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Korean director Shim Hyung-Rae's monster movie D-War begins with a lengthy prologue, in which an antique dealer named Jack (Robert Forster) watches a young patron, Ethan Kendrick (Cody Erens) get zapped with a force emanating from a chest in his shop. Realizing the significance of this event, Jack bequeaths a medal to the boy, and speaks candidly to him of mystical events that transpired a half-millennium earlier. In a bygone era, it seems, giant creatures called Buraki roamed the land, morphing from serpents into dragons and back again, and equipped with a massive army of formidable creatures. An ancient warrior-apprentice saved the life of his beloved from these monstrosities; the warrior's spirit was eventually contained in the aforementioned chest, and it has now filled Ethan. Jack gives Ethan an enchanted red pendant and advises him to see out the contemporary incarnation of the ancient warrior's intended, who can be recognized via a red dragon tattoo on her shoulder. When the woman reaches her 20th birthday, it seems, she and Ethan - joining forces - will be able to reincarnate Imoogi as dragons. That woman is in fact Sarah (Amanda Brooks); she and Ethan do encounter one another, but it isn't long before the Buraki serpent and all of his enormous minions resurface and decide to lay waste to the City of Angels, worming their way through the town as they look for the chosen pair. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

  • Release date:September 14, 2007


Shim Hyung-rae
Choi Sung-ho
James Kang
Jeong Tae-sung
Sungho Choi
Shim Hyung-rae
Hubert Taczanowski
Steve Jablonsky
Composer (Music Score)
Tim Alverson
Kim Yong-suk
Production Designer
Shim Jong-nam
Production Designer
Pamela B. Warner
Art Director
Shim Hyung-rae
Executive Producer
Woo Taek Kim
Executive Producer
Mark Mangini
Sound/Sound Designer
Jonathan Southard
First Assistant Director
Christine Sheaks
Dennis Scott
Stunts Coordinator
Bud Davis
Stunts Coordinator
Shim Ki-wook
Visual Effects Supervisor