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The Great Battle (2018)

Ansisung (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, History | 21 September 2018 (USA)
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A historical film about the siege of Ansi Fortress and the epic eighty-eight day battle that Yang Man-chun and his Goguryeo troops fought against 500,000 invading Tang dynasty men to defend it.

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Kwang-shik Kim
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Credited cast:
In-Sung Jo ... Yang Man Chun (as In-seong Jo)
Joo-Hyuk Nam ... Sa Mool
Dong-il Sung ... Woo Dae
Sung-woong Park ... Li Shi Min
Sung-Woo Bae ... Choo Soo Ji
Eun-chae Jung ... Shi Mi
Seol-Hyun Kim ... Baek Ha
Oh-seong Yu
Tae-goo Eom Tae-goo Eom ... Pa So
Byeong-eun Park Byeong-eun Park ... Poong
Nazeeh Tarsha ... General Yeon (voice)
Dae-hwan Oh Dae-hwan Oh ... Hwal Bo
Suk-Tae Joo Suk-Tae Joo ... Go Hye-Jin
Myung-Joon Kim Myung-Joon Kim ... Tang Dynasty Soldier
Jung Taek-Hyun Jung Taek-Hyun
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645 AD. Emperor Taizong invades Goguryeo with his massive Tang army. His initial target is the fortress at Ansi. After defeating a major attack by the Goguryeon army he besieges Ansi. The odds are massively stacked in Taizong's favour: opposing his 200,000-strong army is a mere 5,000 force at Ansi. It is lead by Yang Manchun, a man regarded as a traitor by the Goguryeon leader. Written by grantss

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Taglines:

Fight to the Death

Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Not Good Enough
13 February 2019 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

The great battle, as the name suggests, is preparing the viewer for an epic battle. And there was one. However, the only thing worth watching was that. The script was lacking everything, from story to emotion. It was like the story line was just a few events that bridged the time between the begining and the battle. The characters were not explored properly either and they were just great warriors defending their ground. The small romance and frienship scenes here and there were not developed either. At least the fighting scenes were good and the battle was cleverly arranged. Plus, the performances were okay.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Budget:

KRW15,000,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$123,983, 23 September 2018

Gross USA:

$472,166

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,509,280
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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