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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 »

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Cast

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 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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Details

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:

$469,259, 3 February 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$880,346

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$248,805,149
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 »

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Connections

Follows Journey to the West (2013) See more »

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Poor sequel
23 April 2018 | by samyaksambuddhaSee all my reviews

This did not do well. The fantasy has been attempted with a different but poor approach. A combination of traditional powers and modern technology is also attempted but that too on the poor side. The good cards established in the first part are skipped and replaced by inferior elements. The Buddha is introduced abruptly without logical consistency. Comedy is also poor. This did not do well. Disappointed.


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