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Red Cliff II (2009)

Chi bi: Jue zhan tian xia (original title)
Second and final part of epic tale about a legendary battle that changed the course of China history.

Director:

John Woo

Writers:

John Woo (screenplay), Khan Chan (screenplay) (as Chan Khan) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung ... Zhou Yu (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Zhuge Liang
Fengyi Zhang ... Cao Cao
Chen Chang ... Sun Quan
Wei Zhao ... Sun Shangxiang
Jun Hu ... Zhao Yun
Chi-Ling Lin ... Xiao Qiao
Shidô Nakamura ... Gan Xing
Yong You Yong You ... Liu Bei
Baasanjav Mijid Baasanjav Mijid ... Guan Yu
Yong Hou Yong Hou ... Lu Su
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chang Hai Chen Chang Hai Chen ... Qin Seng
Yu Gui Cui Yu Gui Cui ... Xu Chu
Nicole Dionne ... Xiao Qiao (voice)
Xiang Rui Fu Xiang Rui Fu ... Baby Dou
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all expectations. Red Cliff will be the site for the gigantic battle. Written by Rene Guillot

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Trivia

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Goofs

Early in part 2 you can see rubber tires on the gate when it's being opened. See more »

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User Reviews

 
impressing battle scenes, a feast for the eye
10 January 2009 | by eva-verstraelenSee all my reviews

Although historically far away from the facts, this movie is a feast for the eye with impressive battle scenes, great costumes, good acting and a few really good one-liners ! Not your typical martial arts movie, but a story worthwhile watching ! I would recommend to watch this on the big screen in a theater with good sound, otherwise a lot of the movie will get lost. Try to read some of the history that the movie is based upon, it will enable you to understand the plot quite a bit better. Some excellent lessons in ancient warfare are to be learned here. Although the end is more or less predictable, I enjoyed every minute of the movie.


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Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

20 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$120,432,178
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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