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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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Chang Xiaowen / Bu Ludu
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Gu Shaotang
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Su Huirong
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Ma Jinliang
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Wan Yulou
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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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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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15 December 2011 (China)  »

Also Known As:

A Sárkánykapu repülő kardjai  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$127,709 (USA) (31 August 2012)
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Tsui also invited Chuck Comisky, the visual-effects supervisor for James Cameron's Avatar (2009), as the 3-D director to manage the special effects. Comisky will lead a team of 3D crew from China, Korea, Singapore, Spain, etc. See more »

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Disappointing
25 January 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sorry but I was very disappointed with this movie. I do like Jet Li and I think he is an excellent Martial Artist, but you wouldn't know it from this film. Set three years after Dragon Inn, the innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes but occupied by marauders, who hope to find lost city and treasure buried in the desert somewhere.

The way the film was directed made it overly confusing to follow and as others have said the film relies much to much on CGI. The fight sequences were over long and at times ridiculous.

I know some Chinese films over use wire work and CGI but this one took it even further to show the characters flying through the air having and having amazing powers so that a flick of the hand could cause inanimate objects to do whatever they wanted. Yes despite these amazing powers they were in the end killed by relatively simple means. The sword fights were also ridiculous with a never ending stream of knives appearing from nowhere.

This is NOT a Martial Arts film but rather a fantasy more like watching a Video game than a movie.

It is a shame because there were some good actors in this film, but the director seems to have let things go to his head and lost the plot.

This is one DVD for the bargain basket I am afraid.


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