''The Burning Of Red Lotus Temple'' (original title 火燒紅蓮寺) is a Chinese silent film directed by Zhang Shichuan and produced by the Mingxing Film Company (明星影片公司). With a total running-time of twenty-seven hours, it is among the longest films ever made, and was released as a serial in ''nineteen'' feature-length parts between 1928 and 1931.

Adapted from the novel ''Tale Of The Extraordinary Swordsman'', it was one of the first {{Wuxia}} movies, and by far the most successful Chinese film of the pre-war years, setting stylistic standards for the genre, and for Chinese cinema generally, that remain influential to this day. Dozens of sequels, spin-offs and imitations were made in the following years. Tragically, no copies of any of its reels survive today.

!!Contains examples of:

* ActionGirl: Honggu.
* EverybodyWasKungFuFighting: More than ''four hundred'' stuntmen were recruited from martial arts schools.
* ImplausibleFencingPowers
* KnightErrant: The film practically invented many wuxia film tropes, including the young man who accidentally discovers a secret, and gains special kung-fu powers which enable him to become an omnipotent fighter who rescues the weak and vanquishes evil.
* KungFuWizard.
* SupernaturalMartialArts: A lot of modern technology didn't exist, but the visual effects are pretty remarkable for the time.
* WireFu: One of the earliest examples in film.