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The Monkey King: The Legend Begins (2016)

The Monkey King: The Legend Begins is the re-imagined version by Hollywood of the film The Monkey King: Havoc in Heavens Palace, the origin and birthplace of The Monkey King Story.

Director:

Soi Cheang (as Pou-Soi Cheang)

Writer:

Edmond Wong
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Cast

Credited cast:
Donnie Yen ... Sun Wukong / Monkey King
Yun-Fat Chow ... Jade Emperor
Aaron Kwok ... Buffalo Demon King
Peter Ho ... Erlangshen
Yitian Hai ... Master Subhuti
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kelly Chen ... Goddess of Mercy / Guanyin
Calvin Ka-Sing Cheng Calvin Ka-Sing Cheng ... Nezha
Siu-Fai Cheung ... Heavenly King
Him Law ... Sha Wujing (as Chung Him Law)
Zitong Xia Zitong Xia ... Ruxue
Zilin Zhang ... Goddess Nu Wa
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Storyline

Told by an Old Sage, a Western monk who traveled from Europe to China in the 7th Century. He tells the tale to two children, one Chinese, the other from the West who come across the monk in a cave on a remote mountainside above the Eastern Ocean. The monk is the current keeper of a hundred painted scrolls, each describing an event in the Monkey King's life. The Legend Begins. Written by Global Star Productions

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Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Producer and Director Doug Lefler ( Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys ) Directed a special Sequence of this movie. See more »

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Does this project titled The Monkey King: The Legend Begins(2016) exist?

Other than IMDB, it is not in the credentials of the director, Soi Cheang, nor the main casts, i.e. Donnie Yen, Chow Yun-Fatt, Aaron Kwok, that they were involved in a project titled, "The Monkey King: The Legend Begins". In Amazon, this project title is listed as an English Subtitled version of The Monkey King (2014). I believe this listing should be removed. I have watched Cantonese dubbed "My Neighbour Totoro". It did not warrant a need to have a separate listing. Neither does this movie. Please feel free to report this review which hopefully bring to the attention of the site administrator to #1. remove this listing (tt5686846) and #2. to put in place validation rules to minimize the occurrence of random creation of such ambiguous listing.


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