The Forbidden Kingdom


1h 45m 2008

Brief Synopsis

While hunting down bootleg kung-fu DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason Tripitikas 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 powerful Jade War Lord. Jason is joined in his quest by wise kung fu master Lu Yan and a band of misfit warriors including Silent Monk. But only by learning the true precepts of kung fu can Jason hope to succeed - and find a way to get back home.

Film Details

Also Known As
Forbidden Kingdom, King of Kung Fu, Untitled (Revolution Studios/Jackie Chan/Jet Li action film), royaume interdit
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Period
Teens
Sci-Fi
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Lionsgate
Location
China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

While hunting down bootleg kung-fu DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason Tripitikas 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 powerful Jade War Lord. Jason is joined in his quest by wise kung fu master Lu Yan and a band of misfit warriors including Silent Monk. But only by learning the true precepts of kung fu can Jason hope to succeed - and find a way to get back home.

Crew

Brian Adler

Visual Effects Supervisor

Raymond Akopyan

Editing

Sue Alexander

Visual Effects Producer

Huang Wei An

Special Effects Technician

Eric Aupetit

Dolly Grip

Poping Auyeung

Casting

Jose Avitia

Film Lab

Yong-gi Bae

Digital Effects Artist

Jordan Bahat

Visual Effects

Jeremy Ball

Visual Effects

Crist Ballas

Special Makeup Effects

Keith Bayley

Music

Sang Hoon Beak

3-D Artist

Kirk Bennett

Original Music

Danielle Berman

Props Buyer

Melissa Best

2-D Artist

Tang Niang Biao

Rigging Electrician

Fang Wen Bin

Propman

Fang Sheng Bin

Props

Lan Bin

Set Decorator

Liu Xue Bin

Foreman

Luo Tang Bin

Props

Ruan De Bin

Carpenter

Yuan Bin

Makeup Artist

Chen Hai Bo

Electrician

Li Bo

Caterer

Wu Yong Bo

Electrician

Bob Bright

Film Lab

Fleming Brooks

Assistant

Garrett Bryan

Digital Effects

Bill Brzeski

Production Designer

David Buckley

Music

Steve Buscano

Wardrobe

Unjoo Byars

Main Title Design

Jerry Callaghan

Digital Effects

Paul Carden

Dialogue Editor

Tom Caton

Boom Operator

Mladen Cernjak

Transportation Coordinator

Dongho Cha

Visual Effects

Edmond Chan

Camera Focus Puller

Shirley Chan

Costume Designer

Willie Chan

Co-Executive Producer

Liu Xiao Chang

Costumes

Tom Chang

Interpreter

Woojin Chang

Matte Painter

Qian Chao

Props

Yang Chao

Assistant Director

Su Chao-pin

Dialogue Director

Steve Chasman

Co-Executive Producer

Dong-wen Chen

Animator

Dong-wen Chen

Digital Effects Artist

Fang-ni Chen

Animator

Fang-ni Chen

Digital Effects Artist

Jun-ru Chen

Production Coordinator

Linda Chen

Interpreter

Yang Ming Chen

Painter

Liu Li Cheng

Casting Director

Wang Cheng

On-Set Dresser

Bessie Cheuk

Visual Effects

Connie Cheung

Production Manager

Hui Tak Cheung

Rigging Gaffer

Lee Wing Cheung

Video Assist/Playback

Vanessa Cheung

Matte Painter

Tommy Cheung Chin Wing

Animator

Tommy Cheung Chin Wing

Digital Effects Artist

Lam Chi Tai

Stunts

Ling Chi-wah

Stunts

Pang Kwok Ching

Special Effects Technician

Ku Huen Chiu

Choreographer

Kyumin Cho

Visual Effects

Shauna Cho

Assistant Production Accountant

Young Soon Cho

Digital Effects Artist

Dong Kyu Choi

Matte Painter

Jin Ho Choi

Digital Effects Artist

Soo Jung Choi

Digital Effects Artist

Li Chong

Caterer

Janis Chow

Dialogue Coach

Tim Christensen

2-D Artist

Chan Kam Chuen

Photography

Huang Ya Chun

Camera Assistant

Taekwon Chung

Special Effects Technician

Wen Yu Ci

Set Decorator

Luca Cianchetta

Production Assistant

Patrick Conaty

2-D Artist

Zhang Cong

Stand-In

Zhang Cong

Set Production Assistant

Regand H Copeland

Digital Effects Artist

Tim Coulter

Editor

Steve Cummings

Visual Effects

Sherrie Dai

Assistant Art Director

Enid Dalkoff

Digital Effects Artist

Ma Danjuan

Digital Effects Artist

Shane Davidson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Zhang Jian De

Location Manager

Raffaella De Laurentiis

Executive Producer

Fu Delin

Set Designer

Peter Demarest

Digital Effects Artist

He Gen Di

Tailor

Jiz-xian Ding

Animator

Jiz-xian Ding

Digital Effects Artist

Eun Chul Dong

Digital Effects Artist

Zhang Xiao Dong

Digital Effects Artist

Summer Du

Production Assistant

Glen Eisner

Wardrobe

Charles Ellison

Modelmaker

Bruce Emery

Consultant

Qin Jin En

Caterer

Elaine Essex Thompson

Visual Effects Producer

Kent Estep

Digital Effects Artist

Josh Evans

Music Engineer

Choi Shun Fai

Camera Operator

Wong Ting Fai

Crane Grip

Zhao Fan

Camera Assistant

Meng Chui Fang

Caterer

Yuan Yin Fang

On-Set Dresser

Hung Hin Fat

Property Master

Cai Xiao Fei

Electrician

Fang Zeng Fei

Propman

Gu Peng Fei

Rigging Electrician

Matthew Feitshans

Assistant Director

Jon Feltheimer

Executive Producer

Cao Yun Feng

Special Effects Technician

Li Xue Feng

Propman

Ni Hai Feng

Stunts

Wang Feng

Caterer

Zachary Fine

Assistant Editor

Justin Flynn

Sound Mixer

Jimmy Fok

Key Grip

Nancy Foy

Casting

Andy Friend

Storyboard Artist

Guo Fu

Visual Effects Supervisor

Ma Xun Fu

Camera Assistant

Wang Cheng Fu

Propman

Zeng Qing Fu

Carpenter

Li Tsz Fung

On-Set Dresser

John Fusco

Screenplay

Lin Gan

Animator

Lin Gan

Digital Effects Artist

He Jun Wu Gang

Assistant

Mark Garbarino

Prosthetic Makeup

Chu Ge

Visual Effects Producer

Matt Giampa

2-D Artist

Rocco Gioffre

Visual Effects Supervisor

Nick Glennie-smith

Music Arranger

Cat Gong

Foley Recordist

Michael Griffin

Editing

Liu Xue Guang

Foreman

Liu Guang

Sound

Wu Yong Guang

Electrician

Jiang Dong Gui

Propman

Zhang Wen Gui

Propman

Cai Jian Guo

Scenic Artist

Li Shi Guo

Construction

Li Guohai

Stunts

Deng Guoqing

Stunts

Jin A Ha

Digital Effects Artist

Jack Haddox

Production Accountant

Victor Haddox

Production Accountant

Steven Hahn

Visual Effects Producer

Cheng Yuan Hai

Steadicam Operator

Liu Shu Hai

On-Set Dresser

Liu Hong Hai

On-Set Dresser

Yan Chun Hai

Sound

Chan Sau Han

Makeup Artist

Erhu Karen Han

Soloist

Erhu Karen Han

Music

Se-jin Han

Matte Painter

Su Woong Han

Digital Effects Artist

Pang Yick Hang

Special Effects Technician

Hester Hargett-aupetit

Unit Production Manager

David Harshbarger

Props Buyer

Richard Harvey

Music

Richard Harvey

Soloist

Lu Zhao He

Carpenter

Will He

Sound

Will He

Sound Effects Editor

Phil Heald

Digital Effects

Rufus Hearn

Wardrobe

Thomas Hewitt-jones

Assistant

Patrick Ho

Camera

Patrick Ho

Grip

Wesley Hoi

Assistant

Bian Ji Hong

Costume Designer

Dai Zhi Hong

Location Manager

Leung Wing Hong

Loader

Li Mu Hong

Caterer

Ji Hongrui

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Hric

Animal Trainer

Han Guan Hua

Assistant

Liu Bao Hua

Construction

Shen Ju Hua

Medic

Tang Ming Hua

Props

Zhang Wu Hua

Best Boy Electric

Wang Zong Huan

Construction

Wen-dong Huang

Animator

Wen-dong Huang

Digital Effects Artist

Liu Wen Hui

Caterer

Ren Hui

Hair Stylist

Yang Can Hui

Electrician

Ye Zhi Hui

Electrician

Film Details

Also Known As
Forbidden Kingdom, King of Kung Fu, Untitled (Revolution Studios/Jackie Chan/Jet Li action film), royaume interdit
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Period
Teens
Sci-Fi
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Lionsgate
Location
China

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 18, 2008

Released in United States on Video September 9, 2008

Released in United States Spring April 18, 2008

Released in United States on Video September 9, 2008