A pair of lifelong friends are expelled from their Shaolin temple after being accused of cheating. Tienbao becomes a powerful and oppressive military leader while the other, Junbao, (Li) joins the rebels. Only the discipline of Tai Chi can help Junbao defeat his former friend. Includes some of the most spectacular martial arts fight scenes ever filmed, including a huge finale with a cast of thousands.
"...The martial arts are inventive and thrilling..." 04/01/2001 p.118