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Busanhaeng (2016)

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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:

KRW 10,000,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$284,776, 22 July 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,129,768, 27 January 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,036,076
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Train to Busan became the highest-grossing Korean film in Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. See more »

Goofs

For a train to travel to its destination over vast distances someone, usually an operator from a remote location, needs to keep the track switches on path. From what this movie depicts it is unlikely that the switch operator will stay intact long enough to make the train travel this far and still make it to its destination. See more »

Quotes

Sang-hwa: After the tunnel!
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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

Referenced in Taapmaan (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye World
Music by Young-gyu Jang
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The best zombie movie I have ever seen
23 August 2016 | by davelowenSee all my reviews

The best zombie film I have ever seen (outside of the comedy Shaun of the Dead). Such a great film. It starts exactly like a train ride gathering momentum and gaining speed. The only difference with this train ride is I didn't want it to stop. It has a brilliant script, fantastic effects plus a very good choice of cast and acting. It also has a 'credible' plot (as credible as you can get with the zombie genre). Many of the scenes will stay with me for a long time. I hear that Hollywood want to do a remake of it. It will be interesting if it will be done as well as this. I thoroughly recommend this very refreshing and fast paced film. Get a ticket and enjoy the ride!


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