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Inchon (1981)

 -  Drama | History | War  -  17 September 1982 (USA)
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A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.

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Saito-San (as Toshiro Mifune)
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A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.

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LOVE. DESTINY. HEROES. War Changes Everything.

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Drama | History | War

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17 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Inchon!  »

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$46,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie was cut from its original running time by around thirty-five minutes from 140 minutes to 105 minutes for its American release in the USA. When the film was edited for this general release David Jansen's entire part was deleted. The film in 1982 also screened in Canada but not in the UK. The picture did not play long in cinemas on the North American continent due to poor box-office returns and was quickly pulled from theaters. See more »

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The film is set in 1950, at the beginning of the Korean War. The extras in the press room have late-1970s clothing and haircuts. See more »

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[opening title card]
Titles: This is not a documentary of the war in Korea but a dramatized study of the effect of war on a group of people. Where dramatic license has been deemed necessary, the authors have taken advantage of this license to dramatize the subject.
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Great Korean actors, GONE TO WASTE!
7 July 2002 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

And I have to thank Rev. Moonie for all of this! Why doesn't Moon just stick to his cult. But thankfully after this stinker, he STOPPED with making movies, since Inchon was a bomb in both North America and Asia (especially South Korea!).

Now with the plot. Deals with General Mc Arthur and the US in Korean War ridden South Korea. I also leaves out that Mc Arthur helped out Japan before trying to deal with Korea. Grrrrr.....~_~

Okay, the guy who play Mc Arthur may not act, but MANY great Korean actors in this film were wasted and looked really bored throughout the whole film. If fact, I read in an Asian cinema book, that a lot of the Korean actors and actresses deny ever being in this film.

Stay away from Inchon! If you want a good WW2/Korean War history lesson, watch some Korean anime based on the events, because at least the Anime characters could act!

However, Inchon is fun to do some MST3K-stlyed mocking time with.


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