PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. Five hundred years ... See full summary »
This movie had a serious divestment problem because Director Tian Xiao Peng rejected the investor's request to alter the script. At last, Peng had to use his own money to finish the movie. When finished, there was no money for advertising. However, the movie earned a good reputation after the premiere, and drew many fans in a very short period of time. These fans called themselves "zi lai shui" (tap water), which means they were willing to advertise the movie on social media for free.
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