Simply the best This movie isn't just the best martial arts movie ever made...it's the best movie ever made.period. The story line delightfully twists and turns through impecable cinematograghy, landscapes, choreography, fantastic acting and excellent storytelling. This is my favorite movie and nothing has been able to touch it since its release in 2000. Puts all other martial arts movies to absolute and total shame. Many have tried to imitate yet none have came even remotely close to this epic masterpiece. Best movie ever
The best martial arts movie ever made! This is my all time favorite martial art movie. The best combination of sex, action, music and suspense put together in a dramatic and entertaining format. A higher standard of movie making is achieved.
HERO starring martial arts legend Jet Li in a visually stunning martial arts epic where a fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation! With supernatural skill ... and no fear ... a nameless soldier (Jet Li) embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat! Acclaimed by critics and honored with numerous awards, HERO was nominated for both an Oscar® (2002 Best Foreign Language Film)and Golden Globe!
International superstar Jet Li (The Expendables) delivers non-stop thrills in this martial arts masterpiece, which was inspired by the incredible true story of a real-life hero. When a fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion (Jet Li) along with the lives of his family, his path to redemption brings him face-to-face with the most ferocious opponents in the world. This riveting epic from the producers of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon features explosive, innovative fight sequences from the legendary action choreographer Yuen Wo Ping (Kill Bill). (Original Title - Jet Li's Fearless)
Elusive assassin Drizzle transforms herself into modest shop owner Zeng Jing (Michelle Yeoh) in order to transport the remains of an exalted Buddhist monk to their eternal resting place, but finds her mission unexpectedly complicated when she falls in love with Jiang, a fierce warrior posing as a typical messenger. According to legend, the monk's remains possess untold powers. In order to ensure that they do not fall into the possession of the Dark Stone gang, the former killer goes into deep hiding. Adopting the name Zeng Jing, she marries Ah-Sheng (Woo-sung Jung) and together the couple plans to live out their days in peace. But when he Dark Stone gang turns up in search of the missing remains, the truth about Zeng's past begins to emerge. Before long, Zeng realizes that her husband Ah-Sheng also harbors some dark secrets - secrets that only begin to emerge once the battle lines are drawn and the swords start to clash.
“Visionary” barely begins to describe this masterpiece of Chinese cinema and martial arts moviemaking. A Touch of Zen by King Hu depicts the journey of Yang (Hsu Feng), a fugitive noblewoman who seeks refuge in a remote, and allegedly haunted, village. The sanctuary she finds with a shy scholar and two aides in disguise is shattered when a nefarious swordsman uncovers her identity, pitting the four against legions of blade-wielding opponents. At once a wuxia film, the tale of a spiritual quest, and a study in human nature, A Touch of Zen is an unparalleled work in Hu’s formidable career and an epic of the highest order, characterized by breathtaking action choreography, stunning widescreen landscapes, and innovative editing.
Individually, they've starred in the most adrenaline-pumping martial-arts adventures ever. Together for the first time, Jet Li and Jackie Chan join forces to create the greatest epic of them all - THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM. As ancient Chinese warriors, they must train and mentor a 21st century kung-fu fanatic who's been summoned to fight a centuries-old battle and free the imprisoned Monkey King.
From director Wong Kar Wai and starring Tony Leung (HERO) and Ziyi Zhang (CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON), THE GRANDMASTER is an epic action film inspired by the life of Ip Man, the legendary kung fu master who trained Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty. It was a time of chaos, division, and war that also heralded the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Filmed in a range of stunning locations that include the snow-swept landscapes of Northeast China and the subtropical South, THE GRANDMASTER features virtuoso performances by some of the greatest stars of contemporary Asian cinema.
Seven Swords combines stunning action choreography, lavish production design and epic storytelling in the heroic tale of seven master swordsmen who band together to prevent the slaughter of innocent villagers by an evil warlord.
Legendary action cinema master John Woo and international superstar Tony Leung reunite for the first time since the 1992 classic HARD BOILED with this epic historical drama set based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. MPAA Rating: R
With sensational, nonstop martial arts excitement supplied by the acclaimed choreographer of THE MATRIX and CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, IRON MONKEY is the spirited tale of a mysterious and mythical Chinese legend. In a desperate and unjust land, where government corruption rules the day, only one man -- known as the Iron Monkey -- has the courage to challenge the system and fight back. Under the shadow of night, in the silence before dawn, he fights to give hope to the poor and oppressed. Although no one knows his name or where he comes from, his heroism makes him a living legend to the people ... and a wanted man to the powers that be! Presented by Quentin Tarantino -- don't miss the exhilarating action adventure that critics everywhere have called one of the greatest martial arts films of all time!
For 60 years, a mysterious monk has protected an ancient scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. But when a streetwise punk named Kar saves him from capture, the monk thinks he's found a replacement protector for the scroll. Now Kar, under the tutelage of the monk, must unleash his potential as one gravity-defying, sword-wielding, butt-kicking warrior to save the world from the scroll's most avid pursuer.
Lulu Wong (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon's Michelle Yeoh) lives a double life - part urban social butterfly, part vigilante superhero. Armed with ancient fighting techniques and high tech hardware, Lulu is a beautiful masked millionaire battling to defeat a greedy entrepreneur intent on enslaving the world. Based on a comic book, Silver Hawk, is an edge-of-your-seat thrill ride, packed with fast cars, gravity-defying martial arts fights, and, at the center of it all, one sexy heroine.
Recruited by an intelligence agency, outstanding martial arts student Bruce Lee participates in a brutal karate tournament hosted by the evil Han. Along with champions Roper and Williams, he uncovers Han's white slavery and drug trafficking ring located on a secret island fortress. In the exciting climax, hundreds of freed prisoners fight in an epic battle with Lee and Han locked in a deadly duel. MPAA Rating: R (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Jet Li stars in this martial arts comedy about Fong Sai Yuk, who has been given a high-stakes secret mission from the clandestine "Red Flowers Society" to steal a classified document by wooing the governor's daughter.
Keanu Reeves stars in and directs this epic tale about a young martial artist who must compete in an underground fight club to protect his way of life. As the fights intensify so does his will to survive.