Rush Hour

Lists: Action, Comedy, Action Comedy, Buddy cop

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 2758 (Rank from 1998: # 31)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 33.33%


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People Involved

  • Ken Leung (Sang)
  • Jackie Chan (Chief Insp. Lee)
  • Tom Wilkinson (Thomas Griffin)
  • Chris Tucker (Detec. James Carter)
  • Tzi Ma (Consul Han)
  • Chris Penn (Clive Cod)
  • Robert Littman (First Caucasien)
  • Michael Chow (Diner Guest)
  • Julia Hsu (Soo Yung)
  • Kai Lennox (Cop)
  • Elizabeth Peña (Tania Johnson)
  • Roger Fan (Soo Yungs Bodyguard)
  • George Cheung (Soo Yungs Driver)
  • Larry Sullivan (Cop at Diner)
  • Rex Linn (Agent Dan Whitney)
  • Lucy Lin (Exposition Official)
  • Mark Rolston (Agent Warren Russ)
  • Philip Baker Hall (Captain Diel)
  • John Hawkes (Stucky)
  • Brett Ratner (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Rush Hour 2
  • Rush Hour 3
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Rush Hour Trilogy