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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.

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(as Wo-Ping Yuen)

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(screenplay), (book)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Silent Wolf
... Yu
... Wei Fang
... Snow Vase
... Hades Dai
... Blind Enchantress
... Iron Crow
... Silver Dart Shi
... Flying Blade
... Thunder Fist
Darryl Quon ... Turtle Ma
... Mantis
... Te Junior
... Black Tiger
... 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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Release Date:

26 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is also the second time Michelle Yeoh and Eugenia Yuan share the silver screen. Yuan played Hatsumomo's friend Korin in Memoirs of a Geisha(2005), who helps her trick young Chiyo into destroying the kimono belonging to Mameha, played by Yeoh. 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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Nothing like the original
28 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

I didn't have high expectation going into this since I knew it would never live up to the the (perfect) prequel and after I watched the trailer my expectation was lowered even further.

The film is colored from start to finish like an Instagram filter with the colors all weird. In the opening scene I had to check if it actually was my setup that was the sinner - but unfortunately it wasn't. The scenery was also very lacking compared to the original and looked very fake because of CGI instead of real scenery.

The English speaking feels out of place and varies between the actors. Netflix did not allow me to use the Chinese dub which was added post filming.

The plot was very thin and the characters where bland and I did not feel a connection to any of them. The whole movie was centered around the fighting scene - which it had plenty of and some of them totally trivial, just for the sake of it. The fighting scenes were no where near as beautiful and artistic like the original.


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