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True Legend (2010)

Su Qi-er (original title)
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China, 1861: After rescuing the Qing prince from rebels, General Su retires to start a martial arts school. His foster brother betrays him and Su barely survives. Su has a new enemy to defeat.

Director:

Woo-Ping Yuen

Writer:

Chi-long To (screenplay) (as Christine To)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wenzhuo Zhao ... Su Can / Su Qi-Er (as Vincent Zhao)
Xun Zhou ... Yuan Ying
Andy On ... Yuan Lie
Xiaodong Guo ... Colonel Ma
Jay Chou ... God of Wushu / Drunken God
Michelle Yeoh ... Dr. Yu
Xiaogang Feng ... Pickpocket
David Carradine ... Anthony
Cung Le ... Militia Leader
Chia-Hui Liu ... Old Sage (as Gordon Liu)
Ka-Yan Leung ... Su Wan-Kun
Jacky Heung ... Imperial Prince
Ni Yan ... Bar Owner
Will Liu ... Iron Lad (as Genghong Liu)
Luxia Jiang ... Iron Maiden
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Storyline

Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his vengeful adopted brother, Yuan Lie, kidnaps his son and leaves Su for dead. Saved from his demise by his wife Ying and the reclusive doctor Yu, Su resolves to perfect his technique so that he may defeat Yuan Lie and reunite his family. Suffering from visions that he aided in his training by two of the "Eight Immortals" in the form of the mystical "God of Wushu" and the eccentric "Old Sage" master of Drunken Boxing. He embarks on the path that would eventually give rise to the legend of the "King of Beggars." Written by Sam Sung-Sang

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Genres:

Action | Drama | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of battle violence and brutal fighting | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Dr. Yu: Most people feel hate, without being aware of the value of life. One life is connected to many hearts.
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Alternate Versions

In the UK cuts were required to remove sight of unsimulated animal cruelty (in this case, a horse being tripped). Cuts required in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, policy and the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937. See more »

Connections

Version of Heroes Among Heroes (1993) See more »

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Spectacular fighting scenes!
7 December 2011 | by ryoendeprouwSee all my reviews

One of the best movies i've seen what concern martial arts. Just superb. The choreography is classic. Fighters fly on wires, strike with fast hands, kick high, hold impossible poses and pull on a variety of weapons. Also fights I've never seen before, what makes it all original. They are truly breathtaking: brilliantly composed and shot.

Action from the beginning to the end in this modern fighting movie with some Asian tragedy. The locations are beautiful. The story is very simple, but who cares? (If you look for a movie with a good story, i could recommend you "house of flying daggers"). This is a movie where you find some beautiful and stunning fighting scenes. Kungfu fans would love to see this movie.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

9 February 2010 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

True Legend See more »

Filming Locations:

China

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,481,371
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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