The Butterfly Lovers

The Butterfly Lovers (2008)

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The Butterfly Lovers, also known as The Assassin's Blade or Jiandie (Jiàndié; literally "Sword Butterfly"), is a 2008 Hong Kong romance-wuxia film directed by Jingle Ma and starring Wu Chun, Charlene Choi and Hu Ge.
It is based on the Chinese legend of the Butterfly Lovers - considered the Chinese Romeo & Juliet, but in a wuxia setting.

  • Native title:

    武俠梁祝
  • Also Known as:

    The Assassin\'s Blade; Jiandie; Mo hup leung juk

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myungsooo
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Jun 13, 2011
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 6.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
I watched this movie for Wuchun because I was infatuated with him at that time. However, this movie disappointed me greatly as the acting of Wuchun's paled in comparison to Charlene's and since Wuchun was a lead, it affected my opinion on the show greatly. If you are a fan of this legend/myth, I recommend that you watch the Chinese version instead, with Dong Jie and Peter Ho as the leads.
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They told the same history. You can choose the new version or the old one
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Even though the plot line is totally different from each other, it's about a girl who disguises herself as a guy for good reasons, not to get the guy.
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    NewKDramaAddict Aug 30, 2015

    I thought it was good. Any adaptation of Romeo and Juliet isn't expected to have a happy ending. No spoiler.

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    BB26 Jul 3, 2013

    I read the english translation book.... Now I just have to watch it!!

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    Yuri-PK Apr 20, 2013

    saw it on TV more than an year ago and really loved it..esp because of Wu Chun whom I loooved a lot at that time^^

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    iTessie May 25, 2012

    Love this movie

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    MlaMendes Jan 29, 2012

    This movie is perfect

Details

  • Country:

    Hong Kong
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Oct 9, 2008
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 42 min.

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    7.4 (scored by 447 users)
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