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** She's also a FakeMixedRace according to WordOfGod as Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.

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** She's also a FakeMixedRace according * FakeMixedRace: According to WordOfGod as WordOfGod, Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.



* ThrowItIn: James Hong improvised the line, "This really pisses me off to no end".

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* ThrowItIn: James Hong improvised the line, "This really pisses me off to no end".end."


* DivorcedInstallment: The film was going to be a sequel to ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''.

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* DyeingForYourArt: Creator/KurtRussell lifted weights and began running two months before production began to prepare for the physical demands of principal photography. In addition, Creator/JohnCarpenter and his cast and crew did a week's rehearsals that mainly involved choreographing the martial arts scenes


* 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''.



* InspirationForTheWork: Co-writer Gary Goldman had been inspired by a new wave of martial arts films that had "all sorts of weird actions and special effects, shot against this background of Oriental mysticism and modern sensibilities".
** W.D. Richter used ''Film/RosemarysBaby'' as his template, presenting "the foreground story in a familiar context rather than San Francisco at the turn-of-the-century, which distances the audience immediately and just have one simple remove, the world underground, you have a much better chance of making direct contact with the audience".



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/JohnCarpenter wanted Creator/JackieChan for Wang Chi, but the producer felt that he lacked box-office draw and his English wasn't up to scratch. Carpenter insisted after seeing ''Film/PoliceStory'', but Chan declined.
** Although Creator/KurtRussell was Carpenter's only choice for Jack Burton, the studio suggested Creator/JackNicholson or Creator/ClintEastwood. Once they proved unavailable, Carpenter was able to cast Russell. Creator/JeffBridges was also considered.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Creator/JohnCarpenter wanted Creator/JackieChan for Wang Chi, but the producer felt that he lacked box-office draw and his English wasn't up to scratch. Carpenter insisted after seeing ''Film/PoliceStory'', but Chan declined.
** Although Creator/KurtRussell was Carpenter's only choice for Jack Burton, the studio suggested Creator/JackNicholson or Creator/ClintEastwood. Once they proved unavailable, Carpenter was able to cast Russell. Creator/JeffBridges was also considered.considered.
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* DuelingMovies: With ''Film/TheGoldenChild''. Funnily enough, Creator/JohnCarpenter was originally set to direct that film. James Hong and Victor Wong also appear in it.

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* DuelingMovies: With ''Film/TheGoldenChild''. Funnily enough, Creator/JohnCarpenter was originally set to direct that film. James Hong Creator/JamesHong and Victor Wong also appear in it.



* FakeAmerican: Kim Cattrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).

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* FakeAmerican: Kim Cattrall Creator/KimCattrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).


* DuelingMovies: With ''Film/TheGoldenChild''. Funnily enough, Creator/JohnCarpenter was originally set to direct that film.

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* DuelingMovies: With ''Film/TheGoldenChild''. Funnily enough, Creator/JohnCarpenter was originally set to direct that film. James Hong and Victor Wong also appear in it.

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* ThrowItIn: James Hong improvised the line, "This really pisses me off to no end".


* 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''.


* 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.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $20 million (not counting marketing costs), $25 million (counting them). Box office, $11.1 million.


* FakeAmerican: Kim Catrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).

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* FakeAmerican: Kim Catrall Cattrall (English-Canadian) as Gracie Law (American).


** 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.

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** She's also a FakedMixedRace according to the script as Gracie Law is of mixed Chinese and European descent.


* 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.


* 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.

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