Jackie Chan (Lu Yan) and Jet Li (Monkey King/Silent Monk) team up for this exciting Kung-Fu movie. (now Fu doesn't stand for that). Hey who doesn't like a good Kung-Fu movie?? I was a little worried at first. The Story and premise was starting out like the Karate Kid Movies. At least Michael Angarano (Jason Tripitikas) wasn't played by Shia LaBeouf. Although Angarano reminded me of Shia, but thankfully a "toned down" version.
The movie is about an American teenager who gets to live his dream and become a great Kung-Fu warrior. He is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics, he finds a magical staff in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost weapon in hand, the teenager finds himself traveling back to ancient China to join a crew of Kung-Fu warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.
If you love Kung-Fu fight scenes like I do, then hop over to your local theater and check out The Forbidden Kingdom!