The Sorcerer and the White Snake


When an herbalist falls for a 1000-year-old white snake masquerading as a woman and finds his life turned upside down, a sorcerer Jet Li must face treachery and deception in order to save his crumbling kingdom and the young man's soul.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Blu-ray (Wide Screen / Bonus DVD / Subtitled / Dubbed / 2 PACK)
$18.68 price
(Save 6%)$19.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Blu-ray)
  • All (9) from $5.00   
  • New (6) from $12.23   
  • Used (3) from $5.00   


When an herbalist falls for a 1000-year-old white snake masquerading as a woman and finds his life turned upside down, a sorcerer Jet Li must face treachery and deception in order to save his crumbling kingdom and the young man's soul.
Read More Show Less

Special Features

Behind the scenes with Jet Li: fighting, stunts & laughs; Behind the scenes: visual effects and production design; Behind the scenes of the beauties and the beasts; AXS TV: a look at The Sorcerer And The White Snake; Theatrical trailer
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Jeremy Wheeler
A wonderful big-budget fantasy adventure awaits audiences with The Sorcerer and the White Snake, the latest kung fu epic from star Jet Li and his legendary Swordsman II director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung. Humor, romance, talking animals, and wild, fantastical fighting are all on display here, with Li taking center stage as an elder monk caught up in a love affair between herbalist Xu Xian Raymond Lam and the White Snake Eva Huang, who falls for the human after her fellow demon Green Snake Charlene Choi almost kills him. The film's universe is one where humans and ghouls coexist on the same Earth, even if they are from different dimensions. A monk named Fa Hai Li acts as a sort of Ghostbuster, hunting down and trapping demons until they find peace with the ills they have done. When his right-hand man Neng Ren Zhang Wen in a standout comic performance is bitten by a bat demon, Hai's world begins to turn upside down. As a plague of monster-related incidents wreak havoc on his land, the monk learns that the doctor in town Lam is married to a demon, which spurs a fight to keep the two species separate -- one that will test Hai's prejudice against human/demon love. The plot description hints at how out there and steeped in Asian myths the film is, though it doesn't begin to touch how offbeat it is. Once a rabbit, a mouse, and a turtle show up onscreen and start talking, it's game on for absurdity. Yet there's still a poetic voice guiding the movie, which is quite rich and picturesque. Underlying it all is a tragic romance that spurs the drama, with no tangible villain in sight save for the few monsters that show up including a bat demon that Li fights in a stellar sequence set in a volcano!. The end might push the cheesy love elements a bit too much, but it by no means lessens how fun the rest of the picture is.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/9/2013
  • UPC: 876964005463
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Rating:

  • Source: Magnolia
  • Region Code: 1A
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Bonus DVD / Subtitled / Dubbed / 2 PACK
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 67,877

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jet Li Fa Hai
Eva Huang White Snake
Raymond Lam Xu Xian
Raymond Lam Xu Xian
Charlene Choi Green Snake
Zhang Wen Neng Ren
Vivian Hsu Ice Harpy
Technical Credits
Tony Ching Siu-Tung Director
Szeto Cheuk Hon Screenwriter
Tsang Ken-cheong Screenwriter
Venus Keung Cinematographer
Angie Lam Editor
Mark Liu Score Composer
Chui Po-chu Producer
Zhang Tan Screenwriter
Yang Zi Executive Producer
Read More Show Less

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Sorcerer and the White Snake
1. Enchantress [4:46]
2. Snake Demons [6:22]
3. Dreams [3:36]
4. Lantern Festival [14:26]
5. Becoming A Demon [10:35]
6. Foxes [4:02]
7. Medicine [4:56]
8. True Form [7:33]
9. Spirit Herb [9:48]
10. Flood [13:21]
11. Mercy [7:58]
12. Credits [6:19]
13. Chapter 13 [:01]
Read More Show Less


Disc #1 -- The Sorcerer and the White Snake
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
   Set Up
         5.1 Mandarin Dolby Digital
         5.1 English Dolby Digital
         English Subtitles: On
         English Narrative (Titles And Text Only)
         English SDH Subtitles: On
         Spanish Subtitles: On
         Subtitles: Off
   Special Features
      Behind The Scenes With Jet Li: Fighting, Stunts & Laughs
      Behind The Scenes: Visual Effects And Production Design
      Behind The Scenes Of The Beauties And The Beasts
      AXS TV: A Look At The Sorcererr And The White Snake
      Theatrical Trailer
      Also From Magnolia Home Entertainment
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously