- China/Hong Kong
- 112 min
- Directed by: Peter Chan
- Cast: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro
- Website: www.warlordsthemovie.com
This mid-19th century Chinese civil war drama achieves a gripping balance of stunning, brutal battle sequences and intense melodrama to great effect. Beginning with Li's commander Pang emerging as the sole survivor from a massacre, the decade-spanning story follows Pang's journey back to leadership as he joins outcast Generals Zhao (Lau) and Jiang (Kaneshiro) and they raise an unstoppable army.
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The Warlords30 Oct 2008
Jet Li's risky decision to trust his acting rather than his action skills pays off in this mid-19th century Chinese civil war drama that is actually deserving of that over-used epithet 'epic'. Taking real historical events as a bouncing-off point…
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