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Dragon Blade

Dragon Blade
  • 2015
  • China/Hong Kong
  • 127 min
  • Directed by: Daniel Lee
  • Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody, Lin Peng
  • UK release: 15 January 2015

China, 48 BC: Huo An (Chan), local badass, teams up with Roman general Lucius (Cusack) against power-mad consul Tiberius (Brody). A farcical mixture of po-faced historical balderdash, 300-style gore, uneasily imported Hollywood stars, silly Jackie Chan comedy and ill-judged musical interludes, not quite bad enough to be genuinely entertaining.

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Dragon Blade

11 Jan 20162 stars

So-bad-it’s-nearly-good cultural mishmash starring Jackie Chan and John Cusack

The explosion of interest in the Chinese film market in the last few years has led to a number of ambitiously themed productions hoping to capitalise on this booming territory, while throwing a bone to international audiences. Few will be as obvious as…

John Cusack and Adrien Brody for Dragon Blade

16 Jun 2014

Film gossip

John Cusack and Adrien Brody are to star in 'Dragon Blade'. The actors have signed on to star as Roman soldiers lost in ancient times alongside action star Jackie Chan in the upcoming historical epic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Speaking…

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