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The Great Wall (2017) Movie Information

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The Great Wall (2017)
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Overall Rank:

12453

Avg. Rating:

2.25/4

# of Ratings:

24

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

02/17/2017

DVD Release:

05/23/2017

Director:

Yimou Zhang

Actors:

Matt Damon
Willem Dafoe
Pedro Pascal
Andy Lau
Tian Jing
Eddie Peng

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Long-held belief was that The Great Wall of China, now considered on of the new 7 Wonders of the World, was constructed to keep the Mongolian horde at bay. That is the story but what if the wall was meant to keep something else at bay, something far more sinister and evil and what of the men that defended humanity? -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady 02/16/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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"The Great Wall" is visually pleasing to the eye, but everything else, not so much. It's a dumb blockbuster that misses the potential of being something unique. Hollywood super star Matt Damon fighting monsters on the Great Wall of China? Sounds interesting coming from Yimou Zhang, right? Well, somehow they missed the mark. That's the selling point the film is riding on Matt Damon as the star, but even Damon himself couldn't make this watchable. With the terrible accent, poorly written dialogue, and wooden character. Not just from Damon but everyone else in the movie was pretty bland. I'm quite disappointed with this.

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06/15/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A bit ridiculous and enjoyable at the same time

"The last time I saw you, you left me for dead. The the time before that I saved your life! "

From time to time me as film buff yearns for a brainless fantasy movie. No need to pay attention because of ingeniously crafted intrigues and ingeniously interwoven stories. The nonsense level of "The Great Wall" is unbelievably high. And at some moments, the action scenes are so exaggerated that I'm sure even the Tao Tie rolled with their eyes. Everyone knows the Chinese Wall served a completely different function. The fact that it's being used as a defense against a completely different threat, makes the story more original. I bet they've sought inspiration in Chinese fables or saga.

Asking Matt Damon to play the leading role, obviously would lead to critical reviews w...

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2.5/4 

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