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Dragon Wars: D-War (2007)

D-War (original title)
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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 ... 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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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$10,956,379 (USA) (12 October 2007)
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The music associated with Muraki and his army makes extensive use of the "Dies irae" melody, a medieval chant traditionally used in ceremonies for the dead and, since the nineteenth century, in contexts evoking the macabre and supernatural. See more »

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The U.S. Army, complete with armored vehicles, tried-and-tested tactics and modern weapons, seems to be easily defeated by medieval warriors using extremely outdated weapons and tactics. See more »

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Young Ethan: What are you talking about?
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #39.6 (2008) See more »

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Written by Sarah Paul Ocampo, Aaron Huffman, Mark Dibeh and Bo Gilliland
Performed by Love Hotel
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Great special effects...but they're completely wasted on this storyline
17 September 2007 | by (L.A., California) – See all my reviews

How this movie got made with a supposedly $70 million budget and without being completely retooled is beyond me. The storyline and dialogue are beyond amateurish. Characters say things no real person would ever say and almost never react to things that were said before. No one seems to be grounded in the real world. The acting of the leads is fine given that the writing is such a dud...but several actors in supporting roles really drag the production down. The hero's hair probably should've gotten its own credit, it was so oddly attention- grabbing...not to mention that it gave one of the better performances in the pic. Finally, for a movie about L.A. being besieged by giant reptiles, this film is shockingly boring. What a shame! If you do see this, your mind will be constantly racing, thinking up ways that you could have taken the SFX scenes and built a far better movie around them. Sadly, it wouldn't have taken much.


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