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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:

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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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Company Credits

Production Co:

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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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Soundtracks

Crooked
Written by Ji-yong Kwon and TEDDY
Performed by Ji-yong Kwon
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18 March 2018 | by thekingsdomSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film. The first five minutes looked cheesy and I had no idea what was going on. I almost quit the film but after reading other reviews I kept with it. I'm glad I did because suddenly a very good film appeared. Allow me to just explain the opening (no spoilers). A military coup happens in North Korea. The coup leaders fake an American attack from South Korea that kills many North Koreans. Meanwhile, at the same time, our north Korean hero saves Kim Jong-un and takes him to the South. Then the film starts to get good. He meets a South Korean hero and I'll stop there! What I liked about this film was, it's an interesting look at how all sides would act should a military coup happen in the north. Anyway, thumbs up


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