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The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

 -  Action  -  2 November 2012 (USA)
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On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers.

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In Jungle Village, the leader of the Lion's clan Gold Lion is summoned by the Governor and assigned to protect his gold that will be transported through the village. However he is betrayed and murdered by the greedy Silver Lion and Bronze Lion. Gold Lion's favorite son Zen Yi, a.k.a. The X-Blade, seeks revenge and heads to Jungle Village, but he is defeated by Brass Body and rescued by the local Blacksmith Thaddeus. Meanwhile the Gemini Female and the Gemini Male protect the Governor's gold, but they are vanquished by the army of Silver and Bronze Lion. The Blacksmith is abducted by the Lions and has his arms severed by Brass Body. However he is saved by the British Jack Knife, who is the emissary of the Emperor, and he manufactures iron arms for Thaddeus. Meanwhile the Governor sends the Jackal army to fight against the Lions and they hide the gold in the brothel of Madam Blossom. However, Madam Blossom and his girls form an army of black widows and together with Jack, Zen Yi and The... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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gold | village | blacksmith | army | fight | See All (157) »

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Rated R for bloody violence, strong sexuality, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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El hombre con los puños de hierro  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,910,980 (USA) (2 November 2012)

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$15,608,545 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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WILHELM SCREAM: As Thaddeus throws a man from the balcony. See more »

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Poison Dagger jumps out the water in the bath, with his hair dry. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jamie Foxx/Ne-Yo (2012) See more »

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Green Is The Mountain
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Juvenile Kung-Fu
3 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film had potential with a decent storyline and all-star cast, but fails to pull in the viewer to care about the characters or outcome of the story.The movie far too often goes for cheap,juvenile sexual exploitation.The target audience for the movie seems geared towards males 16-24 and no one else.I've also noticed that the more people see the film the ratings here on IMDb decline.RZA also has very little acting skills and it was a major reason why the movie falls flat. Russell Crowe and Lucy Lui did a fair performance,but even they couldn't salvage the movie.I'm being very critical with my review b/c it's unfortunate to see a movie that had the potential,but didn't live up to it.


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