Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary

Rikidozan: A Hero Extraordinary


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Director & Screenwriter: Song Hae Sung

Screenwriter: Lee Jung Sub

Release Date: Dec 6, 2004

Duration: 2 hr. 17 min.

Year: 2004

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 역도산

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Rikidozan, Yeokdosan

Genre: Drama, Sports


Story of Rikidozan, a sumo wrestler who can only achieve limited success in Japan because he’s Korean. But when Rikidozan introduces pro wrestling to Japan in the 1950s, he becomes a national hero.


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