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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.

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Jon M. Chu

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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

The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he's perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class 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 | 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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$174,532,921

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$238,532,921
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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

The film's screenwriters, Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim, worked on the script in separate places, sending it back and forth to each other. They said it "was like having shared custody of a child." 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

[Served with extravagant dinner portions at the family table, Rachel is eating rather modestly at Peik Lin Goh's parents house]
Neenah Goh: Don't stand on ceremony, Rachel. This is simple food, lah.
Wye Mun Goh: Ha, cha-cha-cha. Dooon't beeee shyyyy!
[hands Rachel a giant platter of food]
Wye Mun Goh: You're not a model.
[laughs playfully]
Rachel Chu: I am definitely not.
Wye Mun Goh: No, you're not! Not at all, you're far from it.
Rachel Chu: [laughs nervously] I know.
Wye Mun Goh: And make sure ya eat it all cuz I'm watching you.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

In Australia, the film was passed uncut with an M rating for coarse language. The filmmakers then opted to reduce the language in the film in order to obtain a PG classification. See more »

Connections

References Blue Hawaii (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

My New Swag
Written by VAVA (Mao Yan Qi), Ty. (Tang Yi), Double G. (An Xing Jun) and Kas (Hai Chun Lei)
Performed by VAVA (Mao Yan Qi) feat. Ty (Tang Yi) & Nina Wang (Wang Qian Qian)
Courtesy of Yes Music Entertainment and AINOKO Entertainment Co., Ltd.
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Thoroughly predictable
29 August 2018 | by pmailmanSee all my reviews

Not a bad movie, but you could have correctly written down 80% of the plot after the first 10 minutes. Points for some very good performances, absolutely stunning images of Singapore. Would have been fine to catch on TV than pay to see it in the theater.


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