John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China is an unlikely blend of Eastern mysticism, Kung Fu action, and old fashioned ol' Western bravado, all combining into a purposely ridiculous mid-1980s romp. Trucker Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) gets unwittingly caught in a mystical battle to undo a centuries-old curse, and all he did was drive his friend Wang (Dennis Dun) to the airport. The two were supposed to meet Wang's fiance (Kim Cattrall). Instead, henchmen of a bodiless Chinese sorcerer, Lo Pan, kidnap her. If Lo Pan marries Wang's green-eyed bride-to-be, he can resume his human form. Burton approaches the confrontation with John Wayne-style swagger as he and Wang bumble through an increasingly complex conspiracy with help from an odd set of allies.
Specs & Requirements
Theatrical Release Date 1986
Subtitles English, Spanish
Languages English, French, Spanish
Screen Format 1.78:1