• Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Release Date: December 8th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2001

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior (Chow Yun-Fat) gives his sword, Green Destiny, to his lover (Michelle Yeoh) to deliver to safe keeping, but it is stolen, and the chase is on to find it. The search leads to the House of Yu where the story takes on a whole different level.

Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Chang, Sihung Lung, Pei-Pei Cheng, Li Fazeng, Xian Gao

Director: Ang Lee

Genres: Action , Adventure , Martial arts

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, United China Vision, Sony Pictures Classics, Good Machine, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Edko Films, Asia Union Film & Entertainment Ltd.

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics, Columbia Tristar

Keywords: Pursuit, Love interest, Love, Transformation, Rescue, Creative

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Splendid, soaringly ambitious Chinese period fantasy.

  • 100
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Handsome, passionate and fun. It's everything we go to the movies for. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Transcends its origins and becomes one of a kind. It's glorious, unashamed escapism and surprisingly touching at the same time. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Foreign Language Film
Winner Cinematography
Winner Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Winner David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Music (Original Score)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)
Winner Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2001)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001)