Unfortunately, Joker had already stopped having feelings for Jing-Jing and prevented Zixia's plan from going any further resulting in a slap from Zixia. The huge fall was due to mixed and since the week before holiday prior to October 1 is typically a dumping ground for releasing films in which distributors have little confidence in their films' box office potential. At the end of 'A Chinese Odyssey 2', Zixia managed to see in advance the outcome of the battle. Five hundred years later, Six-Eared Monkey accompanied his son and his disciples on the pilgrimage, while Joker and Zixia watches on after kissing on the top of the wall, mentioning about Six-Eared wanting to be reunited with Qingxia as quickly as possible. Zixia revealed to him the fact that she left a mark in Joker's heart, leading to Bai Jing Jing realizing that Joker will eventually stop having feelings for her, leading him to fall for Zixia. When Xiang Xiang saw this, she ended up drooling implying that she's interested in Joker, thus allowing the Bull Demon King giving his blessing to Joker for Xiang Xiang's hand in marriage. At the same time, the Bull Demon King arrived to reconcile with Xiang Xiang about the execution of her lover, Mantis, by his own hands, which she rejected as Mantis was the only true love to her.
The Bull Demon King, angry at the series of events, tries to kill Joker while Xiang Xiang chases after Zixia, only to have Zixia captured while Qingxia was forced out of Zixia's body. Now, in order to prevent the unfortunate tragedy, she travels. The Bull Demon King's rampaging was soon interrupted by the arrival of his wife, Princess Iron Fan and Red Child, only for him and Red Kid to find out the Princess had an affair with the Monkey King, causing him to punish Joker and Zixia by forcing them to marry at the ceremony. In 1942, the Chinese government received intelligence that the Japanese may be developing a dangerous biological weapon in a remote part of Burma. Fearing for her life and Joker's mental well being, she denounced her relationship to Joker, which led to him asking about what happened in the future. After having a talk with Qingxia Zixia's twin sister trapped in her body , Zixia decided to go the Bull Demon King and marry him so Joker can stop falling for her so she left Joker - who was looking for her after being slapped - alone by himself.
Upon arriving at Xiang Xiang's Palace, the trio met with Xiang Xiang and, much to their horror, witnessed her devouring a man whole. . It was released in China on September 14, 2016. A few minutes after the opening and you'll noticed that not only did the visual concepts changed, the mental state of the characters are altered. While preparations for the Bull Demon King's 2nd wedding is underway, Joker and Xiang Xiang talked about Mantis and the reason she did not use the Pandora's Box to prevent his death while the Bull Demon King tried to impress Zixia. He is the leader of a gang of outlaws called the ax gang and has been spending time with Bai Jing Jing.
Unfair though such comparisons may be, it is hard not to lament the omission of the original franchise stars, especially the hilarious triumvirate of Stephen Chow, Ng Man-Tat and Law Kar-Ying. As he saw this, Six-Eared Monkey breaks free from Xiang Xiang's grasp to grab Qingxia while the Heavenly Army and General Li Jing dealt the final blow and sealed Xiang Xiang once and for all. . In the residence of the Bull Demon King, Zixia and Qingxia were talking about the possible married life with the Bull Demon King, with Zixia realizing that the Pandora's Box was missing and suspecting that Qingxia had given it to the Six-Eared Monkey, with a flashback revealing that she was an ex-lover of his. Joining her on the treacherous mission is Zhao Ban Kuo Sean Sun , Little Knife Caesar Li , Cao Quo Jiu Li Tai , Wang Xi Mao Yuan Shuai , Big Bull Jin Jia , Long Hair Di Jie , Grassy Third Chen Meng Qi and the Medic Song Qing. Since the movie is a decade apart in making from the prequel, everything visually, from actors to sets, will be different. It was then that Zixia tells Joker about her demise in the original timeline, and why she tried so hard to stop Joker from developing feelings for her.
A day in Heaven later 10 yrs later on earth , Longevity Monk became a Buddha while his parents stay together as the Wick for the Buddha's Lamp, only for their day interrupted by the Jade Emperor saying that the Sealed Book changed again. She challenged the trio and defeated them, leading them to being locked up in the dungeon. While on the run, Joker demands to know why Zixia left him alone whereas the Longevity Monk accidentally found a way to leave by freeing one of the Bull King's Giant Bulls. It won the Golden Angel Award for Film at the 12th. Meanwhile in Heaven, Guanyin handed over the subdued Monkey King to the Jade Emperor, discussing about the overwhelming presence of demons and fearing that the Sealed Book had a mistake in it, which Jade Emperor reassures her that the Book is never wrong.
After Guanyin left with the subdued Monkey King, Joker found himself left with the returning Longevity Monk and both were caught together by the Bull Demon King, being happy about having a second wife and the Longevity Monk being captured. This eventually leads to the Jade Emperor betraying the Six-Eared Monkey and have him slowly burn in the Great Oven. The Demon Bull King and Xiang Xiang saw the silhouettes of them kissing, causing the siblings to burst into the dungeon only to see the Longevity Monk taking Zixia's place. The suspicion that this third chapter is no more than a cash-grab is further reinforced by the substandard computer graphics, which shockingly fall short even by the standards of the originals two decades ago. None of the new stars manage to re-define the roles as their own, with the most glaring ersatz substitutions being the pretty-but-wooden-boy Han Geng and a woefully unfunny Wu Jing.
This was despite competition from newcomer Hollywood animated film. However, Zixia withheld the information about Joker being the Monkey King's reincarnation and tried to make things right by forcing Joker into meeting with Bai Jing Jing much earlier than in the original timeline. As Guanyin left to report the progress to the Buddha, the Jade Emperor unsealed the Monkey King, who is revealed to be the , revealing that the Sealed Book did not mention about the Monkey King in the initial pilgrimage at all as he was born 500 years later as Joker, causing the Jade Emperor to get the Six-Eared Monkey fill in the role until Joker arrived from the future. The story depicts the journey of seeking true light in the dark world of 2017 where the evil gods are widespread. It is based on the novel Nujiang Zhizhan by Nan Pai San Shu and Qian Kun.
The Heavenly Army arrived to provide backup for Six-Eared Monkey, Qingxia sustaining a blow in the process. Will they all be able to survive the dangerous mission and accomplish their objective? However, the sword gets damaged along the way and she uses the time traveling ability of the pandora's box in hopes of repairing it. Suggests not to watch in sequence to the past two odysseys. Oh yes, except for Karen Mok who returns in no more than a glorified cameo as the White-Boned Spirit aka Bak Jing-Jing , Lau has switched his previous cast of Hong Kong actors for a predominantly Mainland ensemble — including Han Geng as the Monkey King, Wu Jing as the Longevity Monk, Tiffany Tang as Zixia and Shawn Huang as the Bull Demon King. Movie has a very good intro and concept that seems to link to the previous Chinese Odyssey.
The movie kept the close to the history, but since the relationships that defines each person is severed, this movie has created not a sequel, but a separate one. Notwithstanding the difficulty of re-assembling the original group of actors, one wonders if the current crop were chosen simply on their box-office value. The battle ended up with the Bull siblings finally reconciled as Xiang Xiang being forced to consume her brother just so to have a fighting chance against Six-Eared Monkey. The film is a sequel to parts one and two of. If we go by the former five-day figure, that means it was the top international earner of the weekend, but going by the latter number, it ranks in third place, behind and.
Thus, the Jade Emperor allowed Qingxia to repossess her body and let Six-Eared Monkey to go rescue his son while still under the guise of the Monkey King. Meanwhile in Heaven, the Jade Emperor was shocked to find out the Sealed Book had changed, forcing him to free Six-Ear Monkey from the Great Oven, and accidentally revealing to him that the Longevity Monk is the Monkey and Qingxia's son and finding out that Qingxia knew everything about the mistake in the Sealed Book. It was at this time that the Longevity Monk played the main theme of the entire A Chinese Odyssey series, leading to Joker and Zixia kissing at the end of the song. If you're used to modern Chinese fantasy movies, you'll do fine in seeing a new movie, as opposed to a sequel. He asked Joker for tips on how to impress Zixia, with Joker using the Pandora's Box multiple times, the first few times to play a game on the Bull King, 2 times to get rid of the Bull King and Xiang Xiang, and the last to get himself and Zixia away from the ceremony, only for the plan to backfire forcing all 4 of them to return. The Chinese Expeditionary Force, a secret specialized squad, is dispatched to the remote region to try to stop the Japanese actions. The trio escaped, but were chased by Red Child until both Joker and Logevity Monk accidentally stole his fire wheels used for flight.