Chinese Zodiac / CZ12 finally finds it’s way to North America a year and three months after it’s original release. This spiritual continuation of Armour of God and Operation Condor hit $145 million in the Chinese Box Office, set two Guinness World Records for Stunts and Credits and won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best action movie. The full is cut from 123 minutes to 109 minutes, so keep that in mind. The release is set for March 25th, 2014 on Blu-ray, Digital & DVD from Universal Studios.
Synopsis: Master adventurer Asian Hawk (Chan) is tasked with retrieving lost bronze heads, originally part of an ancient Chinese collection of zodiac busts. While wealthy entrepreneur Lawrence (Platt) dangles an enormous reward for such a find, Hawk deploys his array of high tech devices as he travels the world to help unearth the missing relics. Caught between a monster payday and the restoration of China’s past, Hawk jumps into battle, using his death-defying skills to help thwart Lawrence’s destructive plans, while hoping to secure the remaining bronze heads before it’s too late.
Chinese Zodiac has a run time of approximately 109 minutes and is rated PG-13.
Staring Jackie Chan, Oliver Platt, Kwon Sang Woo, Liao Fan, Yao Xingtong. Directed By Jackie Chan.