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Dragon (2011)

Wu xia (original title)
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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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Bai-Jiu's wife (as Xiao Ran Li)
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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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 July 2011 (China)  »

Also Known As:

Dragon  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Dragon (2011) began as a remake of One-Armed Swordsman (1967), but, according to Twitch Film, these plans were "quickly abandoned". See more »

Quotes

Xu's investigator: [referring to Liu Jin-Xi] He's a reformed man.
Detective Xu Bai-Jiu: We're not here to reform criminals.
Xu's investigator: Then what's our purpose?
Detective Xu Bai-Jiu: [sternly] To serve the law!
Xu's investigator: If the law doesn't help reform people, what good is it?
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Connections

References Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) See more »

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User Reviews

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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