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 teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.
- Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
- Studio: Casey Silver Productions, Lionsgate, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Huayi Brothers Pictures, Relativity Media
- Keyword: martial arts, based on novel or book, temple, legend, time travel, fistfight, tempel, shaolin, villainess, urination, east asian lead, staff, medieval, wuxia, warrior, action hero
- Cast: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Liu Yifei, Li Bingbing, Collin Chou