MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 803 this week

Tell Me Something (1999)
"Telmisseomding" (original title)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 2,429 users   Metascore: 61/100
Reviews: 53 user | 55 critic | 10 from Metacritic.com

In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces. Detective Cho, who is under investigation of the Internal Affairs, is assigned ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 29 May 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 06 Oct 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 08 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tell Me Something (1999)

Tell Me Something (1999) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tell Me Something.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rainbow Eyes (2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Officers Kyung-yoon CHO and Eun-joo PARK are on the hunt a killer following duo of ghastly murders. The victims carry a common military past, and the secret of their past must be unraveled to find the killer.

Director: Yun-ho Yang
Stars: Kang-woo Kim, Gyu-ri Kim, Su-kyeong Lee
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman gets killed in a department store. No one imagines this could lead to serial murders, but two days after the first murder, another homicide occurs. A woman is suffocated to death ... See full summary »

Director: Eun-jin Pang
Stars: Jeong-hwa Eom, Seong-kun Mun, Oh-jung Kwon
Moss (2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A mysterious person calls a young man and informs him that his estranged father has died in a country village. The curious son travels to the town to discover what happened. From there out ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Suk Kang
Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Hae-il Park, Joon-sang Yoo
Handphone (2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former ... See full summary »

Director: Han-min Kim
Stars: Yong-woo Park, Tae-woong Eom, Sol-Mi Park
Dead Friend (2004)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost.

Director: Tae-kyeong Kim
Stars: HaNeul Kim, Sang-mi Nam, Hye-bin Jeon
Phone (2002)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number. Her close friend Ho-jung and her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
Stars: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi
R-Point (2004)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead. The high-command assigns the veteran and decorated ... See full summary »

Director: Su-chang Kong
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Byung-ho Son, Tae-kyung Oh
Public Enemy (2002)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Suk Kang
Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Sung-jae Lee, Shin-il Kang
Face (2004)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-Gon Yoo
Stars: Yun-ah Song, Hyeon-jun Shin, Seung-wook Kim
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran ... See full summary »

Director: Jin-pyo Park
Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Nam-ju Kim, Dong-won Kang
Spider Forest (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.

Director: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyeong-heon Kang
No Mercy (2010)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Sol Kyung-Gu plays a staff member of the National Institute of Scientific Investigation (NISI) in South Korea. He attempts to uncover the identity of a mysterious serial killer who ... See full summary »

Director: Hyeong-Joon Kim
Stars: Frank M. Ahearn, Hye-jin Han, Nam Kyung-eub
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Detective Cho
Eun-ha Shim ...
Chae Su-Yeon
Hang-Seon Jang ...
Detective Oh
...
Seungmin Oh
Seok-Hwan An
Cheol-Ho Park
...
Kim Ki-yeon
Hwan-Jun Lee
Edit

Storyline

In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces. Detective Cho, who is under investigation of the Internal Affairs, is assigned to lead the investigation with his team. When the identities of the men are discovered, the police finds that the artist Su-Yeon Chae, who lives with her friend Seungmin Oh, had been lover of the men. Detective Cho and his force protect Su-Yeon and follows the leads based one the information she tells, while the killer executes other victims. However, Cho discloses very dark secrets in the end, finding the real motives of the murderer. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gruesome images, some language and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 November 1999 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Tell Me Something  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References StarCraft (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Fugue in g minor (BWV 578)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Marie-Claire Alain
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Very interesting concept, but inadequate execution
17 April 2002 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After seeing all the reviews, I must say that my opinion is mixed. On the one hand, the plot and concept of the movie are very interesting and surprising. On the other hand, the form and style of this movie are blurry and slow/repetitive at certain moments. It is true that this movie needs to been seen at least twice to fully appreciate its intricacies. It's a family thing and somehow it is a combination of Miikie Takashi's Visitor Q, Seven and Silence of the Lambs.

Overall, I would say 7/10.

I would recommend Frailty (2001) from Bill Paxton to people who like this plot.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Did anyone notice? smartalec-j
please.. tontonsigmund
No dvd? beating_a_dead_horse
A comprehensive explaination of what i think happens in the film c_waddle
The classical music in the store janvidar33
On Film4 tonight (UK) christophe__r
Discuss Tell Me Something (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?