Shaolin (2011)

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After ambushing and killing his rival, losing everything in the process, dispirited warlord Hou Jie turns to a Shaolin monastery seeking salvation.


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19 September 2011 | ashil-john-
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| Mustn't be missed for the low 6.8 rating...!!..
I almost skipped this flick when I saw the low 6.8 rating on IMDb. And to be honest, that would've been really unfortunate! Remember the kind of movies that leave something behind in your hearts long after they've finished running? Well, this is most certainly one of those. The background score and soundtrack will linger in your head, I guarantee you that. But most importantly, just when you THINK you've figured it all out and stamped it 'just another Kung Fu flick'; all ready to be discarded and disregarded, wait for the kicker...!

A simple yet significant moral, getting to know the Buddhist way, beautiful locations, and commendable direction to top it off; This movie truly had the potential to be an epic. Almost...!

I thought I'd go with an 8 at first...but finally decided on a full 10; forgiving its small flaws to make way for the bigger message this movie delivers..!

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Release Date:

27 January 2011

Language

Mandarin, Cantonese


Country of Origin

Hong Kong, China

Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,132 11 September 2011

Gross USA:

$66,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,982,973

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