Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

DVD - 2018
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A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend2s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick2s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country2s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Edition: Rental
Performers: Constance Wu, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh.
Audience: Rating: PG-13; for some suggestive content and language
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video
UPC: 883929625000
Call Number: DVD C

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This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.


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Cactusgirl881
May 24, 2019

Some may say it's just another romantic movie, but it was a bit different. I loved the Asian cast they were great actors.
It was worth the long wait just to see it.

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kpelish
May 23, 2019

Lavishly produced with an all-Asian cast and a good sense of humor about what too much money can/can't buy, this retelling of the modern, educated "foreigner" rejected by very proud, traditional matriarchs puts the emerging Asian economy (Singapore) in the best cosmopolitan light. Social media plays a role as two different cultures clash. Awkwafina's role as the loud, over-the-top but loyal friend sometimes steals the scenes from a decent enough love story. Note: occasional Mandarin/Malay with English subtitles.

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Linyarai
May 21, 2019

This movie was not what I expected at all. It was still funny and entertaining, but definitely more weird than I thought it would be.

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JackamoJames
May 20, 2019

Not sure what the fuss was all about..a typical romcom with typical situations and typical endings..yes it looks pretty. Humorous? Maybe more like the odd grin but just as mu h grimacing as well

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dsw3914
May 19, 2019

Only made it through about an hour of this. Just not one for us. Guess I can understand why some might like it. We did not.

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Finsth
May 17, 2019

Terrible film. Stopped watching half way through hoping it would get better given all the hoopla about it.

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misatim
May 15, 2019

a fun film about love, easy to watch and great way to spend an evening

VaughanPLDonnalee May 12, 2019

This was an enjoyable, escapist film. The settings and costumes were gorgeous. The leading couple was charismatic and charming. It had lots of funny bits, lots of over the top crazy bits and it was enjoyable to watch from start to finish. It was refreshing to watch a romantic comedy that was so unabashedly frothy and focused on romance.

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uncommonreader
May 08, 2019

Terrible. Everything about this movie is wrong - its celebration of extreme wealth, its clichés, its stereotypes, its ending...

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Futuregohangurl
May 06, 2019

a good movie. kinda funny.

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reginator_22
Apr 07, 2019

Coarse Language: Suggestive language.

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Chinderixx
Mar 04, 2019

Sexual Content: Some scenes where something 'almost' happens and some innuendos.

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Chinderixx
Mar 04, 2019

Coarse Language: There is some strong language. B-word, A-word, S-word...

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reginator_22
Apr 07, 2019

Astrid Young Teo: God forbid we lose the ancient Chinese tradition of guilting your children.

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jimg2000
Dec 19, 2018

Many quotes in IMDb already, thanks to the contributors, including this one:

Eleanor Young: There is a Hokkien phrase 'kaki lang'. It means: our own kind of people, and you're not our own kind.
Rachel Chu: Because I'm not rich? Because I didn't go to a British boarding school, or wasn't born into a wealthy family?
Eleanor Young: You're a foreigner. American - and all Americans think about is their own happiness.

Note: kaki lang (Hokkien pronunciation of 自家人, meaning “my own people”)

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Chinderixx
Mar 04, 2019

Chinderixx thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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