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Forbidden Kingdom, The

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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Theater Release: 4/18/2008
Video Release: 9/9/2008
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Monkey Shines - By Donald Levit
Ignore puff and nonsense about kung fu philosophy, water wearing away rock and suchlike, and enjoy The Forbidden Kingdom for the youth-oriented wish fulfillment that it is, fittingly growing from scriptwriter John Fusco’s bedtime story for his son. Lavishly mounted... MORE >>

Kung Fu-palooza - By Jeffrey Chen
For the first time ever, martial arts film superstars Jackie Chan and Jet Li are in the same movie and, not by coincidence, The Forbidden Kingdom plays as an ode to them and the genre they've helped keep running. The script for the movie, written by John Fusco, is tailor-made... MORE >>

Fighter's Destiny - By Adam Hakari
The Forbidden Kingdom tries to have its cake and eat it too by targeting viewers in kung fu native lands where this type of movie represents the stuff of legend -- plus kung fu fans on this side of the pond who are used to seeing a bunch of people in goofy... MORE >>

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