Made in Chinatown

4.11 h 29 min2021X-Ray13+
It's Goodfellas meets Ip Man when a young Chinese nobody sets out to become a Don in the Italian Mafia. But tensions are high between the two cultures already as they move into each other's turf and a dirty crime commissioner is playing both sides. It turns out that earning respect, finding love, and discovering his identity doesn't come so easy. He'll have to fight his way to the top.
Robert J. SamuelsJames Lew
Tony DarrowVincent PastoreRaymond J. Barry
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Supporting actors
Lo MengJay KwonJames LewShuya Chang
Gine LuiShing KaMark V. Wiley
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4.1 out of 5 stars

80 global ratings

  1. 61% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 13% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 10% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 9% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 8% of reviews have 1 stars
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Eje GrafXReviewed in the United States on January 18, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great Happy Enjoyable Movie . . .
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As a martial artist who has spent countless hours watching all sorts of kung fu and karate movies, I found myself watching Made in Chinatown with a smile on my face the entire time.

This movie is a parody style movie which I believe caused some viewers to leave negative reviews.
However, I found this spoof movie quite enjoyable and clever in the unfolding of the story.

I would watch any sequel or similar style movie from Mark Wiley - who is the Writer and Executive Producer of the movie Made In Chinatown.
4 people found this helpful
RehuReviewed in the United States on June 9, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Big Trouble in Little China level fun!
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Action packed with a terrific cast. It was great seeing veteran actors from The Sopranos in this film. The appearance of The 100's Raymond Barry was also a nice surprise. The Chinatown versions of Cheech and Chong were hilarious, as is the premise (the Mafia getting out of drugs and into the marketing of herbs and spices) and much of the dialogue. I would absolutely watch this again.
5 people found this helpful
VeeDotReviewed in the United States on May 13, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Fun movie with layered insights!
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Who would expect a mob film or kung-fu film to be funny and witty and address current issues of isolation, fitting in, human nature and love? Well, the writer and directors of Made in Chinatown! Stereotypes are turned on their side, dialogue is witty and hilarious, often nonsensical and fits right in with the mood. love story creates a mob war with Italian and Chinese organized crime and is shaken worse by a crime commissioner on the take. With great actors like Raymond Barry, Tony Darrow, Vincent Pastore, Theresa Moriarty and Jay Kwon, and the best kung-fu from Hong Kong... it's a magical film!
4 people found this helpful
Amazon customerReviewed in the United States on December 2, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Cute romantic comedy and action movie into one
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Great casting. The main guy is likable, and did a great job acting.
There were a mix of characters: some quirky, some scary, and some gorgeous(like his Chinese childhood friend, and the Italian mob girl) , and others comical.
The fight scenes were amazingly choreographed.
Cute romantic comedy and action movie into one.
A cool movie to watch with your date or if you are into martial arts.
4 people found this helpful
Andrew ShinnReviewed in the United States on May 15, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lo mein and gravy
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Did you ever want to be part of another culture? Did you ever try? What about a Chinese American kid who wants to be a Made Man? Fugetaboutit! This is a fun send-up of both kung fu and mafia flicks. There's some great physical comedy in this production. Overall it's a feel good film with some nice twists on favorite themes, though I won't tell you what those are.
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LacoshReviewed in the United States on December 25, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Fun for the whole family
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This movie is an action-packed comedy with a romantic twist. It's got a little something for everyone and a fun movie for the whole family.
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Geoffrey LeeReviewed in the United States on May 30, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
A fun(ny) movie you can def watch more than once!.
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Great movie, the kind you can watch a few times just to get all the details and jokes. Action rom-comedy, martial arts, ex-Sopranos, a great combo. Main character, Vinny Chow, has a personal cultural issue and he loves the mob lifestyle - and, a girl is involved. Much fun, a feel good movie!!!
3 people found this helpful
jamesReviewed in the United States on December 9, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great story, good action, nice stray away from the norms
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Wasn't sure what to expect from this movie, but was pleasantly surprised with what I watched. The cast was great, with many recognizable faces, and enough new actors to keep me looking forward to seeing how they perform. Will watch this again sooner than later, recommended for anyone into satires of mafia and Kung Fu movies!
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