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Public Enemy (2002)

Gonggongui jeog (original title)
Not Rated | | Action | 25 January 2002 (South Korea)
A detective plays cat-and-mouse with a banker who brutally murdered his own parents.

Director:

Woo-Suk Kang

Writer:

Hyeon-jeong Kim (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kyung-gu Sol ... Cheol-jung, Kang
Sung-Jae Lee Sung-Jae Lee ... Kyu-hwan, Jo
Shin-il Kang ... Chief Investigator Eom
Jeong-hak Kim Jeong-hak Kim ... Detective Kim
Yong-gu Do Yong-gu Do ... Detective Nam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Crawford Matthew Crawford ... Policeman / Gangster 1 (voice)
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi
Soon-chang Hong Soon-chang Hong
Jeong-heon Lee Jeong-heon Lee ... Kkeunkkeuni
Kan-hie Lee Kan-hie Lee
Brandon Scott Peters Brandon Scott Peters ... Detective Kim (voice)
Tae-hwa Seo Tae-hwa Seo
Ji-ru Sung Ji-ru Sung
Woong-jae Won Woong-jae Won
Eun-yong Yang Eun-yong Yang
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Storyline

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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Certificate:

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Official Sites:

00enemy.com (Korean)

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

25 January 2002 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Public's Enemy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

'Woo-Suk Kang' (0437652) and 'Kyung-gu Sol' (0812555)'s first collaboration. See more »

Quotes

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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Followed by Public Enemy 3 (2008) See more »

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Superb action comedy
31 August 2003 | by kinghellSee all my reviews

Gonggongui Jeog (or Public Enemy) is simply one of the most entertaining films I've seen in ages. Nothing particularly new in terms of theme (wild-cannon cop chasing serial killer), but in terms of execution and sheer ENJOYMENT, there's no doubting this films worth.

Great characters, performances, direction, scenes, dialogue... I could go on.

If you like rough cop action (oo-er) which ooze black humour this is for you.

Loved it. 9/10


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