4.6/10
2,185
31 user 24 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con

2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Ryan and Chucky are taken to the parallel universe of Tao, where the they learn to become Warriors of Virtue.

Director: Michael Vickerman
Stars: Kevin Smith, Nathan Phillips, Nina Liu
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Hercules is provoked till he has no other choice then fight Gargan, a giant who had absolutely no quarrel with him- and decks the mountain of aggression easily. Then the last survivor of a ... See full summary »

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Anthony Quinn, Renée O'Connor
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Monster is a spoof of horror/monster films. After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets a "mild-mannered" reporter, a college professor, her son and a befuddled professor... See full summary »

Director: Bob Dahlin
Stars: Donald Grant, Denise DuBarry, Claude Akins
The Phantom (1996)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams
Normal People (2001–2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Stars: Fernanda Torres, Luiz Fernando Guimarães, Selton Mello
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in... See full summary »

Director: Bill Norton
Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Anthony Quinn, Roma Downey
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days travelling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement"... See full summary »

Director: Josh Becker
Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Anthony Quinn, Tawny Kitaen
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Hercules and Deianeira go in search of fire to save the world from cold. All the world's fire are fast going out. Hercules' father, Zeus, is on hand to help (and sometime hinder) the two.

Director: Doug Lefler
Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Anthony Quinn, Tawny Kitaen
Godzilla: The Series (1998–2001)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In this direct sequel to 1998 Godzilla movie, Dr. Nico Tatopoulos leads a team, known as H.E.A.T, to battle giant monsters with the help of Godzilla's only living offspring.

Stars: Ian Ziering, Malcolm Danare, Rino Romano
Adventure | History
    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: Fan Xu, Adam Cheng, Ekin Cheng
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Power-Packed Adventure! Action-Packed Fun! A time in the future. The space colony Terra Venture journeys beyond Earth in search of new worlds. Peace reigns throughout the cosmos...or does ... See full summary »

Stars: Archie Kao, Reggie Rolle, Danny Slavin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Ronny Yu
Edit

Cast

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

At the beginning of the scene where we're introduced to Tsun, a safetly line (to pull her up) is visible shortly before she emerges from underground. See more »

Quotes

Master Chung: Five is One; Positive Kung. To take a life, you lose a part of yourself.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bangkok Haunted (2001) 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)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
masterfuly directed, excellent story and acting
7 January 2001 | by (mexico) – See all my reviews

I read all the comments about this movie, and I started to watch this movie with low expectations, everyone was saying that this movie sucks. But then at half the movie, I realized that the suckers were the ones writting the reviews. Let me tell you that at the end of the movie I wished that it had not one but several sequels with the same quality in general. The producers really created something imaginative, the director just rocks with this movie, the acting is real good. This movie is way up there, and even better in some aspects, with Matrix and Blade, the story even though it is not truly original in itself, it delivers the goods. The action and martial arts, and the conveyance of the feelings and emotions, is for all ages not just for kids. Do not believe the fools that say this movie is awful. Please watch this movie if you want to see something spectacular and emotive. This movie deserves a double ten out of nine!!.


15 of 25 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:
?