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Tidal Wave (2009)

Haeundae (original title)
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Professor Kim, a marine geologist, recognizes the impending danger of a mega tsunami headed straight for Haeundae, a popular vacation spot on the south coast of Korea. He desperately ... See full summary »

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Gang Yeon-heui
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Lee Yu-jin
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Choi Man-shik
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Hyeong-shik
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Hee-mee
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Dong-chun
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Kim Hwi
Jae-ho Song ...
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Sean House ...
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Bo-geun Cheon ...
Seung-hyeon
Jeong-gon Kim ...
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Jae-won Jeong ...
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Professor Kim, a marine geologist, recognizes the impending danger of a mega tsunami headed straight for Haeundae, a popular vacation spot on the south coast of Korea. He desperately attempts to warn authorities and alert the unknowing vacationers of the 500 MPH destructive force of nature headed their direction. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some disturbing disaster images and language | See all certifications »

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Tidal Wave  »

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Best disaster movie I've ever seen
8 September 2011 | by (Mataró, Spain) – See all my reviews

Usually the disaster movies take a few minutes to explain what's happening and the rest of the movie is how they face the disaster.

After seeing Haenduae I think that is the way a disaster movie should be. First, let me know the characters. Love them, hate them, laugh with them. Then, only then, show me what is happening so I can tremble when they run, cry if they die and laugh with joy if they survive.

It was the first time I saw a korean film and I enjoyed every single piece of it. Brilliant.

I don't understand the reviews saying that is bad... for me this is how all disaster movies should be.


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