Overall Rank: 1960
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 401
Theatrical Release Date: 09/18/1998
Genre: Action, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brett Ratner
Actors: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma, Robert Littman
Plot: A by-the-book Hong Kong detective and a fast-talking loose canon L.A. cop team up to track down a kidnapper.
Quick Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/25/2014
A by-the-book Hong Kong detective and a fast-talking loose canon L.A. cop team up to track down a kidnapper. this movie was not my cup of tea and that's it.
Yojimbo - wrote on 12/08/2012
Extremely formulaic buddy movie in which Jackie Chan is as fun as always and Tucker is as annoying as always. A game of two halves, then.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 02/17/2012
The comic duo of Chan and Tucker wears thin quickly and is little more than some loosely strung together, recycled buddy comedy moments from other (better) films. The real refreshing star is Chan's knack for exciting action sequences and the film's bigger set pieces overshadow the attempts at instilling laughter.
Full Movie Reviews
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008
After stopping an antiques racket headed by the most powerful crime lord in Southeastern Asia, Hong Kong Police "Detective Inspector Lee" (Jackie Chan) is asked by Chinese "Consul Han" (Tzi Ma) to come to America to find his kidnapped daughter, "Soo Yung" (Julia Hsu), much to the distain of the FBI agents on the case.
Thinking that they don't need help to find the girl, kidnapped by the one who masterminded the racket "Lee" broke-up, the FBI goes to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to have one of their officers "babysit" "Lee" as they go after the villain on their own. The police chief assigns "Detective James Carter" (Chris Tucker), who believes he is too good at his job to even have a partner to back him up on the LA streets. The fact is, his ego needs to be deflated a bit. …
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