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COMPANY HISTORY

J Team Productions is one of Singapore’s premiere and pioneer production houses. Helmed by renowned Film and TV personality, Film Director Jack Neo, J Team has been in breaking new grounds since 1980s. During its inception, J Team focuses mainly on events and artistes management, slowly expanding into the TV genre (Chinese and English). Film Director Jack Neo and his host of artistes soon became household names as J Team pushes forward on to greater heights.

J Team has also produced many movies that are box office hits such as Money No Enough (1998), Money No Enough (2008), I Not Stupid (2002), I Not Stupid Too (2006), Homerun (2003), We Not Naughty (2012), Ah Boys to Men (2012), Ah Boys to Men 2 (2013) and many more.

J Team’s most successful movie, Ah Boys to Men, broke several box office records in Singapore. Within a short span of five weeks, it became the highest-grossing Singapore film of all time, raking in $6.21 million, another film by J Team, which took in $6.02 million. Its sequel, Ah Boys to Men 2, broke the box office record yet again, to become the highest-grossing Singapore film of all time, raking in over $7 million in just 26 days.

In 2016, J Team produced Long Long Time Ago as a commemoration to Singapore’s 50th birthday. It is a period film depicting Singapore from 1965 to the early 1970s.

JTEAM’S MILESTONE FILM

2016
LONG LONG TIME AGO 2

Long Long Time Ago 2 (我们的故事2) is a 2016 Singaporean period film directed by Jack Neo, the second of a two-part series and the sequel to Long Long Time Ago.

2016
LONG LONG TIME AGO

Long Long Time Ago (我们的故事) is a 2016 Singaporean period film directed by Jack Neo, the first of a two-part series. The film commemorates Singapore’s 50th birthday and stars Aileen Tan, Mark Lee and Wang Lei as the main casts.

2015
AH BOYS TO MEN 3

Ah Boys to Men 3: Frogmen (新兵正传III) is a 2015 Singaporean comedy film produced and directed by Jack Neo, and the third installment in the Ah Boys to Men franchise. It was released in cinemas on 19 February 2015. The movie raked $2.83 million at the box office within four days, making it the first Asian film with the highest ever box office takings in its opening weekend in Singapore.

2013
AH BOYS TO MEN 2

Ah Boys to Men 2 (新兵正传II) is a 2013 Singaporean-Chinese comedy film[4] produced and directed by Jack Neo, written by Neo, Lim Teck and Leonard Lai. It is the second of two cinematic parts. It was released on February 1, 2013. It is the highest-grossing Singaporean film of all time, and has grossed over four times of its S$3 million budget.

2012
AH BOYS TO MEN

Ah Boys to Men (新兵正传) is a 2012 Singapore three-part comedy film produced and directed by Jack Neo, written by Neo and Link Sng and starring Joshua Tan, Maxi Lim, Wang Wei Liang, Noah Yap, Ridhwan Azman, Aizuddin Nasser and Tosh Zhang. The main plot revolves around a group of army recruits in National Service in Singapore. The film was released on November 8, 2012. It is the highest-grossing Singaporean film of all time, and has grossed over four times of its S$3 million budget.

2012
WE NOT NAUGHTY

We Not Naughty (孩子不坏) is a Singaporean film directed by Jack Neo. It was officially released on January 19, 2012 in Singapore; April 13, 2012 in China and Taiwan; and August 30, 2012 in Hong Kong. The film can be seen as the third installation of the ‘Not Stupid’ trilogy, featuring children who are slighted for poor academic performance, the idea of talent beyond academics, and parent-children relationships.

2008
MONEY NO ENOUGH 2

Money No Enough 2 (钱不够用二) is a Singaporean film written and directed by Jack Neo and produced by Neo Studios, Mediacorp Raintree Pictures and Scorpio EastPictures. Ten years since the first Money No Enough, local celebrity director Jack Neo’s Money No Enough 2 returns to bring attention to the common man’s life in Singapore where the pursuit of money is a never ending passion.

2006
I NOT STUPID TOO

I Not Stupid Too (小孩不笨2) is a 2006 Singaporean satirical comedy film and the sequel to the 2002 film, I Not Stupid. It portrays the lives, struggles and adventures of three Singaporean youths — 15-year-old Tom, his 8-year-old brother Jerry and their 15-year-old friend Chengcai — who have a strained relationship with their parents. The film explores the issue of poor parent-child communication. I Not Stupid Too was released in cinemas on 26 January 2006, and earned over S$4 million in total. The film became the second-highest grossing Singaporean film in history, with only Money No Enough grossing more.

2003
HOMERUN

Homerun (跑吧孩子) is a 2003 Singaporean Mandarin-language film. A remake of the award-winning Iranian film Children of Heaven, Homerun is a drama about two poor siblings and their adventures over a lost pair of shoes. Set in 1965, the year Singapore separated from Malaysia, the film satirises the political relations between the two countries, leading to its banning in Malaysia. Released in cinemas on 7 August 2003, Homerun grossed over S$2.3 million during its nine-week box office run. It was nominated for two awards at the 2003 Golden Horse Awards; Megan Zheng, then 10, became the first Singaporean to win a Golden Horse.

2002
I NOT STUPID

I Not Stupid (小孩不笨) is a 2002 Singaporean comedy film about the lives, struggles, and adventures of three Primary 6 pupils who are placed in the academically inferior EM3 stream. Written and directed by Jack Neo, and produced by MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, the movie stars Xiang Yun, Richard Low, Selena Tan, Shawn Lee, Huang Po Ju and Joshua Ang. Released in cinemas on 9 February 2002,[1] I Not Stupid earned over S$3.8 million, becoming the second-highest grossing Singaporean film.

1998
MONEY NO ENOUGH

Money No Enough (钱不够用) is a 1998 Singaporean comedy film about three friends with financial problems who start a car polishing business together. Written by Jack Neo, directed by Tay Teck Lock and produced by JSP Films, the movie stars Neo, Mark Lee and Henry Thia. Released in cinemas on 7 May 1998, Money No Enough received mixed reviews from critics, but earned over S$5.8 million and was the all-time highest-grossing Singaporean film until 2012. Its success helped revive the Singaporean film industry and pave the way for the emergence of other Singaporean cultural phenomena.