The Legend of the Swordsman (Xiao ao jiang hu zhi: Dong Fang Bu Bai) (Swordsman II)
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The Legend of the Swordsman (Xiao ao jiang hu zhi: Dong Fang Bu Bai) (Swordsman II)
With an entirely new set of actors, this movie continues the story from Swordsman (1990). Blademaster and his martial arts school decide to retire to a distant mountain. Before leaving, he visits his friends, a tribe of snake-wielding women warriors. He finds that they have been attacked, and their leader, Princess Yin-Yin, toward whom he has some romantic feelings, has been abducted. The attacker is her evil uncle Fong, who years before overthrew Yin-Yin's father and took over their sect. Fong also has possession of a sacred scroll which tells how to achieve ultimate martial arts power.… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Camp it may be, and messy, but mundane it ain't."
‑ , Time Out
"Re-titled Swordsman II is a wild genre ride with unbelievable action"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Both Jet Li and producer Hark are top notch Hong Kong film people. It's just too bad they couldn't seem to get it together this time out."
‑ Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"For the uninitiated, much of the action might seem confusing, but for those who have a familiarity with the conventions of the genre, the film's fight scenes are a real kick, getting even wilder and wilder as the film progresses."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Dazzling photography and equally dazzling fight scenes."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"One of the all-time great classic Hong Kong films."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Eye candy for the sword-happy freak in you, and nothing more."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com