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Journey to the West (2013)
"Xi you xiang mo pian" (original title)

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Tang Sanzang, a Buddhist trying to protect a village from three demons, his emerging feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who helps him repeatedly, and Sanzang's trans-formative encounter with the Monkey King.

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Miss Duan
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Prince Important
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KL Hog
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Master Nameless
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Fist of the North Star
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Chrissie Chow ...
Killer Si
Hangyu Ge ...
Killer Wu / Short Monkey King
Min Hun Fung ...
Taoist Priest
Lun Yeung ...
Mayor
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Tang Sanzang, a Buddhist trying to protect a village from three demons, his emerging feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who helps him repeatedly, and Sanzang's trans-formative encounter with the Monkey King.

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Rated PG-13 for fantasy violence including bloody images, some sexual content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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$7,456 (USA) (7 March 2014)

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$17,734 (USA) (4 April 2014)
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This movie tells a Buddhist story - don't listen to bad reviews
22 October 2013 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

The movie is a wonderful experience, for Buddhists and for the general public that is able to enjoy fantastic stories.

It is about the first part of a very long story of the monkey god Wukong, a very powerful entity that used to annoy meditation practitioners at Buddha's time.

The special effects are above average and the overall experience, too.

There's a lot of action and funny moments, also. Nevertheless, I don't think that's a movie for children, after all. Please, don't listen to the bad reviews, they really aren't fit for this kind of movie.

Enjoy, being or not a Buddhist.


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