- This article is about the film. For information about the series, see Rush Hour (series).
|Writer(s)||Jim Kouf/Ross LaManna (screenplay), Ross LaManna (plot)|
|Producer||New Line Cinema|
|Starring|| Jackie Chan|
|Release|| USA: September 18, 1998 |
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|Time|| 98 minutes|
92 minutes (Spain DVD)
Rush Hour is an 1998 Jackie Chan American film, co-starring Chris Tucker. It is widely known to fans as the film that brought Chan's rise to fame in the West. It is the first installment in the Rush Hour movies, followed by Rush Hour 2 and Rush Hour 3 (and a rumored Rush Hour 4).
- Jackie Chan as Detective Inspector Lee
- Chris Tucker as Detective James Carter
- Tom Wilkinson as Thomas Griffin (Juntao)
- Tzi Ma as Consul Solon Han
- Ken Leung as Sang
- Elizabeth Peña as Detective Tania Johnson
- Mark Rolston as Special FBI Agent In Charge Warren Russ
- Rex Linn as FBI Agent Dan Whitney
- Chris Penn as Clive Cod
- Philip Baker Hall as Captain William Diel
- Julia Hsu as Soo Yung Han
- John Hawkes as Stucky
- Ken Lo as Unnamed Henchmen
- Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle were all considered for the role of Carter.