MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 358 this week

Warriors of Virtue (1997)

 -  Action | Fantasy | Adventure  -  2 May 1997 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 1,976 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 24 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 01 Oct 2010
 
a list of 40 titles
created 22 Jan 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 15 Sep 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Warriors of Virtue (1997)

Warriors of Virtue (1997) on IMDb 4.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Warriors of Virtue.
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1936 China, a nearly bankrupt drama troupe starts performing in a burned-out theater where the great actor Song Danping was killed. One of the actors, Wei Qing, starts seeing strange ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Chien-Lien Wu, Xiaolin Geng
Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Northeast China, early Northern Song dynasty, AD 986. The Khitan army takes its revenge for a past massacre, abducting General Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) and leaving his wife and seven sons to ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Yixuan An, Adam Cheng, Ekin Cheng
Xun cheng ma (1982)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The Republiic of China was still young, Shihai and the warlords were against Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Long and his gang roamed the northern mountain areas. They are known as "The Pigtails" for the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Cherie Chung, Yun-Fat Chow
Fantasy | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Bak-Ming Wong, Simon Yam
The Occupant (1984)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Angie (Sally Yeh), a college student from Canada, returns to her native Hong Kong to work on a Master's thesis focusing on the superstition. Her topic will get much-needed attention as the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Sally Yeh, Bak-Ming Wong
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Building designer Bill Chang (Bill Tung) and his family move into a seemingly wonderful house after getting a promotion. However, they were not aware of the house's sinister past involving ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Bill Tung, Deborah Dik, Loletta Lee
Formula 51 (2001)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer
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, ShidĂ´ Nakamura, Betty Sun
China White (1989)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In Amsterdam - in the time before the legalisation of some drugs and the following growth of competition on the market - takes place a war between the Italian and Chinese mafia because of ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Russell Wong, Steven Vincent Leigh, Lisa Schrage
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The film, to a certain extent, talks about the damage urbanization in Hong Kong, and the casualties it inflict. Bo is the owner of an old building in Hong Kong. He sublets his building to ... See full summary »

Director: Ronny Yu
Stars: Biao Yuen, Leon Lai, Man Tat Ng
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two cops are on the trail of gang that are planning a jewel robbery. Inspector Chow lives at home with his mother, while Inspector Pang has gambling problems that the gang exploits. Soon, innocent victims will pay with their lives.

Directors: Philip Chan, Ronny Yu
Stars: Philip Chan, Wai-Man Chan, Kuo-Chu Chang
Edit

Cast

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

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

2 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A tao harcosai  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$6,448,817 (USA) (6 June 1997)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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.
See more »

Connections

References Huo tou fu xing (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can Fly
Performed by Wade Hubbard
Written by Wade Hubbard
Produced by Wade Hubbard
Executive Producer: Barry Levine & Art Ford
Wade Hubbard Appears Courtesy of Wade Hubbard Inc.
Published by Jenny D. Music (ASCAP) & BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
All Rights Administrated by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good fight scenes and production design but...
8 May 1999 | by (Bonn, Germany) – See all my reviews

After I saw this film I had mixed feelings about it. The film has a good production design and some very well done fight scenes. On the other hand it has a lousy script. As soon as anybody opens his his mouth you start to cry and beg him/her to shut it immediately because it is really annoying to hear the same old cliches over and over again. It seems that the entire budget was invested in fight scenes etc. and the pitiful rest into the story and/or the actors. I give this film 5 out of 10.


9 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
horrible JCJgurl
Why such bad reviews? mixj444
SEXY Angus Macfadyen! I LOVE U!! pmkorn
pretty harsh bjladu
inappropriate! g_squad51
Roos a rip off of the Rippers in Tank Girl Megalion
Discuss Warriors of Virtue (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?