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Steel Rain (2017)

Gangcheolbi (original title)
TV-MA | | Action | 14 March 2018 (USA)
A coup in North Korea forces an agent to defect to South with unconscious "Number One". While operatives from North hunt for both of them, the agent has to work with South Koreans to stop the nuclear war.

Director:

Woo-seok Yang

Writer:

Woo-seok Yang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Woo-sung Jung ... Eom Chul-woo
Do-won Kwak ... Kwak Chul-woo
Eui-sung Kim ... Lee Eui-sung
Kyeong-yeong Lee ... Kim Kyeong-yeong
Kap-su Kim ... Ri Tai-han
Woo-jin Jo ... Choi Myung-rok
Jae-yong Lee ... Park Kwang-dong
Ji-ho Kim Ji-ho Kim ... Choi Soo-hyeon
Myung-gon Kim ... Li Hongzhang
Eun-hye Park ... Kwon Sook-jeong
Ron Donachie ... US Secretary of State Michael Dobbs
Kristen Dalton ... Joanne Martin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Joey Albright ... Pilot
Dean Dawson ... Father
Andreas Fronk ... Tyler
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Storyline

A coup in North Korea forces an agent to defect to South with unconscious "Number One". While operatives from North hunt for both of them, the agent has to work with South Koreans to stop the nuclear war.

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The coup arose in North

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official Site (mobile only)

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

14 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steel Rain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,532,314 (South Korea), 15 December 2017, Wide Release
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Production Co:

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

The shared name of the two main characters, Chul-woo, is a homophone for 'Steel Rain' in Korean hanja - 'chul' can stand for 'steel' or 'iron', while 'woo' can mean 'rain' or 'rainfall'. See more »

Quotes

Eom Chul-woo: [angrily] If anything happens to him, there will definitely be war!
Kwak Chul-woo: Okay.
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Alternate Versions

In the theatrical version, the title card is shown in Korean but in the Netflix version the title card is shown in English. See more »

Soundtracks

Missing You
Written by Ji-yong Kwon and TEDDY
Performed by Ji-yong Kwon and Yoon-ah Kim
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Steel Rain Review: A masterfully crafted action film definitely worth watching!
15 March 2018 | by Prashast_SinghSee all my reviews

Movie: Steel Rain (15): Action - Korean

Positives:

  • The performances of the two lead actors Jung Woo-sung and Kwak Do-won are excellent, and the relation they form is a delight to watch.
  • The visual and technical aspects of the film are top notch.
  • The action scenes are shot and executed very well.
  • The emotional aspect of the film has been dealt with very well.
  • The film is very gripping thanks to the excellent story and crisp editing.


Negatives:

  • The film could've been slightly shorter.


Repeat value: Yes

Undoubtedly, STEEL RAIN is a masterfully crafted action film which is a must watch for all!


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