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Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
"Juyuso seubgyuksageun" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  2 October 1999 (South Korea)
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Four disaffected youths rob a gas station but find their plans complicated and sidetracked before the night is through.

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Credited cast:
Sung-jae Lee ...
No Mark
Oh-seong Yu ...
Mu Dae-po (a.k.a. Bulldozer)
Seong-jin Kang ...
Ddan Dda-ra
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Paint
Yeong-gyu Park ...
Gas station owner
Jun Jeong ...
Geon-Bbang
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Ggal-chi
Jeong-ho Lee ...
Meek man
Su-ro Kim
Won-jong Lee
So-yeong Jeong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Carter ...
High School Girl (voice)
Frank Dawson III ...
Rockstar (voice)
Joe Gildea ...
Police Officer #2 (voice)
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Ruffian #4 (voice)
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A quartet of disaffected Korean youths have robbed a Seoul gas station. Later, while hanging out in a Chinese noodle shop, they decide to rob the same gas station. After taking the gas station over, their wacky antics ensue; forcing the manager to sing, kidnapping customers that complain about the service, and staging fist-fights between street gang members and gas station employees; all of these reflect their own gripes against society. Written by Vince Yim

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Just when you wanted to laugh, here they come.

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Rated R for pervasive language and violent behavior | See all certifications »

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Owner: Fuck the ice cream!
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A true breath of fresh air
8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Its been a while since I've commented on IMDb, the only excuse I have for that is that no film in the past year or two has moved me, or even made me want to comment at all on here.

Well I'm back at it and might I say its an uplifting return. "Attack the Gas Station" by Kim Sang-Jin was above and beyond what I expected for a pick off the blockbuster wall. This film takes you from the beginning all the way to the end, at first you really don't like these protagonist, but near the end you want to join their gang.

Anarchy is an understatement here, The film centers around 4 guys who have all grown a grudge with society for one reason or another, and one night decide to take it out on a little gas station and the enviorment around that station.

This film is awesome, and if you really want to have a good time(Laugh, Root, and Edge of your seat action) WATCH THIS MOVIE.... out of a possible 10, I give it a sparkling DIME!

Don't know what took me so long to watch this film, but it was sure worth the wait.


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