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Oldboy (2003)

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Oldboy 2007-11-06 2005-08-23 2013-04-01

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years -- and no one to hold accountable for his suffering -- a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors, relying on assistance from a friendly waitress.

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Lady Vengeance (2005)

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Lady Vengeance - 2006-09-26 2012-08-25
2013-08-25

The final installment of director Chan Wook Park's revenge trilogy chronicles the efforts of Lee Geum-ja to track down the man who betrayed her. Taking the rap for her accomplice and incarcerated for 13 long years, she plots an elaborate retribution.

a.k.a. Chinjeolhan geumjassi
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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance - 2005-11-22 2012-08-25
2013-08-25

Ryu sells a kidney to pay for his sister's operation, but the buyer rips him off, so his anarchist girlfriend hatches an alternate plan to raise the money: kidnap the daughter of a rich executive and demand a ransom.

a.k.a. Boksuneun naui geot
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Secret Sunshine (2007)

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Secret Sunshine 2011-08-23 2011-08-23 2011-12-15

Trying to piece her life back together after her husband's death, widow Lee Shin-ae moves to the small village where he was born with her young son in tow. Life seems to return to normal until the boy is kidnapped, leaving Shin-ae devastated.

a.k.a. Milyang
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Mother (2009)

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Mother 2010-07-20 2010-07-20 2010-08-19

A murder rocks a South Korean town and suspicion quickly falls on a reclusive, mentally challenged -- and alibi-free -- young man (Bin Won). When an inept public defender botches the boy's case, his mother (Hye-ja Kim) sets out to prove her son's innocence. Acclaimed director Joon-ho Bong (Memories of Murder) explores the lengths a mother will go to protect her child in this atmospheric crime thriller.

a.k.a. Madeo
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I Saw the Devil (2010)

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I Saw the Devil 2011-05-10 2011-05-10 2011-06-09

Secret agent Kim Soo-hyeon learns how far he'll go for revenge after his fiancée is brutally slain by a serial killer. With police baffled, Soo-hyeon decides to catch the murderer, but his growing violence makes him wonder who the monster really is.

a.k.a. Akmareul boatda
J'ai rencontré le Diable
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Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)

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Welcome to Dongmakgol - - 2013-01-25

In a village in war-ravaged Korea, fate brings together a crash-landed U.S. fighter pilot, three North Korean soldiers and two South Korean soldiers.

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War - 2005-02-15 -

Jin-Tae shines shoes, hoping to save enough money to send his brother, Jin-Seok, to university. But all bets are off when the Korean War erupts and Jin-Seok is conscripted into the war, which forces Jin-Tae to enlist just so he can save his brother.

a.k.a. Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo
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Poetry (2010)

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Poetry 2011-08-23 2011-08-23 2013-09-15

A poetry-writing class inspires serenely self-possessed grandmother Mija (Jeong-hie Yun) to open her senses to her suburban surroundings, but in rushes an array of unsettling discoveries in this lyrical South Korean melodrama. Along with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease comes information that Mija's teenage grandson was party to a horrific incident, and it is left to Mija to compose order from the untidy emotional consequences.

a.k.a. Shi
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Masquerade (2012)

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Masquerade - 2013-06-25 2013-09-17

In this stylized and operatic costume drama, Lee Byung-hun stars as the temperamental and autocratic king and as an actor conscripted into replacing the ruler when he is seized by nightmares of assassination attempts and coups d'etat.

a.k.a. Gwanghae
광해: 왕이 된 남자
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Memories of Murder (2003)

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Memories of Murder - 2005-08-09 -

Two rural cops take on the case of Korea's first serial killer, who has raped and murdered 10 women. Working without precedent or advanced forensic technology, they must rely on primitive methods to piece together the clues.

a.k.a. Salinui chueok
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New World (2013)

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80

War of the Arrows (2011)

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War of the Arrows 2013-05-24 2012-03-27 2012-04-21

When Mongols abduct Ja-in on her wedding day, her brother Nam-Yi, still reeling from the tragedy that claimed their father's life, sets out to find her. Alive with new purpose, the skilled archer takes aim at the invading army in spectacular battle.

a.k.a. Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon
Choi-jong-byeong-gi Hwal
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Thirst (2009)

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Thirst - 2009-11-17 2010-05-01
2013-05-01

When the smoke clears from a failed experiment to find a cure for a fatal disease, a devout priest finds himself forever changed -- into a vampire with a lustful appetite for the wife of his childhood friend.

a.k.a. Bakjwi
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The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird 2010-08-17 2010-08-17 2013-11-15

On a train crossing the Manchurian desert in the 1930s, a bounty hunter, a gangster and a train robber unite to find a treasure map's promised loot. Racing through the unforgiving landscape, they stay one step ahead of rivals and the Japanese army.

a.k.a. Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom
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The Yellow Sea (2011)

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The Yellow Sea - 2012-03-27 2012-08-28

This Korean thriller finds an impoverished cabbie hired on as a hit man but unaware of the real reason for his assignment. The hapless man is sent to South Korea to carry out an assassination and winds up the target of a true professional.

a.k.a. Hwanghae
The Murderer
황해
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The Front Line (2011)

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The Front Line 2012-05-08 2012-05-08 2012-07-07

When a South Korean commander is killed by a friendly bullet during a cease fire, investigator Kang Eun-Pyo's trail leads him to a remote hill region. There, a once-meek 20-year-old and his small company seem to be fighting a different war.

a.k.a. Go-ji-jeon
The Front Line - Der Krieg ist nie zu Ende
고지전
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The Host (2006)

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The Host 2007-07-24 2007-07-24 2014-01-05

In Seoul's River Han, a giant mutant creature has developed as a result of toxic chemical dumping. When the squidlike monster scoops up the teenage granddaughter of humble snack-bar owner Hie-bong, he races to track down the murderous beast.

a.k.a. Gwoemul
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The Man From Nowhere (2010)

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The Man from Nowhere 2011-04-12 2011-03-22 2013-04-10

Tae-Sik is a widower with a mysterious past. When a young girl he befriends is kidnapped by a vicious drug gang, Tae-Sik rushes to save her. Hell-bent on justice after being framed by the nasty criminals, he takes the law into his own hands.

a.k.a. This Man
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Bedevilled (2010)

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Bedevilled - 2012-10-23 2012-12-22

Selfish clerk Hae-won agrees to visit an old friend, Bok-nam, on a remote island, where she discovers that Bok-nam serves as a slave to the other residents. But after tragedy strikes, Bok-nam seeks vengeance against all of her oppressors.

a.k.a. Blood Island
Kim Bok-nam salinsageonui jeonmal
김복남 살인사건의 전말
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A Dirty Carnival (2006)

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A Dirty Carnival - 2008-05-20 -

After learning that a powerful gangster is looking for someone to dispose of a corrupt lawyer, Byung-doo (In-seong Jo) seizes the opportunity to transition from low-level thuggery to high-stakes organized crime. All he wants is to provide for his family ... but is adding "murderer" to his résumé really worth it? Ha Yu directs this Tribeca Film Festival selection set against the backdrop of South Korea's mean streets.

a.k.a. Biyeolhan geori
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Fists of Legend (2013)

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Fists of Legend - - -

Faced with the chance to win millions, a group of friends who were "legendary" in high school sign up to fight in a high-stakes survival tournament that will be broadcast live on television.

a.k.a. 전설의 주먹
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The Thieves (2012)

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The Thieves - 2013-02-19 2013-04-13

Cranking up the action to full throttle, this slick caper flick finds two teams of Korean and Chinese professional thieves working together to pinch a $20 million diamond from an impenetrable casino vault in Macao.

a.k.a. Dodukdeul
도둑들
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Woochi (2009)

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Woochi - - 2013-07-30

Spanning four centuries in Korea from the Chosun Dynasty to the modern day, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it, even if it means sealing a hot-shot student inside a scroll.

a.k.a. Jeon Woochi : The Taoist Wizard
War of the Wizards
Woochi: The Demon Slayer
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A Company Man (2012)

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A Company Man - - 2013-11-01

When his new trainee gets killed on the job, an ambitious corporate assassin feels an obligation to care for the kid's family -- but taking his eye off the ball is not how a guy gets promoted and starting a new life may prove harder than expected.

a.k.a. Hoi-sa-won
회사원
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