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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)
Jack Tate ...
Yun
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Lai / Mayor Keena (as Don W. Lewis)
J. Todd Adams ...
Chi
Adrienne Corcoran ...
Tsun
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Mudlap (as Michael John Anderson)
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Mantose
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Roy Ceballos ...
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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)  »

Also Known As:

A tao harcosai  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,277,084 (USA) (4 May 1997)

Gross:

$6,448,817 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ryan quotes two movies: "Houston, we have a problem" from Apollo 13 (1995) and "Shit happens" from Forrest Gump (1994), both of which starred Tom Hanks. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Kimodo: Ryan, read me the book... What does it say?... READ THE WORDS!
Ryan: Shit happens.
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Connections

Spoofs Apollo 13 (1995) See more »

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Alembic
Performed by Mickey Hart & Bakithi Kumalo
Written by Mickey Hart
Produced by Mickey Hart
Mickey Hart Appears Courtesy of 360° Productions
360° Publishing (ASCAP)
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A wonderful, movie for people of all ages!
1 November 2004 | by (Rotterdam, New York) – See all my reviews

So many people are saying that this movie is not worth their time. I am a movie fanatic, and this movie is a perfect movie for people of all ages. It is similar to the Dark Crystal, and many others like it. But what makes this one different is that actual little kids or people with disabilities that have never fit in with the crowd can watch this movie and get some confidence from it. I sure that we all need something or other to show us that we're all right for who we are and maybe that the real message this movie was sending. Go on and think that this movie is horrible, but no matter what I'll show it to my kid and my grandkids, because I enjoyed this movie.


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