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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

Writers:

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)
Darin Shaw Darin Shaw ... Soldier 1 (voice)
Troy Zitzelsberger Troy Zitzelsberger ... F. Charkhorn (as Troy Mark Zitzelsberger)
Andrew William Brand Andrew William Brand ... Joseph Lawton Collins
Ron Roman Ron Roman ... Forest Sherman
Sunghoon Choo Sunghoon Choo ... North Korean General Baek San
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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.

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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

Gross USA:

$1,023,348

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,749,918
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Production studio wanted it so that Liam Neeson's filming scenes were filmed in America, but due to the movie background, he had requested it had to be filmed in South Korea. 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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Entertaining but not without limitations....
22 January 2017 | by s3276169See all my reviews

As of late, it seems every country with a nationalistic concerns, has been turning out war films with what I'd call, "patriotic" overtones.

Operation Chromite offers up a South Korean/US take on the Korea war. There's a good back story, complimented by decent acting, directing and lots of well paced, polished action.

That said, I'd describe this film as also a bit simplistic in its approach. The North are, for the most part, the "bad guys" in a very black and white way and the Southern solders, the "good guys".

If you can accept these limitations, this war film remains a mostly enjoyable watch. Seven out of ten from me.


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