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Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018)

Inrang (original title)
Set in the distant future where both North and South Koreas agree to establish a joint government, which has been in preparation for a duration of 7 years, the plot focuses on political ... See full summary »

Directors:

Jee-woon Kim (as Kim Jee-woon), Jee-woon Kim

Writers:

Jee-woon Kim (as Kim Jee-woon), Mamoru Oshii (original story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Woo-sung Jung ... Jang Jin-tae
Dong-won Gang ... Im Joong-kyung
Hyo-Joo Han ... Lee Yoon-hee (as Hyo-ju Han)
Ye-ri Han ... Koo Mi-kyung
Minho Choi Minho Choi ... Kim Chul-jin
Jun-ho Heo ... Lee Ki-seok
Jin-ho Choi Jin-ho Choi ... Chief Presidential Secretary Park Jeong-gi
Moo Yul Kim Moo Yul Kim ... Han Sang-woo
Eun-soo Shin Eun-soo Shin
Chul-Hyung Im Chul-Hyung Im ... Investigation spokesperson
Hong-In Hong-In ... Source
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Yong Bosch ... Im Joong-kyung (voice)
Greg Chun ... Han Sang-woo (voice)
Reggie De Leon ... Police Commissioner Kim Myung-Bae (voice)
Todd Haberkorn ... Lee Ki-seok (voice)
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Storyline

Set in the distant future where both North and South Koreas agree to establish a joint government, which has been in preparation for a duration of 7 years, the plot focuses on political uprisings on opposing sides which grow fierce when a special police unit is formed to stop the chaos.

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Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Korea | South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

25 July 2018 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

In-rang See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

KRW 19,000,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

KRW 3,218,497,406 (South Korea), 29 July 2018, Wide Release
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lewis Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is film is not a direct remake of Jin Roh:Wolf Birgade (1999) which is set a alternate reality of 1950s of Japan, this Korean remake sets the action in Korea and places the story in the future. See more »

Goofs

The two would not have survived the fall from the tower due to broken spines from the abrupt stop. See more »

Connections

Remake of Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999) See more »

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Could've been so much better if it wasn't for the convoluted plot
1 April 2019 | by TheTopDawgCriticSee all my reviews

Man I wish someone did a writing check on this bad boy film.

The directing and cinematography were perfection. The score on point. The acting needed improvement, but I'll give that a pass and say it was meant to be the characters. But the long 139 min run-time - of which the pacing was great, needed to be toned down of its over-plotted and extremely convoluted story, and excessive melodramatic scenes. Otherwise a real treat to watch with great suspense where there was suspense, and great action scenes. Much better than I expected, but certainly could have been nearly perfect of the writing was tighter. Nevertheless, a well deserved 8/10 from me.


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