Journey to the WestHD Closed Captioning
Stephen Chow & 郭子健
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About the Movie
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. Adhering to his firm belief in giving of one’s self for the greater cause, he embraces the demons as his disciples. However, in order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them must embark on a journey to the West that’s full of challenges.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 32
- Fresh: 30
- Rotten: 2
- Average Rating: 7.2/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Mr. Chow has perhaps achieved more sustained and elaborate adventures, but he hits a sweet spot of comedy that never grows too self-aware or forgets the value of a good, clean demon whomping.
Fresh: Another exquisite, snail-paced cinematic perambulation from Tsai Ming-liang and Lee Kang-sheng.
Fresh: Stephen Chow's dazzling comic fantasy about a gentle Buddhist demon hunter.
Fresh: Liang's ravishing conceptual film achieves a rare blend of sensuous delight and documentary specificity.
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Started out Awesome!
The first part of this movie was incredible. Then as soon as it switched gears to a “love” story that was boring, contrived, and very prolonged… it took a sharp dive downward. The demons were so impressive and unique but the movie strayed from that to some sort of oppressive preachy spirituality that it no longer could be enjoyed. I went from smiling and laughing to apathetic and regretful.
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- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Released: 2014
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