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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)

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A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

Director:

Woo-Ping Yuen (as Wo-Ping Yuen)

Writers:

John Fusco (screenplay), Du Lu Wang (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Silent Wolf
Michelle Yeoh ... Yu
Harry Shum Jr. ... Wei Fang
Natasha Liu Bordizzo ... Snow Vase
Jason Scott Lee ... Hades Dai
Eugenia Yuan ... Blind Enchantress
Roger Yuan ... Iron Crow
JuJu Chan ... Silver Dart Shi
Chris Pang ... Flying Blade
Woon Young Park ... Thunder Fist
Darryl Quon ... Turtle Ma
Veronica Ngo ... Mantis
Gary Young ... Te Junior
Andrew Stehlin ... Black Tiger
Trevor Sai Louie ... Guard Captain
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Storyline

Still mourning the death of Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien returns to safeguard his sword, the Green Destiny. Hades Dai, an underground warlord, sends his lieutenants to steal the sword , with plans to dominate the martial world. A young mysterious swords-woman and the hero with a past, Silent Wolf , comes to Shu Lien's aid, together with a disparate band of warriors who still believe in the iron way of honor. Written by K H Boey

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The past returns with a vengeance.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ziyi Zhang did not reprise her role as Jen for this film. See more »

Quotes

Yu Shu Lien: Honor, duty, excuses for bloodshed. That is why I left it behind, all those years ago.
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Connections

Follows Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

If Only One Second Remains
Music by Shigeru Umebayashi
Lyrics by Anna Rice and Shigeru Umebayashi
Performed by CoCo Lee and Jam Hsiao
Featured piano soloist Lang Lang
Orchestrated by Anna Rice
Produced by Ichiro Suezawa
Courtesy of The Weinstein Company
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It does what films never should do: bore you!
19 April 2016 | by JerghalSee all my reviews

Netflix strikes again! This time they chose to ruin the memory of a the 16 year old classic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon with a sequel that shines in being utterly boring. The film is only 100 mins long but it seems to last so much longer. The story is poorly constructed and there so little happening that halfway through the movie I hardly knew what is was about. Something about the titular sword, but it seems so unfocused and aimless. You never have the sense that the story is going anywhere or that the characters have some clear purpose. Also the characters are dull and the dialogue utterly uninspired. They did an effort to make it look good but strangely enough this film looks like a TV movie (well it actually is) that has this strong 'shot in a studio' look (much like War Horse for example). I didn't check the director before watching it but was very surprised Woo-Ping (action choreographer Matrix films) was at the wheel. So the action should at least be good right? Wrong, the fight scenes are slow and dull, not fast and furious. So I would recommend to skip this film entirely, certainly if you liked the original and want to keep your memory of it intact.


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