The Monkey King 3 (2018)



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The third installment of the blockbuster fantasy series sees the return of the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) in his most action-packed adventure yet! While continuing their epic journey to the West, the Monkey King and his companions are taken captive by the Queen of an all-female land, who believes them to be part of an ancient prophecy heralding the fall of her kingdom. With a lot of sorcery and a little bit of charm, the travelers devise a plan to escape. But when their trickery angers the mighty River God, they realize they might just bring about the foretold destruction - unless they can find a way to quell her wrath.

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Critic Reviews for The Monkey King 3

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

"The Monkey King 3" is more about eye-popping spectacle than narrative sweep, but it's generous with images that make audiences go, "Oooh!"

Feb 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Cheang does his able best to balance a love story with the heightened fantasy action expected of the previous two films, and after a rocky start he largely succeeds.

Feb 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Much of "The Monkey King 3" is devoted to philosophical musing and romantic mooning, the latter cued to a drippy ballad.

Feb 15, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Having eschewed the usual depictions of Wukong causing supernatural mayhem, The Monkey King 3 stands or falls on its musings about love in all its forms - and they're largely unsatisfying.

Feb 19, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

A chore to sit through.

Feb 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Its action scenes are let down by the poor graphics and cringey acting. As for the romantic storyline, it is cliched and forced, and ends predictably.

Feb 14, 2018 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

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