Directed by thrill master John Carpenter, this edge-of-your seat adventure stars Kurt Russell as Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend's fiancee is kidnapped. Speeding to the rescue, Jack finds himself deep beneath San Francisco's Chinatown, in a murky, creature-filled world ruled by Lo Pan, a 2000-year-old magician who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits. Dodging demons and facing baffling terrors, Jack battles his way through Lo Pan's dark domain in a full-throttle, action-riddled ride to rescue the girl. Co-starring Kim Cattrall, this effects-filled sci-fi spectacle speeds to an incredible, twist-taking finish.

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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

PG-13

Action/Fantasy/Adventure/Comedy · 1h 39m · 7/2/1986

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Jack Burton's in for some serious trouble and you're in for some serious fun.

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Directed by thrill master John Carpenter, this edge-of-your seat adventure stars Kurt Russell as Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend's fiancee is kidnapped. Speeding to the rescue, Jack finds himself deep beneath San Francisco's Chinatown, in a murky, creature-filled world ruled by Lo Pan, a 2000-year-old magician who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits. Dodging demons and facing baffling terrors, Jack battles his way through Lo Pan's dark domain in a full-throttle, action-riddled ride to rescue the girl. Co-starring Kim Cattrall, this effects-filled sci-fi spectacle speeds to an incredible, twist-taking finish.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

20th Century Fox, TAFT Entertainment Pictures

Budget

$25,000,000

Revenue

$11,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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Kurt Russell

Jack Burton
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Kim Cattrall

Gracie Law
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Dennis Dun

Wang Chi
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James Hong

David Lo Pan
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Victor Wong

Egg Shen
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Kate Burton

Margo
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Donald Li

Eddie Lee
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Carter Wong

Thunder
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Peter Kwong

Rain
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James Pax

Lightning
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Suzee Pai

Miao Yin
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Chao Li Chi

Uncle Chu
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Jeff Imada

Needles
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Rummel Mor

Joe Lucky
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Craig Ng

One Ear
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June Kyoto Lu

White Tiger (as June Kim)
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Noel Toy

Mrs. O'Toole
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Jade Go

Chinese Girl in White Tiger
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Jerry Hardin

Pinstripe Lawyer
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James Lew

Chang Sing #1
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Jim Lau

Chang Sing #2
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Kenny Endoso

Chang Sing #3 (as Ken Endoso)
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Stuart Quan

Chang Sing #4
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Gary Toy

Chang Sing #5
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George Cheung

Chang Sing #6
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Jimmy Jue

Wounded Chang Sing
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Noble Craig

Sewer Monster
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Danny Kwan

Chinese Guard
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Min Luong

Tara
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Paul J.Q. Lee

Chinese Gambler (as Paul Lee)
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Al Leong

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Gerald Okamura

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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William S. Wong

Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Willie Wong)
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Eric Lee

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Yukio G. Collins

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Bill M. Ryusaki

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Brian Imada

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Nathan Jung

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Dan Inosanto

Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Daniel Inosanto)
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Vernon Rieta

Wing Kong Hatchet Man
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Daniel Wong

Wing Kong Security Guard
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Daniel Lee

Wing Kong Security Guard (as Daniel Eric Lee)
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Lia Chang

Female Wing Kong Guard
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Diana Tanaka

Female Wing Kong Guard (as Dian Tanaka)
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Donna L. Noguschi

Female Wing Kong Guard
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Shinko Isobe

Female Wing Kong Guard
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William B. Snider

Customs Agent (scenes deleted)
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John Carpenter

Worker in Chinatown (uncredited)
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Leo Lee

Fighter in Ally (uncredited)
Crew
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Gary Goldman

Writer
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John Carpenter

Director
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David Z. Weinstein

Writer
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