Overview

After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."

  1. Michael Ritchie

    Director

  2. Dennis Feldman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy

    Chandler Jarrell

  2. Charles Dance

    Charles Dance

    Sardo Numspa

  3. Charlotte Lewis

    Charlotte Lewis

    Kee Nang

  4. Victor Wong

    Victor Wong

    The Old Man

  5. Peter Kwong

    Peter Kwong

    Tommy Tong

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The Golden Child
The Golden Child

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 12, 1986
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $79,817,939.00

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