Shanghai Knights

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Touchstone Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Released 2003

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Director:
David Dobkin
Released:
2003
Rating:
PG-13

When a Chinese gang led by high powers murders Chon Wang's father and steal the priceless Royal Seal, Chon's sister Lin trails the murderer to London and sends for her brother. Chon is still a sheriff in the West and goes to New York to get his money from Roy O'Bannon. With the money gone, Roy helps Chon get to London where they uncover a plot between Lord Rathbone and Wu Chow to allow them to rise to be leaders of their respective countries. Making some new friends along the way the pair (with sister Lin in tow) must recover the seal and foil the dastardly plot.

Metacritic Score

  • 80

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    With Shanghai Knights, he (Chan) has come through with one of his best. This time, it's personable.

  • 80

    Variety Joe Leydon

    A hugely entertaining and more lavishly mounted follow-up to 2000's "Shanghai Noon," the high-concept East-meets-Western that first teamed top-billed duo, pic rides even taller in ...

  • 60

    Los Angeles Times Manohla Dargis

    Loving Jackie Chan has always been easy, which is why it would be nice if he could find better material in which to bask in his long-sought American stardom or, alternately, ease i...

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    • Taglines:
      1. A Royal Kick In The Arse.

    • Production budget - $50,000,000
      Domestic gross - $60,476,872 (47th)
      Worldwide gross - $88,323,487 (61st)

      Domestic adjusted for 2014 - $83,323,487
      Worldwide adjusted for 2014 - $122,305,326

    • Music:
      Gangway Charlie
      Written by Leroy Shield
      Performed by the Beau Hunks
      In My Canoe
      Written by Leroy Shield
      Performed by the Beau Hunks
      The One I Love Best
      Written by Leroy Shield
      Performed by the Beau Hunks
      Let's Go
      Written by Leroy Shield
      Performed by the Beau Hunks
      England Swings
      Written by Roger Miller
      Performed by Roger Miller
      Bread And Butter
      Written, Produced and Performed by Matter Music
      Singin' in the Rain
      Written by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
      Performed by Matter Music
      Redman
      Written and Performed by Matter Music
      The Minuet (From The Quintet In E 3rd Movement)
      Performed by Tom Klar, Jan Petrik, Milolas Cech, Karel Urban
      Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major
      Magic Bus (The Who Matter Remix)
      Written by Pete Townshend
      Performed by The Who
      Time Of The Season
      Written by Rod Argent
      Performed by The Zombies
      Chocolate Milk
      Written, Produced and Performed by Matter Music
      Saloon Ragtime
      Written by Marc Ferrari and Don Great
      One
      Written by Harry Nilsson
      Performed by Harry Nilsson
      Winchester Cathedral
      Written by Geoff Stephens
      Performed by The New Vaudeville Band
      Yeh, Yeh
      Written by Rodgers Grant, John Hendricks and Patrick Laurdine
      Performed by Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames
      My Generation
      Written by Pete Townshend
      Performed by The Who
      Hot Pasta
      Written, Produced and Performed by Matter Music
      All Day And All Of The Night
      Written by Ray Davies
      Performed by Jessica Harp

    • Filming locations:
      Action Under Water Studios, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
      Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
      CL Ranch, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
      Calgary, Alberta, Canada
      Castle Hluboká, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic
      Strand, London, England
      Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
      Kutná Hora, Stredoceský, Czech Republic
      London, England
      Los Angeles, California
      Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, England
      Prague, Czech Republic

    • Taglines:
      1. A Royal Kick In The Arse

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Themes

Martial Arts, Westerns, Crime