Shanghai Noon

Synopsis: A 19th century Western. Chon Wang is a clumsy Imperial Guard to the Emperor of China. When Princess Pei Pei is kidnapped from the Forbidden City, Wang feels personally responsible and insists on joining the guards sent to rescue the Princess, who has been whisked away to the United States. In Nevada and hot on the trail of the kidnappers, Wang is separated from the group and soon finds himself an unlikely partner with Roy O'Bannon, a small time robber with delusions of grandeur. Together, the two forge onto one misadventure after another.
Director(s): Tom Dey
Production: Buena Vista Internationa
  1 win & 7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
110 min

No ! That's not

how we wing it !

No more winging it !

Stop ! Come on, Big 'Un.

- You've lost your

"winging it" privileges.

- Damn.

Damn !

[Speaking Chinese]

[ Speaking Chinese ]

Who killed my uncle ?

Who did this ?

[ Yells ]

Give me the dynamite.

Give me the dynamite.

No, no, no, no. You stay here.

You don't get to come.

- Keep an eye on Wing Nut.

- Hey, Blue, looky here !


- Who killed my uncle ?

- What the hell is this,

the Orient Express ?

- Get him !

- Come here !

[Gunfire Continues]

[Gunfire Continues]

Wh-- Hey !

The safe's getting ready to blow !

Get ready to reap

the fruits of our labor.

Move it! Let's go !

Roy, you just blew

the shit out of our fruits.

Oh, shit.

[ Grunts ]

We got a Chinaman

to catch.

Stop ! Stop !

Stop ! Stop !

Turn around !

Turn around !

- [ Cocks Pistol ]

- What the--

- Who are you ?

- [Wallace] Hey, Roy !

Don't you worry about a thing !

I got you covered !

- [ Whoops ]

- No !

- No !

- [ Yells ]

Roll, baby, roll !

[ Chuckling ]

[Wallace] Reach for the sky,

O'Bannon ! It's my gang now!

[ Horse Whinnies ]

I don't understand.

You said your friend

had a large estate.

He does.

- What exactly does he do ?

- Well, you could say. ..

he's a philanthropist.

He helps Chinese immigrants

get back on their feet.

Welcome to America,


Lo Fong.

Forgive me

if I do not bow.

Calvin, this man

is a trai--


[ Scoffs ] Why ? Because he ran away

from the Forbidden City ?

[ Grunts ]

Your reward is on the table,

Mr. Andrews.

Well, now you're gonna have to

double it, or I'm gonna kill her.

One thing about the Chinese,

Mr. Andrews --

[ Slurps ]

Aah !

[ Grunts ]

- We do not renegotiate.

- [ Choking ]

[Body Hits Floor]

Whatever you think

I'm going to do for you,

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Miles Millar

Miles Millar (born 1967) is a British screenwriter and producer. Miles is best known for co-developing and writing the long-running Superman prequel television series Smallville, alongside his writing partner Alfred Gough. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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