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Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017)

Journey to the West: Demon Chapter (original title)
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A monk and his three disciples continue on their journey to battle demons.

Director:

Hark Tsui

Writers:

Stephen Chow, Si-Cheun Lee (screenwriter) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Kris Wu ... Monk Tang Sanzang
Kenny Lin ... The Monkey King, Sun Wukong (as Gengxin Lin)
Chen Yao ... Minister
Yun Lin ... Felicity (as Jelly Lin)
Yiwei Yang Yiwei Yang ... Pigsy (Zhu Ba Jie)
Mengke Bateer ... Sandy (Sha Wujing)
Likun Wang ... Spider (Qi Qin) (as Claudia Wang)
Bei-Er Bao ... King
Duo Wang ... handsome / young Pigsy (Zhu Ba Jie)
Chengpeng Dong ... Taoist exorcist (as Peng Da)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sihan Cheng Sihan Cheng ... Monk Tang's master (in Liliput dream)
Yonghui Huang Yonghui Huang ... Exorcist's junior disciple
Tze-Chung Lam ... (as Chi-chung Lam)
Jiqiang Li Jiqiang Li ... Exorcist's senior disciple
Shuang Li Shuang Li ... Midget (circus boss)
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Storyline

Tang Monk brings three disciples on a journey to the West. On the outside, everything seems harmonious. However, tension is present beneath the surface, and their hearts and minds are not in agreement. After a series of demon-capturing events, the monk and his disciples gain mutual understanding of each others' hardships and unease. Finally, they resolve their inner conflict and work together to become an all-conquering, demon-exorcising team.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence, some suggestive content, rude humor and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

There are two actors from the first film to play in this movie. Chen Si Hang as Nameless Master and Shu Qi as Miss Duan. See more »

Crazy Credits

There is post credit scene. See more »

Connections

Follows Journey to the West (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Fisherman's Song of The East China Sea
[played during the aerial fire fight in the palace, and the giant buddha fight near the end]
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User Reviews

 
I really want my ticket money back
2 February 2017 | by xmszerSee all my reviews

There is no doubt that this movie having very success in China, maybe will be the top one seller on this month. But,For my opinion , a good box office never equal to good movie, especially in China. Cause you never will know how important a actor can have their fans with money without brain. Their fans will never eject how their idol is never suit for acting. I tell the truth, no one laughed at the cinema instead of awarded. Even the children told to his mother to leave the sit because it really boring.A lot of people over-read about this movie, even the writer said "stop this, i never mean that".i don't think you made up a very analogical reason to say this movie is good is really good for the movie.


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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

3 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$63,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$463,883, 5 February 2017

Gross USA:

$880,346

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$247,585,244
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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