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Rush Hour (Original Film Score)

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Download links and information about Rush Hour (Original Film Score) by Lalo Schifrin. This album was released in 1998 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Theatre/Soundtrack, Bop genres. It contains 23 tracks with total duration of 47:22 minutes.

Artist: Lalo Schifrin
Release date: 1998
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Theatre/Soundtrack, Bop
Tracks: 23
Duration: 47:22
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Rush Hour (Main Title) 2:02
2. Fight At the Harbor 1:20
3. Soo Yung's Theme 3:17
4. Soo Yung's Abduction 0:55
5. Lee Arrives In L.A. 1:29
6. Jumping the Bus 2:07
7. Won Ton for Two 1:50
8. Explosive Situation 1:19
9. Lee At the Mansion 2:18
10. Restaurant Poison 2:15
11. Battle At Juntao's 2:20
12. Greasy Egg Rolls 0:56
13. Chasing Sang 2:36
14. $50 Million Ransom 1:51
15. On Juntao's Heels 4:09
16. Asian Art Convention 1:48
17. Lee's Sadness 1:47
18. High Tension 2:29
19. Sweet and Sour 2:09
20. Chinese Street Music 2:03
21. Carter Chases Clive 1:32
22. The British Menace 1:26
23. Rush Hour (End Titles) 3:24

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Director Brett Ratner's idea seems to have been to update and comment on the martial arts classic Enter the Dragon with Rush Hour, and in hiring Lalo Schifrin, who scored the earlier film, he took a big step toward achieving his goal. Schifrin, whose dramatic, jazzy scores for film and television were dominant in the late 1960s and early '70s, but who has been less prominent since, takes up the challenge of writing a score as bold and dramatic as his earlier ones, and the effects are as powerful here as in the Dirty Harry films, Enter the Dragon, and Mission: Impossible. Sudden shifts from his patented funk-for-orchestra style to Asian motifs, quick rhythms, and blaring horn themes all suggest Schifrin's characteristic approach. If he is almost parodying himself by doing all this in an action-comedy film starring Jackie Chan, the echoes of his earlier music help the movie work, and they are enjoyable on disc.