Shanghai Noon [DVD] [2000]

Tim Dey's entertaining, quirky Western comedy Shanghai Noon comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. Spanish subtitles are accessible, and the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by director Dey and co-stars Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson, deleted scenes, making-of featurettes that take a closer look at the stunts and special effects, and a video by Uncle Kraker. This is an excellent release from Disney/Buena Vista.
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Special Features

  • Audio commentary by actor/producer Jackie Chan, actor Owen Wilson, and director Tom Dey
  • Seven deleted scenes, including a never-before-seen special effects train wreck sequence
  • Behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • "Shanghai Surprise" interactive
  • "Action Overload"
  • Uncle Kracker music video
  • French-language track, 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Spanish subtitles
  • 5.1 Surround
  • Widescreen [2.35:1] enhanced for 16x9 televisions


Shanghai Noon
Jackie Chan has often played a fish out of water, but he's rarely found himself so far upstream as in this comic adventure, in which he puts his fighting skills to the test in the Old West of the 1850s. Lo Fong (Roger Yuan), onetime captain of the Chinese Imperial Guard, has traded upholding the law for smuggling opium. Needing some operating capital, Lo Fong kidnaps the Emperor's daughter, Princess Pei Pei (Lucy Liu), and takes her to America. When the Emperor sends his best men to find her, Chon Wang (Chan), one of the Emperor's less distinguished guards, insists on joining them; he feels at fault for Lo Fong's capturing the Princess, and he wants to make amends. However, while the rescue party scours the West, Chon Wang gets separated from the group and soon becomes lost. When he crosses paths with Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson), a bright but arrogant train robber, the two become unlikely allies. While Shanghai Noon was billed as Jackie Chan's follow-up to Rush Hour, his first successful American-made feature, it was actually filmed in Canada, as was Chan's breakthrough film in America, the Hong Kong-backed Rumble in the Bronx. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Owen Wilson
    Owen Wilson - Roy O'Bannon
  • Lucy Liu
    Lucy Liu - Princess Pei Pei
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    Brandon Merrill - Indian Wife
  • Roger Yuan
    Roger Yuan - Lo Fong
  • Xander Berkeley
    Xander Berkeley - Van Cleef

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