Detective Chinatown 2
|Detective Chinatown 2|
Theatrical release poster
|Mandarin||Tángrénjiē tàn àn|
|Directed by||Chen Sicheng|
|Produced by||Chen Sengoi|
Eileen Ling Gong
Shawn Xiang Yue
|Written by||Chen Sicheng|
|Music by||Nathan Wang|
|Box office||US$544.1 million|
Detective Chinatown 2 (Chinese: 唐人街探案 2) is a 2018 Chinese comedy-mystery buddy film directed and written by Chen Sicheng, starring Wang Baoqiang and Liu Haoran. A sequel to 2015's Detective Chinatown, the film was released in China on February 16, 2018. It has grossed over US$544 million worldwide, making it the third-highest-grossing film of all time in China.
Lured to New York, Qin (Liu Haoran) finds himself in a global detective contest with a huge cash prize. The task: locate the killer of the grandson of the godfather of Chinatown within 1 week. Teaming up with Tang (Wang Baoqiang), the 'Detective Chinatown Duo' are on the trail.
- Wang Baoqiang as Tang Ren (Chinese: 唐仁)
- Liu Haoran as Qin Feng (Chinese: 秦风)
- Xiao Yang as Song Yi (Chinese: 宋义)
- Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Officer Chen Ying (Chinese: 陈英)
- Shang Yuxian as KIKO
- Wang Xun as Lu Guofu (Chinese: 陆国富)
- Yang Jinci as Malian (Horse-like face) (Chinese: 马脸)
- Yuen Wah as Mou Jau-kin (Chinese: 莫友乾)
- Satoshi Tsumabuki as Hiroshi Noda
- Michael Pitt as Dr. James Springfield
- Kenneth Tsang as Qishu (Uncle seven)
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 54% based on 13 reviews, and an average rating of 5.1/10. On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a weighted average score of 52 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
Awards and nominations
|25th Beijing College Student Film Festival||Students' Choice Award for Favorite Film||Detective Chinatown 2||Won|||
|34th Hundred Flowers Awards||Best Picture||Nominated|||
|Best Director||Chen Sicheng||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Liu Haoran||Nominated|
|Best Newcomer||Shang Yuxian||Nominated|
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