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Warriors of Virtue (1997)

A young boy is whisked away to the mythical land of Tao where he becomes the center of a conflict between an evil lord and a group of animal warriors.

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Master Chung (as Chao-Li Chi)
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Lai / Mayor Keena (as Don W. Lewis)
J. Todd Adams ...
Chi
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Mudlap (as Michael John Anderson)
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Dennis Dun ...
Ming
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Storyline

A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who desires the boy as a key to enter the real world. Ryan is rescued by the protectors of Tao, five humanoid kangaroos, each embued with the five elements and virtues. Ryan learns his valuable lesson while saving the land of Tao. Written by R. L. Strong <RS080455@PACBELL.NET>

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In a world beyond your imagination a battle for the universe has begun.


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Rated PG for fantasy action violence and some language | See all certifications »

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2 May 1997 (USA)  »

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A tao harcosai  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,277,084 (USA) (2 May 1997)

Gross:

$6,448,817 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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Goofs

Several characters in the film mispronounce the word "Tao". The "t" in "Tao" should be pronounced like a "d". See more »

Quotes

Yee: Thank... you...
Yun: Yee talked!
Yee: [as Ryan is blacking out] Ry - an?
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Beautiful Morning
Performed by Speech
Written by Edward Brigati (as Eddie Brigati) and Felix Cavaliere
Produced By Speech 4 Vagabond Produckshuns, Atl
Speech Appears Courtesy of EMI Records
Used by permission of EMI April Music Inc. and Jemaxal Music Inc. (ASCAP)
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Rather Slow and Boring With a Fun Villain
29 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Warriors of Virtue is a rather strange movie, but I find it a great bore. While the idea of martial art marsupials seems goofy and stupid, but at least it would be entertaining. This movie, however, seems to have a consistency of dragging dialogues, confusing setups, and poor delivery. It takes forever for the action to start up, and when it does, the cinematography is unnecessary and often hard to make out. The very idea of the movie may sound silly, it had promise to at least be ridiculously entertaining, but the slow route it takes and the basic "nothingness" it envelopes kind of makes it not so much a good movie. However, the one thing that always brought me back to this film was the villain. The acting in the villain's case is just so over-the-top and enjoyably hilarious that he makes the film worth watching. Give him props because he was starred in other movies like "Titus."


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