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Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

PG
95 min | Comedy, Mystery

Famous detective Charlie Chan (Sir Peter Ustinov) is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco Detective (Brian Keith) solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson Lee Chan, Jr. (Richard Hatch) as his sidekick, ...See moreFamous detective Charlie Chan (Sir Peter Ustinov) is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco Detective (Brian Keith) solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson Lee Chan, Jr. (Richard Hatch) as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the "Dragon Queen" (Angie Dickinson), who is the prime suspect. See less
Writers
Jerry Sherlock (story) | Stan Burns (screenplay) | David Axlerod (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editors
Walter Hannemann (as Walt Hannemann) | Phil Tucker
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Updated Feb 28, 1981

Release date
Feb 1981 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Peter Ustinov
Charlie Chan Charlie Chan   See fewer
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Lee Grant
Mrs. Lupowitz Mrs. Lupowitz   See fewer
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Angie Dickinson
Dragon Queen Dragon Queen   See fewer
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Richard Hatch
Lee Chan, Jr. Lee Chan, Jr.   See fewer
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Brian Keith
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
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Roddy McDowall
Gillespie Gillespie   See fewer
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Rachel Roberts
Mrs. Dangers Mrs. Dangers   See fewer
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Michelle Pfeiffer
Cordelia Cordelia   See fewer
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Paul Ryan
Masten Masten   See fewer
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Johnny Sekka
Stefan Stefan   See fewer
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Bennett Ohta
Hawaiian Chief of Police Hawaiian Chief of Police   See fewer
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David Hirokane
Lee Chan Sr. Lee Chan Sr.   See fewer
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Karlene Crockett
Brenda Lupowitz Brenda Lupowitz   See fewer
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Michael Fairman
Bernard Lupowitz Bernard Lupowitz   See fewer
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James Ray
Haynes Haynes   See fewer
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Momo Yashima
Dr. Yu Sing Dr. Yu Sing   See fewer
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Kael Blackwood
Medical Assistant Medical Assistant   See fewer
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Jerry Loo
Medical Assistant Medical Assistant   See fewer
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Laurence Cohen
Reporter at Clinic Reporter at Clinic   See fewer
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Robin Hoff
Reporter at Clinic Reporter at Clinic   See fewer
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Kathie Kei
Reporter at Clinic Reporter at Clinic   See fewer
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James Bacon
Reporter at Clinic Reporter at Clinic   See fewer
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Frank Michael Liu
Homicide Detective Homicide Detective   See fewer
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John Hugh
Shopkeeper Shopkeeper   See fewer
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George Chiang
Shopkeeper Shopkeeper   See fewer
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David Chow
Shopkeeper Shopkeeper   See fewer
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Alison Hong
Maysie Ling Maysie Ling   See fewer
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Dewey Yee
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Joe Bellan
Reporter at Pier Reporter at Pier   See fewer
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Garrick Huey
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Duane Tucker
Cocktail Waiter Cocktail Waiter   See fewer
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Don Parker
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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John J. Fox
Pimp (as John Fox) Pimp (as John Fox)   See fewer
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Kai J. Wong
Murdered Messenger (as Kai Wong) Murdered Messenger (as Kai Wong)   See fewer
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Miya
Club Shanghai Hostess Club Shanghai Hostess   See fewer
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Gerald Okamura
Club Shanghai Bouncer Club Shanghai Bouncer   See fewer
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Lonny Carbajal
Spaced Out Dancer Spaced Out Dancer   See fewer
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Peter Michas
Chauffeur to Dragon Queen Chauffeur to Dragon Queen   See fewer
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Vic Hunsberger
Traffic Cop Traffic Cop   See fewer
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Larry Duran
Man Getting Traffic Ticket Man Getting Traffic Ticket   See fewer
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Kay Kimler
Riding Instructor Riding Instructor   See fewer
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James Winburn
Cop at Beach (as Jim Winburn) Cop at Beach (as Jim Winburn)   See fewer
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Molly Roden
Lady Rodeworthy(Classic Chan Film) Lady Rodeworthy(Classic Chan Film)   See fewer
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Pavla Ustinov
Charlie(Classic Chan Film) Charlie(Classic Chan Film)   See fewer
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Trevor Hook
Col. Blass (Classic Chan Film) Col. Blass (Classic Chan Film)   See fewer
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Paul Sanderson
Mr. Finnegan(Classic Chan Film) Mr. Finnegan(Classic Chan Film)   See fewer
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Luther Fear
Reporter with pad looking at hanged man (uncredited) Reporter with pad looking at hanged man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Kingi
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cheryl Song
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4.1 / 10 | 1,015 votes