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Warriors From the Magic Mountain (Zu Mountain: New Legend of the Zu Mountain Swordsmen) (Xin shu shan jian ke) (1983)

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Release Date: Jun 1, 1983 Wide

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Set in 5th century China, centers on Ti Ming-chi (Yuen Biao) a young innocent from the West Zu army who wandered away from the battlefield and into a magical underworld filled with demons and murderous swordsmen. When his life is saved by the noble warrior Ting Yin (Adam Cheng Siu-chau), Ti joins forces with his band of fighters -- including a Buddhism monk named Abbot Hsiao Yu (Damian Lau Chung-yan), his klutzy underling Yi Chen (Mang Hoi) and a fearsome old wizard named Long Brows (Sammo Hung)

May 25, 2004

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The narrative moves at such break-neck speed and hits you with such a rapid succession of gags that you're soon too dizzy to fuss over the details.

March 7, 2011 Full Review Source: SFX Magazine
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This 1983 fantasy kung fu classic is pure visual flash and thrill, making up for in 'eye candy' what it lacks in a story

August 20, 2001 Full Review Source: Greg's Previews at Yahoo! Movies
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Martial arts fantasy adventure from Hong Kong director Tsui Hark. Quite ground-breaking and influencial back in its day and was the inspiration for John Carpenter's "Big Trouble in Little China". This film really wasn't my cup of tea though. The special effects are quite dated badly and the wires used to elevate the characters during the action are visibly distracting. The art design and sets are quite striking though. The film has a very fast pace and it was a real challenge keeping up with the action and reading the subtitles at the same time, something I don't usually struggle with. At the end of it all it was too tame and fantastical for my taste.
May 12, 2011
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Amazing Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film.
October 26, 2006
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  • Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain (Xin shu shan jian ke) (DE)
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