Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 70%
TMDB Rating 6.8
IMDB Rating 7
RottenTomatoes Rating 66%

Financials

Revenue: $78,568,977

Budget: $45,000,000

Profit: + $33,568,977


Movie Details

Tag Line: Unspeakable secrets are hidden within the Forbidden City.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 14, 2006

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 54m

Original Language: Chinese

Website: Link

Production Countries: China , Hong Kong

Production Companies: Edko Films Ltd. , Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd. , Elite Group Enterprises , Film Partner International , Sony Pictures Classics


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Synopsis

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as his wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.


Main Cast

Chow Yun-Fat

Chow Yun-Fat

Emperor Ping

Age : 65 | Popularity : 36%

Gong Li

Gong Li

Empress Phoenix

Age : 55 | Popularity : 41%

Jay Chou

Jay Chou

Prince Zhai

Age : 42 | Popularity : 10%

Liu Ye

Liu Ye

Crown Prince Wan

Age : 43 | Popularity : 10%

Qin Junjie

Qin Junjie

Prince Yu

Age : 29 | Popularity : 7%

Li Man

Li Man

Jiang Chan

Age : 32 | Popularity : 3%

Ni Dahong

Ni Dahong

Imperial Physician Jiang

Age : 61 | Popularity : 4%

Chen Jin

Chen Jin

Physician's Wife

Age : 57 | Popularity : 5%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Zhang Yimou
Zhang Yimou
Bian Zhihong
Bian Zhihong
Author
Yu Cao
Yu Cao
Writer
Nan Wu
Nan Wu
Directing Director
Zhang Yimou
Zhang Yimou
Production Producer
William Kong
William Kong
Zhang Weiping
Zhang Weiping
Art Production Design
Tingxiao Huo
Tingxiao Huo
Sound Original Music Composer
Shigeru Umebayashi
Shigeru Umebayashi
Sound Designer
Jing Tao
Jing Tao
Visual Effects Visual Effects
Frankie Chung
Frankie Chung
Visual Effects Supervisor
Frankie Chung
Frankie Chung
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Yee Chung Man
Yee Chung Man
Editing Editor
Cheng Long
Cheng Long
Camera Director of Photography
Zhao Xiaoding
Zhao Xiaoding
Department Role Name

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