Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 Chinese-American 3D computer-animated action-comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the third installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise, and the sequel to Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011). In the film, Po enters the panda village and reunites with his birth father and other pandas, but problems arise when a villainous spirit warrior, named Kai, returns to the mortal realm and steals chi from the kung fu masters. To prevent Kai from taking chi from all kung fu masters and pandas, Po forms the army of pandas to battle Kai’s jade minions and Po must become a master of chi to defeat him and save his friends.
The film was directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni, written by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, produced by Melissa Cobb, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro. Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, David Cross, Jackie Chan and James Hong reprise their roles from the previous films with Randall Duk Kim reprising his role of Oogway from the first Kung Fu Panda film (2008). They are joined by Bryan Cranston, J. K. Simmons and Kate Hudson in the roles of Li Shan, Kai, and Mei Mei, respectively.
Kung Fu Panda 3 received a limited release in China on January 23 for a special three-hour sneak preview and was released starting from January 28 in South Korea and Russia. It was released in theatres across the United States and Canada on January 29 in 3D, and on March 11 in the United Kingdom. The film grossed $521 million worldwide.
Po and the Furious Five are back in the hilarious and critically-acclaimed hit film your whole family will love! When Po discovers a secret village of fun-loving, clumsy pandas, he must train them to defeat Kai, a supernatural villain who threatens to destroy Kung Fu.
Actors: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston
Directors: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh
Format: AC-3, Animated, Color, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English (Dolby Surround)
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Dubbed: French, Spanish
Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
Number of discs: 2
Rated: PG Parental Guidance Suggested
Studio: 20th Century Fox
DVD Release Date: June 28, 2016
Run Time: 95 minutes