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Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

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This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Director:

Jon M. Chu

Writers:

Peter Chiarelli (screenplay by), Adele Lim (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Constance Wu ... Rachel Chu
Henry Golding ... Nick Young
Michelle Yeoh ... Eleanor Young
Gemma Chan ... Astrid Young Teo
Lisa Lu ... Ah Ma
Awkwafina ... Peik Lin Goh
Harry Shum Jr. ... Charlie Wu
Ken Jeong ... Wye Mun Goh
Sonoya Mizuno ... Araminta Lee
Chris Pang ... Colin Khoo
Jimmy O. Yang ... Bernard Tai
Ronny Chieng ... Eddie Cheng
Remy Hii ... Alistair Cheng
Nico Santos ... Oliver T'sien
Jing Lusi ... Amanda Ling
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Storyline

Rachel Chu, an American-born Chinese NYU professor, travels to her boyfriend, Nick to his hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick's family is wealthy, and he's considered the most eligible bachelor in Asia. Every single woman is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down. Written by JAP

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The only thing crazier than love is family

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

15 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crazy Rich Asians See more »

Filming Locations:

Langkawi, Malaysia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,510,140, 19 August 2018

Gross USA:

$174,532,921

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$238,532,921
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| SDDS | Sonics-DDP | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Contrary to popular belief, this is NOT the "first" Western-produced major studio film with an extensive East Asian cast since The Joy Luck Club (1993). Other major studio backed, North American releases featuring an extensive East Asian cast as leads include: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016) released just two years earlier, Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014), A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Better Luck Tomorrow (2002) and Rumble in the Bronx (1995) to name a few. Even Mulan (1998) was significant. (This misnomer also neglects to recognize movies and animation extensively featuring Pacific Islanders and East Indians produced in America by major film studios such as Life of Pi, Slumdog Millionaire, Moana, and excluding The Last Samurai (2003), which featured a majority East Asian cast but with a white man's fantasy lead.) It also fails to note relevant cinema produced overseas that feature Asians in America such as Ang Lee's The Wedding Banquet (1993) and many others. Truer portrayals of actual real live Asian Americans, who are more remarkable than typical, can also be found in recent non-fictional documentaries such as Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016), Tyrus (2015), Linsanity (2013), and many more. See more »

Goofs

When Nick and Rachel are talking on the hotel couch after the bachelor/bachelorette parties, Rachel's arms jump from crossed, to uncrossed, to crossed between scenes. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Chu: [as they bury the gutted fish from her hotel room] This weekend was supposed to be mani-pedis, cocktails served in pineapples. This definitely wasn't on the menu. Why would Araminta even have friends like them? They're so mean.
Astrid Young Teo: [as they fill in the hole] Well, you grow up your whole lives together, you make excuses for people. Specially the morons.
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Crazy Credits

There's a mid-credit scene in which Astrid exchanges glances with a man. See more »

Alternate Versions

For Home Video release in Australia, Crazy Rich Asians (2018) was returned to its Uncut M rating for Course Language. See more »


Soundtracks

Waiting for Your Return
Written by Hua Shen and Hong Zhao Yuan
Performed by Jasmine Chen
Produced and arranged by Christopher Tin
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Like a high budget high expense Telemundo Drama
11 August 2019 | by vadimarlynSee all my reviews

The romantic film happens in East Asia and certainly takes a stab at something different. However, problems crop up mid-film when we realize this is not a romantic film. The premise of people not knowing each other or subscribing to Christianity is beyond exaggerated, and especially since it features a bunch of supposedly internet-connected folks, but it is something different. The scenery, visuals and the girl were pretty to look at, but for goodness sake let them flaunt a little. These girls are so covered up it is like the story is happening in 1929.


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