At its height, the Tang Dynasty was one of the most enlightened empires in Chinese history. But in 859AD, the Dynasty is in decline. The Emperor is incompetent and the government is corrupt. Unrest is spreading throughout the land, and many rebel armies are forming in protest. The largest, and most prestigious, is an underground alliance called the House of Flying Daggers'.
Chris Vaughn (The Rock) has come home. He's a retired U.S. Special Forces soldier who has returned to his hometown to renew old relationships and make a new life for himself. But while Chris was away, his boyhood town wasted away to a dilapidated, crime-ridden shell of itself. His wealthy high school rival, Jay Hamilton (Neal McDonough), has closed the once-prosperous lumber mill - once the area's largest employer - and has turned the town's resources towards criminal gains. The place Chris grew up is now overrun with crime, drugs, and violence.
TRUN LEFT TRUN RIGHT
Gigi Leung portrays Eve Choi a professional translator who is tired of translating only cheap literature, while Kaneshiro Takeshi plays John Liu a passionate violinist who never seems to find an audience that really respects his music.
ALONE IN THE DARK
Edward Carnby (Christian Slater) is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations.