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Shanghai Calling (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 8 February 2013 (USA)
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A New York attorney is sent to Shanghai on business, where he finds himself in a legal mess that threatens his career. With the help of a relocation specialist and her contacts, he soon learns to appreciate the wonders of Shanghai.

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Daniel Hsia

Writer:

Daniel Hsia
6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Le Geng ... Awesome Wang (as Geng Le)
Daniel Henney ... Sam
Sean Gallagher ... Brad
Bill Marcus Bill Marcus ... Pritchard
John Paul Lopez John Paul Lopez ... Cohen
Eliza Coupe ... Amanda
Bill Paxton ... Donald
Ying Tang Ying Tang ... Ayi
Yong Wang Yong Wang ... Taxi Driver
Zhu Zhu ... Fang Fang
Alan Ruck ... Marcus Groff
Lu Cai ... Guang
Long Shen Dao Long Shen Dao ... Reggae Band
Yanyan Wu Yanyan Wu ... Natalie
Arran Hawkins Arran Hawkins ... Chase
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Storyline

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart legal assistant, Sam might just save his job, find romance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and wonders of Shanghai. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes home is far away from home.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English | Mandarin | Shanghainese

Release Date:

8 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Americatown, Shanghai See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,400, 18 February 2013

Gross USA:

$10,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,400
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Red Blossom of Plum and Me
Music & Lyrics by Pei Deng
Performed Lonely China Day
Courtesy of Lonely China Day
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Waste of time.
12 September 2015 | by bigenough-18609See all my reviews

Terribly written movie, forget about the directing. Have seen student films better than this. What a waste of everybody's time including the actors. I'd give this a 0/10 if possible!

Terribly written movie, forget about the directing. Have seen student films better than this. What a waste of everybody's time including the actors. I'd give this a 0/10 if possible!

Terribly written movie, forget about the directing. Have seen student films better than this. What a waste of everybody's time including the actors. I'd give this a 0/10 if possible!

Terribly written movie, forget about the directing. Have seen student films better than this. What a waste of everybody's time including the actors. I'd give this a 0/10 if possible!

Terribly written movie, forget about the directing. Have seen student films better than this. What a waste of everybody's time including the actors. I'd give this a 0/10 if possible!


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