The Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Martial Arts, Fantasy Adventure, Period Film  |   Release Date - Apr 18, 2008 (USA)  |   Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - China, Turkey, United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

Legendary martial arts stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li come together onscreen for the first time ever in director Rob Minkoff's time-traveling take on the Monkey King fable that finds an American teen transported back to ancient China after wandering into a pawn shop and discovering the king's fighting stick. Once there, the adventurous teen joins an army of fierce warriors who have sworn to free their imprisoned king at all costs. In addition to appearing as the mythical Monkey King, Li assumes the role of a silent monk, and Chan appears in the role of kung fu master Lu Yan. Famed action choreographer Yuen Woo Ping presides over the fight sequences.



China, rescue, time-travel, king


High Budget, High Production Values