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Memorable Movie Quotes
Carter: This is the LAPD. We're the most hated cops in all the free world. My own mama's ashamed of me. She tells everybody I'm a drug dealer.
Carter: ...which one of y'all kicked me?
At Grauman's Chinese Theater, Carter shows Inspector Lee the foot prints of John Wayne, an actor whom Chan went on to spoof in Shanghai Noon (2000).
According to director Brett Ratner, during the scene at Grauman's where Detective Carter bribes Stucky for information, there was so much improvisation between Chris Tucker and John Hawkes that they almost didn't think they could edit it together as a coherent conversation. There are still continuity errors in the dialogue for this reason.
The afro and mustache in the photo on Detective Carter's badge were added as an afterthought in post-production.
Martin Lawrence was the original choice for Carter.
Eddie Murphy was offered the role of Carter, but turned it down to make Holy Man (1998) instead.
When James Carter arrives to be briefed as an FBI agent, his Corvette has a mag wheel on the right front. The next time we see his car, it has spoked wheels all around.
When Carter pulls the guy off the motorcycle, and he jumps on and takes off in pursuit, there's the sound of shifting gears, yet his foot is not on the gear shift.
When Lee tries to escape from Carter, the yellow cab changes from a Crown Victoria to a Caprice and back to a Crown Victoria again.
When Lee and Carter are driving in the Corvette listening to The Beach Boys, there is a brief shot of the steering column and there are no keys in the ignition.
$50M in the demanded a combination of $10, $20, and $50 bills would be over 2 million bills and weigh several tons. It would clearly not fit into a couple of suitcases.
Box Office Info USA
Opening Weekend: $33,001,803
380 South San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena, California, USA (exterior: Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles)
Ambassador Hotel - 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA
Bunker Hill, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Capitol Records - 1750 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA (exterior only)
Chinatown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Ennis-Brown House - 2655 Glendower Avenue, Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, USA
Foo-Chow Restaurant - 937 N Hill Street, Chinatown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Grauman's Chinese Theater - 6925 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Hong Kong, China
Los Angeles Convention Center - 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, USA