History Film / CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon

24th Nov '16 3:07:52 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* DeathByAdaptation: Li Mu Bai and (possibly) Jen. However both of their "death scenes" are vague enough for them to have survived.

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* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler: Li Mu Bai and (possibly) Jen.Jen]]. However both of their "death scenes" are vague enough for them to have survived.
14th Nov '16 4:02:32 PM TheBigBopper
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* AbsurdlySharpBlade: The Green Destiny.

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* AbsurdlySharpBlade: The Green Destiny.Destiny can cut through just about anything with its supernatural sharpness, including thick wooden beams and much heavier iron weapons.
14th Nov '16 3:58:24 PM TheBigBopper
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A noble and well-known Wudang fighter, Li Mu Bai, decides to retire in 1778 after failing to catch his master's killer. Li's teacher was murdered by his own mistress, Jade Fox, who took revenge on him for refusing to teach her his art because she was a woman, Although Li's estranged LadyOfWar friend, Yu Shu Lien, tries to talk him out of it, he asks her to deliver his famed sword, the [[NamedWeapons Green Destiny]], to another trusted friend, Sir Te, so Li can leave his warrior past behind. Knowing the sword's deadly potential, however, Sir Te asks Shu Lien to have it safely stored in the capital of Beijing instead. When Yu delivers the Green Destiny to the house of a governor, she meets the governor's headstrong daughter, the RebelliousPrincess Jen, and they become close owing to Jen's fascination with Shu Lien's free warrior life. Shu Lien realizes that Jen resents her ArrangedMarriage, longing to become a romantic adventurer like those of fairy tales.

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A noble and well-known Wudang fighter, Li Mu Bai, decides to retire in 1778 after failing to catch his master's killer. Li's teacher was murdered by his own mistress, Jade Fox, who took revenge on him for refusing to teach her his art because she was a woman, woman. Although Li's estranged LadyOfWar friend, Yu Shu Lien, tries to talk him out of it, he asks her to deliver his famed sword, the [[NamedWeapons Green Destiny]], to another trusted friend, Sir Te, so Li can leave his warrior past behind. Knowing the sword's deadly potential, however, Sir Te asks Shu Lien to have it safely stored in the capital of Beijing instead. When Yu delivers the Green Destiny to the house of a governor, she meets the governor's headstrong daughter, the RebelliousPrincess Jen, and they become close owing to Jen's fascination with Shu Lien's free warrior life. Shu Lien realizes that Jen resents her ArrangedMarriage, longing to become a romantic adventurer like those of fairy tales.
14th Nov '16 3:57:26 PM TheBigBopper
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A noble and well-known Wudang fighter, Li Mu Bai, decides to retire in 1778 after his failure to find the murderer of his master. This murderer was his mistress, Jade Fox, who was embittered by his refusal to teach a woman the Wudang technique. Although his estranged LadyOfWar friend, Yu Shu Lien, tries to talk him out of it, Li asks her to deliver his famed sword, the [[NamedWeapons Green Destiny]], to a friend, Sir Te, so Li can leave his warrior past behind. Knowing the sword's deadly potential, however, Sir Te asks Shu Lien to have it safely stored in the capital of Beijing instead. When Yu delivers the Green Destiny to the house of a governor, she meets the governor's headstrong daughter, the RebelliousPrincess Jen, and they become close owing to Jen's fascination with Shu Lien's free warrior life. Shu Lien realizes that Jen resents her ArrangedMarriage, longing to become a romantic adventurer like those of fairy tales.

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A noble and well-known Wudang fighter, Li Mu Bai, decides to retire in 1778 after failing to catch his failure to find the murderer of master's killer. Li's teacher was murdered by his master. This murderer was his own mistress, Jade Fox, who was embittered by his refusal took revenge on him for refusing to teach her his art because she was a woman the Wudang technique. woman, Although his Li's estranged LadyOfWar friend, Yu Shu Lien, tries to talk him out of it, Li he asks her to deliver his famed sword, the [[NamedWeapons Green Destiny]], to a another trusted friend, Sir Te, so Li can leave his warrior past behind. Knowing the sword's deadly potential, however, Sir Te asks Shu Lien to have it safely stored in the capital of Beijing instead. When Yu delivers the Green Destiny to the house of a governor, she meets the governor's headstrong daughter, the RebelliousPrincess Jen, and they become close owing to Jen's fascination with Shu Lien's free warrior life. Shu Lien realizes that Jen resents her ArrangedMarriage, longing to become a romantic adventurer like those of fairy tales.
30th Oct '16 4:47:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* CombatBreakdown: Jen fights Shu Lien with the Green Destiny, with Shu Lien using a wide variety of different weapons against her as the sword whittles down everything she tries. Shu Lien ''[[{{Badass}} still wins]]''.

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* CombatBreakdown: Jen fights Shu Lien with the Green Destiny, with Shu Lien using a wide variety of different weapons against her as the sword whittles down everything she tries. Shu Lien ''[[{{Badass}} still wins]]''.''still wins''.
27th Sep '16 11:57:39 PM overman2099
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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: It's never one hundred percent clear whether the Green Destiny is a truly mystical weapon which made Jen extremely powerful or if Jen was simply just that good to begin with and the sword only acted as a placebo effect to increase her confidence and enhance her already-prodigious skills.
9th Sep '16 9:28:09 AM AnotherGuy
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* WhatYouAreInTheDark: Mu Bai insists he no longer needs the Green Destiny, but when reunited with it halfway through the film, he's surprised to admit that yes, he and the Destiny are a part of each other.
17th Jul '16 7:32:04 PM Doug86
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* LovableRogue: Lo is the ''quintessential'' Lovable Rogue.



* LoveableRogue: Lo is the ''quintessential'' Loveable Rogue.
11th Apr '16 9:58:28 AM AnotherGuy
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* YourDaysAreNumbered: Invoked by Jade Fox [[spoiler: after shooting a poison dart into Li Mu Bai]].
14th Mar '16 7:56:17 AM Mengde
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** The name changes cause Western audiences to miss out on some subtext: the last character in "Jiaolong" is "dragon," and the last character in "Xiaohu" is "tiger."
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