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Song of the Bandits

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Vigilante story set in imperial Japan is extremely gory.

TV Netflix Action 2023
Song of the Bandits TV show poster: A group of Korean bandits are shown standing next to each other.

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A violent Korean action series that's part Robin Hood, part Tombstone, and part Inglourious Bastards. Song of Bandits shines with a captivating setting and heart-pumping action sequences, made all the more fun with its playful soundtrack. The stunning cinematography and costumes transport audiences to another time and, much like Wyatt Earp in Tombstone, Lieutenant Lee Yoon is a likable figure of virtue, willing to fearlessly confront evil. The series also features several strong, intriguing female characters, adding depth to the plot. Be aware the excessively graphic violence can sometimes overshadow the compelling narrative, making it potentially challenging to fully engage with the story.

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