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The Forbidden Kingdom

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The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

PG-13 104 min - Adventure, Fantasy, Action - 18 April 2008
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An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Director:  Rob Minkoff
Writers:  John Fusco

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Storyline

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.


Collections: Rob Minkoff

Tagline: The battle for eternity is the fantasy of a lifetime.

Details

Country:   China United States of America
Language:  普通话, English
Release Date:  18 April 2008

Box Office

Budget:  $55,000,000
Revenue:  $127,906,624

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.