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Monkey King: Hero Is Back (2015)

Xi you ji zhi da sheng gui lai (original title)
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The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. Five hundred years ... See full summary »

Director:

Tian Xiao Peng

Writers:

Cory Edwards (creative consultant), Tian Xiao Peng | 1 more credit »
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13 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lei Zhang Lei Zhang ... Monkey King (voice)
Zijie Lin Zijie Lin ... Liuer (voice)
Wenlun Wu Wenlun Wu ... Old Monk (voice)
Zirong Tong Zirong Tong ... Evil Lord (voice)
Jiurong Liu Jiurong Liu ... Pig (voice)
Wu Di Wu Di ... Lady Troll (voice)
Beizhen Liu Beizhen Liu ... Rock Guard (voice)
Qianjing Zhao Qianjing Zhao ... Liuer Father (voice)
Shuai Zhou ... Liuer Mother (voice)
Yuan Lu Yuan Lu ... Male Troll (voice)
Bao Bao Bao Bao ... Baby Girl (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jackie Chan ... Monkey King (voice)
Feodor Chin ... Evil Lord (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Lady Troll (voice)
Kei Gambit Kei Gambit ... Sun Wukong (voice)
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Storyline

The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. Five hundred years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the mountains. Unknowingly, the child releases the Monkey King from his curse. With the help and encouragement from this special child, Monkey King saves the village from the evil monsters. Written by SC Films International

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action/peril, scary images, thematic elements and some rude humor | See all certifications »
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The second movie to which Jackie Chan has been attached with ties to the Legend of the Monkey King. The first was The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), where Jet Li played The Monkey King. See more »

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The picture is cool
4 May 2020 | by clinluoSee all my reviews

Storytelling is boring and simply misses the point. The main event was not written at all, so it was not a passing plot at all. This film is a great, international-quality picture. Fail because of the plot.


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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

29 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$153,262,397
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Color
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