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Kung Fu Yoga (2017)

Gong fu yu jia (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 28 January 2017 (China)
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Two professors team up to locate a lost treasure and embark on an adventure that takes them from a Tibetan ice cave to Dubai, and to a mountain temple in India.

Director:

Stanley Tong

Writer:

Stanley Tong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Jack
Yixing Zhang ... Xiaoguang (as Lay Zhang)
Miya Muqi ... Nuomin (as Mu Qimiya)
Disha Patani ... Ashmita
Aarif Rahman ... Jones (as Aarif Lee)
Amyra Dastur ... Kyra
Sonu Sood ... Randall
Paul Philip Clark ... Max (as Paul Clark)
Yuxian Shang Yuxian Shang ... Circe (as Circe Shang)
Jiang Wen Jiang Wen ... Jiang Wen (as Coco Jiang)
Eric Tsang ... Jianghua
Guoli Zhang ... Jonathan
Ming Gao Ming Gao ... Museum Curator
Lavlin Thadani Lavlin Thadani ... Professor Ashmita
Bob Tao Bob Tao ... Nerdy Chap
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Storyline

Chinese archeology professor Jack (Jackie Chan) teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only to be ambushed by Randall (Sonu Sood), the descendent of a rebel army leader. When they free themselves, their next stop is Dubai where a diamond from the ice cave is to be auctioned. After a series of double-crosses and revelations about their past, Jack and his team travel to a mountain temple in India, using the diamond as a key to unlock the real treasure. Written by Official

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Trivia

The movie was also shot at Hotel Atlantis in Dubai. Happy New Year (2014) was also shot there. Sonu Sood appeared in both movies. See more »

Goofs

The Indian story is about Magadha Kingdom which was in the modern day Bihar and other nearby states in eastern part of India, whereas the filming is done in Rajasthan forts which is in the western side of India. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Kapil Sharma Show: Jackie Chan in Kapil's Show (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Endless Love
performed by Jackie Chan and M.I.C.
Composer: Choi, Joon Young / SA: Wang Zhong Yan
Original Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Korea Inc.
Sub Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music, H.K. Ltd.
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Jackie Chan goes all Bollywood on us!
11 February 2017 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Well, not all Bollywood. Not enough dance routine to make that claim ( Unless like me you count Jackie's Kung Fu fighting as dancing)

I herd some Bollywood director was suppose to film it but backed out leaving Chinese cinema veteran Stanley Tong to fill the void. It's a great action adventure film (with a bad title) in what looks like it could be the sequel to Armour of the Gods or Operation Condor (which in America would be considered Armour of the Gods 2).

Jackie Chan plays Jack Chan (Really?) an archaeologist looking for a treasure that connects Chinese and Indian culture, and when he finds it this ultimate Bollywood Archetype comes after him for it.

It's not Jackie at his prime but he's at his best mixing humor with action. You'll See him do little stunts like jump through a luggage carrier with style (most of us half his age can't do that) and you'll see him do some really good old school kung fu moves like he did in Fearless Hyena.

But he's too old to be breaking bones for our enjoyment. Instead, he provides us with typical action movie fluff. Not to say that's bad. There is a car chase in the movie that is pretty fantastic.

This was an excellent return to the Jackie from yesteryear.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Language:

Mandarin | English

Release Date:

28 January 2017 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Beijing, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$111,979, 29 January 2017

Gross USA:

$362,657

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$257,753,889
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (Dolby Surround 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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