Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film directed by Tsui Hark, who attempts to combine Hong Kong action cinema with Western special effects technology. The film was nominated for five Hong Kong Film Awards in 1984 (Best Action Choreography - Corey Yuen, Best Actress - Brigitte Lin, Best Art Direction - William Chang, Best Film Editing - Peter Cheung and Best Picture).


 [hide*1 Cast


  • Sammo Hung as Chang Mei / Red Army soldier
  • Yuen Biao as Di Ming Qi / Dik Ming Kei
  • Adam Cheng as Ding Yin / Ding Yan
  • Mang Hoi as Yi Zhen / Yat Jan
  • Moon Lee as one of the Ice Queen's guards
  • Brigitte Lin as Ice Queen
  • Damian Lau as Xiao Ru
  • Norman Chu as Heaven's Blade
  • Corey Yuen as Devil Disciple Leader
  • Chung Faat as Blue Commander
  • Dick Wei as Blue Commander
  • Ha Kwong-li as Ji Wu Shuang / Chi Wu Chuang
  • Ka Lee as Orange Army soldier
  • Fung Hak-on as Devil Disciple Leader
  • Yuen Miu as Orange Army soldier
  • Sai Gwa-pau as boatman
  • Judy Ongg as Lady Li I-Chi
  • Tsui Hark as Blue Army soldier

DVD release[edit]Edit

The U.K. release of the DVD by Hong Kong Legends features an audio commentary with Tsui Hark and film critic Bey Logan.

Box office[edit]Edit

The film grossed HK$15,872,222 at the Hong Kong box office.


American filmmaker John Carpenter has stated that Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain was an influence on his 1986 film Big Trouble in Little China.

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