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Iceman (2014) More at IMDbPro »Bing feng: Chong sheng zhi men (original title)

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Iceman -- An imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later passes and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind.


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An imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later passes and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (Credited cast)

Donnie Yen ... Ho Ying

Baoqiang Wang ... Sao

Shengyi Huang ... May
Kang Yu ... San Ko

Simon Yam

Suet Lam
Singh Hartihan Bitto ... Pakistani Gangster
Mark Wu
Hoi-Pang Lo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacquelin Ch'ng
Alice Chan
Ho-Man Chan
Siu Wah Chan ... Police officer
Andrew Dasz
Jeana Ho

Tony Ho

Kong Kam ... Jeweller
Ava Yu Kiu

Fun Lo
Man-Wai Luk ... SDU member

Harry Oram
John Salvitti ... SDU member
Tai Wo Tang ... Truck driver

Kai Man Tin
Chris Tsui ... SDU member
Shek Wing-Lei
Gregory Wong (as Wong Chung Yiu)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong ... Police officer
Man-Wai Wong ... May's mother
Hua Yan ... SDU member
King-Man Yip
Shi Yongli
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bing feng: Chong sheng zhi men" - China (original title)
"Frozen: Rebirth of the Gate" - Hong Kong (English title) (literal title)
"Iceman 3D" - International (English title) (alternative title)
"The Iceman Cometh" - International (English title) (alternative title)
"The Iceman Cometh 3D" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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Rated R for some violence, language and a sexual reference
104 min
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For a car chase scene, actor Julian Cheung loaned his black Lamborghini to the production.See more »
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References Back to the Future (1985)See more »

4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Iceman Is Lukewarm At Best, 24 January 2015
Author: taijiquan12 from United States

Donnie Yen is in my opinion the best martial arts movie-star out there right now, especially since Jackie Chan and Jet Li have slowed down and Tony Jaa is only just now getting off to a shaky start with the poorly reviewed Tom Yum Goong 2.

That being said, it's a major disappointment that Donnie Yen's latest, "Iceman", is a miss for the now middle aged (not that you can tell) martial arts master.

Iceman is directionless, confusing, poorly paced, and makes very poor use of Donnie Yen's truly impressive and astonishing martial arts skills. The script is a fish out of water/man out of his time type story, that we've seen before, with nothing new to offer. Some other reviewers have drawn comparisons between this and the Marvel Comics character Captain America, and I can assure the only similarity is that both are frozen men who wake up in different time periods. Rip Van Winkle is the same story but is that also similar?

No, Iceman is in a league of it's own poor storytelling, a remake of a previous film with the same premise from the 80's, this rehash has totally juvenile humour that always misses it's mark, a contrived love story, and a main character capable of ridiculous things with little to no explanation. Captain America is at least explained to have a DNA altering serum in his body, learning Kung Fu doesn't make you superhuman.

They don't even make good use of the fish-out-of-water story and Yen's character adjusts to modern times with ridiculous ease and little incident. Granted, some of the humor may have been lost in translation for me, however I'll say that other foreign comedies, like those of the great Stephen Chow, are always great for a laugh in my book.

Absolutely don't go into this thinking you'll see Donnie Yen kick any kind of butt in major degree, the few fight scenes this movie does have are poorly constructed, filled with bad CGI, and nothing new or close to his potential.

Iceman is like the ice-age altogether, worth avoiding.

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