By Daniel LEE


Epic - Completed 2015

An enslaved Chinese commander and an exiled Roman general, each accused of treason, fight together to protect China from 100,000 soldiers gathering at its border.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Epic, Martial arts
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 50 - + M$
    • Duration
    • 103 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daniel LEE
    • Writer(s)
    • Daniel LEE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jackie CHAN, Susanna TSANG
    • Synopsis
    • Two thousand years ago, a mysterious legion of troops - with deep-set eyes and arched noses - galloped along the Silk Road. Dressed in exquisitely carved amour with red manes on their helmets, the legion employed weapons and battle formations never before witnessed on the plains of China.

      The soldiers are a Roman legion led by General Lucius (John Cusack). He led his men east to protect Publius, the youngest son of Consul Crassus, from his vicious brother Tiberius (Adrien Brody). Tiberius had assassinated his politician father and blinded Publius. Lucius escaped with the boy and headed east.

      After becoming lost in the desert they arrive at Wild Geese Gate, where Lucius fights Huo An (Jackie Chan), the Commander of the Silk Road Protection Squad of the Western Region. The two men - who have each been framed for treason - earn each other's respect. Huo An gives the exhausted Romans shelter from a dangerous sandstorm. In return, Lucius' legion help Huo An's men complete the repair of Wild Geese Gate.

      When Tiberius arrives with a giant army, he demands that Huo An hand over Lucius and Publius or witness his forces annex China. To protect his country and to clear his name of treason, Huo An gathers the warriors of 36 ethnic nations to unite together to fight Tiberius in an epic battle…