History Film / ShanghaiNoon

18th Jan '18 4:07:38 PM DragonQuestZ
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''Shanghai Noon'' is a comedy {{Western}} film starring Creator/JackieChan and Owen Wilson. Chan plays a Chinese guardsman, Chon Wang, who travels to America to rescue the kidnapped Imperial princess Pei-Pei (Creator/LucyLiu), teaming up along the way with disreputable gunslinger Roy O'Bannon (played by Owen), a small time robber with delusions of grandeur. Together, the two forge through one misadventure after another. Directed by Tom Dey, it was written by [[Series/{{Smallville}} Alfred Gough and Miles Millar]]. The movie, set in Nevada and other parts of the west in the 19th century, is a juxtaposition of a western with a Creator/JackieChan MartialArtsMovie. It also has elements of comedy and the "Buddy Cop" film genre, as it involves two men of different personalities and ethnicities (a Chinese imperial guard and a Western outlaw) [[TheyFightCrime who team up to stop a crime]].

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''Shanghai Noon'' is a comedy {{Western}} film starring Creator/JackieChan and Owen Wilson.Creator/OwenWilson. Chan plays a Chinese guardsman, Chon Wang, who travels to America to rescue the kidnapped Imperial princess Pei-Pei (Creator/LucyLiu), teaming up along the way with disreputable gunslinger Roy O'Bannon (played by Owen), a small time robber with delusions of grandeur. Together, the two forge through one misadventure after another. Directed by Tom Dey, it was written by [[Series/{{Smallville}} Alfred Gough and Miles Millar]]. The movie, set in Nevada and other parts of the west in the 19th century, is a juxtaposition of a western with a Creator/JackieChan MartialArtsMovie. It also has elements of comedy and the "Buddy Cop" film genre, as it involves two men of different personalities and ethnicities (a Chinese imperial guard and a Western outlaw) [[TheyFightCrime who team up to stop a crime]].
18th Dec '17 6:01:44 PM eroock
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* PunBasedTitle: Based on the classic Western ''Film/HighNoon''.

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* PunBasedTitle: Based on the classic Western ''Film/HighNoon''. A little [[StealthPun stealthy]] though.
6th Oct '17 6:08:48 PM Lanes17B
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* HostageForMacguffin: In the second movie, after recovering the Imperial seal in the wax museum, two Boxer rebels capture the street urchin who wanted the seal to hock it off himself, and threaten to kill him if Roy doesn't give it back. [[spoiler: He does, and they release the boy.]]
25th Sep '17 8:01:08 PM thecarolinabull01
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* AllThereInTheManual: Although she's never properly identified, Chon's Indian wife is called Falling Leaves.

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* AllThereInTheManual: Although she's never properly identified, identified and is credited as "Indian Wife", Chon's Indian wife is called Falling Leaves.Leaves, as noted by the title of the Deleted Scene "Falling Leaves Takes A Dip".
25th Sep '17 7:54:36 PM thecarolinabull01
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* IndianMaiden: While lost in the woods, Chon rescues one from a rival tribe, and finds himself married to her older sister as a reward.

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* IndianMaiden: While lost in the woods, Chon rescues one a young indian boy from a rival tribe, and finds himself married to her his older sister as a reward.
29th Jun '17 11:06:25 AM santos32
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* LastNameBasis: Played with. Roy inadvertently uses this with Chon under the assumption that it's his given name when following classic Chinese naming structure it would have been Wang.
25th Apr '17 9:47:54 AM Kafkesque
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* CheatersNeverProsper: Van Cleef lies to Roy (who's down to his last bullet), saying he's emptied his guns so that they both have a single shot left. [[spoiler:Every single one of Van Cleef's shots miss; Roy's one shot hits him dead in the chest.]]
25th Apr '17 9:26:38 AM Kafkesque
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* CaliforniaDoubling

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* %%* CaliforniaDoubling
10th Apr '17 6:59:22 PM nombretomado
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* SequelGoesForeign: ShanghaiKnights shifts the setting to London.

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* SequelGoesForeign: ShanghaiKnights Shanghai Knights shifts the setting to London.
4th Apr '17 6:39:10 AM DarkHunter
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* GoodOldFisticuffs: "I don't know karate but I know kah-razy!" (with apologies to James Brown). Subverted three seconds later as he is thrown through the window.

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* GoodOldFisticuffs: A couple of times Roy's untrained flailing actually results in him landing a good blow, at one point causing him to quip: "I don't know karate but I know kah-razy!" (with apologies to James Brown). Subverted three seconds later as he is thrown through the window.
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