Tag: emperor

The Emperor Jones (1933) 6.4

The Emperor Jones (1933)

At a Baptist prayer meeting, the preacher leads a prayer for Brutus Jones, who is leaving to become a railway porter. Jones joins the congregation in a spiritual. Once on the train, Jeff, a porter, shows Jones the ropes....

Shaolin Temple (1982) 7

Shaolin Temple (1982)

The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traito...

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) 3.7

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Mortal Kombat is an ancient tournament where the Earth Realm warriors battle against the forces of Outworld. Liu Kang and a few chosen fighters fought and defeated the powerful sorcerer Shang Tsung, their victory would p...

The Legend (1993) 7.2

The Legend (1993)

This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on...

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955) 7.2

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955)

In 8th-century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An Lushan finds a...

The Emperor’s Shadow (1996) 7

The Emperor’s Shadow (1996)

Epic drama about China's first emperor (221 BC) who struggles to make his childhood best friend, now China's greatest composer, succumb to his will and compose a grand anthem to his exploits....

Kuroneko (1968) 7.7

Kuroneko (1968)

A woman and her daughter-in-law are raped and murdered by samurais during the time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats tor...

Adventure of the King (2010) 5.1

Adventure of the King (2010)

An emperor disguises himself as a commoner and falls in love with the female boss of an inn.::cowasaki13...

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020 7.9

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020

Tanhaji is an action epic about the titular Maratha warrior and Shivaji's military commander who lost his father in a battle and grew up to become a fierce warrior with powerful combat skills. When Mughal emperor Aurangz...

White Snake-2019 7.1

White Snake-2019

A love story between a snake spirit and a snake hunter....

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987 8.2

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987

This documentary was five years in the making, and revolves around 62-year-old Okuzaki Kenzo, a survivor of the battlefields of New Guinea in World War II who gained notoriety by slingshooting steel pinballs at Emperor S...

The Final Inquiry-2006 5.2

The Final Inquiry-2006

It is the year 33 A.D. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the th...

Flesh Gordon-1974 4.7

Flesh Gordon-1974

Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Along with his...

Asaki yumemishi-1974 6.9

Asaki yumemishi-1974

After a number of stressful affairs, a court lady becomes a nun in order to pursue a life without desire.::Samovarkov...

The Banquet-2006 6.5

The Banquet-2006

In 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty is in tatters; infighting snarls the imperial family. Crown Prince Wu Luan loves Little Wan, but his father takes her as his Empress. Wu Luan goes into exile, studying dance and music. His unc...

Mulan-2009 6.8

Mulan-2009

When barbarian hordes threaten her homeland, the brave and cunning Mulan disguises herself as a male soldier to swell the ranks in her aging father's stead. The warrior's remarkable courage drives her through powerful ba...

A Breath of Scandal-1960 5.5

A Breath of Scandal-1960

Princess Olympia, despite her life status cannot resist the urge to satisfy her sexual appetites. Exiled to the countryside, Olympia falls in love with American millionaire Charlie Foster....

Lady of the Dynasty-2015 4.1

Lady of the Dynasty-2015

Yang Yuhuan is a wife of Prince Li Mao and the Emperor Tang Ming Huang's daughter-in-law. When Prince Li's mother, Wu commits suicide after her conspiracy against the Emperor fails, Yang is abandoned and is given to the ...

The Grandmaster-2013 6.5

The Grandmaster-2013

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-...

Désirée-1954 6.4

Désirée-1954

In Marseilles, France in 1794, Desiree Clary, a young millinery clerk, becomes infatuated with Napoleon Bonaparte, but winds up wedding Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte, an aid to Napoleon who later joins the forces that...

The Last Emperor-1987 7.7

The Last Emperor-1987

This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu-Yi recalls his childhood from prison. He re...

Forbidden City Cop-1996 7

Forbidden City Cop-1996

Set in Imperial China, Stephen Chiau plays Fat, a guard in the Forbidden City. But unlike his colleagues he doesn't know anything about Kung Fu or other martial-arts, because he uses his time to make futuristic invention...

Starcrash-1978 4

Starcrash-1978

Outlaw smugglers Stella Star and Akton manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil...

Know Your Enemy – Japan-1945 5.8

Know Your Enemy – Japan-1945

A comprehensive look at the war in the Pacific during World War II. Shot as a propaganda film by acclaimed Hollywood director Frank Capra::James Lundgren...

Mulan 2: The Final War-2004 5.7

Mulan 2: The Final War-2004

Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain (now General) Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to es...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate-2011 6

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate-2011

The Emperor's eunuchs have gained power and influence, the East Bureau and West Bureau spy and police the nation. They visit the shipyards, but only as a cover to execute those who would try and report their taking of br...

Emperor-2012 6.5

Emperor-2012

A story of love and understanding set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On the staff of General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), the de f...

Curse of the Golden Flower-2006 7

Curse of the Golden Flower-2006

China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor (Chow Yun Fat) returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai (Jay Chou). His pre...

Legend of the Demon Cat-2017 6.2

Legend of the Demon Cat-2017

Taking place in the Tang Dynasty, a demon cat appears and breaks the peace of Chang'an City, causing a series of strange events. Poet Bai Letian and Monk Kukai join hands to investigate the death of the emperor's concubi...

The Veil-2017 3.4

The Veil-2017

Set in a war-torn land where tribal factions live in fear of annihilation, the film tells the story of a deadly warrior leading a destructive war campaign. When he is betrayed by his own and left for dead, he is healed b...

The Myth-2005 6.1

The Myth-2005

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan stars as Jack, a world-renowned archaeologist who has begun having mysterious dreams of a past life as a warrior in ancient China. When a fellow scientist enlists his help locating the mau...

Flash Gordon-1980 6.5

Flash Gordon-1980

Flash Gordon is an American football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocketship along with his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden. The threesome are drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Empe...

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya-2013 8

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya-2013

An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. ...

Jodhaa Akbar-2008 7.6

Jodhaa Akbar-2008

Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa. Politically, success knew no bounds for Empero...

Guardians of the Tomb-2018 4.5

Guardians of the Tomb-2018

An innocent discovery of a well-preserved mummified Chinese Emperor from 200 B.C. unearths a two-thousand-year-old nightmare, a secret that should have remained buried....