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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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Nowhere to Hide  »

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: You have the right to have a lawyer and the right to remain silent. And I can't remember the rest, fuck.
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References Ikiru (1952) See more »

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A good alternative to some of the more tired holiday films still lingering at the box office.
17 January 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

This is an enjoyable, fast-paced action movie that's shot in a frenetic style that almost reminded me of "Run Lola Run". Joong-Hoon Park stars as Woo - the likeable yet violent, dopey yet determined Inchon detective who organizes a manhunt of a cold-blooded killer. The story is routine, yet the visuals and the characters in it are wonderful. Some of the images are beautiful (like the wait leading up to the murder at the beginning of the movie, and the snowstorm later on, and especially the fight during the rainstorm), some are hilarious (such as Woo's brawl with Meathead).

The only time the movie seemed to flag for me was when Woo's partner develops a conscience after killing a suspect in self-defense.


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