The path is unsafe. The place is unknown. The journey is unbelievable.
A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.
2.35 : 1
Rated PG-13 for sequences of martial arts action and some violence.
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Warrior, Martial Arts, China, Kung Fu, American
SDDS, Dolby Digital, DTS
Martial Arts, Fantasy Adventure, Period Film
Fish Out of Water, Daring Rescues, Time Travel, Heroic Mission
Humorous, Fanciful, Stylized, Rousing, Tense
Has Detailed Data (New)
1, 2, 3, 7, 8
Count - Awards
US Box Office
Country Of Origin
The Forbidden Kingdom (Chinese: 功夫之王: Gong Fu Zhi Wang (Mandarin) or Gung Fu Ji Wong (Cantonese) and translated is King of Kung Fu (English); Working title: The J & J Project) is a 2008 martial arts action adventure film from The Weinstein Company and Lionsgate Films. Written by John Fusco and directed by Rob Minkoff, it is the first film to star together two of the best-known names in the martial arts film genre, Jackie Chan and Jet Li. The action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping.