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Warriors of Virtue (1997)

 -  Action | Fantasy | Adventure  -  2 May 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Elysia
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Master Chung (as Chao-Li Chi)
Jack Tate ...
Yun
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Yee
Don Lewis ...
Lai / Mayor Keena (as Don W. Lewis)
J. Todd Adams ...
Chi
Adrienne Corcoran ...
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Mudlap (as Michael John Anderson)
Tom Towles ...
Grillo
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Mantose
Dennis Dun ...
Ming
Roy Ceballos ...
Willy Beest
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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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Release Date:

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) (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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Followed by Warriors of Virtue 2: Return to Tao (2002) See more »

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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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Teenage mutant Kangaroos
30 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is one of those forgotten 90s rip-offs from the Ninja Turtle fall out. It's easy to forget how insane the turtle craze was but it is also easy to forget that the original TMNT movie was actually pretty decent. Most of it's sequels and copies were not.

Which brings us to this little gem...

It's a film so bad it's good. The fight scenes are sloe-mo with wind-blown leaves for no reason other than effect. The warriors of virtue are kangaroos with martial art skills, they personify the virtues eg patience....and it's fight to the death between good and evil. All told it's a great movie for kids that the adults can enjoy while pretending to be too old for it.


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