Shanghai Noon

Visible crew/equipment: When they are breaking out of the jail cell, when he opens the door, there is a person that holds the door open.

Continuity mistake: Jackie Chan fights the Indians in the stream. His clothes are soaked. But as soon as he is on the land to fight the others, his clothes are dry.

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Roy O'Bannon: Yes, John, I've heard all about the Emperor. Must be one hell of a man.
Chon Wang: He's only twelve.
Roy O'Bannon: Are you kidding me? You're sitting here, waiting to die for someone whose balls haven't even dropped?

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Trivia: As of 2021, this is the only film featuring Brandon Merrill, who plays Chon Wang's Native American wife. She's actually more renowned for being a successful, award-winning rodeo champion.

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Question: What was the meaning of John's ponytail? Why didn't he want it to be touched or cut off?

Answer: In the Qing Dynasty (which was in power at the time the film was set), all soldiers were required to wear the Manchurian hairstyle of the queue (Chon Wang's "pony tail"). Cutting off his queue ensured that he would not be able to fight in the Chinese army for a while.

Answer: His religion states, more or less, that if his hair is ever cut then he cannot enter heaven.

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