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Summary While hunting down bootleg kung fu DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason Tripitikas makes an extraordinary discovery that sends him hurtling back in time to ancient China. There, Jason is charged with a monumental task: He must free the fabled warrior the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned by the powerful Jade Warlord. Jason is joined in...

Directed By: Rob Minkoff

Written By: John Fusco

The Forbidden Kingdom
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 27 Critic Reviews
57
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
6.5
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Summary While hunting down bootleg kung fu DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason Tripitikas makes an extraordinary discovery that sends him hurtling back in time to ancient China. There, Jason is charged with a monumental task: He must free the fabled warrior the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned by the powerful Jade Warlord. Jason is joined in...

Directed By: Rob Minkoff

Written By: John Fusco

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 27 Critic Reviews
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48% Positive
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48% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Mixed or Average Based on 27 Critic Reviews
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48% Positive
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48% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
6.5
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35 Ratings
34% Mixed
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8% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
6.5
57% Positive
35 Ratings
34% Mixed
21 Ratings
8% Negative
5 Ratings

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Production Company Casey Silver Productions, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Huayi Brothers Media, Prosperity Pictures, Relativity Media
Release Date Apr 18, 2008
Duration 1 h 44 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline The path is unsafe. The place is unknown. The journey is unbelievable.
Golden Trailer Awards
2 Nominations
Teen Choice Awards
2 Nominations
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
1 Nomination