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I Saw the Devil

2010-08-12 | Thriller / Horror

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Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.
Director: Kim Jee-woon
Stars: Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik

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The certification of I Saw the Devil is R.
On July 23, 2021, there were 5268 public reaction to I Saw the Devil including visceral, unrelenting, extremely violent, brutal violence, brutally violent.
The genre of I Saw the Devil is Thriller,Horror.
I Saw the Devil won 2011 Asian Film Awards, 2011 Austin Film Critics Association, 2011 Baek Sang Art Awards, 2011 Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF), 2011 Fantasporto, 2011 Fright Meter Awards, 2011 Gérardmer Film Festival, 2011 Houston Film Critics Society Awards, 2010 Blue Dragon Awards, 2010 Cine21 and 2 others.
The director of I Saw the Devil is Kim Jee-woon.
The runtime of I Saw the Devil is 142 minutes.
The casts of I Saw the Devil are Lee Byung-hun starring as Kim Soo-hyeon, Choi Min-sik starring as Kyung-chul, Jeon Kuk-hwan starring as Squad chief Jang, Cheon Ho-jin starring as Section chief Oh, Oh San-ha starring as Joo-yeon, Kim Yoon-seo starring as Se-yeon.
The release date of I Saw the Devil is August 12, 2010.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of I Saw the Devil is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 81/100, Metacritic rating is 67/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.