Release Date : 1 April, 2016
Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 3D American-Chinese computer-animated action comedy martial arts film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and Oriental DreamWorks,and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni. The film was written by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, produced by Melissa Cobb, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro. It is a sequel to the 2011 film Kung Fu Panda 2 and the third installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. The film features the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, J. K. Simmons, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, David Cross, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson, and James Hong. Jean-Claude Van Damme and Randall Duk Kim reprise their roles as Master Croc and Oogway from the previous two films.
The film received a limited release in China on January 23 for a special three-hour sneak preview and was released day and date starting from January 28 in South Korea and Russia and on January 29 in the United States and Canada in 3D with other markets scheduled to be released in March and April.
The film, like its predecessors, received generally positive reviews from critics and the public. It had a bigger opening weekend in China than in the U.S. and Canada and in the latter market recorded the lowest opening among the franchise. As of March 15, 2016, it has grossed over $359 million worldwide.
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Overall, "Kung Fu Panda 3" will appeal more to those who have not seen the earlier editions. Read Full Review
Although a slightly over-dramatic ending holds the film back from greater heights, this is on the whole, quite enjoyable for kids as well as adults. Read Full Review
For those who are asking, this film doesn’t live up to the high standards set by the first two parts but still manages to stay endearing and fun, like a giant panda hug. Read Full Review