Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee took a break from making Western period dramas to fashion this wild and woolly martial arts spectacular featuring special effects and action sequences courtesy of the chore... read more
Directed by: Ang Lee
Release Date: January 12, 2001
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2001
Stats: 18,363 reviews
Flixster Reviews (18,363)
January 8, 2013
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is one big and elegantly assembled romantic epic that aims for the human hearts and scores. It is a example of a film where action meets brains.
Ang Lee has always been talented when it comes to a human drama and this film is not an exception. Whil...
February 21, 2012
The main problem I have with CROUCHING TIGER is the dubbing. As usual when dubbing between languages, the voice actors' words don't at all match up with the actors' lip movements. But there's an even bigger issue here that I have never seen in a foreign film before: the voice act...
January 19, 2012
Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a film that combines beautiful cinematography, romance, and tons of great action sequences. I haven't watched a whole lot of martial arts, or wuxia, films, but Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon makes me want to watch more films in the genr...
December 2, 2011
For this film, Ang Lee decided to put his career of making Western period epics on hold and instead make a far Eastern histprically based period epic. That's totally cool by me. The story here is a action packed but also romantic epic concerning several plotlines of love and veng...
September 18, 2011
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is definitely Ang Lee's greatest work. Forget Brokeback Mountain, this is the Ang Lee film to watch. This is an incredible, visually stunning martial arts film with a powerful, engaging story. The visuals here are stunning and grand. The acting is i...
July 20, 2011
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a masterful wuxia epic. Ang Lee's film about love, passion, martial arts, and the ability to choose what's right and wrong is a great tale with little flaws. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, and winning four of them, this film includes an interna...
April 8, 2011
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a beautifully crafted, touching and exciting martial arts flick that balances its emotions with great skill. The floaty special effects can seem old-fashioned today but its still a spectacle to behold and is proudly engraved in its Chinese herita...
January 30, 2011
One of the best movies... ever.
January 27, 2011
This is a Poweful and very touching Movie. I wonder how do they manage those "flying" fight Scenes. Like 2 Butterflies fighting. lol
January 2, 2011
after my first viewing in quite some time im reminded of this films brilliance. absolutely devastating choreography, a wonderful story, and awe inspiring art direction and cinematography. one of the best martial arts pictures ever filmed.
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