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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.

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Stanley Tong

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Stanley Tong
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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

Aamir Khan was considered for a role, but backed out due to scheduling conflicts. 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

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 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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A boring movie with few good moments
3 February 2017 | by aniseprakashSee all my reviews

Kung Fu Yoga was named after the co-production of Indo-Chinese partnership. Of course there is a lot of Kung Fu, but wait a minute where is Yoga? You can't see a bit of Yoga in it.

The movie was good as far as Jackie and the action scenes are concerned. Jackie Chan was excellent in his stunts and comic expressions. He hasn't disappointed his fans and he brings in a surprise dance performance in the item song.

Apart from Jackie nothing works in the movie. Even Jackie Chan's actions are restricted at times. The movie travels from China to India, a bit of Dubai for just one car chase scene. Too much of information are poured in the first 10 minutes of the movie which actually confuses the audience.

Kung fu yoga poster Few minutes into the movie just feels this is not going to be what it should be. The beginning doesn't feel like a beginning, It just starts abruptly which indeed has driven out the excitement in watching the movie.

Sonu Sood who carries the Indian baddie role should have been a bit better. He doesn't feel like a baddie at times. Disha Patani as Jackie's lead is OK. Wearing some high valued ornaments, dresses with fur are the major contribution she delivers. The age old rope tricks, some floating tricks by sadhus might impress few (Does the movie really belongs to 2017?).

The item song which casts the entire cast was one of the few good moments in the movie. It was great and watching Chan dance was extremely pleasing. There are few good moments to wake the sleeping audience.

On the whole the movie is one time watch for family audience.


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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:

$257,743,016
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (Dolby Surround 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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