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Ma-seu-teo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 6 January 2017 (USA)
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South Korea's financial crime unit launches a manhunt for a con man involved in a nationwide financial fraud after he absconds with the money and takes on a new identity.

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Ui-seok Jo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Byung-Hun Lee ... President Jin
Dong-won Gang ... Kim Jae-Myung
Woo-Bin Kim ... Park Jang-Goon
Ji-won Uhm ... Shin Gemma
Dal-su Oh ... Hwang Myung-Joon
Kyung Jin Kyung Jin ... Kim Eom-Ma
Won-joong Jung Won-joong Jung ... Chief of National Police Agency
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lei Arellano Lei Arellano ... Bodyguard
Tom Bauer Tom Bauer ... Ahn Kyung-Nam (voice)
Chris Hackney ... Park Jang-Goon (voice)
Ian Ignacio ... Bodyguard
Bernard Laxa Bernard Laxa ... Bodyguard
Diego Salvador Diego Salvador ... Bodyguard
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Storyline

JIN Hyun-pil heads up a multi-level marketing company called 'One Network Inc.' that has an extensive network covering all of Korea. The Intellectual Criminal Investigation's Chief, KIM Jae-myung, is on to Jin's company suspecting its deep and widespread connection to CEOs, politicians, and bureaucrats. Kim catches a break when he tracks down the company's IT architect and brain, PARK Jang-gun. Kim persuades Park to hand over information on Tech Hub and Jin's secret ledger, in exchange of a plea bargain. Park pretends to cooperate while making his own plans to turn in his boss and steal the company's huge secret fund. Jin gets wind of the police closing in on him. He closes off his scheme in Korea and stows away with his partner, hiring assassins to execute Park. Kim never gives up pursuing Jin but 6 months later, news about Jin's murder stirs the country once again. Written by CJ Entertainment

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Taglines:

Deception. Corruption. Conspiracy.

Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maseuteo See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$164,936, 6 January 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$595,649, 3 February 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$547,557, 22 January 2017
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Kim Jae-Myung: We'll nail down this case and end him for good.
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The NC16 rated version in Singapore has been edited to get a PG rating. See more »

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The rhythm of traditional Korean movies
18 February 2019 | by yoggworkSee all my reviews

The rhythm of traditional Korean movies, as always, turned upside down. The policeman acted so badly that he didn't have any expression.


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