The Duel (2000)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Martial Arts, Period Film  |   Release Date - Feb 3, 2000 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong  |  
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Two expert swordsmen (known as "Sword Saint" and "God of Sword," respectively) must train for the duel of their lives. Scheduled to take place on top of the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City, the duel has inspired trickery amongst nearly everyone involved. The most nefarious plot is discovered by a renowned minister, whose experience selling tickets leads him to believe that someone is planning to assassinate the emperor. The Duel was directed by Andrew Lau and Law Man-Dik, and stars Anthony Wong, Nick Cheung, Andy Lau, Yu Kei, and Ekin Cheng.

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duel, swordsman, challenge, emperor, suspicion