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During the Three Kingdoms period, Cao Cao stands as the last pillar of power preventing the collapse of the Han throne. Emperor Xian, who sits on that throne, cares more about music and poems than his own power. But behind the Emperor's disinterest, rumors that Cao Cao wants the throne for himself have driven Emperor Xian to plot Cao Cao's assassination, a plan that's been years in the making. An ancient prophecy states that when the four elemental stars align, a new dynasty will arise, and in 221 A.D., they do. With the weakened government and impending omen, Cao Cao has enemies everywhere, and they all want him dead. Someone has been abducting the children of Cao Cao's dead enemies and training them to be assassins. In 221, they are grown, and sent to infiltrate Bronze Sparrow Tower. When the four stars align over Bronze Sparrow Tower, the struggle for Cao Cao's life begins. Edit Translation

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  • Country: China
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Oct ??, 2012
  • Duration: 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Score: 6.8 (scored by 66 users)
  • Ranked: #33560
  • Popularity: #6636
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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May 26, 2014
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Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
Interesting movie; at times. The story was one I’ve seen before. Surprisingly I didn’t get lost as I sometimes do when I watch these movies deep with some historical facts. I’m a big fan of Chow Yun Fat but I admit that his movies of late tend to be uninteresting however, this movie was really about the assassins as they were bred for one purpose, to kill Cao. It was amazing to see them come to the realization that Cao wasn’t as bad as it was made to be considering the people that surrounded him. You have a King who wasn’t ruling, officials that were more concerned with themselves than the people. This was definitely a movie that points out the different levels of what is true evil. Do I recommend? Not really unless you are a big fan of the genre.

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  • Movie: The Assassins
  • Country: China
  • Release Date: Oct ??, 2012
  • Duration: 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated


  • Score: 6.8 (scored by 66 users)
  • Ranked: #33560
  • Popularity: #6636
  • Watchers: 312

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