History Trivia / BigTroubleInLittleChina

7th Aug '16 3:36:51 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* DivorcedInstalment: The film was going to be a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.

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* DivorcedInstalment: DivorcedInstallment: The film was going to be a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.
7th Aug '16 3:36:24 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ActorAllusion: In the scene where Creator/KurtRussell is attempting to infiltrate the brothel, he is wearing the same outfit that he wore in ''Fiilm/UsedCars''.



* DivorcedInstalment: The film was going to be a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.
* DuelingMovies: With ''Film/TheGoldenChild''. Funnily enough, Creator/JohnCarpenter was originally set to direct that film.
* EnforcedMethodActing: In the wedding Scene where LoPan is putting the Needle of Love in Miao Yin, James Hong actually jabbed Suzee Pai too hard. You can see her flinch as he puts it in her.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters.
** However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This MidDevelopmentGenreShift: The film was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu western, with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel cowboy aiming to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but retrieve his horse.
* ScrewedByTheStudio: 20th Century Fox barely gave
the film did not do well in theaters.any promotion despite positive test screenings and released it opposite ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
** However, on June 4, 2014, * StillbornFranchise: There were plans for a sequel that were scrapped when the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell film bombed.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/JohnCarpenter wanted Creator/JackieChan for Wang Chi, but the producer felt that he lacked box-office draw
and John his English wasn't up to scratch. Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where insisted after seeing ''Film/PoliceStory'', but Chan declined.
** Although Creator/KurtRussell was Carpenter's only choice for Jack Burton,
the film left off.
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studio suggested Creator/JackNicholson or Creator/ClintEastwood. Once they proved unavailable, Carpenter was able to cast Russell. Creator/JeffBridges was also considered.
12th Nov '15 8:05:17 PM jameygamer
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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $20 million (not counting marketing costs), $25 million (counting them). Box office, $11.1 million.
13th Oct '15 7:32:04 AM MadSpy
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* FakeAmerican: Kim Catrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).

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* FakeAmerican: Kim Catrall Cattrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).
21st Feb '15 9:08:19 PM CharlesPhipps
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** She's also a FakedMixedRace according to the script as Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.

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** She's also a FakedMixedRace FakeMixedRace according to the script WordOfGod as Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.
21st Feb '15 9:07:58 PM CharlesPhipps
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** She's also a FakedMixedRace according to the script as Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.
15th Jul '14 3:33:40 AM Farnham
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters. ** However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters.
** However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.
15th Jul '14 3:33:16 AM Farnham
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters. However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters. ** However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.
14th Jul '14 1:51:34 PM Morgenthaler
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.
** That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters.
*** However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: This was originally conceived as a Western with magical kung fu with Jack Burton character as a drifter. Then, it was retooled as a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.
**
''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. That said, a sequel was considered but the film did not do well in theaters.
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theaters. However, on June 4, 2014, the comic series by BOOM! Studios started. It is written by Eric Powell and John Carpenter with artwork by Brian Churilla, and continues from where the film left off.off.
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14th Jul '14 1:50:30 PM Morgenthaler
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* FakeAmerican: Kim Catrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).
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