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Dazzling swordplay and eye-poping battles highlight this story of the top three swordsmen in central China; Samurai, Smiling Sam and Big Knife who become involved in a plot to recover the ... See full summary »

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Ming Jian
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Smiling Sam
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Ying Cao
Jin Chiu
Te-mao Jin
See-ho Leung
Guoyong Liang
Gaowa Siqin ...
Ming Jian's Mother
Elvis Tsui ...
Big Knife
Wai-Wai Tung
Zhongyu Wang
Zhan Xu
Li Yu ...
Ku Choi-Yi
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Dazzling swordplay and eye-poping battles highlight this story of the top three swordsmen in central China; Samurai, Smiling Sam and Big Knife who become involved in a plot to recover the Holy Sword and also avenge the murder of the Empress. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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The Three Swordsmen  »

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Butterfly and Sword beat Three Swordsmen
16 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

The Three Swordsmen is about three people who wanted to be the greatest swordsmen of all China. Brigitte Lin was very cute with the fur, but what got me was the character she played was a male and I can't believe she was woman with a man's voice. You should see this movie because they breast-feed in this movie and also they snatch skin off of people's body. But nothing compared to Butterfly & Sword.

Butterfly and Sword has beaten The Three Swordsmen.


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