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Zu Warriors (2001)
"Shu shan zheng zhuan" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Fantasy  |  9 August 2001 (Hong Kong)
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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 ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cecilia Cheung ...
Patrick Tam ...
Joy (as Zhang Ziyi)
Ng Kong ...
Ying (as Jacky Wu)
Lan Shun ...
Master Trascendental (as Lau Shun)
Gang Wu
Tian Zhuo
Kai Shi Chen
Kai Kang
Tan Jian Chang


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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Surrender Your Illusion , Fight For Your Destiny


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Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

9 August 2001 (Hong Kong)  »

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Zu Warriors  »

Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)


SGD 780,000 (Singapore) (24 August 2001)

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One of three Chinese films acquired by Miramax in 2002 for major U.S. distribution following the success of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). The other two films were Shaolin Soccer (2001) (Shaolin Soccer) and Hero (2002) (Hero). The latter films were eventually given U.S. theatrical releases in 2004. This film was released straight-to-DVD in August 2005. See more »


Remake of Shu Shan - Xin Shu shan jian ke (1983) See more »

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best of Xu Ke's films
29 June 2002 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of Xu Ke (Hark Tsui) for many year since school. This film is the best fantasy movie in years. I dont think "action" is the right genre, though there're lot of action and KongFu scenese. Wait, did I mentioned this is an ORIENTAL fantasy moive? please, keep in mind that DO NOT use hollywood formula to rate this film. And for the guy who "poo" around, I don't blame you, 'cause you still young and need to know more about "culture".

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