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The Myth (2005)

San wa (original title)
Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.

Director:

Stanley Tong

Writers:

Stanley Tong (screenplay), Hui-Ling Wang (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bing Shao Bing Shao ... Nangong Yan
Jackie Chan ... Meng Yi / Jack
Weixing Yao Weixing Yao ... General Shen
Jianzhong Zhang Jianzhong Zhang ... Official
Hee-seon Kim ... Ok Soo
Min-su Choi ... General Choi (as Choi Min Soo)
Yang Jian Yang Jian ... General Choi's Aide
Gang Wu ... General Choi's Aide
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... William
Maggie Lau ... Maggie
Leon Head Leon Head ... Dr. Smith
Sudhanshu Pandey ... Dasar Guard Captain (as Sudanshu Pandde)
Jingke Liang ... Governess
Gang Cai ... Artist
Sasidharan Nair Sajith Kumar Sasidharan Nair Sajith Kumar ... Dasar Guard A
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Storyline

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan stars as Jack, a world-renowned archaeologist who has begun having mysterious dreams of a past life as a warrior in ancient China. When a fellow scientist enlists his help locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact. Assisted by the spirit of a noble princess... Written by Anonymous

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An Unforgettable Journey Through Time Unearths A Hero For The Ages


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jackie Chan was stabbed in the arm while filming a stunt. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) During the first sword fight, Jackie's character accidentally impales his opponent, at an angle upward through his back. Upon the camera moving away and then back, the sword is suddenly through his opponent's stomach, completely level. See more »

Soundtracks

Endless Love
(Korean version)
Written by Choi Joon Young
Performed by Jackie Chan and Hee-seon Kim
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User Reviews

 
Mixture
15 October 2005 | by n1ght1ngale87See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie with a mixture of many cultures in it. Just try and admire this movie and you will notice how they merge everything together. The language used in this movie is of course Cantonese as it is a movie from Hong Kong. Then there's Mandarin and Korean language and also at some parts they spoke Indian (I have no idea it's Hindi or Tamil language). They also communicated in English because they wanted to potray the modern world as English is known as the international language. The actors also come from a variety of races. Though the things that occurred in this movie might seem quite far-fetched, the title "The Myth" explains it all. Whether it's comedy, love, friendship, past, present, technology or wonders, this movie got it all! By the way, the soundtracks match very well with the movie, I just can't stop listening to the theme song "Endless Love" sung by Jackie and Kim.


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Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese | English | Korean

Release Date:

23 September 2005 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Xi'an, Shaanxi, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,669,097
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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