PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
The filmmakers were denied permission to film on the actual Great Wall, so the locations were added digitally.
Commander Lin Mae:
Why did you go over the Wall?
William: Xinren... did I say it right?
Commander Lin Mae: Thank you.
Only one magnetic stone, which can pacify the Taotie, appeared in the movie. The stone was brought in by William the European mercenary. In reality, Chinese civilization first made compasses from magnetic stones in Han dynasty (< AD100). By the time point of the movie (somewhen between AD960 and AD1127), the compass had been widely used in navigation. It shouldn't be hard to find more magnetic stones inside China.
Part of the closing credits are a montage of Chinese watercolor paintings depicting scenes/characters from the film.
English, Mandarin, Spanish
$18,469,620 (USA) (19 February 2017)
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