Original Australian One Sheet movie poster Big Trouble In Little China
Big Trouble in Little China is a 1986 American fantasy martial arts comedy film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, and James Hong. The film tells the story of Jack Burton, who helps his friend Wang Chi rescue Wang's green-eyed fiancée from bandits in San Francisco's Chinatown. They go into the mysterious underworld beneath Chinatown, where they face an ancient sorcerer named David Lo Pan, who requires a woman with green eyes to marry him in order to release him from a centuries-old curse. The studio hired Carpenter to direct the film and fulfilled Carpenter's long-standing desire to make a martial arts film. The film was a commercial failure and received mixed reviews. It however has become a cult classic and has an 82% average rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The poster artwork by Drew Struzan is very sort after.