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The Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom

The battle for eternity is the fantasy of a lifetime.
Apr 18, 2008 1h 44m
6.6
1265 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title The Forbidden Kingdom
Companies Casey Silver Productions, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Huayi Brothers Pictures, Relativity Media, Lionsgate
Countries China, United States of America
Keywords martial arts, based on novel or book, temple, legend, time travel, fistfight, tempel, shaolin, villainess, urination, staff, medieval, wuxia, warrior, monkey king, action hero, chinese mythology
Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

Old Hop / Lu Yan
Jet Li

Jet Li

The Silent Monk / The Monkey King
Michael Angarano

Michael Angarano

Jason Tripitikas
Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei

Golden Sparrow / Chinatown Girl
Li Bingbing

Li Bingbing

Ni Chang a.k.a White-Haired Witch
Collin Chou

Collin Chou

Jade Warlord
Thomas McDonell

Thomas McDonell

Young Southie
Juana Collignon

Juana Collignon

Southie Girl
Zhi Ma Gui

Zhi Ma Gui

Old Woman
Bin Jiang

Bin Jiang

Young Village Man
Shaohua Yang

Shaohua Yang

Jade Soldier
Yu Yuan Zeng

Yu Yuan Zeng

Inn Keeper
David William No

David William No

Jade Officer (voice, uncredited)