Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action.
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
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A revolver-wielding stranger crosses paths with two warring clans who are both on the hunt for a hidden treasure in a remote western town. Knowing his services are valuable to either side, he offers himself to the clan who will offer up the largest share of the wealth.
A guksu western. Three Korean gunslingers are in Manchuria circa World War II: Do-wan, an upright bounty hunter, Chang-yi, a thin-skinned and ruthless killer, and Tae-goo, a train robber with nine lives. Tae-goo finds a map he's convinced leads to buried treasure; Chang-yi wants it as well for less clear reasons. Do-wan tracks the map knowing it will bring him to Chang-yi, Tae-goo, and reward money. Occupying Japanese forces and their Manchurian collaborators also want the map, as does the Ghost Market Gang who hangs out at a thieves' bazaar. These enemies cross paths frequently and dead bodies pile up. Will anyone find the map's destination and survive to tell the tale? Written by
Director Kim Jee-Woon says he'd like this to be called a "kimchee western", after the Korean food made with fermented cabbages. He says he thinks the plot and film are spicy and vibrant, like the Korean culture and people. See more »
Several members of the cast wear startlingly modern boots. See more »
People must know that they're going to die, and yet they live as though they never will. Hilarious.
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I went to see this movie during the film-festival and I have to say, if you take the free pringles into consideration, this was pretty much one of the best action-comedy-adventure movies I've seen this year. Lots of people complaining about the lack of story or plot, but thats where I believe its strength lies ( I will not spoil anything ). Because a movie doesn't have to be so complex for it to be good or entertaining. It doesn't contain any "forced" love scenes or unnecessary display of emotion. Its just an pure action movie with cool characters and an awesome soundtrack. It is kinda long, but never boring. The ones who made this should be really pleased.
Great cinematic and capturing ( the cgi in the beginning is really well made and the overall filming is high class ), awesome fast paced and amusing action scenes which leave little to be desired and the movie progresses with a good flow and you never feel lost.
did I mention that its really really funny? I haven't laughed so much
in a movie theater in a long time when it comes to "action-comedies". The actors were great as well and you don't even think about that its all in Korean. Not complicated nor overdone.
A fresh breeze compared to the latest Hollywood productions nowadays. I cant wait to see what they'll do next.
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