July 25, 2021

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Monster Hunter movie producers apologise for offensive dialogue after film was pulled in China

The producers of the Monster Hunter movie have apologised after the movie was pulled from Chinese cinemas over a racist joke scene.

Over the weekend, Eurogamer reported on how Monster Hunter World was getting review-bombed on Steam because of a racist joke in the Monster Hunter movie.

The Paul W. S. Anderson-directed Monster Hunter movie launched in China last week – and was soon pulled from theatres after a backlash to a clip of the movie that shows an American soldier ask another American soldier: “What are my knees?… What kind of knees are these?… Chi-knees.”

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