- 1 hr 43 min
Dragon Blade -or the original title: Tian Jiang Xiong Shi- is a historic action adventure film released on September 4, 2015 by Lionsgate Pictures. The plot revolves around the fight for the silk road. The fight for control of the silk road is between Roman leader Tiberius (played by Academy Award winner Adrien Brody) and his army, who are dead set on gaining control, with Huo An (played by Jackie Chan), his skilled warriors and Lucius (played by esteemed actor John Cusack) and his group of rebel Roman soldiers who want to protect the silk road. An epic battle ensues with one side of corrupted evil with the desire of full control of the west and east and the other side fighting for their country's protection. The film was directed and written by Daniel Lee on a budget of sixty-five million dollars. It is set at an R-rating for extremely violent sequences and has a running time of one hundred and twenty-seven minutes. Dragon Blade was filmed in China and was a major box office success in China. Dragon Blade is fairly similar to the epic historic adventure films "Kingdom of Heaven", "Alexander", "300", and "The Last Samurai". Movie fans of these epics or movie fans who enjoy the historic adventure genre will likely enjoy Dragon Blade.