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2.8
492 Ratings

Crazy Rich Asians

Directed by Jon M. Chu
United States, 2018
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

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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Crazy Rich Asians Directed by Jon M. Chu

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

2018 | Winner: Best Ensemble

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2019 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Golden Globes (USA)

2019 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

While Henry Golding just misses the mark at being an actual Anglo-Asian Cary Grant (maybe next time), Constance Wu, playing an Asian American everywoman, comes off generic, a paper doll dressed first as a professor, then as a Disney princess.
December 17, 2018
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For the general public, Crazy Rich Asians is an age-old tale of boy meets girl. But look a little closer and you’ll see an uncomfortably effusive but occasionally enlightening image of crazy rich Asia, ever-embedded in the relentless acquisition of hard wealth while chasing the softer cultural capital of Western signifiers of prestige.
October 11, 2018
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It’s delicious, if at times frothy. The dialogue pops with humour. . . . But the setting somewhat outshines the plot. Cute guy reveals surprising riches is not exactly a groundbreaking story. Nor is the romance particularly compelling.
September 21, 2018
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