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A.k.a.
Devils on the Doorstep
Year
2000
Runtime
139 min.
Director
Wen Jiang
Genres
Drama, Comedy, War
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
4,801
Checks
543
Favs
80
Dislikes
2
Favs/checks
14.7% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
40:1
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  1. landencelano's avatar

    landencelano

    In all the films I've ever seen, nothing has stuck with me quite like this incredibly disarming film. Beautiful to look at, too. 8 years 5 months ago
  2. iago-rotten's avatar

    iago-rotten

    Hands down one of the best military films I've seen. It is funny but also very deep and sad. Most importantly, it's about people, real people and their hearts. Jiang Wen is a brilliant writer, director and actor. His works deserve more recognition and this film should be in all the lists and "movie bibles". 2 years 3 months ago
  3. LordConker's avatar

    LordConker

    I'd say this deserves a bit more recognition. It's wonderful and hits really hard. 6 years 4 months ago
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In 5 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #40 in Cannes Film Festival - Grand Prix
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  2. This movie ranks #70 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  3. This movie ranks #89 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  4. This movie ranks #103 in Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films
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  5. This movie ranks #326 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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