over 1 year
It was a good mix of comedy & western action with martial arts. I enjoyed this one.
Not one of Jackie's best, but there is there is good enough humour/fighting/action.
Shanghai Noon is a 2000 American martial arts action comedy western film starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. The film, marking the directorial debut of Tom Dey, was written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
The film, set in Nevada and other parts of the American West in the 19th century, is a juxtaposition of a western with a kung fu action film with extended martial arts sequences. It also has elements of comedy and the "Buddy Cop" film genre, as it involves two men of different personalities and ethnicities (a Chinese imperial guard and a Western outlaw) who team up to stop a crime. It was partially filmed in the Canadian Badlands, near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. A sequel, Shanghai Knights, was released in 2003.
Chon Wang is a Chinese imperial guard. After Princess Pei-Pei, who Wang has affection for, is abducted and taken to the United States, the Emperor of China sends three of his guards to retrieve her. Wang is not among one of the three, but after he tells them that it was...