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The Prison (2017)

Peurizeun (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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A troubled ex-cop imprisoned for a hit-and-run accident discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate who has been running a crime syndicate with the help of the warden and guards which provides them 100% alibi.

Director:

Hyeon Na (as Na Hyun)

Writer:

Hyeon Na (as Na Hyun)
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Credited cast:
Rae-won Kim ... Yu-gon Song
Suk-kyu Han ... Ik-Ho Jung (as Seok-Kyu Han)
Kyeong-yeong Lee ... Chief Bae
Seong-gyoon Kim ... Dr. Kim (as Kim Sung Kyun)
Woong-in Jeong ... Warden Kang
Jae-yoon Jo ... Hong-pyo
Seong-rok Sin ... Chang-gil (as Sung-rok Shin)
Seok-won Jeong Seok-won Jeong ... Bum-mo (as Jung Suk Won)
Kyeong-cheol Song Kyeong-cheol Song ... Mr. Yang (as Song Kyung-Cheol)
Joo-wan Han Joo-wan Han ... Jong-dae
Ha-jun Yu Ha-jun Yu ... Yong-cheol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sung-won Choi Sung-won Choi ... Trainer Um
Hyeon-bae Dong Hyeon-bae Dong ... Hong-Pyo's group member
Sung-yong Han Sung-yong Han ... Gye-sik
Hyuk-jin Jang Hyuk-jin Jang
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A troubled ex-cop imprisoned for a hit-and-run accident discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate who has been running a crime syndicate with the help of the warden and guards which provides them 100% alibi.

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Taglines:

Rule the world from within

Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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The Prison Review: This South Korean crime action flick serves you with the best stuff it has!
28 March 2018 | by Prashast_SinghSee all my reviews

Movie: The Prison (18): Action/Crime - Korean

Positives:

  • The performances of Kim Rae-won and Han Suk-kyu are excellent.
  • The action scenes have been shot and executed very well.
  • The film is very well edited and there are no boring scenes in the film; it's very gripping.
  • The screenplay is excellent and watertight. Unpredictability of most of the sequences makes it even better.
  • The climax is quite excellent and very effective.


Negatives:

Nil.

Repeat value: Yes

THE PRISON is an extremely well-made crime action film which serves the viewers with the best stuff it has.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$80,376, 2 April 2017

Gross USA:

$207,481

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,205,329
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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