• Iron Monkey (2001)

Iron Monkey

Release Date: October 12th, 2001

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 1999

PG-13 |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

In a desperate and unjust land, where government corruption rules the day, only one man has the courage to challenge the system and fight back. They call him "Iron Monkey." Under the shadow of night, in the silence before dawn, he fights to give hope to the poor and the oppressed. Although no one knows his name and no one knows where he comes from, his heroism has made him a living legend to the people and a wanted man to the powers that be.

Cast: Yu Rong-Guang, Donnie Yen Ji-Dan, Sze-Man Tsang, Jean Wang, Fai Lee, James Wong, Shun-Yee Yuen

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen

Genres: Martial arts , Action

Production Co: Golden Harvest, Film Workshop Ltd.

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Rivalry, 1990s, Quest, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Now the movie can be seen for what it was all along, remarkable by any standards.

  • 88
    Mark CaroChicago Tribune

    The characters may be speaking Chinese, but such rousing entertainment needs no translation.

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Where it really counts, though, it's the same good old comic action fantasy. show more

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