• Released
  • February 9, 2010
  • Action/Adventure
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True Legend 3D Synopsis
A wealthy man goes bankrupt and becomes a patriotic hero of the streets.

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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
If action's your thing, then the Chinese-Hong Kong martial-arts epic True Legend is your movie.
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70

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Watching True Legend, a wuxia film crossed with classic vaudeville, it's hard to figure out who's borrowing from whom anymore.
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70

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
In countless over-the-top set pieces, Yuen delivers striking combat clarity without sacrificing the visceral editing and crazy digital...
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67

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
True Legend's heart is in the right place. It's just the body that's weary.
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
There is no question that Yuen Woo-ping is a master of his craft, but True Legend leaves doubt as to his mastery of the art of...
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

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Bridged by rude comedy familiar to veteran viewers of Hong Kong martial arts cinema, True Legend is refreshingly unpretentious in...
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Whereas Yuen's speciality has always been gonzo, gravity-defying spectacles, now he's spiced his set pieces with plasticine...
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60

Los Angeles Times

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A hodgepodge of styles, True Legend works best as a freewheeling showcase for Yuen's dazzling fight sequences above any sort of cogent...
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60

The New York Times

By Mike Hale
After a stirring opening battle, however, the fights in True Legend become pretty routine. And beyond some lovely mountain scenery and a...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The story is painfully simplistic, and it becomes quickly apparent that the narrative is a crude cement to hold together the carnage.
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