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Public Enemy (2002)
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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 »

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Cheol-jung, Kang
Sung-jae Lee ...
Kyu-hwan, Jo
Shin-il Kang ...
Chief Investigator Eom
Jeong-hak Kim ...
Detective Kim
Yong-gu Do ...
Detective Nam
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Matthew Crawford ...
Policeman / Gangster 1 (voice)
Ju-bong Gi
Soon-chang Hong
Kan-hie Lee
Brandon Scott Peters ...
Detective Kim (voice)
Tae-hwa Seo
Ji-ru Sung
Eun-yong Yang
Hae-jin Yoo
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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 week later, the dead bodies of an old couple are discovered with multiple stab wounds. Chul-joong suddenly recalls the night he met the man in the raincoat. Chul-joong meets the old couple's son CHO Gyoo-hwan. He has an intuition that CHO is the murder but has no clue. In the meantime, another murder takes place in the same fashion. The showdown between a dirty cop and a killer unfolds, as things get more personal. Written by Anonymous

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Cheol-jung, Kang: No money, I beat them. Don't listen to me, I beat them. His face upsets me, I beat him. There's about a stadium full of guys who got beaten by me.
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One hell of a Korean masterpiece
15 July 2005 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

OK for a starters my girlfriend hates subtitled films. One week i spent my paycheck buying all the tartan extreme collection. The best decision i have ever made. talk about value for money. From versus, to the bride with white hair, to the ramones and public enemy. The film has everything black hunour, comic scenes, a psycho killer, and one of the most unusual cops since briggs in lethal weapon, a pure loner who develops a conscience while the movie progresses. The movie trailer really made me want to watch this. As i said my girlfriend hates subtitles film but she loved this a must for all thriller and black humour fans. A little long at two hours but highly enjoyable.


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