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June 12, 2014

12 Great Buddy Cop Pairings in Movies Opens in new window

It's been used and abused so many times that by all rights, it should long ago have been exhausted of fresh possibilities -- but the buddy cop comedy is alive and well, as evidenced by Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's return for more wisecracking gunplay in this weekend's 22 Jump Street. In honor of the genre's latest freshly chambered round, we decided to take a look back at some of the more successful quippin' 'n' shootin' duos from precincts past. Shoulder those holsters, because it's time for Total Recall! More...

July 30, 2012

Rush Hour Producer Wants Another Sequel Opens in new window

"It's not a matter of just bringing them back to do another segment of that or a sequel to it by putting them in another city and having them bicker. I don't want that. I want something new." More...

December 7, 2010

Warners Adopts Chris Tucker's Rabbit Opens in new window

Warner Bros. has picked up "The Rabbit," a Micah Barnett script being compared to "Midnight Run," with Chris Tucker attached to star. More...

June 23, 2008

RT Flashback: The First Ten Movies Ever Reviewed Opens in new window

Rush Hour, 54, Rounders and more...join us in a look back at the first ten movies ever reviewed on Rotten Tomatoes when it launched during the summer of 1998. More...

August 9, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Chan and Tucker Back in Action Opens in new window

Another wide assortment of summer offerings will hit the multiplexes across North America this weekend. The action-comedy sequel Rush Hour 3 leads the way as the main course and will be joined by side dishes like the fantasy adventure Stardust, the family comedy Daddy Day Camp, and the horror flick Skinwalkers. More...

August 7, 2007

Exclusive: Rush Hour 3's Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker On Oscars, Democrats, and Critics Opens in new window

Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker sat down with Rotten Tomatoes for a brief interview on their Rush Hour 3 press tour; the talked about the joys of popcorn cinema, the future of the Democratic Party, Tucker's plans for a standup documentary, and Ratner's Hugh Hefner biopic. And when will Ratner make his "important film"? More...

July 30, 2007

Chris Tucker To Film Stand-Up Comedy Flick; Also Running for President Opens in new window

Chris Tucker is notorious for picking his roles deliberately -- the man hasn't made a movie in nine years that wasn't Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2 or Rush Hour 3 -- but he's all ready to talk up two upcoming projects: a comedy where he'll play the Commander in Chief of the U.S.A. and a stand-up film in the vein of Eddie Murphy's Raw. More...

June 25, 2007

Universal to Deliver Biopic About the World's Biggest "Playboy" Opens in new window

And you'll never guess who they got to direct the flick... More...

May 4, 2007

Trailer Bulletin: "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

My grandmother always said "If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all." (Too bad I became a film critic, eh granny?) But today I'll follow her advice while offering you the brand-new trailer to "Rush Hour 3." More...

April 16, 2007

Check Out a Clip from "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

It's really uncool to trash a movie before you see it, but based on what I've seen in the first two "Rush Hour" movies -- combined with what I just witnessed in this brand-new "Rush Hour 3" clip -- I can already tell that this sequel's simply not for me. I'm sure New Line will really miss my eight bucks. More...

January 25, 2007

Sun Rises on "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

MTV.com reports from the set of "Rush Hour 3," where 7'9" Chinese basketball player Sun Ming Ming is playing the heavy to Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan's perennially fish-out-of-water police detectives. More...

January 16, 2007

First Pics of "Rush Hour 3" Hit the Scene Opens in new window

Step right up, "Rush Hour" fans, we've got you're very first snapshots from the flick's second sequel, the cleverly-titled "Rush Hour 3," which reunites Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker with director Brett Ratner and screenwriter Jeff Nathanson -- plus a few new friends/foes. More...

January 4, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: New Year Brings New Crop of Pics Opens in new window

Three new releases welcome in the new year this weekend, but moviegoers are likely to keep spending their cash on holiday holdovers. More...

December 7, 2006

Jackie Chan Gets Bruised Up on "Rush Hour 3" Set Opens in new window

Although action star Jackie Chan was injured on the set of "Rush Hour 3," we're very happy to report that it was a minor little thing, and certainly nothing that would get in the way of a guy like Jackie Chan! More...

September 25, 2006

Plot Synopsis and a Love Interest for "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

We recently learned that Max Von Sydow, Roman Polanski, and Hiroyuki Sanada would be appearing in Brett Ratner's "Rush Hour 3," and now we get word on who'll be the resident female (Noemie Lenoir), plus a bit of the plot breakdown as well... More...

September 22, 2006

Max Von Sydow, Roman Polanski, and Hiroyuki Sanada to Appear in "Rush Hour 3"? Opens in new window

Talk about some weird casting news: Seems that not only Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan will be appearing in the long-anticipated (and I've no idea why) "Rush Hour 3," but director Brett Ratner has also found room for folks like Max Von Sydow, Roman Polanski, and Hiroyuki Sanada. Weird. More...

September 19, 2006

Yao Ming Turns Down "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

Brett Ratner can cross out yet another celebrity from his dream cast for "Rush Hour 3." In an interview with a sports writer from a Chinese newspaper, it's revealed that Basketball superstar Yao Ming (Year of the Yao) has turned down a role in the film. More...

August 28, 2006

Check Out the First "Rush Hour 3" Set Pics Opens in new window

Although considering that neither Jackie Chan nor Chris Tucker are on set yet, there's not a whole lot of excitement in these "Rush Hour 3" pics. But hey, someone out there might be interested, so here they are. More...

July 6, 2006

Will Jackie Chan Face Van Damme in "Rush Hour 3?" Opens in new window

According to internet rumors, Brett Ratner might be on his way to assembling that dream cast for "Rush Hour 3," as the Muscles from Brussels himself -- Jean-Claude Van Damme -- has reportedly revived speculation of his involvement in the Jackie Chan-Chris Tucker screen reunion. More...

June 1, 2006

Chris Tucker to do a Bollywood Remake? Opens in new window

From the "Huh?" Files: Chris Tucker, the guy who's starred in literally nothing but "Rush Hour" movies over the past ten years, might be signing on to star in a remake of Bollywood film "Munnabhai MBBS," which is about a mafia guy who enrolls in medical school. More...

May 25, 2006

Critical Consensus: "X-Men: The Last Stand" On Shaky Ground Opens in new window

We've only got one wide release this week, but it's a biggie: "X-Men: The Last Stand." Brett Ratner is at the helm, virtually all the principle characters are back, and some major plot developments are in store for X-fans. Do the critics say "X" marks the spot, or do they feel this one wasn't built to "Last?" More...

May 15, 2006

Ratner Names His "Rush Hour 3" Dream Cast - Yao Ming, Gong Li and Tony Jaa! Opens in new window

ComingSoon.net recently had a brief chit-chat with filmmaker Brett Ratner, and this time the focus of the conversation was NOT on the upcoming "X-Men: The Last Stand," but Ratner's next flick, "Rush Hour 3," which begins production on August 16th. More...

May 4, 2006

"Rush Hour 3" to Rush Into Production Opens in new window

Looks like it's finally a done deal: Director Brett Ratner, screenwriter Jeff Nathanson, and stars Jackie Chan & Chris Tucker are all locked in for "Rush Hour 3," which New Line hopes to shoot later this year in preparation for a summer '07 release date. More...

May 2, 2006

Gondry and Jack Black Promise to "Rewind" Opens in new window

Director Michel Gondry and professional goofball Jack Black will soon be collaborating on a rather bizarre-sounding high-concept comedy called "Be Kind Rewind," the plot of which should excite all the movie geeks out there... More...

May 1, 2006

"X-Men 3" Director Talks About X-Pectations Opens in new window

There was lots of hand-wringing and second-guessing among the X-Men fans when "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner was tapped to helm "X-Men: The Last Stand," but the guy kept his head down and focused on his biggest project to date ... and then sat down for an interview with IGN FilmForce. More...

April 7, 2006

"X3" TV Spots and a Wolverine Chat Opens in new window

You may have caught a few of the nifty new X-Men 3 commercials during House, American Idol, or Survivor, but if you haven't, those thorough movie nerds over at JoBlo's can point you in the right direction. Also available for the X-nuts is a rather enjoyable interview between Hugh "Wolverine" Jackman and IGN FilmForce, which you can find right here. More...

March 27, 2006

Ratner Talks "X-Men" and "Rush Hour" Sequels Opens in new window

IESB.net's Movie Reporter had a rather intriguing interview with filmmaker Brett Ratner recently, and the guy offered all kinds of dish on "Rush Hour 3," "X-Men 3," and the various spin-offs that are planned for everyone's favorite team of mutated crime-fighters. More...

March 7, 2006

Spielberg Puts Koepp to Work on "Indy 4" Opens in new window

During his Oscar coverage, Fox's Roger Friedman got to share a few words with director Steven Spielberg, and the bullet points seem to be these: 1) the filmmaker wants to take some time off right now, 2) "Indiana Jones 4" looks to be the next project on his plate, and 3) Jeff Nathanson's screenplay has been handed over to mega-scribe David Koepp for fine-tuning. More...

January 25, 2006

SUNDANCE: "Darwin" Actor Chris Penn Found Dead Opens in new window

Character actor Chris Penn was found dead Tuesday at a Santa Monica apartment. He was 43 years old. More...

December 5, 2005

Get a Peek at a Pair of New Mutants Opens in new window

Head on over to USA Today for a 6-pic gallery of characters from "X-Men 3." Included among the pic parade are Kelsey Grammer's Beast, Ben Foster's Angel ... and director Brett Ratner. More...

November 21, 2005

Ask Anyone Who Drives to Work if a "Rush Hour" is a Good Thing Opens in new window

Not very long ago we (I mean: everyone) reported that "Rush Hour 3" probably wouldn't happen because Chris Tucker was allegedly unhappy with the $20 million he was being offered. Well, apparently Tucker's business manager is a pretty convincing guy, because it now looks like Tucker, Jackie Chan, director Brett Ratner, and screenwriter Jeff Nathanson have signed up to deliver what the world really and truly wants: A third action comedy about a black guy and an Asian guy who bicker a whole lot. More...

July 8, 2005

Jackie Chan Explains Why "Rush Hour 3" Didn't Happen Opens in new window

Macleans Magazine (by way of The Associated Press) shares an illuminating little chat with legendary action star Jackie Chan, and the personable movie veteran had some pretty candid things to say about Mr. Chris Tucker and his rather lofty "Rush Hour 3" demands. More...

June 6, 2005

It's Official: Brett Ratner to Direct "X-Men 3" Opens in new window

Variety confirms what the gossip mill has been churning: Brett Ratner (director of both "Rush Hour" movies, as well as "Money Talks," "The Family Man," "After the Sunset," and "Red Dragon") has signed on to replace Matthew Vaughn as director of the third "X-Men" movie. More...

May 31, 2005

Chris Tucker's Loss is Indy's Gain Opens in new window

Not too long ago we mentioned that Chris Tucker was about to make Jackie Chan, director Brett Ratner, and screenwriter Jeff Nathanson a whole lot richer by agreeing to star in "Rush Hour 3." But now Variety reports that Mr. Tucker has passed on a $20 million paycheck and said "No thanks" to a "Rush Hour 3." More...

May 5, 2005

Chris Tucker Makes Everyone Richer By Agreeing to Do "Rush Hour 3" Opens in new window

Variety brings news of an exceedingly lucrative contract for Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan, and director Brett Ratner. All involved parties are waiting for Tucker to sign the deal, but all signs point to "Rush Hour 3" becoming a reality and hitting the screens next summer. More...

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