Forbidden - Netflix
Forbidden is a fascinating and revealing expose of everyday men and women who get a taste of the good life, and can't let it go. And once they're hooked, morals are no match for the mansions, power, money, sex, diamonds, private jets, lavish getaways, and gripping adrenaline rush that comes with danger and deception.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Forbidden - The Forbidden Kingdom - Netflix
The Forbidden Kingdom (Chinese: 功夫之王: Gong Fu Zhi Wang (Mandarin) or Gung Fu Ji Wong (Cantonese) and translated King of Kung Fu (English); Working title: The J & J Project) is a 2008 Chinese-American fantasy kung fu wuxia film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. Loosely based on the novel Journey to the West, it is the first film to co-star Jet Li and Jackie Chan. The action sequences were choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping. The film is distributed in the United States through Lionsgate and The Weinstein Company, and through The Huayi Brothers Film & Taihe Investment Company in China. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray in the US and Hong Kong on September 9, 2008 and the United Kingdom on November 17, 2008. Upon release, the film received mixed critical reception. Many criticized the overuse of effects and visuals as well as the screenplay. However, the cast, direction, action sequences, choreography, and Li's and Chan's performances received the highest praise. In addition, The Forbidden Kingdom was a commercial success, grossing $128 million against a budget of only $55 million.
Forbidden - Home media - Netflix
The Forbidden Kingdom was released on DVD and Blu-ray 9 September 2008. It sold about 1,199,593 units which translated to revenue of $22,921,609, bringing its worldwide total to $151,758,670. It is sold on single disc and two-disc special editions. The single disc edition has no extras but contains widescreen and full screen presentations of the film. The special edition includes a commentary by director Rob Minkoff, deleted scenes with commentary, featurettes (The Kung Fu Dream Team, Dangerous Beauty, Discovering China, Filming in Chinawood, and Monkey King and the Eight Immortals), a “Previsualization Featurette” with commentary by writer Fusco and director Minkoff, and a blooper reel. In addition to these extras, the Blu-ray release contains a digital copy.
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