Movie The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

Released 20080418.
Watched 20080606 Theaters. Regency Charter Centre [FORBIDDEN KI] 7:50p $3.00
Watched 20110619 (DVD) (Widescreen)
Watched 20160508 (Netflix, Instant)
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) Rob Minkoff. 104 min.

The Silent Monk (Jet Li) and Lu Yan (Jackie Chan, crane)
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I missed part of the middle, but I've seen the movie before, so I didn't particularly mind.

The Silent Monk (praying mantis)
Favorite Scenes:
Jet Li versus Jackie Chan
Jet Li and Jackie Chan, two tigers on one mountain

Lu Yan (tiger)
While not the best martial arts movie I've seen, The Forbidden Kingdom has its moments and watching Jackie Chan and Jet Li in the same movie is also quite a joy.

Jade Warlord (Collin Chou)
Overall, I'd be reserved on recommending this movie because it's probably not that great. However, I have seen it three times now and so there's certainly something about it which I find likable.

The Monkey King (Jet Li)
Instant Comments:
Haha. "Ah. He who speaks does not know. He who knows does not speak. Surely, you're masterful."

Lu Yan (drunken fist)
Lol. Complain and you get your restaurant trashed.
Speaks in metaphors. Finishes with "empty your cup." And the kid takes it literally.

Golden Sparrow (Yifei Liu)
"Horse stance." "Very good. For taking a dump."
"...What if I freeze?" "Don't forget to breathe."
Why not just kill him on the spot?

Old Hop (Jackie Chan)
"Not if I kill you first, orphan bitch!" Holy.
Wait, why would they just skip him altogether?
"I guess that's what being immortal truly means." Oh!

Ni Chang (Li Bing Bing)
"Of course I'll live. I'm immortal."

Jackie Chan and Jet Li are listed in two places in the credits for their different roles.