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Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary ( Yeokdosan ) (2006) Movie Information

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Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary ( Yeokdosan ) (2006)
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Overall Rank:

7657

Avg. Rating:

2.88/4

# of Ratings:

4

Genres:

Biography, Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

04/27/2006

Director:

Hae-sung Song

Actors:

Kyung-gu Sol
Miki Nakatani
Tatsuya Fuji
Masato Hagiwara
Masakatsu Funaki
Keiji Mutô

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A chronicle of the life of Korean-born wrestler Rikidozan.

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Patrick 09/26/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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4/4 

Having read only the North Korean version of the life of Rikidozan, which emphasizes his Korean heritage, I would see this movie of a different look at his life. It captures his rise to Japan's fame as the man who gave Japan back its honor and pride. In the North Korean account no negative aspects of his personality were named. In this movie it's a whole lot different. There are many different accounts on his death, claiming the Yakuza did it. This movie sees it different. You don't often see that an trained Asian is getting owned by western pro-wrestling moves.

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Patrick 09/26/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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4/4 

Having read only the North Korean version of the life of Rikidozan, which emphasizes his Korean heritage, I would see this movie of a different look at his life. It captures his rise to Japan's fame as the man who gave Japan back its honor and pride. In the North Korean account no negative aspects of his personality were named. In this movie it's a whole lot different. There are many different accounts on his death, claiming the Yakuza did it. This movie sees it different. You don't often see that an trained Asian is getting owned by western pro-wrestling moves.

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dukeakasmudge 10/22/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

You dont even have to be a fan of pro wrestling to enjoy this movie

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