The Forbidden Kingdom

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Release Date: April 18, 2008

On DVD/VOD: September 9, 2008

1h 44m | Action/Adventure

While hunting down bootleg kung-fu DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason (Michael Angarano) makes an extraordinary discovery that sends him hurtling back in time to ancient China. There, Jason is charged with a monumental task: he must free the fabled warrior the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned by the evil Jade War Lord.

Jason is joined in his quest by wise kung fu master Lu Yan (Jackie Chan) and a band of misfit warriors including Silent Monk (Jet Li). But only by learning the true precepts of kung fu can Jason hope to succeed -- and find a way to get back home.

Director: Rob Minkoff
Studio: Lionsgate
Producer(s): Casey Silver
Cast: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Crystal Liu, Collin Chou, Li Bingbing, Ye Xiaokeng, Morgan Benoit, Alexis Bridges, Wang De Shun
Writer(s): John Fusco
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