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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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Cast

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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2.35 : 1
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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

Ryan: [making up words from the book] Shit happens.
Kimodo: Shit?
Ryan: Happens.
Elysia: Shit happens...
Kimodo: [nodding] Shit... happens...
Ryan: Uh huh.
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Connections

Spoofs E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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.


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