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Choi-jong-byeong-gi-hwal (2011)

Choejongbyungki Hwal poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,685Details
International Box Office $52,720,006Details
Worldwide Box Office $52,760,691
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Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam-Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younger sister Ja-In - who was dragged away by Mongolian invaders.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2011 (Limited) by CJ Entertainment, released as Arrow, the Ultimate Weapon
International Releases: August 10th, 2011 (Limited), released as Arrow, the Ultimate Weapon (International Name) (South Korea)
Video Release: February 21st, 2012 by Well Go USA Video, released as War of the Arrows
MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence.
(Rating bulletin 2206, 1/18/2012)
Running Time: 128 minutes
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Keywords: Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Kidnap, Revenge, War, Costume Drama, Sex Crimes, War Crimes, Rescue
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Dasepo Club, DCG Plus, SOVIK Venture Capital
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Leading Cast

   Jyu Shin-Ta

Supporting Cast

Chae-Won Moon    Ja-In
Mu-Yeol Kim    Seo-Goon
Han-Wi Lee    Gap-Yong
Kyeong-Yeong Lee    Kim Moo-Sun
Gi-Woong Park    Doreukon
Ryohei Otani    Nogami

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Production and Technical Credits

Won-Suk Jang    Producer
Tae-Sung Kim    Cinematographer
Jong-Chul Park    Cinematographer

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 21st, 2012

February 21st, 2012

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Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
South Korea 8/10/2011 $0 0 0 0 $0
International Total$52,720,006

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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