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The Great Wall (2016)

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European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

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Commander Lin Mae
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Ballard
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Strategist Wang
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Tovar
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General Shao
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Peng Yong
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Commander Chen
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Commander Wu
Xuan Huang ...
Commander Deng
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Shen (as Zheng Kai)
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Emperor (as Junkai Wang)
Cheney Chen ...
Imperial Officer
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Bouchard
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Najid
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Storyline

When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront the unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force. Written by Watch_Movies

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1700 years to build. 5500 miles long. What were they trying to keep out?


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy action violence | See all certifications »

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17 February 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,508,490 (USA) (17 February 2017)

Gross:

$45,125,480 (USA) (31 March 2017)
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Trivia

Benjamin Walker was cast for a role in the film, but he dropped out. See more »

Goofs

The film shows a manned balloon being used to hunt the dragons. The first known aeronautical balloon was flown in France in 1783, nearly 700 years later. See more »

Quotes

Ballard: The TaoTei will return... when the drums call to battle, the guards leave their posts and take their positions on the Wall... that is our moment.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are a montage of Chinese watercolor paintings depicting scenes/characters from the film. See more »

Connections

References Interstellar (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

At the Border
Vocal by Zhao Mu-Yang
Lyrics by Wang Changling
Melody by Leehom Wang
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Don't waste your money
18 February 2017 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Total disaster! I can not think of one redeeming reason to see this. I'm glad it was a matinée. I can suspend belief with movies but this was just a bridge too far! The script writing was clunky, there was little to no chemistry between the main characters. I'm not exactly sure why William DaFoe was even in the movie. Stay away!


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