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The Best Rush Hour Movies  

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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

Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 martial arts buddy action comedy film. This is the second installment in the Rush Hour series. A sequel to the 1998 film Rush Hour, the film stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker who respectively reprise their roles as Inspector Lee and Detective Carter. The film finds Lee and Carter involved with the Triads. ...more on Wikipedia

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

Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by two sequels, Rush Hour 2 and Rush Hour 3. ...more on Wikipedia

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

Rush Hour 3 is a 2007 martial arts/action-comedy-Adventure film, and the third and final installment in the Rush Hour series, starring Jackie Chan as Inspector Lee and Chris Tucker as Detective Carter. The film was officially announced on May 7, 2006, and filming began on July 4, 2006. The film is set in Paris and Los Angeles. Rush Hour 3 was released on August 10, 2007, in the United States. A fourth film is currently in consideration by the series' creators. In her first appearance in an American film, Noémie Lenoir portrays Geneviève, a beautiful stage performer who is one of the main suspects in the case as well as Carter's love interest. Tzi Ma reprises his role as Ambassador Han, Lee's ...more on Wikipedia

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

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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