Steam Ying


Ying is a movie starring Chao Deng, Li Sun, and Ryan Zheng. Life and intrigue in an ancient Chinese court.

Other Titles
Senka, Shadow, Jing, Cień, Jeng, SHADOW 影武者, 影, Gölge Savaşçı, Sombra, Vô Ảnh, Σκιά
Running Time
1 hours 56 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Fantasy, War, History, Drama, Adventure, Action
Yimou Zhang
Yimou Zhang, Wei Li
Li Sun, Chao Deng, Qianyuan Wang, Ryan Zheng
China, Hong Kong
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Set during China's Three Kingdom's era (AD 220-280). The story of a great king and his people, who will be expelled from their homeland and will aspire to claim it. The king, violent and ambitious, of mysterious methods and motives; his general, a visionary who yearns to win the final battle but needs to prepare his plans in secret; the women of the palace, who struggle to find redemption in a world where they have no place; and a commoner called "Lord of all the world", will be the characters around who turn the inexorable forces of this story.

Comments about fantasy «Ying» (17)

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Mark F.

I am a huge fan of Hong Kong action films, and this is one of my favorite films of all time. The plot is simple, and the story is not complicated at all. It is the action that makes this film so great. The action is intense, and the camera work is amazing. The fights are so exciting and realistic. I really enjoyed this film, and I recommend it to anyone who loves action films.

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This movie is a great example of the "chinese movie" genre, but it's also an example of how a Chinese movie can be very different from a Hollywood movie. The story is about a group of Chinese peasants who are the lowest of the low. They live in a small village in the middle of the jungle. They are forced to work for the wealthy people who live in the village. They are given food and clothing but no money. The villagers are also afraid of the jungle and of the animals. In order to survive they are forced to become warriors. They go to war and fight with the animals and the jungle. The movie is very similar to Braveheart and Saving Private Ryan. The fighting scenes are very good and the battle scenes are very well done. The movie also has a very good message about the poor and the suffering of the poor. It is a very good movie. It is also a very good movie to watch with a good Chinese friend. This is a great movie to watch with a Chinese friend.

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I recently watched this movie for the first time and I'm rather surprised that it's not more popular on IMDb. The first thing you notice about this movie is its beautiful scenery, excellent acting, good pace and a good quality of the production. As I'm writing this review, I'm still wondering why there is no rating on IMDb, as the director deserves a mention here. What a good job! It's very emotional and makes you think about the future and what we can do to protect our environment. The movie is very touching, and contains a lot of beautiful and powerful message and for me, the most important one was "There is no tomorrow". This movie deserves to be seen by everyone, because I think it is really good.

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The main objective is to watch a fantasy. I did not expect a lot from this movie, as I had seen Avatar and Dragon Quest, and I am not much of an anime fan, so I had to go with my personal choice. So, the movie itself is great. It has a beautiful and unique plot that you will not see in a lot of other movies. You can feel your heart warming when you see the fight between the "DRAGONQUEST" and the "TUNDRA" characters, while you feel the tug of love from the "CARMALES". However, when the main focus is the story, you will get bored with the "DRAGONQUEST". For me, it is a perfect movie to watch, when you want to feel that everything is OK in your life, when you are bored with all the strange and boring things going on in your life, and when you need some change.

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Donald Knight

Zhang Yimou's Feng shui: the shadow and the tree is the first novel in a trilogy that he wrote, but the second book isn't out yet. The second book is more about the Taoist's using magic to move mountains and other things. I think it was a great book to me. The third book was a little more action and some more special effects, but it's still a great book. The story follows the plot from the first two books, and it's all the same except the characters have grown up. There are a few of the little girls in the first book that have disappeared. But I think the novel that the story follows is very important. It's very exciting and exciting. I think it's very important to watch it.

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When I first saw this movie, I was totally taken aback by how much I enjoyed it. I could totally see why I felt this way. There's not a single weak part of this film. It has all the elements that make great fantasy films. If you love watching a beautiful fantasy film with lots of characters, interesting settings, and a fairytale world full of fantasy and magic, then this movie is for you. I love fantasy films and I absolutely loved this movie. It is by far my favorite movie of all time. It has everything you could want in a fantasy film, and I love it so much. I give this movie a 9/10.

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Amanda M.

My heart goes out to all the people who are going to watch this film and decide to leave it up to what they decide to believe. If you believe there's some magical world around, you're an idiot. If you believe this is just the work of a bunch of foolish cowboys, you're stupid. And if you believe in god, you're an atheist. You can't change the opinions of other people, they're too crazy. People are always going to make mistakes, there's no way they can get everything right. And that's exactly what makes this movie so powerful and so important.

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A young British female nurse (Emily Watson) arrives in China to get married and help raise the family. Her boss (Sam Neill) believes the young man is a bit weird but she tells him nothing. He also dismisses her as the wife. As the family grows, there are odd incidents and strange behaviors. The movie is beautifully shot. The sets are very impressive and the photography is breathtaking. The story is fascinating and it keeps you glued to the screen. There are some twists, but there is also a sense of foreboding. I hope that this movie will be more widely seen, because it will make you think. All of the characters have interesting and unique personalities. The story is about the community of soldiers who are leaving China. There is a gang of bandits who kill anyone who gets in their way. The only thing that seems to work for them is to help the local communities. All of them seem to be well-meaning, but are anything but. If you have seen the other movies based on The Hunger Games, The Spectacular Now, or The Secret Life of Pets, you may get the impression that there are only a few strong characters in this movie. I don't think so. The movie centers around three main characters: The teenage boy, the middle-aged man, and the nurse. All of them have their own problems and are dealing with them with a sense of realism. The parents have completely different perspectives on what the characters are dealing with. The producers seem to have taken care of all of the basic elements to make a compelling movie. The acting is great, especially from Sam Neill. He was the only actor who seemed to be able to convey a realistic sense of emotion. All of the other actors did well. I was really impressed with the screenplay. This is a movie I would recommend to anyone. The most important thing to remember is that this is not a straight-forward action movie. This is a movie that is about people dealing with their problems in a realistic manner.

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Bryan Mendez

I found the movie a very good adaptation of the book. The people who have not read the book do not understand the story and I think that is a real shame. Some parts were unrealistic. But for the fans, I think it was really good. I found the characters played great and the actors really developed the characters. I thought the acting was very good from all the cast members. The director did a great job on the story. All the action and fighting was very well done. I found it very very good. The few scenes were amazing but in the end I found it to be a great movie. I do not want to spoil it but I do not understand why some people have not liked it. I think it is very good and the fans will like it. I found the acting to be very good from all the cast members. The story was pretty good and the characters were well developed. Some parts of the story were a little unrealistic but most of the people will not think that is a big problem. Overall I think this movie is a great adaptation and is worth seeing. It has some flaws and is very hard to watch at times but if you can give it a chance I think it is a good movie. 10/10

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Susan Austin

This movie is probably one of the best Chinese movies ever made. This movie is not a comedy, it is more of a adventure movie, and it is still entertaining even though it is 2 hours long. If you love to see war movies, this one is for you. This is a great war movie. The story is really amazing, with lots of dialogues, and it's really interesting to watch. I really like the story and the movie. You will be surprised when you watch this one. And i will recommend you to watch this movie.

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This film is not a common genre and people really need to see the other stuff before considering this one to be 'Good'. I don't think that it will be much of a match for 'The Bourne Identity' in terms of genre. This is a sci-fi action film and it is very cool and original, but I was afraid that it would be very slow and boring. It was not. First of all, the story is very intriguing, it is very engaging and interesting. We see how the political system is changed in China and we also see how the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. The way the story is told is very beautiful and it is interesting to see how this story unfolds. There is a certain relationship between the two main characters. The story is very dynamic and it is very interesting to see how they come to know each other, and how they react to each other. It is also interesting to see the changing social structure of China, how the rich get richer, the poor get poorer, and what their vision of what the future of the world will look like. This is a very intelligent movie, with an interesting story. I recommend this film, it is very original, and the story is very interesting and engaging. It is very well written, with great acting and very good special effects. It is not a very violent film, it is not a high budget film, but it is very smart, and very interesting. I give this movie a 9 out of 10.

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Kimberly G.

A movie which gets back to your roots. Not from the beginning to the end but the beginning to the middle. The beginning has a good story and clear emotional core which creates a very powerful feeling in the viewer. A very few things in the beginning were not so good and it's these few bad moments which make this movie much more powerful. The score is one of the best in a movie and a nice touch. The music is used in the right place which gives a feeling of happiness, sadness and various emotions. The acting is very good, it's not a special effect but the roles of the actors works perfectly. They keep you focus on the movie and their acting is very realistic. The characters are very complex and they are so realistic you will be confused in the beginning but this confusion will vanish with time. The action is very well directed, very well animated and very well animated. If I had a bad feeling towards the first 10 minutes of this movie I would have walked out. But the final fight between the bird and the dragon is very good and you will laugh when the dragon falls down and kills the bird. I believe that movie has a very important message which can only be appreciated by any movie fan. I rate this movie 9/10

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Louis Carter

This movie was a revelation. When I watched it, I thought, "this is going to be boring." And, I was wrong. The violence in this movie is what made me watch it, and I've seen a lot of violence in movies. The violence in this movie is about strength. This is a very violent movie, and some of the people who have rated this lower than 9 are the same people that said that Reservoir Dogs was the best movie. If you're gonna go see a film, you have to see it to know what it's about. If you don't want to see a story about a gang of street-slashers, then go see another movie. If you have a brain, and can take violence, then see this movie. And if you don't, just stay home and see Step Brothers, or a drama, or you're not interested in movies at all. Go see this movie, it's a good one. This movie is about hope.

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When we want to see a great war movie, we need to remember two things. 1)The American war effort was not all about winning. It was about fighting and winning. This movie proves it. 2)The war was won in the closing days of WWII. Of course, the Japanese didn't care about victory and the Germans certainly didn't. This movie shows us the two sides war, and what the Japanese and the Germans did to the American army. This movie really shows how the US military lost the war. The film was made in 1964. I was 12. I was born in 1966. We used to make movies like this for a living. I was 11 when this film came out. I was a pretty young boy. My mom took us to see it in the movie theater. We couldn't sit through it because of it's bad language. We didn't have to stay the whole movie because we were so exhausted from watching war and fighting. I saw this movie at a theater with a hundred other kids. It's a great war movie. It's a must see for any war movie fan.

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Rebecca W.

This film is a great historical fantasy with a great cast. The effects are fantastic, the cast is great, and the action is great. I recommend this movie to anyone who is a fan of fantasy movies and is a fan of fantasy movies that don't have a lot of violence or sex.

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Stephanie Scott

Yes, all of the reviews of this film are obviously biased. The first part of the film is the story of a man who visits the tomb of a Chinese legend (based on Chinese legends), and is hypnotized. In the subsequent portions, he visits the story of the original legend, being taken to the "Lan Lung" (the gateway) of the gate of death. This film was superb. I love martial arts films, and I love Japanese style films. I even thought the soundtrack was amazing. Even so, I thought the acting was pretty good for the most part. On the other hand, the direction was a bit off. The filmmakers were trying to create a Japanese myth, but it didn't come off well. Also, the ending was a bit jarring, but it wasn't so bad that I had to feel sorry for the poor bastard who fell out of the carriage. I am not familiar with the original legend, but the movie was probably well done.

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This is a movie that has a lot of potential to be a good movie, but it just never quite comes together. I love the movie, I love the cast, I love the music. I also love the book, which is what I was expecting to see in the movie. However, it was a let down. I think the movie could have been better, but not as bad as people make it out to be. The story is interesting, but the characters are bland and forgettable. The movie is just a mess, and a very disappointing mess. It's hard to see why they would want to make this movie, and I'm not sure if it was just a bad script or a bad director, but the movie just doesn't do it for me. I'm not sure what else to say. It's a very disappointing movie, and I don't think I'll ever watch it again.