In 1998, Rush Hour hit cinema screens. The action comedy film, about a pair of mismatched detectives was a financial hit at the box office and kick-started a series.

But how many Rush Hour movies are there?

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Rush Hour films in order

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To date, there are three Rush Hour movies. The Rush Hour films – which were produced between 1998 and 2007 – include:

  • Rush Hour (1998)
  • Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007)

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Are all of the Rush Hour movies part of the same series?

All of the Rush Hour films are part of the same series. The characters and themes established in the first entry are carried across the series, with the events told in chronological order.

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Who are the cast of the Rush Hour films?

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The cast of the Rush Hour series largely changes from movie to movie. Notable actors in the series include Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Tom Wilkinson, Don Cheadle, Joel McKinnon Miller, Max von Sydow, Roman Polanski, and David Niven Jr.

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Is the Rush Hour series the work of the same director?

The Rush Hour film series is the work of director Brett Ratner.

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What is the best Rush Hour film?

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Rush Hour is generally considered the best entry in the series. According to IMDb the Rush Hour films are ranked as follows:

  • Rush Hour (1998) – 7.0/10
  • Rush Hour 2 (2001) – 6.6/10
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007) – 6.2/10
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