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Tai Chi Zero ()

Tai ji 1: Cong 0 kai shi (original title)
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Yang travels to Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi. Though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders, Yang becomes their best hope for survival when a man arrives with a... See more »

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Lao Zhao
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The Freak (as Jayden Yuan)
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Nan
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Fang Zi Jing (as Eddie Peng Yu-Yen)
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Mother Yang
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Chen Zai Yang (as Feng Shao Feng)
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Dong
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Chen Yu Niang
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Grand Uncle (as Tsui-Fan Fung)
Di Wu ...
Chen You Zhi
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Chen Geng Yun (as Chen Si Cheng)
Naijin Xiong ...
Chen Geng Yun's Wife
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Chen Chang Xing / Laborer
Da Ying ...
Governor
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Uncle Qin
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Father Yang (as Andrew Lau Wai Keung)
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Zhao Di
Mandy Lieu ...
Claire Heathrow
Shen Si ...
Brother Tofu
Ai-Xuan Wei ...
Zhao Di
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Jin Yuner (as Nikki Hsin-Ying Hsieh)
Huihui Xu
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Sister Mahjong
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Ivan Kotik ...
Soldier
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Mad Monk
Pierre Bourdaud ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
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British soldier (uncredited)
Keoni Everington ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
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British Soldier (uncredited)
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British Soldier (uncredited)
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British Officer (uncredited)
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British Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Stephen Fung

Written by

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Chia-Lu Chang ... (screenplay) (as Chia-lu Chang)
 
Kuo-Fu Chen ... (story)
 
Hsiao-tse Cheng ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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David Chan ... associate producer
Kuo-Fu Chen ... executive producer
Stephen Fung ... producer
Helen Li ... associate producer
Zhongjun Wang ... executive producer / producer
Zhonglei Wang ... executive producer
Daniel Wu ... producer
Ken Wu ... associate producer
Tingkai Yang ... associate producer
Dajun Zhang ... producer

Music by

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Katsunori Ishida

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Yiu-Fai Lai ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Hsiao-tse Cheng
Matthew Hui
Jialu Zhang
Weili Zhang

Editorial Department

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Ron Chan ... assistant editor (Chan Chung Ming)
Yang Xiao ... editing consultant

Production Design by

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Tim Yip ... (as Timmy Yip)

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Tim Yip ... (as Timmy Yip)

Makeup Department

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Cherlynn Koh ... special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Chor Chun Lau ... production manager
Jason Pomerantz ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Joe Chan ... second assistant director
Steve Chan ... first assistant director (as Wai Hung Chan)
Chuan-Hui Liu ... first assistant director
Kim Wah Lou ... first assistant director

Sound Department

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Tao Li ... sound mixer
Nopawat Likitwong ... sound mixer
Narubett Peamyai ... dialogue editor
Traithep Wongpaiboon ... sound mixer

Visual Effects by

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Meiwa Chan ... digital compositor: Fatface
Chas Chi-Shing Chau ... visual effects supervisor
Pui-Kin Ho ... visual effects supervisor
Yu Lei ... compositor
Yuen Fai Ng ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Pierre Bourdaud ... stunt performer
Andy Cheng ... additional action choreographer
Kam Kong Chow ... wire coordinator
Paul Philip Clark ... stunt performer
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... action director
Chi Kit Lee ... assistant stunt coordinator / wire supervisor
Ke Ming Lin ... assistant action choreographer
Shen Si ... martial arts consultant
David Torok ... stunt performer
Yu Hai Wei ... assistant action director
Ming-Kin Wong ... assistant action choreographer
Guo Yang ... assistant action director
Jing Zhou ... stunt double: Angelababy

Camera and Electrical Department

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Kwai Yuen Li ... d.i.t.

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nicole Yuen ... assistant costume designer

Music Department

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Katsunori Ishida ... musical director

Other crew

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Jung Ku ... script supervisor

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Young genius Yang Luchan travels to Chen Village to learn the forbidden secrets of martial arts, but quickly learns that the village is menaced by a formidable battalion of Steampunk soldiers. The villagers realize that in order to save their home, they must trust this strange outsider with their knowledge of Tai Chi. Written by Production

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Taglines See the extraordinary life of founder of the Yang style Tai Chi. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Tai Ji 1: Cong Ling Kai Shi (China, Mandarin title)
  • Tai Chi Zero (United States)
  • Tai Chi 0 (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Tai Chi (France)
  • Tai Chi Zero (Germany)
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  • 98 min
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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross $25,328,480, 01 Nov 2012

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