The Golden Child

The Golden Child

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Overview

The Golden Child

Eddie Murphy followed up his Beverly Hills Cop success with this fantasy adventure that plops him right into the land of Ray Harryhausen and Indiana Jones. The plot revolves around a God-like youngster (J.L. Reate) known as a "golden child," who has been sent to Tibet to bring the gift of compassion to humanity. But the devil isn't idle, sending his emissary, Sardo Numspa (Charles Dance) to kidnap the golden child. Sardo absconds with the child and takes off to Los Angeles. In L.A., a beautiful Tibetan priestess named Kee Nang (Charlotte Lewis) seeks out Chandler Jarrell (Eddie Murphy), a social worker and self-styled "finder of lost children." She tells Chandler he has been chosen to rescue the magical child from the devil and save the world from evil. Before Chandler can let go of his first riposte, he finds himself holding a magic dagger, following a sacred parakeet, and under-going several trials by fire. He also falls in love with Kee Nang, who at one point in the film has to be brought back from the dead.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/26/2017
UPC: 0032429283184
Original Release: 1986
Rating: PG-13
Source: Paramount
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 7,761

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Murphy Chandler Jarrell
Charles Dance Sardo Numspa
Charlotte Lewis Kee Nang
Victor Wong The Old Man
J.L. Reate The Golden Child
Randall "Tex" Cobb Til
James Hong Dr. Hong
Shakti Kala
Tau Logo Yu
Tiger Chung Lee Khan
Pons Maar Fu
Peter Kwong Tommy Tong
Kenneth "Fruity" Frith Friend at Pink's
Wally Taylor Det. Boggs
Eric Douglas Yellow Dragon
Charles Levin TV Host
Bennett Ohta Herb Shop Clerk
Chantara Nop Security Man #1
Bob Tzudiker Businessman Customer
Marilyn Schreffler Kala
Frank Welker The Thing

Technical Credits
Michael Ritchie Director
James Alexander Sound/Sound Designer
John Barry Score Composer
Judy Cammer Set Decoration/Design
Ken Chase Makeup
Michel Colombier Score Composer
Dennis Feldman Co-producer,Screenwriter
Ed Feldman Producer
Wayne A. Finkelman Costumes/Costume Designer
Michael Gershman Camera Operator
Rob Hahn Camera Operator
Richard A. Harris Editor
Industrial Light & Magic Special Effects
Marvin March Set Decoration/Design
Charles R. Meeker Executive Producer
Lynda Paradise Art Director
Virginia Randolph Set Decoration/Design
J. Michael Riva Production Designer
Donald Thorin Cinematographer
Richard Tienken Executive Producer
Robert D. Wachs Producer
Gordon A. Webb Associate Producer

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The Golden Child 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SerenahAK More than 1 year ago
Eddie Murphy has always been one of my favorite actors, though he has overdone himself in a few, but not this one.