MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,282 this week

Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)
"Mao xian wang" (original title)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 1,319 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 9 critic

A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 52 titles
created 03 Nov 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 12 Jun 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 04 Aug 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 13 Sep 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)

Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996) on IMDb 5.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert.

Director: Hark Tsui
Stars: Jet Li, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen
Fearless (2006)
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This film tells the story of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia (1869-1910). Huo Yuanjia was the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Jet Li, Shidô Nakamura, Betty Sun
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

In just 3 days, three cases of Smiling Murder shock Hong Kong. The young detective Wang Bu'er and his buddy Huang Feihong embark on an investigation full of excitement and unexpected events.

Director: Tsz Ming Wong
Stars: Jet Li, Zhang Wen, Shishi Liu
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

Director: Chris Nahon
Stars: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Stars: Jet Li, DMX, Mark Dacascos
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington
Hero (2002)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.

Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: Jet Li, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung
Fuyajo (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Kabukicho is a forgotten world. A place where people of different tongues and races meet, where they fight against each other to gain money, power and territory. The struggle which never ... See full summary »

Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Mirai Yamamoto, Kippei Shîna
The One (2001)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Director: James Wong
Stars: Jet Li, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Brand new epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong ... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui
Stars: Wenzhuo Zhao, Rosamund Kwan, Siu Chung Mok
Unleashed (2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

Director: Louis Leterrier
Stars: Jet Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman
The Mad Monk (1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Directors: Siu-Tung Ching, Johnnie To
Stars: Stephen Chow, Maggie Cheung, Man Tat Ng
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Rosamund Kwan ...
Monica Kwan / Cammy
...
Yvonne
...
Shing
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kim-Fai Che
...
The Movie Star / Hung Sing (as Sing Ngai)
Billy Chow ...
Chan / Japanese Embassy Guard
Ping Han
Yung-chang Ho
Sam Kai-Sen Huang
Fu-Keung Kong
Johnnie Kong ...
(as Johnny Kong)
Kin-yung Kwok
Wai-Ming Lam
Kar-Ying Law ...
Headmaster
Edit

Storyline

A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 March 1996 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Adventure King  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Hong Kong) | (international)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Jet Li and the Screenplay without Verve
22 March 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Jet Li is a writer of pulpy Adventure novels with his alter ego acting as the main hero, while in real life he's trying to solve some serious relationship-issues with his girlfriend. Naturally the Adventure part taking place in a fictional scenario (and thankfully using up most of the movie's screen time) is the more entertaining one of those two story lines. Unfortunately plot-twists gradually become more random and ridiculous, so atmospheric visuals and fight-scenes remain as the only redeeming factor. Action focuses on effect and not so much on realism, Jet Li battling a Ninja-Squad is a blast, though. The "Indiana Jones"-feel is there, but without the suspense or energy. SFX are looking good and carry a certain trashy charm to them, while events in the real world stick to being a rather dull affair. Some good jokes here and there, but in the end there's nothing really to remember. Subtitles on the HK-DVD are of worst kind imaginably, they make no sense at all.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?