Movies like Hong Kil-dong

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Hong Kil-dong (1986)
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Hong Kil-dong (1986)
Original name: 홍길동
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: North Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Hong Kil Dong, a legendary 15th century Korean Robin Hood figure. It is a mildly entertaining action film with an anti-feudal message.
Style: unusual plot structure, complex, stylized, semi serious
Plot: super strength, supernatural power, mythology, good versus evil, folklore, surrealism, master warrior, one man army, heroic mission, fight scenes
Time: 80s
Place: north korea

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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