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The Admiral (2014)

Myeong-ryang (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, History, War | 30 July 2014 (South Korea)
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Admiral Yi Sun-sin faces a tough challenge when he is forced to defend his nation with just 13 battleships against 300 Japanese enemy ships in the Battle of Myeongryang.

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Han-min Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Min-sik Choi ... Admiral Yi Sun-Shin
Seung-ryong Ryu ... General Kurushima Michifusa
Jin-Woong Cho ... General Wakizaka Yasuharu (as Jin-woong Jo)
Myung-gon Kim ... Navy Commander Todo Takadora
Goo Jin ... Im Jun-yeong (as Jin Goo)
Jung-hyun Lee ... Lim Jung (war widow)
Ryôhei Ohtani ... Junsa (as Ryohei Otani)
Min-woo No Min-woo No ... Haru
Tae-hoon Kim ... Kim Joong-geol
Bo-Gum Park ... Soo-bong
Seung-Joon Lee Seung-Joon Lee ... Captain Ahn Wi (as Lee Seung-Joon)
Duk-moon Choi Duk-moon Choi ... Song Yeo-jong (as Duek-mun Choi)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zach Aguilar Zach Aguilar ... Yi Hoe (voice)
Tom Bauer ... Junsa (voice)
Corina Boettger ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 31 of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Action | History | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Japanese | English | Hindi

Release Date:

30 July 2014 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Admiral See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,782,185 (South Korea), 3 August 2014, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$152,792, 5 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,589,811

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,342,258
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Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The all-time most-watched film in South Korea. 17.6 million tickets were sold nationwide. See more »

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admiral, we salute you!
27 September 2014 | by trojans7See all my reviews

full throttle navel action that has to be seen to believe. after a slow but important first half this korean movie goes into high gear with an all out battle film that is very rewarding. totally engrossing and very entertaining.

i have seen my fair share of Asian war epics and this was one of the more enjoyable one, a bit melodramatic but thats fine. as a costume drama its gorgeous and with limited cgi it all looks very realistic.i must say it looks stunning from start to finish

if your looking for something epic to watch and you don't mind subtitle's then this one is for you plus all gaming buffs take not this is how to make a battle movie.


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