Great Wall Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of fantasy action violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Yimou Zhang
Written By: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy
Actors: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Junkai Wang, Zheng Kai
In Theaters: Feb 17, 2017, Wide
Runtime: 104 minutes
Studio: Universal Pictures
REVIEW OF THE GREAT WALL
The Great Wall is a 2017 historical fiction action-adventure monster movie directed by Zhang Yimou and written by Tony Gilroy, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Max Brooks, Edward Zwick, and Marshall Herskovitz. The movie stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau.
Principal photography began on March 30, 2015, in Qingdao, China. The movie was released in China on December 15, 2016, by Le Vision Pictures and China movie Group Corporation and is scheduled to be released in the United States on February 17, 2017, by Universal Pictures.
Starring world superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), Legendary’s The Great Wall describe the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China. The Great Wall also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau.
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 besieges 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.
The Movie release on December 15, 2016, in China and made $24.3 million on Friday and $67.4 million in its opening weekend. In the second weekend, it grossed $26.1 million