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Genghis Khan (1998)

About 850 years ago a man was born to change history in a way like nobody else before or after him. He was the most successful and feared commander of all times, he created to biggest ... See full summary »

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Liya Ai ...
Heelun - Temujin's Mother
Tumen ...
Basen ...
Talihutai
Bayaertu ...
Tesugai - Temujin's Father
Asiru ...
Boerte
Qienaritu ...
Zhamuho
Sechenbilig ...
Chiliedu
Chaganchaolu ...
Yingshou
Weijing Wu ...
Menglike
Wangqige ...
Tesiqin
Nabuqi ...
Servant
Eerdemutu ...
Beiligutai - Temujin's Brother
Deng Ba Te Er ...
Hasaer - Temujin's Brother (as Eerdengbateer)
Hude ...
Muqier ...
Young Boerte
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About 850 years ago a man was born to change history in a way like nobody else before or after him. He was the most successful and feared commander of all times, he created to biggest empire on a single landmass and covered the know world with war. Genghis Khan - A name that spread fear and terror. Genghis Khan, ruthless leader of the Mongols and sovereign over the vastest empire ever ruled by a single man, was both god and devil - not just in the Middle Ages, but for centuries to come. Written by Aurel_Coloid

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Represented Mainland China in the Best Foreign Language Film race at the 1999 Academy Awards. The film competed alongside 43 other films but did not receive an Oscar nomination. See more »

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Not as good as the original one shot in 1986
2 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the joint production of China and Mongolia, in which China pay most of the bill, do most of the work, such as making those elaborate costume, many of which by hand. Mongolia provide the setting, but nothing more due to lack of money. Furthermore, under the decades of Soviet rule, Genghis Khan was considered a huge villain and anything about him was banned in Mongolia and as a result, historical documents and artifacts of Genghis era is far more abundant in China than Mongolia. However, this new film does not have a very good story like the one shot in 1986, and mostly it is just another scenic show.


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