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2.8
13 Ratings

Rise of the Legend

Huang Feihong Zhi Yingxiong You Meng

Directed by Roy Chow
Hong Kong, 2014
Action, Biography

Synopsis

The story of Wong Fei Hung, a young man who is destined to become a master of his time, and an everlasting legend in the world of martial arts.

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Rise of the Legend Directed by Roy Chow

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

2015 | Winner: Best Visual Effects

2015 | 9 nominations including: Best Actor

What are people saying?

  • HKFanatic's rating of the film Rise of the Legend

    Folk hero Wong Fei-hung is reborn, or at least remade, with "Rise of the Legend." Actor Eddie Peng acquits himself well for a non-martial artist, but the real star here is genre veteran Corey Yuen's bone-crunching fight choreography, which feels particularly brutal and hard-hitting for this kind of film. If only "Rise" wasn't too protracted for its own good, running out of steam long before the climactic battle.