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The Advocate: A Missing Body (2015)

Seong-nan Byeon-ho-sa (original title)
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A lawyer and a prosecutor take on a murder case the has no evidence or a body.

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Jong-ho Huh
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Credited cast:
Sun-kyun Lee ... Byeong Ho-sung
Kim Go-eun ... Jin Sun-mi
Hyun-Sung Jang Hyun-Sung Jang ... Moon Ji-hoon (as Hyeong-seong Jang)
Im Won-hee ... Ho-sung's Subordinate
Sung-duk Hong Sung-duk Hong ... Kim Man-suk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jae-woong Choi Jae-woong Choi ... Kim Jung-hwan
Han Soo Hyun Han Soo Hyun ... Prosecutor
Suk-Tae Joo Suk-Tae Joo ... David Lee
Kim Yoon-hye Kim Yoon-hye ... Han Min-jung
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Byeon, a hotshot lawyer, successfully defends a large company in a new drug side affect law suit. The company's chairman asks Byeon to represent his chauffeur who is charged with a murder of a female student. It's a case without a body. Only a large pool of blood was discovered at the crime scene. The chauffeur, is the only suspect who was apprehended at the crime scene, and there is also an eye witness. The public prosecutor for the case is Jin who was involved in relationship with Byeon. In order to ensure his win, Byeon goes out to prepare a false witness. However, on the last day of trial, an unexpected turn of events results in Byeon losing the case. Written by CJ Entertainment

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murder | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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For the most part it works, but nothing that makes it really stand out
6 December 2015 | by KineticSeoulSee all my reviews

This is a fairly entertaining mystery movie about a hotshot lawyer who is cocky as hell trying to solve a murder mystery. It's a pretty mediocre and forgettable movie, maybe it's because I saw this after seeing "The Accidental Detective". But I thought this movie was a alright watch. The characters work quite well with one another and the direction for the most parts are coherent and easy to follow. It really doesn't bring anything new to this genre. Overall it's a generic mystery crime movie with some elements of comedy, but it works alright. Nothing that makes it stand out but it's a okay watch.

6.4/10


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South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

8 October 2015 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Advocate: A Missing Body See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,770, 25 October 2015

Gross USA:

$50,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,550,177
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