Monkey king movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant monkey king movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, captivating, humorous, entertaining, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with monkey king, adventure, magic, martial arts, legends and myths, good versus evil, monk, medieval, danger and kung fu plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in China, Hong Kong, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as monkey king: The Monkey King (2014), Immortal Demon Slayer (2017), The Monkey King 2 (2016), A Chinese Odyssey Part Three (2016), The Monkey King 3 (2018), Monkey King: Hero Is Back (2015), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Lost Empire (2001), The New Legends of Monkey (2018), Journey to the West (2010).

List of monkey king movies

The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey king, supernatural ability, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, heroes, adventure, martial arts, battles, rebellion, rebelliousness, religion ...
Place: china, asia
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Immortal Demon Slayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story tells the story of Sun Wukong and Erlang Shen, who come to the Immortal Mountain to cultivate their skills. They gain friendship, experience love and ultimately betrayal, growing throughout their life journey.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey king, martial arts, mountain, mythology, medieval, legendary hero, love and romance, fantasy world, immortality, fate of humanity, friendship, betrayal ...
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The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, stylized, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dragon, monkey king, monk, demon, witch, martial arts, medieval, dishonesty, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, deity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china, china
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A Chinese Odyssey Part Three (2016)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China, Cambodia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The third chapter of the cult-classic fantasy saga: A Chinese Odyssey. At the end of 'A Chinese Odyssey 2', Zixia managed to see in advance the outcome of the battle. Now, in order to prevent the unfortunate tragedy, she travels back to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: monkey king, adventure, legends and myths, medieval, in love, chinese culture, buddhist monk, legendary hero, rescue mission, introspection, urban legend, relationships ...
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The Monkey King 3 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The third installment of the blockbuster fantasy series sees the return of the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) in his most action-packed adventure yet! While continuing their epic journey to the West, the Monkey King and his companions are taken captive by ...
Style: fairy tale, suspense, exciting, surprise ending, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey king, fight scenes, martial arts, fight, good versus evil, supernatural ability, rescue, magic, medieval, death, heroic mission, love ...
Place: china
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Monkey King: Hero Is Back (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the Gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. 500 years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, colourful, light, captivating ...
Plot: monkey king, adventure, good versus evil, heroism, friendship, rescue, medieval, battlefield, attack, courage, battles, warrior ...
Place: china
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The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics 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, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, monkey king, friendship, time travel, warrior, medieval, fight, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, hong kong, boston, asia, usa
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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a world plagued by demons who cause great human suffering, young demon hunter Xuan Zang risks his all to conquer a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong.
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monkey king, martial arts, buddhism, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly creature, heroic mission, folk hero, daring rescue, save the day, adventure, heroes ...
Place: china, japan
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The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Singapore, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: American journalist Nick Orton is caught up in the world of Chinese gods and monsters while on a search for the long lost manuscript to 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Journey to the West) by Wu Ch'eng En. He is accompanied on his journey by a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Plot: battles, monkey king, emperor, martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, treasure hunt, adventure, journalism, obsessive quest, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, asia
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The New Legends of Monkey (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follow a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world. Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable “Journey to the West.”
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, semi serious
Plot: monkey king, deity, good versus evil, heroes, fistfight, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, demon, medieval, friendship, runaway ...
Place: australia
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The Monkey King: The Legend Begins (2022)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Monkey King: The Legend Begins is the re-imagined version by Hollywood of the film The Monkey King: Havoc in Heavens Palace, the origin and birthplace of The Monkey King Story.
Style: fairy tale, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: martial arts, monkey king, emperor, monk, legend, legends and myths, legendary hero, master warrior, chinese mythology, medieval, magic, adventure ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china
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A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monkey king, martial arts, true love, legends and myths, changing the past or future, kung fu, reincarnation, giant spider, heroic mission, love triangle, religions or cults, monk ...
Place: china, asia
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The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
TV show
Story: The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra is a 2002 Hong Kong/Taiwanese TV series based on the classic Chinese novel: Journey to the West. It is also a remake of the 90's TVB version. This is the second Monkey King that is portrayed by Dicky ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, exciting
Plot: monkey king, good versus evil, adventure, showdown, prisoner, teamwork, struggle for survival, magical power, magic, fight, save the world, battles ...
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LEGO Monkie Kid: A Hero Is Born (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Monkey King comes to life as a young boy named MK, obsessed with the legends of old, discovers Monkey King's magical staff. After witnessing Red Son and Princess Iron Fan release the Demon Bull King from his prison under the mountain, MK ...
Style: feel good, ironic, satirical, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lego, monkey king, monkey, legends and myths, adventure, teamwork, animals, satire, young heroes, anthropomorphic animal, magical creature, ape man ...
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Journey to the West (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A Chinese television series adapted from the classical novel of the same title.
Style: captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: monkey king, legends and myths, monk, adventure, magic, travel, magical creature, legend, self discovery, enlightenment, magician
Place: china
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Patalliro Saiyuki! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Genjō Sanzō is a Buddhist monk sent by the Emperor on a journey to find the sacred Buddhist scriptures. One day, Sanzō meets an Earth Deity who tells him that Buddha has sent him a disciple: the mischievous Monkey Deity Son Goku, who was ...
Style: folk tale, feel good, captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: friendship, monkey king, legendary hero, legend, adventure, obsessive quest, legends and myths, magic, friend
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Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tang Monk brings three disciples on a journey to the West. On the outside, everything seems harmonious. However, tension is present beneath the surface, and their hearts and minds are not in agreement. After a series of demon-capturing events, the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, tense, humorous ...
Plot: giant spider, chinese, kung fu, supernatural power, demon, monk, magic, buddha, destruction, demonic possession, giant monster, exorcism ...
Place: china
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I Will Finally Knock You Down, Dad! (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is an underlying story about a lazy son who knows some kung fu but mostly fakes it to show off. After being exposed he does good by improving his skills to the point where he can finally knock down his kung fu master father.
Plot: martial arts, domineering father, kung fu, chinese new year, monkey king, father son relationship, slacker, disco
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The Cave of the Silken Web (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk's flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, monkey king, werewolf, monk, sword fight, opera, buddhism, temptation, chinese, shapeshifter
Place: hong kong
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Big Bird in China (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: China, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese schoolchildren, watch a Tai Ji demonstration, learn some ...
Audience: kids
Plot: muppets, bird, travel, children, educational program, monkey king, dog
Place: sesame street, china
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A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This sequel to "Pandora's Box" continues director Jeffrey Lau's adaptation of the Buddhism saga "Journey to the West". Stranded five centuries in the past, Joker Monkey King must battle a variety of monsters, seductive ...
Style: exciting, serious, semi serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, true love, kung fu, destiny, monk, legends and myths, heroic mission, save the lady, love and romance, good versus evil, master warrior, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
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Monkey King Reborn (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the beginning of chaos, the first demon in the world was born, named Yuandi, and it was worshipped as the ancestor of demons. Thousands of years later, the former demon king Sun Wukong is rescued from the Five Elements Mountain by Monk Tang, who ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: martial arts, teamwork, monkey, monkey king, demon, legendary hero, mythical creature, adventure, magical creature, magical power, battles, legends and myths ...
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