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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  1. Ross LaManna

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Brett Ratner


  3. Jim Kouf


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  1. Jackie Chan

    Jackie Chan

    Chief Insp. Lee

  2. Chris Tucker

    Chris Tucker

    Detec. James Carter

  3. Ken Leung

    Ken Leung


  4. Tom Wilkinson

    Tom Wilkinson

    Thomas Griffin

  5. Tzi Ma

    Tzi Ma

    Consul Han

  6. Chris Penn

    Chris Penn

    Clive Cod

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget $33,000,000.00

Revenue $244,386,864.00

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Release Information

  • September 18, 1998
    PG-13, Theatrical



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