Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 American martial arts buddy action comedy film. It is the sequel to the 1998 film Rush Hour and the second installment in the Rush Hour film series. The film stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker who respectively reprise their roles as Inspector Lee and Detective Carter. The film finds Lee and Carter embroiled in a counterfeit scam involving the Triads.
Rush Hour 2 was released August 3, 2001 to mixed reviews from critics, but it grossed $347.3 million at the worldwide box office, becoming the eleventh highest-grossing film of 2001 worldwide. It is the highest-grossing martial arts film of all time. The film was followed up with another sequel, Rush Hour 3, in 2007.