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True Legend [DVD] [2010]

  • SKU: 3230865
  • Release Date: 09/13/2011
  • Rating: R
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    84% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (5 out of 6)

    Special Features


    • Five behind-the-scenes featurettes
    • Storyboard-to-scene
    • Music video
    • Internatioal trailer
    • Exclusive QR code for additional bonus materials and song download

    Synopsis


    True Legend
    Legendary martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo Ping returned to the director's chair for the first time in nearly a decade and a half with this lavish historical action-drama. Su Can (Vincent Zhao) is a fearless warrior in the late days of the Quin Dynasty, and after serving his time in the military he's eager to return home to his beautiful wife, Yuan Ying (Zhou Xun), and start a family. Six years later, his half-brother, Yuang (Andy On), shatters Su Can's idyllic life; filled with hatred for his kin, Yuang has developed a deadly martial arts technique, "The Five Venom Fist," and after using it to vanquish his foes on the battlefield, he's come to get revenge against Su Can. While Su Can can hold his own against Yuang and saves the life of Yuan Ying, Yuang steals their young son and takes him away. After the loss of his son, Su Can falls into a deep depression that grows far worse when his wife dies while searching for their missing child. Su Can becomes a reclusive alcoholic and seems destined to stay that way until he learns his son is alive and needs his help. With the guidance of Lord Wushu (Jay Chou), Su Can trains to win back his fighting skills, mastering "The Drunken Fist," and sets out to rescue his son. Featuring supporting performances from David Carradine, Michelle Yeoh, and Gordon Liu, Su Qi Er (aka True Legend) was an official selection at the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Zhou Xun
      Zhou Xun - Ying
    • Andy On
      Andy On - Yuan Lie
    • Guo Xiaodong
      Guo Xiaodong - Ma Qingfeng
    • Jay Chou
      Jay Chou - God of Wushu/Drunken God
    • Michelle Yeoh
      Michelle Yeoh - Dr. Yu



    Customer rating

    Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews

    84%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      A series of incomplete tales

      Posted
      Maxtor
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I believe someone pieced together a movie out of two canceled films or a combination of canceled films and cutting room floor scenes from other movies. You will literally watch a story that looks like its in 1100 AD just to jump to 19th century. Only 2 of the characters transition to the new setting. The story has three loosely related Arcs. Michelle Yeoh is in the movie for about five minutes and she doesn't fight. There are a lot of low budget sequences in the movie. Some of the fight scenes are decent. Save your money look for another flick.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A Yuen Woo-ping martial arts classic.

      Posted
      brothermandog1977
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      One of Yuen Woo-ping's most celebrated martial arts masterpieces of all time. You can't call yourself a kung fu movie lover if you don't have this classic DVD right here. Just go & get it fast.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      great foreign film

      Posted
      squishybread
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I saw this on Netflix originally and liked it enough to want to own it. Great fighting sequences, and the storyline, while choppy, is a step above most foreign kung-fu films. I would recommend it especially at the Best Buy price!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      TRULY A GREAT MOVIE

      Posted
      cooluncle1
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      THIS IS A VERY GOOD MOVIE.ACTION,FIGHTING,AND STORY LINE WAS WELL PLAYED.I LOVE OLD KUNG FU MOVIES AND THIS ONE CAME THOUGH.GET IT AND ENJOY.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A Yuen Woo-ping martial arts classic.

      Posted
      brothermandog1977
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      If you like dazzling action choreography, this movie you should have in your collection.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      if u like kung fu

      Posted
      bee12
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      it's good kung fu for all u kung fu movies guru's*********************************************************

      I would recommend this to a friend


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