6.8/10
5,821
13 user 61 critic

The Thieves (2012)

Dodookdeul (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 25 July 2012 (South Korea)
Trailer
1:55 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Suk-kyu Han, Seung-beom Ryu
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A boy with five fathers who is attached to the criminal underworld. A sinister past is about to be revealed as he is forced to join the killing spree.

Director: Joon-Hwan Jang
Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Jin-woong Jo, Hyeong-seong Jang
Masquerade (2012)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find a royal body double. He hires Ha-seon, a peasant mimic who bears a perfect ... See full summary »

Director: Chang-min Choo
Stars: Byung-hun Lee, Seung-ryong Ryu, Hyo-ju Han
New World (2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Story about a conflict between the police and the mob through the eyes of an undercover cop.

Director: Hoon-jung Park
Stars: Jung-jae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Jeong-min Hwang
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan.

Director: Jong-bin Yun
Stars: Min-sik Choi, Jung-woo Ha, Peter Cavnoudias
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-hoon Choi
Stars: Seung-woo Cho, Yun-shik Baek, Hye-su Kim
The Suspect (2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Dong-chul is the best field agent in North Korea until he is abandoned during a mission, his wife and daughter murdered. Hunted and on the run, torn between grief and vengeance, his revenge mission begin.

Director: Shin-yeon Won
Stars: Yoo Gong, Jae-yoon Jo, Sung-ha Jo
Cold Eyes (2013)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A high-tech police surveillance team attempts to take down a gang of ruthless bank robbers.

Directors: Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim
Stars: Hyo-ju Han, Kyung Jin, Woo-sung Jung
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

About Nae-kyung who is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at his face. Because of his abilities, he gets involved in a power struggle between Prince Sooyang and Kim Jong-Seo.

Director: Jae-rim Han
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Jung-jae Lee, Yun-shik Baek
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three undercover North Korean agents live happily in South Korea while waiting for their order. One day, an unexpected order arrives, but it's not what they expected.

Director: Cheol-soo Jang
Stars: Soo-Hyun Kim, Gi-woong Park, Lee Hyun Woo
A Company Man (2012)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Hyeong-Do (So Ji-Sub) is an assassin for a company that masquerades as a metal trading company. One day, he takes on a job partnering with a man Hyun-Yi, who is he is to kill afterwards. ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-yoon Lim
Stars: Ji-seob So, Mi-yeon Lee, Do Won Kwak
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of a cab driver in Yanji City, a region between North Korea, China and Russia. His wife goes to Korea to earn money, but he doesn't hear from her since in 6 months. He plays ... See full summary »

Director: Hong-jin Na
Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Yun-seok Kim, Sung-ha Jo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Macao Park
...
Popie (as Jung-Jae Lee)
...
Pepsee (as Kim Hye-soo)
...
Yenicall (as Gianna Jun)
...
Chen
...
Chewingum (as Kim Hae-sook)
...
Andrew (as Oh Dal-soo)
Soo-Hyun Kim ...
Zampano (as Soo Hyun Kim)
Kwok Cheung Tsang ...
Jonny (as Derek Tsang)
Jin-mo Ju ...
Detective (as Joo Jin-mo)
Guk-Seo Ki ...
Wei Hong
Duek-mun Choi ...
Casino Manager (as Choi Duk-moon)
Gook-hee Chae ...
Madame (as Chae Kuk-hee)
Soo-jeong Ye ...
Tiffany (as Ye Su-jeong)
...
Julie (as Lee Sinje)
Edit

Storyline

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score. The thieves' target is a $20 million diamond known as 'Tear of the Sun', kept safely away in a casino, brought there to be sold by a notorious Chinese fence. While working together to steal this fabled diamond, they all have their own agenda to keep the diamond for themselves. But who will succeed and live to see another day? Written by wikipedia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

All for the money. One for the revenge. Every man for himself.

Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

25 July 2012 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

The Thieves  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jung Jae Lee and Gianna Jun starred together as the leads in Il Mare (2000), later remade into the Hollywood movie Lake House. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A New favorite for my Asian imports section
30 November 2013 | by (Jackson, MS, United States) – See all my reviews

The Asian cinema that has most impressed me is usually of the horror genre, but this one actually stood out as a regular action flick. You will see a distinct similarity to the Ocean's serial, but it competently makes its own mark with multiple subplots that work as well as an almost dizzying amount of twist and turns. The humor translates better than almost any other Asian film I've seen, which is probable because my copy was subtitles only, there was no English dubbing available. Even with the extended run-time, the pace is quick and crisp, with no plodding moments or stalls. It keeps moving all the way to the credits, a great popcorn movie.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Ending dhawal
What happened to Johnny? nedzHead
Interviews with Dong-Hoon Choi and Yun-Seok Kim contact-528-398569
Discuss The Thieves (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?