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The Great Wall

Release Date: February 17th, 2017

DVD Release Date: May 23rd, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront the unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force.

Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Han Lu

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Legendary Pictures, Atlas Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Prison, Quest, Survival, Brooding, Intense, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    You can try to enjoy The Great Wall as a delightfully crappy blockbuster, but when you remember this is a Zhang Yimou film, it’s just a disappointment. show more

  • 70
    Lisa NesselsonScreen Daily

    Viewers are in good hands — if they’re not too demanding — as Zhang Yimou puts the easily distinguishable characters through their paces. show more

  • 40
    Clarence TsuiThe Hollywood Reporter

    The characters are ciphers, the narrative is dull and even the sights and sounds become numbingly bombastic after a while. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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