When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for immortal sorcerer, Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

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  1. Gary Goldman


  2. David Z. Weinstein


  3. John Carpenter


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell

    Jack Burton

  2. Kim Cattrall

    Kim Cattrall

    Gracie Law

  3. Dennis Dun

    Dennis Dun

    Wang Chi

  4. James Hong

    James Hong

    Lo Pan

  5. Victor Wong

    Victor Wong

    Egg Shen

  6. Kate Burton

    Kate Burton


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $11,000,000.00

Homepage http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/big-trouble-in-little-china/

Release Information

  • May 30, 1986
    PG-13, Theatrical



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