In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
- Studio: Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., China Film Co-Production Corporation, Edko Films Ltd., Zhang Yimou Studio, Elite Group Enterprises
- Keyword: china, martial arts, swordplay, tang dynasty, government, rebellion, dagger, wuxia, 9th century
- Cast: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi, Song Dandan, Hongfei Zhao, Guo Jun