Directed by Brett Ratner, and written by Jim Kouf (screenplay), "Rush Hour" (also known as "Rush Hour - Due mine vaganti") is an Action/Comedy/Thriller/Crime film, released on September 18 of 1998 in the USA , starring Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma and Robert Littman.
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Who is the director of "Rush Hour":
Rush Hour was directed by Brett Ratner, an American producer, director, and actor.
Before Rush Hour, Brett Ratner had directed Money Talks, released in 1997. Since, he directed The Family Man, released in 2000, Rush Hour 2 (2001), After the Sunset (2004), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), New York, I Love You (2008), and Tower Heist (2011).
When was "Rush Hour" released:
Rush Hour was first released in the United States on Friday, September 18, 1998. Other films released on Friday, September 18, 1998 are One True Thing (dir. Carl Franklin) and A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (dir. James Ivory). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, December 04, 1998 in Spain; Wednesday, January 27, 1999 in France; Thursday, March 25, 1999 in Germany; Friday, February 04, 2000 in Italy; Thursday, January 14, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, January 23, 1999 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Rush Hour":
At the casting of Rush Hour we find Jackie Chan, previously seen in An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1998) and Ging chaat goo si 4: Ji gaan daan yam mo (1996); Chris Tucker (Jackie Brown (1997), Money Talks (1997)); Ken Leung (Kundun (1997), Red Corner (1997)) [ more... ]
- Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Lucy Lin and Philip Baker Hall can all be seen in Rush Hour 2, released in 2001.
- Mark Rolston and Tzi Ma, George Cheung can be seen in RoboCop 2, released in 1990.
- Ken Leung and Lucy Lin also appeared in The Family Man, released in 2000.
What is the Storyline of "Rush Hour":
Rush Hour was released on September 18, 1998, grossing over $244 million worldwide. Martin Lawrence and Dave Chappelle were originally considered for the role of James Carter, but Chris Tucker was finally chosen for the part. Director Brett Ratner, a big fan of Jackie Chan's Hong Kong movies, felt that American audiences would not be familiar with the jokes in Jackie's other movies, and deliberately re-used some of his gags. For example, the scene where Inspector Lee accidentally grabs Detective [...]
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