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Train to Busan (2016)

Busanhaeng (original title)
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While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director:

Sang-ho Yeon

Writers:

Joo-Suk Park, Sang-ho Yeon (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yoo Gong ... Seok-woo
Yu-mi Jung ... Seong-kyeong
Dong-seok Ma ... Sang-hwa
Su-an Kim ... Soo-an
Eui-sung Kim ... Yon-suk
Woo-sik Choi ... Yong-guk
Sohee ... Jin-hee (as Ahn So-hee)
Soo-jung Ye Soo-jung Ye ... In-gil
Myung-shin Park Myung-shin Park ... Jong-gil (as Myung-sin Park)
Gwi-hwa Choi ... Homeless Man
Seok-yong Jeong Seok-yong Jeong ... Captain of KTX
Hyuk-jin Jang Hyuk-jin Jang ... Ki-chul
Seong-soo Han Seong-soo Han ... Train Team Leader
Do-im Woo ... Cabin Attendant Min-ji
Hye-Yeong Moon Hye-Yeong Moon ... Cabin Attendant
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Storyline

Sok-woo, a father with not much time for his daughter, Soo-ahn, are boarding the KTX, a fast train that shall bring them from Seoul to Busan. But during their journey, the apocalypse begins, and most of the earth's population become flesh craving zombies. While the KTX is shooting towards Busan, the passenger's fight for their families and lives against the zombies - and each other. Written by Anonymus

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Life-or-death survival begins See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Hawaiian

Release Date:

20 July 2016 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Train to Busan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

KRW10,000,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$284,776, 24 July 2016

Gross USA:

$2,129,768

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,547,518
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

On 7 August, the film set a record as the first Korean film of 2016 to break the audience record of over 10 million theatergoers. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, a window is clearly seen without any blood on it, yet in the next shot, from the inside, there are many blood stains on it. See more »

Quotes

Seong-kyeong: Will someone come to rescue us?
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Alternate Versions

The Indian version is 117 minutes long (and a minute shorter than the original version) due to a few violent zombie shots being censored. See more »

Connections

References New Super Mario Bros. Wii (2009) See more »

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Goodbye World
Music by Young-gyu Jang
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Zombie Revival
1 August 2017 | by mpaulsoSee all my reviews

Train to Busan was a treat.

A look into Selfishness vs Selflessness and Individual vs The Collective.

I can't remember the last time I enjoyed a foreign film this much. The cinematography is excellent, the story is original, and I will definitely be keeping an eye on Sang-ho Yeon's future projects.


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