14 Blades

Synopsis: A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.
Director(s): Daniel Lee
Production: Radius-TWC
  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
114 min

Dai Minh Khai country,

going from extremity

To strengthen Jiangshan

Emperor set a home network protection

provides security seriously

He trains street orphans under

a strict totalitarian


Within the law, these

secret guards bypass

judiciary procedure

Outside of the court, they

have their own code of law

They are called JINYIWEI,

The Brocade Guards

Their commander

and the best fighter

is given the name QINGLONG

He was granted


Inside this box houses

fourteen different

steel blades

Eight of these blades are marked:

Sky, Earth, Rank, Law, Wisdom, Trust,

Benevolence, Bravery

That are used for interrogation

The remaining six are used execution

First to kill those who disobey

the court and the emperor

Second to kill those who interfere

with the imperial administration

Third to kill those who

practice grafting

and bend the law

Fourth to kill those who commit treason

Fifth to kill guards who lay their

Jinyiwei brothers

The last of them, a Golden Sword:

Fulfill your mission or,

failing that lay down your life

These orphans are alone in the world

Under wise rule

They defend the country

Yet under fatuous rule

They become a walking terror to

the people

In JINYIWEI are involved in highly

military and political affairs

When missions go awry, they often

lose their lives

Meeting their sorrowful fate



Prince Qing is the uncle of the


During the last Emperor's reign, he led the army in a failed revolt

Which cost him both his legs

And resulting in his exile

My Lord

All is arranged regarding our plan

has presented an satisfied

with Jia Jingzhong

But I am digusted at the thought of his greedy face

More disgusting is the fact that

he is the reason I am still alive

Indeed you've given him what you've promised

Now he even wants more

Greedy souls are what I'm after

Money is countable

Nothing but some numbers

What I loathe are unsettled debts


Your loyal slave Jia Jingzhong

is here to wish your Majesty a long and healthful life

Tuo is here, noble Father

Tuo Tuo

Do you know why I have called for you?

I shall fulfill your wish, my beloved, adoptive Father

My Lord



Our kingdom is under siege

Zhao Shenyan is conspiring to revolt

You must reclaim the treasure box that the emperor has bestowed upon him

In it is solid proff of his treason

Do you have the Emperor's Order

General Qinglong, bow to your order

Emperor Secret Order

Counselor Zhao Shenyan is conspiring to revolt

The Emperor has ordered for Jinyiwei Qinglong to execute the mission

Bai Hu and Zhu Que

will take lead in your absence

Xuan Wu will be re-stationed at the East Chamber

With his Majesty's Royal Blessing

General Qinglong receives his Majesty's Order


Father, I am afraid

It is alright, Shouzheng


Let us leave together

Madame, I cannot do that

Is it because of the box

It must be the Jinyiwei

General Huang

You must escort Madame out of the city tonight




promse me

You must come for us

I promise you son

Father...don't forget

Now quickly, to the study

Mum, I'm afraid

Don't be afraid


Do not make me strike



please hand over his Majesty's treasure box

You should know

I would rather die

than surrender

to this corrupt court

Show yourself



Let him go, let him go

You are despicable

I know I will not get it out of you

Forgive me, for I am here on a mission

I'll have to ask him

Shouzheng, don't be afraid

Listen to me

Shouzheng, he is lying to you

Tell me

Shouzheng, you must not tell

I said you must not tell

I didn't tell

Uncle said he will grant me any wish

I said..

I said

I wanted you back

Did Jia Jingzhong not tell you

the Imperial Seal is in the box


Did you ever think

If this seal were to fall into the wrong hands

How many lives

would be sacrificed and killed


To protect this Seal

It is your duty as Jinyiwei

Greetings to General Xuan Wu

Xuan Wu

Xuan Wu

You bastard

Let me out if you dare

I will kill you

Xuan Wu

You are wasting your breath

Kill them

Xuan Wu, when people see the glory of your success

They will forget the sinister nature of your means

I was right

Guards, release Bai Hu

Tuo Tuo is here on behalf of my Father

Coming to Sir Jia's aid

We know of Qinglong's escape and to avoid unnecesary trouble

I will help Sir Jia to get rid of Qinglong

Do you have proof

That you are indeed Prince Qing's daughter


Big Head

Use the money well


You even give us the dowry

When they come for you

What will you give them

Don't worry

I can handle it

Flag Bearer, here's yours


We are disbanded

What about this flag

Keep it

There won't be...

a Justice Escorts ever again

We could have kept going

We have been in debt too long

We can't possible keep up

Qiao Hua

We are all getting old

I could come with you


I don't want to marry

Haven't the debtors already come?

We said we would pay them in two days

Qiao Hua

Sir, can I help you

I have a job for you

I am sorry sir

We have just closed down


There are three hundred taels here

When all is done

You get an additional three hundred



Is it this chest you wish for us to escort

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