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3 Extremes II (2002)
"Saam gaang" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  12 July 2002 (Thailand)
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Three constitutes an omnibus package of three short horror films made by Asian directors. "Memories," made by Kim Ji-Woon, is about a woman (Kim Hye-Soo) who disappears from the home she ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Wife (segment "Memories")
Bo-seok Jeong ...
Husband (segment "Memories")
Suwinit Panjamawat ...
Gaan (segment "The Wheel")
Yu (segment "Going Home")
Wai (segment "Going Home")
Hai'er (segment "Going Home")
Ting-Fung Li ...
Cheung (segment "Going Home")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kanyavae Chatiawaipreacha ...
Nuan (segment "The Wheel")
Jeong-won Choi ...
Doctor (segment "Memories") (as Jung Woo Choi)
Pornchai Chuvanon ...
Plew (segment "The Wheel")
Anusak Intasorn ...
Im (segment "The Wheel")
Jung-Won Jang ...
Eun-Ji (segment "Memories")
Pattama Jangjarut ...
Nan (segment "The Wheel")
Sung-Keun Jee ...
Taxi Driver (segment "Memories")
Savika Kanchanamas ...
Sa-Ing (segment "The Wheel")


Three constitutes an omnibus package of three short horror films made by Asian directors. "Memories," made by Kim Ji-Woon, is about a woman (Kim Hye-Soo) who disappears from the home she shares with her husband (Jung Bo-Seog) and children, and ends up in a futuristic city filled with many disturbing hindrances to her finding her way back home. Nonzee Nimibutr's "The Wheel" contains a puppeteer who is unsuccessful in warning a dance troupe about using cursed puppets. Peter Ho-Sun Chan's "Coming Home" stars Eric Tsang as a policeman who becomes involved with his neighbors, a married couple who are involved in with some mysterious herbal medications.

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, brief sexuality and some nudity | See all certifications »



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Release Date:

12 July 2002 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

3 Extremes II  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$433,400 (Hong Kong) (16 August 2002)


$910,479 (Hong Kong) (30 August 2002)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Released in America as "3...Extremes II" to capitalize on the success of Three... Extremes (2004). See more »


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29 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Three Extremes 2 (2002)

** (out of 4)

Lions Gate is releasing this title next week but it's original title is Three, the "inspiration" for what would become Three Extremes. I guess the popularity of that title is why Lions Gate selected to make this appear as a sequel when it's actually the first film. Kim Jee-Woon's Memories has a woman lost in the streets without any memory of who she is. She has one phone number that she keeps trying to call but when she can't reach anyone she just continues to walk around hoping her memory will return. Nonzee Nimibutr's The Wheel has an old man dying and leaving behind puppets, which are cursed and start to come to life. Peter Ho-Sun Chan's Going Home has a cop searching for his missing son when he is kidnapped by a man who keeps his "wife" locked inside their apartment. These three films aren't any good but the first and third one are the most interesting. The second film dealing with the puppet is quite poor without any good moment. The first and third stories are the best.

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