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14 Blades (2010)

Jin yi wei (original title)
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A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.

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Daniel Lee

Writers:

Daniel Lee (screenplay), Abe Kwong (screenplay) (as Kwong Man Wai) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Qinglong
Wei Zhao ... Qiao Hua
Chun Wu ... Judge
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Prince (as Sammo Hung)
Kate Tsui ... Tuo Tuo
Yuwu Qi ... Xuan Wu
Damian Lau ... Zhao Shenyan
Wu Ma ... Qiao Yung
Kar-Ying Law ... Jia Jingzhong
Kuan Tai Chen ... Fa Huang
Zhi-Hui Chen Zhi-Hui Chen ... Bai Hu
Xiangdong Xu Xiangdong Xu ... Xiahou (as Xiang Dong Xu)
Hark-On Fung ... Counselor
Loi Kwan Kam Loi Kwan Kam ... Zhu Que
Liu Zhuo-Ling Liu Zhuo-Ling ... Servant
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Storyline

A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.

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Rated R for violence and bloody images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong | China | Singapore

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

22 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Ningxia, China

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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At one point, what is unquestionably a bundle of dynamite is used, although dynamite was patented in 1867 - 223 years after the end of the Ming Dynasty during which this movie takes place. See more »

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Version of Police Pool of Blood (1984) See more »

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Fact: People on IMDb wouldn't know a Good Kung fu Flick if it Kicked them in the Butt
16 February 2014 | by IKnowGoodFilmsSee all my reviews

Any true fans of kung fu know we watch these films for one reason and one reason only. The action! And this film was no disappointment in that regard whatsoever. The action was never gone for long from the screen, and every sequence was a sight to behold. Of course, a somewhat intelligible story is a good bonus. Guess what, this has that too. In my opinion, this is Donnie Yen's best film since IP Man. Also, unlike IP Man, it has great re-watch ability. This is very highly recommended to any true fans of the genre who want to see some mind blowing unique action, with some incredibly crazy weaponry. 9/10 stars, one of my favorites.


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