Around the World in 80 Days

This version of the classic novel set in 1872 focuses on Passepartout (Chan), a Chinese thief who steals a valuable jade Buddha and then seeks refuge in the traveling companionship of an eccentric London inventor and adventurer, Phileas Fogg (Coogan), who has taken on a bet with members of his gentlemens’ club that he can make it around the world in a mere 80 days, using a variety of means of transportation, like boats, trains, balloons, elephants, etc. Along the way, Passepartout uses his amazing martial arts abilities to defend Fogg from the many dangers they face.

. One major threat to their adventure is a detective that’s following them. Why? Just as Fogg and Passeportout left London, a major bank was robbed, with Fogg suspected of using the “around the world” trip as an excuse to escape.. Their path from London and back includes stops in Paris, Turkey, India, China and USA…

Around the World in 80 Days

Title: Around the World in 80 Days

Release Date: 2004

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance

    Directors: Coraci, Frank


  • Cleese, John
  • Schwarzenegger, Arnold
  • Bates, Kathy
  • Chan, Jackie as Passepartout/Lau Xing
  • Coogan, Steve as Phileas Fogg
  • Fyfe, Robert as Jean Michel
  • Broadbent, Jim as Lord Kelvin
  • McNeice, Ian as Colonel Kitchener
  • Ryall, David as Lord Salisbury
  • Hammond, Roger as Lord Rhodes
  • Godley, Adam as Mr. Sutton
  • Mok, Karen as General Fang
  • Cooper, Howard as Academy Member #1
  • Hinchcliffe, Daniel as British Valet
  • Teufel, Wolfram as Belgian Dignitary
  • Strauss, Tom as Academy Member #2
  • West, Kit as Academy Member #3
  • Bremner, Ewen as Inspector Fix

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