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Su Qi-er (2010)

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Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his... See full summary »

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Su Can / Su Qi-Er (as Vincent Zhao)
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Xiaodong Guo ...
Colonel Ma
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God of Wushu / Drunken God
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Old Sage (as Gordon Liu)
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Imperial Prince
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Iron Lad (as Genghong Liu)
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Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his vengeful adopted brother, Yuan Lie, kidnaps his son and leaves Su for dead. Saved from his demise by his wife Ying and the reclusive doctor Yu, Su resolves to perfect his technique so that he may defeat Yuan Lie and reunite his family. Suffering from visions that he aided in his training by two of the "Eight Immortals" in the form of the mystical "God of Wushu" and the eccentric "Old Sage" master of Drunken Boxing. He embarks on the path that would eventually give rise to the legend of the "King of Beggars." Written by Sam Sung-Sang

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Rated R for sequences of battle violence and brutal fighting | See all certifications »

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9 February 2010 (China)  »

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True Legend  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$80,096 (USA)
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Dr. Yu: Most people feel hate, without being aware of the value of life. One life is connected to many hearts.
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ALMOST ! But not quite ! Yet still good !
28 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a work of art in many ways.

The Martial Arts displayed are really one of the best I have seen in a long time, yes it relies on flying and jumping everywhere, yet the fight scenes feels visceral enough not to feel to much like a dance.

The actors are really awesome, and they managed to make one of the BEST antagonist of all times.

Now let's get to the part that almost ruins it : The Pacing.

The flow of the movie suffers greatly from a bad editing, and it is too bad because it had the potential to be a true masterpiece.

This movie should have started backwards, beginning at the end, and having Su telling his story.

Instead of that, the pacing can be hard to follow, and at the end I was left with a strange feeling of incompletion.

Otherwise, the movie is still one of the best martial art movies of the past years, and if you are a Martial Arts fan do not miss it !


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