During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

  1. Zhang Yimou

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Yu Cao


  3. Wang Bin


  4. Bian Zhihong


  5. Chow Yun-Fat


Top Billed Cast

  1. Chow Yun-Fat

    Chow Yun-Fat

    Emperor Ping

  2. Gong Li

    Gong Li

    Empress Phoenix

  3. Jay Chou

    Jay Chou

    Prince Zhai

  4. Liu Ye

    Liu Ye

    Crown Prince Wan

  5. Qin Junjie

    Qin Junjie

    Prince Yu

Full Cast & Crew

Curse of the Golden Flower
Curse of the Golden Flower



Original Title 滿城盡帶黃金甲

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 21, 2006


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget $45,000,000.00

Revenue $78,568,977.00



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