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True Legend (2010)
"Su Qi-er" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, History  |  9 February 2010 (China)
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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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Dr. Yu
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Anthony
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Old Sage (as Gordon Liu)
Ka-Yan Leung ...
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Imperial Prince
Ni Yan ...
Bar Owner
Will Liu ...
Iron Lad (as Genghong Liu)
Luxia Jiang ...
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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. Aided by the mystical "God of Wushu" and the eccentric "Old Sage," Su masters the art of Drunken Boxing, and 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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"True Legend" is the first feature film to be directed by Woo-Ping Yuen since Iron Monkey 2 (1996) (a.k.a. "Iron Monkey 2") in 1996. See more »

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Su Can: I can not even hold a bowl of rice, how can I save your son?
Yuan Ying: You can not accept that you are defeated, you now have two opponents.
Su Can: I am a disabled.
Yuan Ying: No, you're not disabled. You always searching for a worthy opponent. Now you have found two: Yuan and yourself.
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Yuen Woo-ping comes back in style
13 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was so excited for this film to make its way to the states. Yuen Woo-ping is a master of the ideal fight movie and it's awesome to have him directing again after 15 years! His directing/fight coordinating in this film are absolutely epic! This movie has everything you want in a Wushu film. There's copious amounts of fighting with distinctly different styles including MMA, knife combat and awesome aerial stunts, and the ever popular drunken boxing, an evil master, family betrayal and of course the classic David Carradine in one of his final roles. While some may have issues with the "3 acts" or the CGI, I think that they all add to the master work of art that is True Legend.


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