Battle of the Warriors (2006)
"Mo gong" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, War  |  23 November 2006 (Hong Kong)
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Story centers on a battle during China's Warring States Period, a series of civil wars, which spanned from the 5th to the 3rd century B.C. Based on a popular Japanese manga, which was in turn based a Japanese novel inspired by Warring States history in China.

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Credited cast:
Zhao Commander Xiang Yan-zhong (as Sungki Ahn)
Zhiwen Wang ...
Liang Cavalry Chief Yi Yue
Prince Liang Shi (as Siwon Choi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liang General Niu Zi Zhang (as Siu Ho Chin)
Tin Chiu Hung ...
Zhao General Gao He-yong
Yongjian Lin ...
Cai Qiu
Xinyi Liu ...
Shaan Price ...
Yuan Yu
Ma Wu ...
Nicky Wu ...
Liang Archer Zi Tuan (as Qi-long Wu)
Lixiao Yang ...
Girl spy


In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying prime commander Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to launch an attack on Liang in a bid to conquer the small city. Leaping to the defense of the cowed people of Liang is a warrior who goes by the name of 'Ge Li' from the Mo-Tsu school of thought, renowned for its defensive skills, respect for simplicity and peace, and belief in universal love. He is their last hope as the terrors of Yangzhong's troops are unleashed. The future of Liang now hangs in the balance, with all their hopes pinned on the mysterious Mo-Tsu warrior Ge Li... Written by Ben

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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23 November 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

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$16,000,000 (estimated)

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Hot-air balloons may have been used for military signaling in China as early as the film's era. (According to tradition they were invented a few centuries later.) However, hot-air balloons of the size shown in one battle scene did not exist until at least 2000 years later. See more »

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24 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Andy Lau is the main actor in this one, although not listed first on the IMDb cast list here. His role is really great and his character arc even better (that is, if you get the message behind all the fighting and so forth). It might not be apparent to everyone, but this movie has something to say. And that's what I loved about it. The fight scenes were well executed as well, but it's more about the characters than the action.

Of course this is not everyone's cup of tea, as you can see by the voting and comments here. But if you like Asian cinema (Easterns so to speak), than you should give this a shot!

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