The Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

The battle for eternity is the fantasy of a lifetime.

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 2008-04-18
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 1644 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: 普通话
  • Production Company: Casey Silver Productions
  • Production Country: China, Hong Kong, United States of America
  • Director: Rob Minkoff
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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.

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  • Jackie Chan

    as Old Hop / Lu Yan
  • Jet Li

    as The Silent Monk / The Monkey King
  • Michael Angarano

    as Jason Tripitikas
  • Liu Yifei

    as Golden Sparrow / Chinatown Girl
  • Li Bingbing

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

    as Jade Warlord
  • Morgan Benoit

    as Lupo
  • Jack Posobiec

    as Southie
  • Thomas McDonell

    as Young Southie
  • Juana Collignon

    as Southie Girl
  • Zhi Ma Gui

    as Old Woman
  • Shen Shou He

    as Farmer
  • Bin Jiang

    as Young Village Man
  • Shaohua Yang

    as Jade Soldier
  • Yu Yuan Zeng

    as Inn Keeper
  • David William No

    as Jade Officer (voice, uncredited)
  • Sam Wong Ming-Sing

Production Casey Silver Producer
Production Scott Fischer Producer
Production Yuen Woo-ping Executive Producer
Production Lynwood Spinks Executive Producer
Production Bill Badalato Line Producer
Editing Eric Strand Editor
Production PoPing AuYeung Casting
Directing Rob Minkoff Director
Production Chi Nai-Liang Line Producer
Production Hester Hargett Line Producer
Sound David Buckley Original Music Composer
Production Raffaella De Laurentiis Executive Producer
Art Bill Brzeski Production Design
Production Wang Zhongjun Executive Producer
Production David U. Lee Executive Producer
Production Nancy Foy Casting
Writing John Fusco Writer
Production Michael Paseornek Executive Producer
Production Solon So Chi-Hung Executive Producer
Production Matthew Tang Line Producer
Crew Yuen Woo-ping Martial Arts Choreographer
Production Philip Lee Producer
Production Ryan Kavanaugh Executive Producer
Camera Peter Pau Director of Photography
Production Johnny Wang Yin-Ming Production Manager
Art Yu Ci Wen Set Decoration
Art Bin Lan Set Decoration
Art Che Kiu Lam Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Shirley Chan Koo-Fong Costume Design
Directing Kenneth Siao Wai-Keung Assistant Director