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Brotherhood of Blades (2014)

Xiu chun dao (original title)
Not Rated | | Action | 7 August 2014 (China)
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This is a movie set in the late Ming Dynasty. The 3 main characters are all elite guards for the palace. One of their fellow guardsmen goes bad. His former companions must now forget their ... See full summary »

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Yang Lu

Writers:

Shu Chen, Yang Lu
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chen Chang ... Shen Lian
Shih-Chieh King ... Wei Zhongxian
Dong-xue Li ... Jin Yichuan
Shi Shi Liu ... Zhou Miaotong (as Shishi Liu)
Yuan Nie ... Zhao Jingzhong
Qianyuan Wang ... Lu Jianxing
Xiaobo Yang ... Chen Jiamo
Qing Ye ... Zhang Yan
Xiangming Ye ... Emperor Chongzhen
Lixin Zhao ... Han Kuang
Yiwei Zhou ... Ding Xiu (as Yi Wei Zhou)
Dan Zhu ... Wei Ting (as Zhu Dan)
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This is a movie set in the late Ming Dynasty. The 3 main characters are all elite guards for the palace. One of their fellow guardsmen goes bad. His former companions must now forget their bond and apprehend him. But are they being lured into a larger conspiracy against their emperor? Written by Jeff Latawiec

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Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

official site | Official Weibo

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Mongolian

Release Date:

7 August 2014 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Brotherhood of Blades See more »

Filming Locations:

Inner Mongolia, China

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,257,523
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great Swordsmanship
7 November 2018 | by FoutainoflifeSee all my reviews

This movie has some awesome action scenes. It is centered around Imperial Assassins being caught in the crosshairs of corruption. It is literally a tale where you can't win for losing. There's some drama to it that was sorta "blah" but the action scenes make up for it. I enjoyed it.


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