HERO starring martial arts legend Jet Li in a visually stunning martial arts epic where a fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation! With supernatural skill... and no fear... a nameless soldier (Jet Li) embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat!
Won: Audience Award, Golden Camera 300, 2003 Brothers Manaki International Film Festival; Best Cinematography, 2004 Chicago Film Critics Association
Nominated: Best Foreign Language Film, 2003 Golden Globes; Best Foreign Language Film, 2003 Academy Awards
Zhang Yimou's dazzling martial-arts epic has finally come to American movie theaters. It was well worth the wait. -- Charles Taylor, SALON.COM