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Zu Warriors (2001)

Shu shan zheng zhuan (original title)
Between the heaven and the Earth exist the Zu's mountain range, where live the immortals of Omei, the highest mountain of Zu, but the kingdom is in danger by Amnesia, a renegade immortal ... See full summary »

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Joy (as Zhang Ziyi)
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Master Trascendental (as Lau Shun)
Gang Wu
Tian Zhuo
Kai Shi Chen
Kai Kang
Tan Jian Chang
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Between the heaven and the Earth exist the Zu's mountain range, where live the immortals of Omei, the highest mountain of Zu, but the kingdom is in danger by Amnesia, a renegade immortal what want to rule Zu and all the world. White Eyebrows, Zu's leader, call to his most experts fighters for to defeat Amnesia until destroy It, but Amnesia hides in the legendary and almost myth Blood Cavern in order to make stronger his powers. While Red, Eyebrows' servant, watches the enter of Blood Cavern, King Sky and the others warriors will try to find a way of exterminate Amnesia with an ancient and powerful mystical swords, hoping to be free of the Amnesia's threat. Written by Chockys

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Taglines:

Surrender Your Illusion , Fight For Your Destiny

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Action | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence | See all certifications »
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9 August 2001 (Hong Kong)  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The names of the main characters were severally changed for his Spanish dubbed:

-King Sky: Lobo Azul ("Blue Wolf").

-Dawn/Enigma: Princesa de Kunlun/Loba de las Nieves ("Princess of Kunlun/Snow Wolf").

-Red: Halcón Rojo ("Red Falcon").

-Thunder: Águila Plateada ("Silver Eagle").

-Amnesia: Ónix ("Onyx").

-White Eyebrows: León Blanco ("White Lion").

-Joy: Li Mei ("Pretty Rose" in Chinese).

-Hollow: Garza Gris ("Grey Hern"). See more »

Connections

Remake of Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983) See more »

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This movie is SOOOO...
15 August 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

... fantastic. This movie contains great actors, good CGI and beautiful cinematography! The special effects aren't as realistic as in most Hollywood movies, but they're far more original and stylish. And you just have to love the voice of Insomnia (the BAD dude of this movie)!!! It's great! I also liked the fairy played by gorgeous Kelly Lin.

There's just so much great things in this movie! It's far from perfect, but a LOT better than Hollywood special effect -movies such as The Mummy or Tomb Raider... actually I think it's even better (at least more original) than The Matrix.

I haven't seen the old ZU yet (I just bought it), but I guess it would be useless to compare the movies anyway. I guess this new version is VERY different from the old Zu warriors.

If you can handle a bit complicated and weird story and like over-the-top superhero/fantasy -action, then this movie is FOR you!

Five reasons to watch this:

1. Great special effects 2. Tsui Hark 3. Cecilia Cheung, Sammo Hung, Ekin Cheng and co. 4. Tsui Hark 5. The great music.


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