The Monkey King 2

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  • NR
  • 2016
  • 2 hr
  • 5.9  (3,444)

In "The Monkey King 2," a fantastical world set in ancient China is brought to life through stunning visuals and epic storytelling. The film is a sequel to the 2014 movie, "The Monkey King," and follows the same legendary character on a new journey. The story is based on the ancient Chinese novel "Journey to the West," which tells the tale of the Monkey King and his companions as they travel to India to retrieve Buddhist scriptures.

The film stars Aaron Kwok as the Monkey King, an immortal being with incredible powers and a mischievous spirit. Gong Li plays the White Bone Demon, a powerful and cunning villain who is sworn to destroy the Monkey King. Shaofeng Feng is the Monk Xuanzang, the spiritual leader who is the only one capable of reading the sacred scriptures.

The movie begins with the Monkey King imprisoned in a large block of ice, as punishment for causing chaos in the heavens. He is eventually freed by the Monk Xuanzang, who seeks his help in retrieving the sacred scriptures. The two are joined by several other characters, including the pig demon Zhu Bajie, and the river demon Sha Wujing.

As they journey towards India, they meet a young woman named Felicity who is fleeing from the White Bone Demon. Felicity is played by Xiaoshenyang, and her character adds a human element to the story that balances out the larger-than-life characters of the Monkey King and the White Bone Demon. Together, the group must navigate treacherous terrain, battle fierce creatures, and outsmart the White Bone Demon in order to complete their quest.

One of the most impressive aspects of "The Monkey King 2" is the film's visual effects. The film makes use of both practical effects and CGI to create a fully-realized world that feels both realistic and fantastical. The fight scenes are particularly impressive, featuring elaborate choreography and stunning special effects. The film also makes use of 3D technology, which adds depth and immersion to the already-impressive visuals.

Another standout element of the movie is the performances by the cast. Aaron Kwok brings a charisma and humor to the Monkey King that makes him a captivating and likable hero. Gong Li is equally impressive as the White Bone Demon, playing the character with a cold and calculating intensity that makes her a formidable adversary. Shaofeng Feng adds a sincerity and gravitas to his role as the Monk Xuanzang, grounding the story in a more spiritual aspect.

Overall, "The Monkey King 2" is a thrilling and visually stunning epic that is sure to satisfy fans of the original film, as well as newcomers to the story. The film strikes a balance between humor, action, and spirituality, creating a story that is both exciting and thought-provoking. With its talented cast and stunning visuals, "The Monkey King 2" is a must-see for fans of epic fantasy films.

The Monkey King 2 is a 2016 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    5.9  (3,444)