★

  3. Rush Hour 2 (2001) - #568 - ★★★

  4. The Other Guys (2010) - #569 - ★★★

  5. Megamind (2010) - #570 - ★★★

  6. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) - #695 - ★★★

  7. The Mask (1994) - #754 - ★★

  8. Johnny English (2003) - #827 -

  9. Rush Hour 3 (2007) - n/a

  10. Central Intelligence (2016) - n/a


There's another oddball crime duo but in animated form with Big Hero 6. Other buddy comedies include The Other Guys, Central Intelligence and of course the Rush Hour sequels. Check out Megamind, Austin Powers, The Mask and Jan's favourite, Johnny English for more accident prone heroes. Director Brett Ratner also made one of the X-Men movies, The Last Stand.


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