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Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite (2016)

In-cheon sang-ryuk jak-jeon (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, History | 12 August 2016 (USA)
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A team of spies is sent into Incheon to gain intelligence on North Korean positions ahead of the invasion by UN forces.

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John H. Lee

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Man-Hee Lee (screenplay), John H. Lee | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Liam Neeson ... Douglas MacArthur
Jon Gries ... Gen Hoyt Vandenberg
Josie Bissett ... Jean
Justin Rupple ... Alexander Haig
Jung-jae Lee ... Jang, Hak-soo (South Korean Navy Lieutenant)
Sean Dulake ... Lt. Col. Edward L. Rowny
Jun-ho Jeong ... Seo Jin-Chul
Se-Yeon Jin Se-Yeon Jin ... Han Jae-Sun
Beom-su Lee Beom-su Lee ... Lim, Gye-jin (North Korean Senior Colonel)
Mathew Darcy ... Soldier-Typist (as Matthew D'Arcy)
Troy Zitzelsberger Troy Zitzelsberger ... F. Charkhorn (as Troy Mark Zitzelsberger)
Darin Shaw Darin Shaw ... Soldier 1 (voice)
Sunghoon Choo Sunghoon Choo ... North Korean General Baek San
Karsen Henely Karsen Henely ... Little Arthur
Howard Neilson-Sewell Howard Neilson-Sewell ... Colonel, planning Office
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Storyline

American General Douglas MacArthur (Liam Neeson) sends eight members of the Korean Liaison Office, led by a South Korean Navy Lieutenant (Lee Jung-Jae) on a secret mission far behind North Korean lines to carry out Operation "X-ray". This covert operation must succeed so that MacArthur can launch the daring Incheon Landing Operation.This is a fictionalized version of the historical CIA/military intelligence operation "Trudy Jackson", part of Operation Chromite. Written by Subrat Jain

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The odds were 5000 to 1. One was all they needed.

Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

12 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,620,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,662, 7 August 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,022,720, 16 September 2016
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Trivia

This is the first American-South Korean co-production to concern the Korean War since Inchon (1981), which covered the same subject matter. See more »

Goofs

Capt. Jang and his men commandeer a North Korean Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) and use it to assault North Korean beach defenses at Wolmi-Do. However, its appearance does not resemble the actual North Korean SPG in service at the time, the SU-76. The real SU-76 had a thinner, longer gun on a rear-mounted casemate, while the one in the film has a front-mounted casemate housing a shorter, larger main gun. See more »

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Great Story of Heroism and Patriotism
22 January 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In 1950, the North Korean army has invaded and defeated South Korea. The UN coalition, under the command of General Douglas MacArthur (Liam Neeson), plots a bold plan called "Operation Chromite" to invade the South Korean peninsula, disembarking the troops through the Incheon port. However there are mines in the water and he needs to know the location of the defense first. MacArthur sends an eight- man military unit from the Korean Liaison Office in a secret operation called X- Ray under the command of South Korean Navy Lieutenant Jang Hak-soo (Jung-jae Lee) to find the location of the North Korean defenses. They disguise as a North Korean inspection unit to infiltrate the enemy headquarter. However, North Korean Senior Colonel Lim Gye-jin (Beom- su Lee) suspects of Hak-soo and does not provide the mine location to him. What will the spies do?

"In-cheon sang-ryuk jak-jeon", a.k.a. "Operation Chromite", is a magnificent South Korean war film based on a true story. The dramatic story is full of action and supported by excellent screenplay, direction and performances. The conclusion is melodramatic like in many other South Korean movies, but perfect to the great story of heroism and patriotism. My vote is eight.

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