Parents' Guide to

Rush Hour

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Buddy cop fun amidst explosions, bad guys, and language.

Movie PG-13 1999 97 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 10+

Tame Content, Nothing Too Much For Older Kids And Teens

Tame Violence, little to no blood, occasional use of mild to moderate language, suitable for kids 10+
age 3+

u can't stop watching!!

what a movie!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (34 ):

Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan is always a delight to watch. His charm, wit, and impeccable timing make his kung fu moves closer to Charlie Chaplin or Jacques Tati than to Stephen Segal. He has had a hard time finding an American script to showcase his talent, but comes a little bit closer with this action comedy. Comedian Tucker brings energy and some freshness to the tired role of the difficult new partner. Chan and Tucker seem to genuinely enjoy one another, and both share gifts for physical comedy that provide some very funny moments amidst the usual round of explosions and bad guys. And the little girl (Julia Hsu) is adorable, with a Mariah Carey imitation that is utterly delicious.

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