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When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi, to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for immortal sorcerer Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

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Directed by

John Carpenter

Written by

Gary Goldman (Screenplay)
David Z. Weinstein (Screenplay)
W.D. Richter (Adaptation)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Adventure doesn't come any bigger!

Cast

Keywords

magic mystery kung fu kidnapping truck driver cult film san francisco chinatown

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Lists

#430 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#144 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss