Battle of the Warriors, The aka Battle of Wits ( Mo gong ) Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 16620

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 4

Theatrical Release Date: 05/26/2007

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/08/2009

Language: Cantonese

Genre: Action, War

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung

Actors: Andy Lau, Sung-kee Ahn, Zhiwen Wang, Bingbing Fan, Si Won Choi, Siu-hou Chin

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"Battle Of Wits" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 11/01/2012

When a city state comes under siege by a conquering army commanded by a celebrated strategist, they meet their match in the form of a pacifist warrior dispatched by a friendly nation to aid their allies. With Andy Lau as its star and Jacob Cheung, the action director of Hero, at the helm you expect something pretty spectacular from Battle Of Wits, but despite its epic scale and inventive battle sequences it seems more interested in lecturing the viewer on the dubious morality of warfare than anything else. This means that Cheung spends at least as much time and energy on pseudo-intellectual and rather naive waffle as he does playing to his strengths so that even when visual spectacle and action comes to the fore it's not long before it's interrupted for yet another ham-fisted speech to …

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