8/10

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Runtime: 99 min

Genres: Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy | Romance

Languages: Cantonese | English

Countries: USA


Somewhere in the 80s, trucker Jack Burton arrives in a small town to deliver his cargo and win a few bucks playing cards with the locals down at the Chinese market. Practically bankrupting nearly all of his opponents, his friend Wang bets him a game of "double or nothing" to try and regain his cash and loses. Jack wants his well earned money, but Wang explains he doesn't have the cash on him and that'll he pay later because he's due to pick up a long, lost girlfriend from the airport. Convinced Wang's pulling something sly, Jack insists he drive Wang to the airport so they can stick together. However, at the airport Wang's girlfriend is captured by the Lords of Death, a streetwise Chinatown gang. She is essential for an upcoming plan to revive a thousand year old Chinese sorcerer and bring him back to the world as a mortal again. So begins a daring adventure to rescue Wang's girl and stop the ruthless operation that's going on down in Little China. Teaming up with a cast of very different individuals, Jack and Wang delve deep into an uncovering conspiracy in which everything's not exactly as it seems. Here comes big trouble...



Directors (1)

Writers (3)

David Z. Weinstein (written by)
Gary Goldman (written by) &
W.D. Richter (adaptation)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (49)

Al Leong Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Bill M. Ryusaki Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Brian Imada Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Carter Wong Thunder
Chao Li Chi Uncle Chu
Craig Ng One Ear
Dan Inosanto Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Daniel Inosanto)
Daniel Lee Wing Kong Security Guard (as Daniel Eric Lee)
Daniel Wong Wing Kong Security Guard
Danny Kwan Chinese Guard
Dennis Dun Wang Chi
Diana Tanaka Female Wing Kong Guard (as Dian Tanaka)
Donald Li Eddie Lee
Donna L. Noguschi Female Wing Kong Guard
Eric Lee Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Gary Toy Chang Sing #5
George Cheung Chang Sing #6
Gerald Okamura Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Jade Go Chinese Girl in White Tiger
James Hong David Lo Pan
James Lew Chang Sing #1
James Pax Lightning
Jeff Imada Needles
Jerry Hardin Pinstripe Lawyer
Jim Lau Chang Sing #2
Jimmy Jue Wounded Chang Sing
John Carpenter Worker in Chinatown (uncredited)
June Kyoto Lu White Tiger (as June Kim)
Kate Burton Margo
Kenny Endoso Chang Sing #3 (as Ken Endoso)
Kim Cattrall Gracie Law
Kurt Russell Jack Burton
Leo Lee Fighter in Ally (uncredited)
Lia Chang Female Wing Kong Guard
Min Luong Tara
Nathan Jung Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Noble Craig Sewer Monster
Noel Toy Mrs. O'Toole
Paul J.Q. Lee Chinese Gambler (as Paul Lee)
Peter Kwong Rain
Rummel Mor Joe Lucky
Shinko Isobe Female Wing Kong Guard
Stuart Quan Chang Sing #4
Suzee Pai Miao Yin
Vernon Rieta Wing Kong Hatchet Man
Victor Wong Egg Shen
William B. Snider Customs Agent (scenes deleted)
William S. Wong Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Willie Wong)
Yukio G. Collins Wing Kong Hatchet Man