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14 Blades (2010)
"Jin yi wei" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | History  -  22 August 2014 (USA)
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A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.

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General Qinlong
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Qiao Hua
Chun Wu ...
Judge of the Desert
Kate Tsui ...
Tuo Tuo
Yuwu Qi ...
Xuan Wu
Ma Wu ...
Qiao Yung
Kar-Ying Law ...
Jia Jingzhong
Xiang Dong Xu ...
Xiahou
Chen Zhi Hui ...
Bai Hu
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Prince Qing (as Sammo Hung)
Damian Lau ...
Zhao Shenyan
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Army Officer Yang
Xu Bao-Shan ...
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Tan Jian Chang ...
Treasurer
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Fa Huang
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A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.

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this could have been incredible
31 August 2010 | by (www.subtitledonline.com) – See all my reviews

14 Blades is an epic martial arts drama set against a back drop of love, honour and betrayal. The fate of the Chinese empire rests in the hands of one man, who may have to sacrifice everything in order to defeat a rebellion.

The remainder of the cast offer excellent support, and it's especially good to see elder statesman Sammo Hung being cast against type as the bitter, vengeful Prince Quin. My only grumble is that he seems woefully underused, but the run time of 114 minutes is just about perfect.

14 Blades is a very good film. Imaginatively made and skilfully performed. Be prepared for an entertaining Eastern thrill ride with an emotional heart and fabulous performances to drive the story through. If a little more care had been made with the script, this could have been incredible, but it still comes highly recommended. SM


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