The Great Battle 


Opening number 1 in the domestic box office and surpassing 1 million admissions in just 4 days, THE GREAT BATTLE is an epic war drama that depicts the siege of Ansi Fortress and the 88-day battle that General Yang and his elite troops fought a against half a million invading Tang force.The filmfeatures an ensemble cast including Zo In-sung (The King), Nam Joo-hyuk (Bride of the Water God), Park Sung-woong (The Swindlers), Sung Dong-il (Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days), and Kim Seol-hyun (Memoir of a Murderer).

In the year 645 AD, Emperor Li and his Tang Dynasty army march from one brutal victory to the next in the lands of Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. He soon sets his sights on Ansi Fortress; but also headed there is the young army captain Sa-mul(Nam Joo-hyuk), who has been ordered to assassinate Ansi’s leader, Yang Man-chun(Zo-In-sung), who failed to come to Goguryeo’s aid on the battlefield. Sa-mul discovers that General Yang and his loyal followers are not what he expected, and together they hold out for almost three months as the Tang army bears down on their walls.








Zo In-sung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Park Sung-woong

Director: Kim Kwang-sik
Duration (min) :

135min (tbc), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: History, Action
Language: Korean

Chinese & English/English





Worldwide except Korea