Forbidden Empire(Movie, 2014)

Original title: "Вий" (Russian/RU)
Forbidden EmpireRating: 3.0/5 (with 126126 votes)
Viy 3D (Russian: Вий, internationally known as Forbidden Empire, and in the UK as Forbidden Kingdom) is a 2014 fantasy film produced by Russian and Ukraine Film Group and Marins Group Entertainment and loosely based on the Nikolai Gogol story of the same name. The film was released in cinemas in Russia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan on 30 January 2014, in the United States on 22 May 2015 and in the United Kingdom on 1 June 2015. The film is directed by Oleg Stepchenko, based on the first manuscript of Nikolai Gogol. The film has been in production since December 2005 and stopped several times due to lack of funding. In October 2012, the filming was completed. Viy was a huge commercial success, even breaking a record for opening weekend in Russia, but was met with mixed reviews. ()
Part of the Viy Collection
Movie poster of Forbidden Empire

Where to watch Forbidden Empire (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Forbidden Empire" is currently available on 1 providers. Forbidden Empire can be rented on Amazon Instant Video (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 51min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 51min
Also available at on: DVD

About Forbidden Empire

Early 18th century. Cartographer Jonathan Green undertakes a scientific voyage from Europe to the East. Having passed through Transylvania and crossed the Carpathian Mountains, he finds himself in a small village lost in impassible woods. Nothing but chance and heavy fog could bring him to this cursed place. People who live here do not resemble any other people which the traveler saw before that. The villagers, having dug a deep moat to fend themselves from the rest of the world, share a naive belief that they could save themselves from evil, failing to understand that evil has made its nest in their souls and is waiting for an opportunity to gush out upon the world.

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Trailer for Forbidden Empire + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

English Trailer(Trailer, 2:46)

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English Trailer (Trailer) | Trailer Deutsch HD (Trailer, DE) | Вий - Trailer (Trailer, RU)

Additional Information

Plays in: Ukraine
Based on the work of: Nikolai Gogol ("Viy")
Original language: Russian (RU)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Russian (RU)
Translated into 24 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/30/2014
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Вий: Возвращение"
"Zapovězená říše"
"Forbidden Kingdom"
"The Forbidden Kingdom"
"Вий 3D"
"Вий. Возвращение"
Budget: 26,000,000 USD
Revenue: 34,592,118 USD (= 133%)

3 movies in the Viy Collection

2014 Forbidden Empire
2019 Iron Mask ("Тайна печати Дракона")
2023 Viy 3: Travel to India ("На пороге бессмертия: Путешествие в Индию")

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