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Funny: Rush Hour

First Film

  • Carter doing his victory dance after shooting up Clive's car up with C4 had everyone in knots and doubles as a Crowning Moment Of Awesome.
  • Just about every time Carter does something stupid (in a funny way), courtesy of Chris Tucker.
  • WAR!
    Carter: You don't know nothing about no War.
    Lee: Everybody knows War. [singing] Huh! Yeah! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Good God, you all!
    Carter: It ain't 'you all', it's "y'all"!
    Lee: Yaw.
    Carter: Y'all!
    Lee: Yaw!
    Carter: Man you sound like a Karate movie, y'all!
    Lee: Yoll.
  • Carter and Soo Yung "calling out the villain" is both funny and awesome.
    Carter: PUSH THE GODDAMN BUTTON!
    Soo Yung: PUSH THE GODDAMN BUTTON!
    (Beat)
    Carter: You hear what she said.
  • Lee does his very best to save an ancient giant vase in the middle of a fight with two mooks... then gunfire shatters it moments after he's won.
    "SHIT!"
  • The first day we see Soo Yung going to school in America (granted, two months after she and her father moved to L.A.), she's quite exuberantly singing Mariah Carey's "Fantasy" in the back of the car. The looks on the faces of her bodyguards in the front seats are just hilarious.

Second Film

  • In the second movie, during the spa fight, Carter yanks off the towel of a gangster, and takes a quick glance:
    Carter: "No wonder you mad!" (and then he proceeds by slapping the gangster's crotch with a towel)
    • And don't forget what happens after the fight. Lee and Carter are thrown out... buttnaked.
  • The Camp Gay (played by Jeremy Piven) who mistakes Lee and Carter for gay.
  • Near the beginning, Carter tries to invite some Chinese girls to party with him and Lee, but his butchery of the language makes them drive off laughing at him.
    Carter: All I did was invite them to have a drink.
    Lee: You invited them to "get naked and sacrifice a small goat"!
    (beat)
    Carter: Which word was "goat"?
    Lee: You owe me a copy of The Beach Boys' Greatest Hits.
  • When Lee and Carter are hanging on a bamboo in Literal Cliffhanger-like situation:
    (cue the bamboo begins to tear apart)
    Carter: "W-Whoaa! L-Lee, are you sure!?"
    Lee (hopelessly): "Y-Yes, I'm sure!"
    (and the bamboo tears apart in two and the duo falls)

Third Film

  • Carter and Lee sing "The Way You Make Me Feel" by Roberta Flack.
  • Lee, I'm gonna kill you if we don't die!
  • "He is Mi, and I am Yu."
    • Carter finally puts a stop to it:
    Carter: Man I'm about to whup your old ass because I'm sick of playing games! Yu? Mi? Everybody's asses in here, him!
  • The scene where the duo confront a Triad member who refuse to speak either Chinese or English. He only speaks French, so they have to get a nun to translate for him, who tries to soften the Cluster F-Bomb the goon is leveling at them. And eventually during the T-Word Euphemism session, Lee (who previously convince Carter not to use any swear words in front of the nun) loses patience when the goon insulted him and hypocritically says "Just call him asshole!" to the nun.
    • Also the fact that Carter and Lee need the nun to be a translator in the first place to find out who's the goon's boss, but the goon only keeps insulting the duo, and the nun is as if she had no choice but to translate the insult anyway.
    • For some dark humor, there is when Carter lose his patience and attempt to kill the goon out of anger. But the gun which Lee gave him has no bullet. Carter's response? "I'm trying to kill somebody, man! Damn!"
  • After a car chase:
    Carter: Lee, I'm alive! My whole life flashed in front of me. In three years I'll be married to a Chinese woman. We had three kids, look just like you, only a little darker.
  • When Carter is in bed with Genevieve:
    Genevieve: I have never been with an American man before.
    Carter: Neither have I!
    • And:
    Genevieve: I'm a bad girl.
    Carter: Halle-LUJAH!
    Carter: Voulez-vous coucher avec moi...
  • On the airplane:
    Carter: Did you know the average Frenchwoman is naked 34 percent of the time?
  • This, when they spot Genevieve undressing:
    Lee: Maybe we should put on a dirty movie.
    Carter: (shocked) Lee!
    Lee: Only $9.95.
    • The outtakes portrays multiple takes of this scene, with Jackie Chan making up all sorts of variants.
    Jackie Chan: I like the ones with a story. (take two) I like the ones with a locker room scene. (take three) I like the ones with a shower scene. (take four) I like the ones with a prison scene. (take five) I like the ones with a white girl. (take six) I'm into feet. (take seven) I like the ones with horses. (take eight) I like the ones with hairy women.
    Chris Tucker: What's wrong with you?!
  • When Carter overhears the intense fight scene between Lee and Dragon Lady, and assumes they're having wild sex.
    Carter: Come on, Crouching Tiger, don't hide that Dragon!
    • Then, when he opens the door and sees Dragon Lady crawling across the floor to retrieve her knives:
    Carter: (to Lee) You are a Super Freak!

In General

  • "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?!" and its Call Back: "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?!" "Nobody understands the words that are coming out of your mouth!"
  • The bloopers, from all three movies...seriously. You will bust a gut.
    • Special mention- "Jackie always OK!"
    • Chris accidentally calling Jackie by his real name instead of his character's name. Multiple times.
      • "His name is Lee, goddammit!"
    • "Damn...he ain't gonna be in Rush Hour 3!"
    • "Filter fish"
      • GEFILTE FISH!
    • The Camp Gay going off on a kinky tangent.
    • Chris gets a call in the middle of a scene.
    Chris: I'm staring Jackie Chan right in the face!... No, you can't talk to him!"
    Jackie: You're wasting all our film!
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