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    Unique ID Code: 0000019597
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 18/6/2001 11:59
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    Shanghai Noon (UK)

    8 / 10
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    The classic western gets a kick in the pants
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 106 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Two cultures collide when East meets West in Shanghai Noon, a wildly hilarious, stunt-filled action-adventure comedy starring the death-defying action hero Jackie Chan (Rush Hour), Owen Wilson (Armageddon, The Haunting) and Lucy Liu (Payback, TV`s Ally McBeal).

    Chan plays Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang who hightails it to the wild and woolly West to rescue the beautiful kidnapped Princess Pei Pei (Liu). When he meets up with laid-back outlaw cowboy dude Roy O`Bannon (Wilson), the best mismatch ever made in the rough and tumble Old West, the two face jail, brawls, bordellos and the vilest villains this side of the Great Wall!

    Spectacular stunts, outrageous irreverence and epic vistas reign as East meets West in a battle for honor, royalty and a fortune in gold! It`s a real kick.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Audio Commentary
    Deleted Scenes
    7 Featurettes:- Making of an Eastern Western; Partners; Jackie`s Comedy; Western Stunts, Eastern Style; Hanging with Roy and the Kid; Action Overload; Choo Choo Boogie
    Music Video

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Tom Dey

    Written By:

    Xander Berkeley
    Roger Yuan
    Brandon Merrill
    Lucy Liu
    Owen Wilson
    Jackie Chan

    Casting By:
    Nancy Green-Keyes
    Lynne Carrow
    Matthew Barry

    Soundtrack By:
    Randy Edelman

    Director of Photography:
    Daniel Mindel

    Richard Chew

    Costume Designer:
    Joseph A. Porro

    Production Designer:
    Peter J. Hampton

    Bruce Moriarty
    Jonathan Glickman
    Ned Dowd
    Jules Daly
    Roger Birnbaum
    Gary Barber

    Executive Producer:
    Solon So
    Jackie Chan

    Buena Vista

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    Lighthearted adventure about a loyal chinese guard who goes to the american wild west to rescue the princess who is kidnapped. He teams up with Outlaw Owen Wilson to save her. The movie is hardly funny at all so no marks in that field. It does have some good action and stunts. It was also good to see Xander Berkeley (George Mason from 24) as one of the key bad guys. Nothing really special here. This is a decent movie to just watch and forget about.
    The picture is really sharp and detailed, just what you`d expect from a modern movie. The sound also is a good DD5.1.
    Extras there are some deleted scenes, commentary and plenty of short featurettes looking at the making of the movie. This material was sufficient enoguh for a not so special movie.

    Overall averagish movie, nothing special. Worth renting if nothing else catches your fancy
    posted by dicanio on 3/4/2003 18:46