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Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)

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Po is to host the annual winter holiday feast and he struggles to meet his friends' expectations.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Black ... Po (voice)
Dustin Hoffman ... Shifu (voice)
Angelina Jolie ... Tigress (voice)
Seth Rogen ... Mantis (voice)
Lucy Liu ... Viper (voice)
David Cross ... Crane (voice)
James Hong ... Mr. Ping (voice)
Jack McBrayer ... Wo Hop (voice)
Dan Fogler ... Zeng (voice)
Jackie Chan ... Monkey (voice)
Jonathan Groff Jonathan Groff ... Master Rhino (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Boar (voice)
Tom Owens ... Dream Bunny / Panicked Pig (voice)
Susan Fitzer Susan Fitzer ... Shop Owner / Baby Bunny / Host Goose (voice)
Mick Wingert ... Goose Attendant / Pig Tailor (voice)
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Storyline

The Winter Festival is coming and Po is asked to host the great exclusive formal banquet for all the Masters of Kung Fu. However, the occasion is on the same night as his father's restaurant's own party and Mr. Ping, upset at his son's absence, will not cancel it to cook for the masters at Po's request. Burdened by his father's imposed guilt about his conflicting responsibilities, Po finds all the preparations a dispiriting struggle. However, the solution comes from where he least expects it even as the panda must decide who truly needs him more on the big night. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special See more »

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Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The colors for the outside lanterns in the town square are the same for the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, held in Harbin, in the Heilongjiang province of China. See more »

Quotes

Po: Every feast, my dad and I spend all day cooking together. And the whole neighborhood shows up. And it gets really loud and crazy, and my Uncle Yang ends up laughing so hard noodles spurt out his nose.
Crane: I'd like to see that.
Monkey: Me too.
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The DVD version of the film has an extended credits sequence with production art. See more »

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Followed by Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) See more »

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Enjoyable
8 April 2017 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This animation tells the story of Po the Panda, who has to prepare for a family feast for the winter festival. However, he finds out he has to also prepare for a feast for masters as it is the responsibility as the Dragon Warrior. He tries hard to balance his familial duty and his duty as the Dragon Warrior.

"Kung Fu Panda Holiday" is quite a sweet animation film, because it is fun as usual. The jokes are funny, and I giggled quite a few times. The fact that they highlight the struggle two different duties is a good thing, because this might be unfamiliar to Western people, but all to familiar to people in the East. The festive theme makes the story light and fun. I enjoyed it.


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