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Nowhere to Hide (1999)

Injeong sajeong bol geot eobtda (original title)
A team of police hunt down a villain.

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Cast

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Detective Woo
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Chang Sungmin (as Sung-kee Ahn)
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Detective Kim
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Juyon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jae-mo Ahn
Yong-gu Do
Ju-bong Gi
Yong-ua Kwon
Hae-eun Lee
Sang-Myeon Park
Seung-ho Park
Cheal-jong Shim
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Storyline

A chase film in which cops try to catch a master of disguise. This is a film as much about the joy of filmmaking as it is about a deadly pursuit. Written by NDNF

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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31 July 1999 (South Korea)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,100 (USA) (29 December 2000)

Gross:

$22,007 (USA) (5 January 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Detective Woo: I'm not a minister or a preacher, right? Those guys say nice things, but I start and end with a fuck.
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References Ikiru (1952) See more »

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Great fun
23 January 2003 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching this film, I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.It's great to watch a film where the director is in love with the possibilities of film, making use of every trick in the cinematic book. This everything-and-the-kitchen-sink style seems popular in Asia as Tears of the Black Tiger had used a similar approach. Sure, the detective's are made out to be as vicious as the criminals they're chasing but I can't think of too many films that portrayed the police in a positive light (ok, I'll let you have 'Police Academy'). The only problems for me were the somewhat plodding pace between the action sequences and that the audience never got to know anything about Sungmin.


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