Kung Fu Panda 3

Release Date: January 29th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2016

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Living large and loving life, Po (Jack Black) realizes that he has a lot to learn if he's going to fulfill the next challenge from his beloved instructor (Dustin Hoffman). After reuniting with his long-lost father (Bryan Cranston), Po must transition from student to teacher and train a group of fun-loving, clumsy pandas to become martial-arts fighters. Together, the kung-fu brethren unite to take on the evil Kai (J.K. Simmons), a supernatural warrior who becomes stronger with each battle.

Cast: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson , Alessandro Carloni

Genres: Children , Animated , Comedy , Adventure

Production Co: DreamWorks Animation

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Cheeky , House , Creative , Charming , Father , Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's easy to mistake the simplicity of plot and theme here for simple-mindedness - this isn't Pynchon or Proust. Kung Fu Panda 3 has the economy of a Zen koan, not to mention its inner harmony and wisdom. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the storyline, in which Jack Black’s dumpling-downing Dragon Warrior is reunited with his biological father, doesn’t quite fulfill its prophecies, dramatically speaking, visually speaking it’s all quite impressive — one of those very rare animated features that completely justifies its 3D glasses. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    In Hollywood’s franchise game, sequels are seldom the best they can be. This one isn’t, but it’s pretty, perfectly pleasant and good enough. show more

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