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PG-13| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
The Tang Dynasty is fighting to keep control over China, a battle they are losing to several rebel groups. One such group is the House of Flying Daggers, who steal from the wealthy and give to the poor. Two police deputies working with the government (Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau) are ordered to investigate the dancer Mei (Zhang Ziyi), who is rumored to be working with the House of Flying Daggers. But both men fall under her charms and decide to help her escape instead.

Cast: Takeshi Kaneshiro , Andy Lau , Zhang Ziyi , Dandan Song ,

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Action, Martial arts

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Release Date: December 3rd, 2004|1 hr. 59 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Forget "Hero" -- that cult hit was just Zhang Yimou's warm-up for this martial-arts fireball that throws in a lyrical love story, head-spinning fights and dazzling surprises. show more

  • 50
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Beautiful but hollow. show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    An astonishing combination of spectacle, suspense, martial-arts flash, sublime silliness, anti-gravity action and passionate intensity -- before and after everything else, it's a grand love story. show more

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