The Great Wall Movie is a 2016 monster film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, who plays a European mercenary in China during the Song dynasty. He encounters the Great Wall of China and meets Chinese soldiers who defend against monsters.
The Chinese-US co-production also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau.
Principal photography began on March 30, 2015, in Qingdao, China. The Great Wall Movie was released by China Film Group in China on December 15, 2016, and in the United States on February 17, 2017 by Universal.
It has grossed $300 million worldwide.