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Dragon Wars: D-War (2007)

D-War (original title)
Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter, and he arrives at the conclusion that a ... See full summary »

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Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter, and he arrives at the conclusion that a girl, stricken with a mysterious illness, named Sarah is suppose to help him. The Imoogi makes its way to Los Angeles, wreaking havoc and destruction. With the entire city under arms, will Ethan and Sarah make it in time to save the people of Los Angeles? Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and creature action | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,041,239 (USA) (14 September 2007)

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$10,956,379 (USA) (12 October 2007)
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This marked the first Korean production in nearly three decades to receive wide theatrical release in the United States. See more »

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"Older" Ethan's eyes are brown, or perhaps dark green. In the scene where Ethan as a young boy is looking into the light from the magical chest, you can clearly see that his eyes are blue-green. This is most evident later in the same scene during the transformation from young Ethan to older Ethan. See more »

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Ethan Kendrick: You can't do this. This is insane. You're the FBI!
Agent Frank Pinsky: Trust me. I've done my homework. There's no other way.
Ethan Kendrick: Look. If you kill her, those creatures will still come back.
Agent Frank Pinsky: Right. In another 500 years. Until then...
[pulls pistol]
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Remake of Dragon Tuka (1996) See more »

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Boilermaker
Written by Sarah Paul Ocampo, Aaron Huffman, Mark Dibeh and Bo Gilliland
Performed by Love Hotel
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How did we get to Mordor, mommy?
19 September 2007 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie serves as a timely warning to anyone who thinks they can both write and direct their own movie. Face it, you can't. Because that way there's nobody around to tell you when you hack great holes in your plot, have meaningless transitions, trite, unmemorable dialog and manage to turn a fairly cool Korean legend into a steaming pile of celluloid turd.

I wanted to like this movie as a trashy popcorn movie, really I did; I like lots of crappy movies. But once I've been forced to ask myself what the hell just happened and WHY, DEAR LORD, WHY? more than a few times, I really can't take it any more.

Also, I would love for someone to explain how LA became Mordor for the last scene.


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