Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the prime suspect.

  1. Earl Derr Biggers


  2. Clive Donner


  3. David Axlerod


  4. Stan Burns


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Ustinov

    Peter Ustinov

    Charlie Chan

  2. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Mrs. Sylvia Lupowitz

  3. Angie Dickinson

    Angie Dickinson

    Dragon Queen

  4. Michelle Pfeiffer

    Michelle Pfeiffer

    Cordelia Farenington III

  5. Brian Keith

    Brian Keith

    Police Chief Baxter

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Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 1, 1981


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -



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