MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 31,779 this week

The Bride with White Hair (1993)
"Bai fa mo nu zhuan" (original title)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 2,246 users  
Reviews: 34 user | 26 critic

The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 09 Dec 2010
 
a list of 28 titles
created 17 Mar 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bride with White Hair (1993)

The Bride with White Hair (1993) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bride with White Hair.
7 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly, no-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up spending the night ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Ma Wu
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dynamo Michelle Khan stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group. Top fight action.

Director: Michael Mak
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Joey Wang
Xun cheng ma (1982)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The Republiic of China was still young, Shihai and the warlords were against Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Long and his gang roamed the northern mountain areas. They are known as "The Pigtails" for the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Cherie Chung, Yun-Fat Chow
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A parody of Louis Cha's novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Lau
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

With an entirely new set of actors, this movie continues the story from Swordsman (1990). Blademaster and his martial arts school decide to retire to a distant mountain. Before leaving, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Siu-Tung Ching, Stanley Tong
Stars: Jet Li, Brigitte Lin, Michelle Reis
The Occupant (1984)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Angie (Sally Yeh), a college student from Canada, returns to her native Hong Kong to work on a Master's thesis focusing on the superstition. Her topic will get much-needed attention as the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Sally Yeh, Bak-Ming Wong
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Bak-Ming Wong, Simon Yam
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Building designer Bill Chang (Bill Tung) and his family move into a seemingly wonderful house after getting a promotion. However, they were not aware of the house's sinister past involving ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Bill Tung, Deborah Dik, Loletta Lee
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In this installment of a phenomenal saga of the super natural, four young people are caught in a tug-o-war of evil between an Imperial Wizard and a corrupt General. Outrageous special ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Man Kit Poon
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau, Jing Ning
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The film, to a certain extent, talks about the damage urbanization in Hong Kong, and the casualties it inflict. Bo is the owner of an old building in Hong Kong. He sublets his building to ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Biao Yuen, Leon Lai, Man Tat Ng
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Ronny Yu
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Leslie Cheung ...
Zhuo Yi-Hang
Francis Ng ...
Male Ji Wushuang
Elaine Lui ...
Female Ji Wushuang
Kit Ying Lam ...
Ho Lu Hua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
King-Kei Cheng ...
Hsin Cheng
Eddy Ko ...
General Wu San-Kuei
Lok Lam Law ...
Pai Yun
Le Lin Lo
Fong Pao ...
Master Tzu Yang
Richard Yuen
Edit

Storyline

The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful Lien, a killer for the evil cult who is equally unsatisfied with her situation, but their love angers both the Wu-Tang clan and the evil cult. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Classic Chinese Tale Of Swords And Sorcery Of Honor And Of Love


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1993 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

The Bride with White Hair  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Bride of Chucky (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Bride With White Hair (Ronny Yu, 1993) **1/2
20 February 2006 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

Colorful Asian fantasy with the emphasis on romance and fanciful action; enjoyable enough in itself but not particularly compelling. The plot and look of the film reminded me of the "Chinese Ghost Story" Trilogy (1987-91), which I watched – and loved – only a few years back, while the gravity-defying stunts looked forward to Ang Lee's (obviously more accomplished) CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000). As is the norm for this sort of film, the characters are all stock types (the nasty Siamese-twin villains being a particular liability) – which means that, for all the pseudo-philosophy which gets spouted (usually by elders) from time to time, the tale follows a rigid, rather simplistic and all-too-familiar path which doesn't allow for much depth or surprise…though "The Bride With White HaIr" herself (when she belatedly appears) is a memorable creation – and I wouldn't mind catching up eventually with this film's sequel (from the same year and director).


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
With a film this great it is sad that Yu veganflimgeek
get the dvd templebrat
English translation of the novel. veganflimgeek
end of the film guilhem_nou
Question NiChang_Lonelyheart
SONG manuel__teixeira
Discuss The Bride with White Hair (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?