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The Forbidden Kingdom
6.8 out of 10

The Forbidden Kingdom

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Overall 9
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Movie overall 6
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Extras 10
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"How good is your Kung Fu?"

Al_The_Strange, blu-ray.com
15 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Well, this movie isn't anything particuarly exceptional, but it makes for some brainless fun. The action, fighting, and special effects are top-notch. The story is rather hoaky, the characters are underdeveloped.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 8
8.0

Almost Epic...

GamerPS3-X360, blu-ray.com
6 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Having the two greatest living movie martial artist in the world was a sign of movie history. This was a longtime coming and would be nice to see them in a couple more. I have to agree with many about the token white guy was cliche, but I'm guessing that is the only way for them to appeal to people...
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 7
7.0

Cheezy, but Enjoyable Kung-Fu Fantasy Flick

MacDaddyOJack, blu-ray.com
22 September 2008
  • Excerpt: This is your typical Kung-Fu flick where people display loads of martial arts and quick choreography but this one also has Jet Li AND Jackie Chan. Parts of it are humorous, parts are stupid, but all of the fighting is well done. There is some Crouching Tiger type stuff in there too.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 7
7.0
Extras 6
6.0

Movie was fine but it makes an awesome blu-ray

The world in blu, blu-ray.com
15 September 2008
  • Excerpt: When I sat down to watch this movie I thought to myself I would enjoy and fall in love with this movie. When it was over I had one thing to say, WOW. This movie had amazing martial arts scenes, but a fine story at best.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 8
8.0

great kung-fu movie!

santiagf, blu-ray.com
11 September 2008
  • Excerpt: Finally, Jackie Chan and Jet Li together in one movie. I enjoy watching Jackie Chan's acrobatic kung-fu moves as well as Jet Li's finesse martial arts moves in their respective movies, but watching both in one film is a blast. A must own blu-ray film.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 7
7.0

good movie better if you like kung fu movies

Darth_Revan, blu-ray.com
10 September 2008
  • Excerpt: this movie is a good one I liked it but to people who do not know chinese mythology or kung fu movies might not get alot of the characters they showcase like golden sparrow form come drink with me or hte female bounty hunter in the is the bride with white hair and jackie chans character is one of...
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 7
7.0

Home Theater: About As Good As It Can Get!

Blu-RayLover, blu-ray.com
10 September 2008
  • Excerpt: The main reason to see this movie or experience it, mainly pertains to the high quality of this Blu-ray. This is truly a reference material sort of Blu-ray for any Home Theater system to handle. While the movie might seem coy or tripe, it does have its moments.
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Overall 9
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Movie overall 9
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Extras 9
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Jet Li vs Jackie Chan!

SoundNexx, blu-ray.com
9 September 2008
  • Excerpt: Being that I have much love for the Asian martial arts movies, seeing Jackie and Jet in a movie together on the big screen was a win-win for me! I enjoyed the movie overall even though I never took the plot that serious, but I was thoroughly entertained by the time the credits roled.
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Overall 9
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Movie overall 9
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Extras 9
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An amazing martial arts adventure!

Plastik1, blu-ray.com
9 September 2008
  • Excerpt: "The Forbidden Kingdom" is extremly entertaining from start to finish with Jackie Chan and Jet Li never looking better. As a fan of kung-fu films all throughout my life I must say that this movie has some of the best martial arts choreography I've seen in any martial arts film.
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Overall 5
5.0

Pointlessly Enthusiastic

Lauren Hutchison, IMDb
24 April 2008
  • Summary: If you're not a 13 year-old boy, Forbidden Kingdom was not really made for you. I understand the appeal of Jet Li and Jackie Chan, together at last, and everyone's hopes for a harmonious combination like peanut butter and chocolate.
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