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Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
"Long men fei jia" (original title)

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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert.

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Zhao Huai'an
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Ling Yanqiu
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Yu Huatian / Pu Cangzhou / Blade in the Wind
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Gu Shaotang
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Su Huirong
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Wan Yulou
Jiankui Sun ...
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Tan Luzi
Yiheng Du ...
Ji Xueyong
Shuangbao Wang ...
Zhao Pingan
Jian Xue ...
Lei Chongcheng
Feixing Han ...
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Bingyuan Li ...
Ling Guozhou
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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert.

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15 December 2011 (China)  »

Also Known As:

A Sárkánykapu repülő kardjai  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$95,452 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$127,709 (USA) (31 August 2012)
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Amazing effects
27 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

I watched this in 3-D and have to say it was worth it. There are some amazing effects on display here. Something even the critics will not deny the movie. What they will say of course is, that the movie is a bit of a mess when it comes to the plot/story department. And that accusation is not wrong. It's the visuals Tsui Hark is most concerned about. Which means you get more than a handful beautiful staged and choreographed scenes and sequences.

But the story isn't that bad and though bumpy, still easy to follow. Not many will criticize Michael Bay or any other Hollywood director for their focus on the technical aspect rather than the development of plot and character. This still is superior in the character department, even though it has some major flaws there too.

Still, if you want a good time with an enjoyable Eastern you could pick worse movies.


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