Hansan: Rising Dragon Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Hansan: Rising Dragon

July 27, 2022
2hr 9min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Where to Watch Hansan: Rising Dragon (Stream)

Amazon Prime Video

Hansan: Rising Dragon Movie Details:

Hangul한산: 용의 출현
Hanja閑山: 龍의 出現
Revised RomanizationHansan: Yongui Chulhyeon
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Release dateJuly 27, 2022
Running time2hr 9min
StarringPark Hae-il
Byun Yo-han
Ahn Sung-ki
Son Hyun-joo
Kim Sung-kyu
Kim Sung-kyun
Directed by Kim Han-min
Screenplay byKim Han-min
Yun Hong-gi
Produced byTaewoon Ahn
Han-min Kim
Cinematography by Kim Tae-seong
Edited by Lee Gang-hui
An Hyeon-geon
Music byKim Tae-seong
Production CompanyBig Stone Pictures
Distributor Lotte Entertainment

Hansan: Rising Dragon Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Park Hae-il as Yi Sun-sin, a Joseon admiral
  • Byun Yo-han as Wakisaka, a Japanese admiral
  • Ahn Sung-ki as Eo Yeong-dam, a Joseon naval Commander overseeing the southern waterways
  • Son Hyun-joo as Won Gyun, a defense-minded, presumptuous Joseon admiral
  • Kim Sung-kyu as Junsa, a Japanese samurai who defects to the Joseon side
  • Kim Sung-kyun as Kato, a Japanese general and Wakizaka’s military rival
  • Kim Hyang-gi as Jeong Bo-reum, a spy who infiltrates the Japanese enemy camp as a courtesan
  • Ok Taec-yeon as Lim Jun-young, a scout spying on the enemy’s movements
  • Gong Myung as Yi Eokgi, a Joseon General and subordinate of Yi Sun-sin
  • Park Ji-hwan as Na Dae-yong, the man who designs the turtle ship
  • Jo Jae-yoon as Manabe Samanozo, a Japanese general
  • Park Hoon as Yi Un-ryong, the governor of Gyeongsang-wo
  • Yoon Jin-young as Song Hee-rip, a Joseon General and subordinate of Yi Sun-sin
  • Park Jae-min as Watanabe Shichiemon, a Japanese General and subordinate of Wakisaka
  • Lee Seo-jun as Sahee, Wakisaka’s nephew
  • Kim Jae-young as Jung-woon, a brave general next to Admiral Yi Sun-sin.


In 1592, Admiral Yi Sun-sin and his fleet face off against the might of the invading Japanese navy and its formidable warships. As the Korean forces fall into crisis, the admiral resorts to using his secret weapon, the dragon headships known as geobukseon, to change the tide of this epic battle at sea.

Hansan: Rising Dragon Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₩31.2 billion
Worldwide CollectionUS$55.7 million

About Hansan: Rising Dragon Movie:

It is the second film of Kim’s trilogy about battles led by Yi Sun-sin, which started with the 2014 film The Admiral: Roaring Currents.

Principal photography began on May 18, 2020.

In July 2022, it was selected as the Centerpiece Presentation film at the 21st New York Asian Film Festival, where it was screened at Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium, Asia Society on July 28 for its U.S. premiere. It was also invited to the 26th Fantasia International Film Festival and was screened for its North American Premiere on July 27, 2022.

A 150-minute version of the film titled Hansan: Rising Dragon Redux was released theatrically on November 16, 2022. This extended version was screened as the closing film at the 17th London Korean Film Festival on November 17.

Hansan: Rising Dragon was released on July 27, 2022, in IMAX, 4DX, and ScreenX format by Lotte Entertainment. The film’s rights were also pre-sold to 99 countries including Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and France. On July 29, 2022, the film was released on 32 screens in the United States.

The film grossed $58.35 million and became the second-highest-grossing movie in 2022 in South Korea.

On 25 July 2022, two days before its theatrical release, Hansan: Rising Dragon recorded 147,909 presales, breaking the record for most presale tickets sold in recent history, which was previously held by the Oscar-winning film Parasite (2019).

The film surpassed 1 million cumulative admissions in 4 days of release and 2 million admissions in 5 days of release. On the 8th day, it became the first Korean film of 2022 after The Roundup to cross 3 million admissions. On the 15th day of release, it surpassed 5 million admissions.