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Ashfall (2019)

Baekdusan (original title)
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Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 2,744 m, a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.
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Credited cast:
Byung-hun Lee ... Lee Joon-Pyeong
Jung-woo Ha ... Jo In-Chang
Hye-jin Jeon ... Jeon Yoo-Kyung
Dong-seok Ma ... Kang Bong-Rae
Suzy Bae ... Choi Ji-Young
Robert Curtis Brown ... Ambassador Wilson
Ja-Yeon Ok Ja-Yeon Ok ... Sergeant Min
Sin-cheol Kang Sin-cheol Kang ... First Lieutenant Han
Kyeong-yeong Lee ... General Choi
Han-chul Jo ... Colonel
Kwang-il Choi Kwang-il Choi ... President
Do-yeon Jeon ... Sun-hwa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Joey Albright ... Bocheon US Army Special Ops Solider
Amy Aleha ... Officer Amy / News Anchor
Yang Dae-Hyeok Yang Dae-Hyeok ... Situation Agent Room 2


Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 2,744 m, a volcano erupts on Baekdu Mountain located on the Chinese-North Korean border. Armed with the threat of imminent eruptions, a team of uniquely trained professionals from South and North Korea unite. Together, they must join forces and attempt to prevent a catastrophic disaster threatening the Korean Peninsula. Written by Stanton

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No option for failure


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Meh...but if there's nothing else to watch
26 September 2020 | by EShawnSee all my reviews

I read the reviews here before watching this movie. Some were a little harsh, others were way too kind. This movie was all over the place. The editing has much less to be desired. As someone else mentioned, it's like they skipped about 15 minutes between some cuts. Making you wonder, "How did they get there?" And, "Where did those people come from?" And they were inconsistent. If you are like me, and notice (whether you want to or not) little things, this might bother you. Eg. Injury on one side of the head at first, then cut to another scene, and the injury is on the opposite side. Cut to another scene, and the injury is back on the original side. The CG was pretty good. But it doesn't carry the story. Storyline had potential, but the way they cut it, diminished it for me. So, if you have nothing else to watch, are fan of Korean action movies, and want to see something to help you go to sleep (not that this is a boring movie), why not. I didn't fall asleep, and it didn't make me regret watching it. I call these "Filler" movies. And if you can watch it with english dub, do so. Some foreign movies are better when watching with original language, and subtitles. This one doesn't make a difference. It would probably be easier to watch in english. So you can at least hear what's being said, while grabbing some munchies, make coffee, or check email. No need to pause. lol

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South Korea


Korean | English | Chinese

Release Date:

19 December 2019 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

South Korea


Box Office


$17,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,201, 22 December 2019

Gross USA:


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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