The forbidden kingdom [videorecording] / Lionsgate and Casey Silver present a Casey Silver Production in association with Relativity Media, a film by Rob Minkoff
DVDs | Lionsgate | 2008
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F ACTION/ADVENTURE)
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Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. ; double-sided.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Collin Chou, Liu Yifei, Li Bing Bing, Michael Angarano.
Producer, Casey Silver ; writer, John Fusco ; director, Rob Minkoff ; director of photography, Peter Pau ; editor, Eric Strand ; music, David Buckley ; production designer, Bill Brzeski ; action choreographer, Woo-Ping Yuen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of martial arts action and some violence.
Side A: widescreen version ; Side B: fullscreen version.
Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful Silent Monk; and the vengeance-bent Golden Sparrow. Jason is lead on a quest to return the staff to its rightful owner, the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned in stone by the evil Jade Warlord for five hundred years. Along the way, while attempting to outmaneuver scores of killers, Jason learns about honor, loyalty and friendship and the true meaning of kungfu.
Special features: trailers.