The Monkey King 2 (San Da Bai Gu Jing)
The Monkey King 2 (San Da Bai Gu Jing) (2014)

Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White aiming to break up the team assembled to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 25, 2014
DVD Release Date: January 3, 2017
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Maggie Lee
Variety

Certainly less of a dud than the director's inane original, this follow-up is even more tyke-oriented, but at least it's a livelier yarn and boasts a slick upgrade in visual effects.

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Simon Foster
Screen-Space

Pou-Soi Cheang's sequel to his 2014 blockbuster proves an infinitely more engaging and impressive mounting of key elements from Wu Cheng'en's classic novel.

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Edmund Lee
South China Morning Post

Soi Cheang's second contribution to the franchise is a vastly improved production that marks the finest attempt yet at adapting Journey to the West for an effects-driven blockbuster.

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James Marsh
Screen International

Cheang keeps the comedy, fantasy, adventure and spirituality on an even keel and guides home an almost perfect holiday blockbuster.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Action-packed, mildly exhilarating and over-produced with plenty of visual pizzazz in 3D.

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