The Legend of the Swordsman (Xiao ao jiang hu zhi: Dong Fang Bu Bai) (Swordsman II)
The Legend of the Swordsman (Xiao ao jiang hu zhi: Dong Fang Bu Bai) (Swordsman II) (1992)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 24, 2002
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Camp it may be, and messy, but mundane it ain't.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Re-titled Swordsman II is a wild genre ride with unbelievable action

Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

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.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

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.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Dazzling photography and equally dazzling fight scenes.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of the all-time great classic Hong Kong films.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Eye candy for the sword-happy freak in you, and nothing more.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This HK movie gleefully pours a twisty plot into a sprawling, brawling spectacle of swordplay.
Anthony Valletta
Skip the first movie and go directly for Kung Fu gold. One of Jet Li's best. Brigitte Lin steals the movie as a man transforming into a woman to gain… More