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The Forbidden Kingdom

Martial Arts movie stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li both appear in Forbidden Kingdom. In this tale the two masters help an American teen (Michael Angarano), who has been transported back in time, to return an ancient artifact to its rightful owner. (Of course the transaction does not go smoothly, so there are plenty of opportunities for some high-kicking action.) Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 17 Apr 2008
Video Release: 08 Sep 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

The Forbidden Kingdom is rated PG-13: for sequences of martial arts action and some violence

Cast: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Crystal Liu, Ngai Sing.
Studio: 2008 Lions Gate Films

Detailed Review

If you always wished Lord of the Rings had a little more Kung Fu and a much shorter running time, than The Forbidden Kingdom may be the movie you have… 
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Why Is The Forbidden Kingdom Rated PG-13?

This is the first movie in which martial arts masters Jackie Chan and Jet Li… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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