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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jackie Chan
Chris Tucker
Tom Wilkinson
Elizabeth Pena
Jacki Chan
Ken Leung
Directors
Brett Ratner
Screenwriters
Jim Kouf
Ross Lamanna
Running Time
98 minutes

Rush Hour
A Hong Kong cop and an LAPD loudmouth team up to crack a kidnapping case.


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Plot
When the Chinese consul's daughter is kidnapped he prefers to hire his old Hong Kong inspector, rather than rely on the FBI. The inspector teams up with an LAPD inspector, also sidelined, and the unlikely pair reluctantly go to work together.


Verdict
By the book buddy-buddy movie. This is a weakly scripted parade of set-pieces which aren't as exciting as regular Jackie Chan films.


Reviewed by Caroline Westbrook

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