Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Reviews

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March 6, 2018
Crouching Tiger doesn't so much break new ground as reconfigure the genre with the pomp and ceremony of Western production values and psychological nuance.
October 29, 2016
It's at once pulpy and profound, a movie that never forgets to have fun even as it's tackling such straight-faced issues as honor, devotion and compassion.
February 24, 2016
The fight scenes are utterly sublime, often shot to make great use of the width of the screen, and speak to the tremendous wonder and visceral passions that these kinds of stories aroused in artistic souls like Ang Lee.
November 30, 2013
A film that works on many levels, be it action, drama, or romance, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is recommended viewing for anyone who likes their martial arts with some heart and soul.
May 27, 2013
I'm glad to join the ranks of fans who continue to be breath taken with this incredible epic.
March 4, 2011
Ang Lee's crowd-pleasing martial arts actioner is captivating and thrilling from beginning to end.
December 22, 2010
Amazing, magical martial arts fairy tale.
November 22, 2010
There's an ethereal dramatic effect here that transcends a primary function of imagination and storytelling.
September 25, 2010
Often imitated, never equaled, "Crouching Tiger" soars because it showcases culture as much as cutting-edge martial arts. Unfinished business, unspoken passions and unwanted prejudices stand beside fists (and feet) of fury in a lyrical film.
July 26, 2010
Lee brought a distinct elegance to the wuxia genre of mythic, lyrical martial arts pictures...a breathtaking visual and emotional experience for the viewer...[Blu-ray]
July 30, 2007
The movie is good, sometimes very good, but I suspect it's a masterpiece only for those who haven't seen all the earlier masterpieces that equal or surpass it.
July 14, 2007
June 21, 2007
With his latest film, Lee has created a lyrical fairy tale for adults, a sublime synthesis of martial arts action with dramatic sophistication.
November 29, 2006
The film has so many different elements that there's enough in it to appeal to almost everyone.
December 31, 2005
...my expectations were high, and I wasn't disappointed.
December 6, 2005
September 30, 2005
January 15, 2005
Lo and behold. An action movie that isn't about 'seize the day' or 'follow your heart' opportunism.
June 22, 2004
It's a feeling akin to seeing Peter Pan fly for the first time or watching the first light-saber duel in Star Wars.
June 11, 2004
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