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True Legend 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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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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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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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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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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Boxoffice Magazine

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

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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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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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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By DavCain
I was so excited for this film to make its way to the states. Yuen Woo-ping is a master of of the ideal fight movie and it's awesome to have him directing again after 15 years! His directing/fight...

Everybody's doing Kung Fu fightin'

By Redneck Dragon
For all martial arts movie buffs, this movie is of course a MUST SEE!!! In addition, you have Cung Le, who is also a real life MMA Middleweight Champion. This movie is gonna kick ass!!...

stupidist movie.

By yossieb

Great affects...

By jen212luvsmovies
Good ride.......

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Rated R | For Sequences of battle violence and brutal fighting