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The Best Rush Hour Movies 

Ranker Film
Updated July 19, 2019 140 votes 72 voters 4.8k views 3 items

List Rules Vote up the best movies in the Rush Hour franchise.

There is no doubt that all these movies are classics or at least memorable but one of them has to be the best of the Rush Hour movies. Will it be the first Rush Hour film that started it all back in 1998 or maybe one of the follow-ups in the series such as Rush Hour 3 will make it to the top of the list?

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Rush Hour movies are there? Look below to see all the films featuring your favorite buddy cop duo listed with the year they were released so you can watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Rush Hour series. Vote up your favorites and vote down the Rush Hour films you didn't like to ensure the right movie makes it to the top of the list.

Rush Hour 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rush Hour Movies
Photo: New Line Cinema

Rotten Tomatoes score: 52%

Worldwide gross: $347 million

Actors: Maggie Q, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Roselyn Sánchez, Don Cheadle, + more

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rush Hour Movies
Photo: New Line Cinema

Rotten Tomatoes score: 60%

Worldwide gross: $245 million

Actors: Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker, Tom Wilkinson, Max von Sydow, + more

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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Rush Hour 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rush Hour Movies
Photo: New Line Cinema

Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

Worldwide gross: $258 million

Actors: Sarah Shahi, Jackie Chan, Roman Polanski, Chris Tucker, Max von Sydow, + more

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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