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Director:
Writers:
Dong-Hoon Choi (screenplay) &
Gi-cheol Lee (screenplay)
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Release Date:
25 July 2012 (South Korea) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
All for the money. One for the revenge. Every man for himself.
Plot:
In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 13 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Yun-seok Kim ... Macao Park

Jung-Jae Lee ... Popie
Hye-su Kim ... Pepsee (as Kim Hye-soo)

Gianna Jun ... Yenicall

Simon Yam ... Chen
Hae-suk Kim ... Chewingum (as Kim Hae-sook)
Dal-su Oh ... Andrew (as Oh Dal-soo)
Soo Hyun Kim ... Zampano
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)

Angelica Lee ... Julie (as Lee Sinje)
Ha-kyun Shin ... Director of Art Gallery

Kang-woo Kim
Jin-ho Choi ... One-eyed Man
Byeong-wook Son ... Yeong-sik
Young-ju Seo ... Young Macao Park
Geon-woo Ji ... Suit 1
Mun-cheol Kwon ... Suit 2
Tae-kyeong Park
Jun-nyeong Jang
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hing-Hong Chan ... Boat Owner
Vincent Chi ... Police Patrolman 4
Icy Hui ... Cafe Woman
Ling Yuen Lam ... Casino Guard 2
Myung-Hun Lee ... Casino Guard 1
Brian Li ... Car Rental Staff
Oscar Li ... Police Patrolman 2
Man-Wai Luk ... Police Patrolman 3
So Wai Nam
Cake Wong ... Jeweler Woman
Chui-Yee Wong (as Tweety Wong)

Directed by
Dong-Hoon Choi 
 
Writing credits
Dong-Hoon Choi (screenplay) &
Gi-cheol Lee (screenplay)

Produced by
Soo-hyun Ahn .... producer
Chen On Chu .... line producer: Hong Kong and Macau
Jeong-hun You .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dalparan 
Yeong-gyu Jang 
 
Cinematography by
Yeong-hwan Choi (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Min-kyung Shin 
 
Production Design by
Ha-jun Lee 
 
Costume Design by
Se-yeon Choi 
 
Makeup Department
Seo-young Kim .... makeup department head
Tae-young Kwak .... special makeup effects artist
Hee Eun Lee .... lead prosthetic makeup artist
 
Production Management
Pou Ian Ao .... production manager: Macau
Shing Hung Chan .... unit manager: Hong Kong (as Andy Chan)
Connie Cheung .... assistant production manager: Hong Kong
Wendy Wong .... production manager: Hong Kong and Macau
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kim-Ching Luk .... first assistant director: Hong Kong and Macau (as Sunny Luk)
 
Art Department
Chi Hang Ho .... art director: Hong Kong
Chun Wah Hui .... construction coordinator: Hong Kong
Chun Wah Hui .... props: Hong Kong
Suki Lui .... assistant art director: Hong Kong
Kloud Wan .... assistant art director: Hong Kong
 
Sound Department
Hee-soo Eun .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Do-ahn Jung .... special effects
Kyung-soo Park .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Doo Sup Jung .... visual effects
Kiyoung Jung .... pipeline technical director
Ko Eun Koni Jung .... visual effects coordinator
Sang Hyun Jung .... digital compositor (2012)
Ju-won Lee .... visual effects supervisor
Il Hwan Na .... matte painting supervisor
Min Jung Shin .... digital compositor
Momo Yang .... layout supervisor
Daehwan Jang .... matchmove artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Seung-gu Gwon .... stunts
Kwi-deok Kwon .... stunts
Ji-oh Seo .... stunts
Sang-seob Yoo .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Seong-gwan Kim .... lighting technician
Chun-Shing Lam .... best boy electrician: Hong Kong and Macau unit
Chun-Wan Lam .... gaffer: Hong Kong and Macau unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kitty Chau .... stylist: Hong Kong
Kitty Chau .... wardrobe supervisor: Hong Kong
 
Other crew
Eddie Ho .... weapons master
Frank Kim .... translator
Su Hyun Kim .... script supervisor
Feyon Li .... production coordinator: Hong Kong
Yuk-sing Lo .... on-set production assistant: Hong Kong
Kam-Fu Mak .... production assistant: Macau
Paul Seto .... weapons technician
Matthew Tai .... assistant location manager: Hong Kong
Maurice Vy .... key production assistant: Hong Kong
Kwok Sing Wong .... on-set production assistant: Hong Kong
Chi Wai Yan .... location manager: Hong Kong
Chung-yiu Yeung .... on-set production assistant: Hong Kong
Ka Ho Yuen .... on-set production assistant: Hong Kong
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dodookdeul" - South Korea (original title)
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Runtime:
135 min
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2 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Thieves from Korea, 5 December 2012
Author: sctop-547-20722 from Canada

The Thieves is directed by Donghoon Choi. There are four main actors: Yoonseok Kim, Hyesook Kim, Jungjae Lee, Jihyun Jun. They are one of the most famous actors in Korea. The story is about stealing a diamond in a casino. Director Choi said he wanted to make a film that has action and a love story. It contains complicated love story and dynamic action. The film is set in Korea and Hongkong.

On the plus side the movie includes lots of funny scenes similar to a comedy movie. Also, the actor whose name is Dalsu Oh, who specializes in playing funny characters makes us not be bored while we are watching the movie.

On the other hand, the plot has too many reversals that surprises. We don't know the conclusion until the movie is finished. As well, If you were Chinese or Japanese, the movie would be more fun because they speak both of them in different parts of the movie. And despite the humor, there is enough action that will keep you on the edge of your seat.è

All in all, it is fun but this movie is too much like the other heist movies.

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