Dragon (2011)
"Wu xia" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  4 July 2011 (China)
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A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him.


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Credited cast:
The Master (as Jimmy Wang Yu)
Kara Hui ...
The Master's wife (as Ying Hung Wai)
Kang Yu ...
Kenji Tanigaki ...
Li Jia-Min ...
Zheng Wei ...
Bai-Jiu's wife (as Xiao Ran Li)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zun-Kui Chen ...
Qing-Hua Cun ...
Shou-Wei Cun ...
Shou-Ze Cun ...


A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him.

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 July 2011 (China)  »

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Dragon  »

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Opening Weekend:

$11,137 (USA) (30 November 2012)


$11,137 (USA) (30 November 2012)

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Simply Put: Amazing. Glued to my seat.
17 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

Awesome choreographed fight scenes, rich & deep characters and a great cast to boot, this is a must watch for any fan of the martial arts genre. Donnie Yen has yet another spectacular performance from the acting to the action. But I must say, Takeshi Kaneshiro does some show stealing of his own in his role as the sagacious detective. Suffice to say, both actors delivered riveting performances that kept me glued to my seat. What else can I say about this movie? Just watch it already. It's an entertaining take one man's desire to leave his violent past behind, and start anew. If you want drama, build up and great action then this is the ticket.

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