The Forbidden Kingdom
Lion's Gate (2008)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Martial Arts
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1 hr 53 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   PG-13 (Parental Guidance)
Jet Li The Monkey King / The Silent Monk
Michael Angarano Jason Tripitikas
Jackie Chan Lu Yan / Old Hop
Bingbing Li Ni Chang
Yifei Liu Golden Sparrow / Chinatown Girl
Morgan Benoit Lupo
Jack Posobiec Southie
Thomas McDonell Young Southie
Shaohua Yang Jade Soldier
Deshun Wang Jade Emperor
Collin Chou Jade Warlord
Rob Minkoff
Producer Ryan Kavanaugh
Hester Hargett
Writer John Fusco

This is an epic fantasy adventure that pairs the two most famous martial artists of our time, Jackie Chan and Jet Li. When a teenager from New York named Michael discovers an ancient artifact in an old pawn shop he is transported back to mythical ancient China. Befriended by a drunk teacher (Jackie Chan), Michael discovers the artifact belongs to the Monkey King who is trapped in a fortress by an evil warlord wizard. Michael now has to return the artifact to its owner and free him from his bondage. Along the way, they are met by a monk (Jet Li) who is also seeking the Monkey King. But will this team of misfits be able to reach the fortress when they are hunted by the warlord’s soldiers and an evil witch.
Edition Details
Distributor Lions Gate
Release Date 9/9/2008
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Theatrical Widescreen (2.40:1)
Subtitles English; English (Closed Captioned); Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital 5.1 EX [English]
Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 2

Disc 01 Disc 1: - The Kung Fu Dream Team - Dangerous Beauty - Discovering China - Filming in Chinawood - Monkey King and the Eight Immortals - Blooper Reel - Deleted Scenes With Commentary by Rob Minkoff and John Fusco - Feature Commentary with Rob Minkoff and John Fusco - Previsualization Featurette with Commentary by Rob Minkoff Disc 2: - Digital Copy of The Forbidden Kingdom Feature Film