Rush Hour

The Fastest Hands in the East Meet the Biggest Mouth in the West.

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Podcast Release Date:
Jan 24, 2020

Rush Hour Series Episode 1

A lethal 48 hours with a Chinese boy scout and a Beverly Hills supercop

Jackie Chan cut his teeth (and every other body part) in Hong Kong kung fu flicks and police stories throughout the 1970s and 80s, but he didn’t achieve Hollywood superstardom until he hitched his wagon to the 1998 action-comedy Rush Hour. Was Chan’s biggest stunt partnering with renegade cop Chris Tucker, and bumbling his way through Los Angeles tourist spots on the road to rescue a kidnapped 11-year-old girl?  Find out if their sweet-and-sour chemistry gives the buddy cop formula a new flavor when you Donate for this Platinum Level series.

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Movie Details

Series
Rush Hour
Original Title
Rush Hour
Title
Rush Hour
Director
Brett Ratner
Author
Producer
Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Arthur M. Sarkissian
Writer
Actors
Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma, Chris Penn, Robert Littman, Michael Chow, Julia Hsu, Kai Lennox, Elizabeth Peña, Roger Fan, George Cheung, Larry Sullivan, Rex Linn, Lucy Lin, Mark Rolston, Philip Baker Hall, John Hawkes, Ai Wan, Tommy Bush, Billy Devlin, Barry Shabaka Henley, Yang Lin, Jason Davis, Gene LeBell, Wayne A. King, Manny Perry, Kevin L. Jackson, Ronald D. Brown, Clifton Powell, Matthew Barry, Stanley DeSantis, Dan Martin, Kevin Lowe, Albert Wong, Lydia Look, Chan Man-Ching, Ken Lo, Stuart Yee, Andy Cheng, Christine Ng, Frances Fong, Robert Kotecki, Ada Tai, Arlene Tai, Nina Ameri, Stephen Blackehart, Michael Finuoli, Victoria Genisce, Sarah Krasner, James Lew, Jody Millard, Deirdre O'Brien, Norman D. Wilson, Kwan Yung, Mars
Runtime
1 h 38 min
Release Date
18 September 1998
Genres
Action, Comedy, Crime
Overview
When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

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