I Saw the Devil (2010)

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Directed By Jee-woon Kim Jee-woon Kim Starring Byung-hun Lee Byung-hun Lee  •  Min-sik Choi Min-sik Choi  •  Gook-hwan Jeon Gook-hwan Jeon  •  Ho-jin Jeon Ho-jin Jeon  •  San-ha Oh San-ha Oh Genres Crime Thriller  •  Crime  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Psychological Thriller  •  Revenge Film  •  Serial Killer Film  •  Thriller Studios &
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Other Titles Akmareul boatda [Korea (South)] Release Info 2010-08-11T00:00:00Z August 11, 2010
Color  •  144 minutes NR Rated NR
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Comments (3)

 
trayoder

trayoder on 1/1/2015 Reply  · 

I have mixed feelings about this one. It's almost gruesome for the sake of being gruesome. It does feature one of the most maniacal villains of recent memory though.

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JC13

JC13 on 3/14/2017 Reply  · 

A brutal thriller with strong performances and an interesting story.

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TheLovecraft98

TheLovecraft98 on 7/3/2021 Reply  · 

This film is fucking fantastic but I wouldn't call it perfect. The whole "killer becomes the prey, victim becomes the hunter" idea is a bit of a double edged sword, it makes Kyung-Chul a less terrifying and intimidating villain because his presence is hurt knowing he isn't the most dangerous person in the movie. Don't get me wrong, he's still a pretty damn scary villain and does get one up on the main character near the end, but I also feel that the two of them meet too early into the story. But on the other side of that sword, it's an interesting and unique premise that forces the main character to become a monster and psychopath just like Kyung-Chul, he might've gotten his revenge but he still lost his fiance, his fiance's family, and his sanity. 9/10

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