• Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017)

Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back

Release Date: February 3rd, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

A monk (Kris Wu) and his disciples encounter a spider demon and other fantastic creatures on their travels.

Cast: Kris Wu, Lin Gengxin, Chen Yao, Lin Yun, Yiwei Yang, Mengke Bateer, Duo Wang, Chengpeng Dong

Director: Hark Tsui

Genres: Comedy , Adventure , Fantasy , Action

Production Co: Star Overseas

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Clarence TsuiThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Demon Strikes Back soldiers loudly along, alternating between high-octane, digitally enhanced skirmishes and the equally cacophonic bickering between the monk and the monkey. show more

  • 75
    Scout TafoyaRogerEbert.com

    The result is both a madcap success on its own bizarre terms and an informative distillation of each auteur's sensibility. show more

  • 70
    Simon AbramsVillage Voice

    Wu and Lin have great chemistry, but only because Chow was smart enough to reimagine Journey to the West as a rare character-driven big-budget action-adventure — the kind of thing Americans might love if they knew it existed. show more

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