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The Merciless (2017)

Bulhandang (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 18 May 2017 (South Korea)
A young cop finds his loyalties divided after befriending a notorious criminal while undercover in prison.

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Sung-hyun Byun
8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kyung-gu Sol ... Han Jae-ho
Si-wan Im ... Jo Hyun-soo
Kyeong-yeong Lee ... Go Byeong-cheol (as Kyoung-Young Lee)
Hye-jin Jeon ... Chun In-sook
Byung Mo Choi Byung Mo Choi ... Captain Choi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andreas Fronk ... Russian Mafia
Alexis v Hall Alexis v Hall ... Host (as Alexis Hall)
Hong-In Hong-In ... Banggae
Joon-ho Hu Joon-ho Hu ... Kim Sung-han
Jang In-sub Jang In-sub ... Min-cheol
Hee-won Kim ... Go Byeong-gap (as Hie-won Kim)
Seong-oh Kim ... Jeong Seung-pil (as Sung-oh Kim)
Ji-yoon Moon ... Young-geun
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Jae-ho has established his own rules and put all of his fellow inmates under his control in a penitentiary facility. After he meets a newly imprisoned inmate, Hyeon-soo who won't give in to anyone under any circumstances, Jae-ho pursues his new ambition to become the boss of his organized crime group once he is released from the prison. Written by subratjain1

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Russian

Release Date:

18 May 2017 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Acimasiz See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

The Indian version is dubbed in English and has been certified U/A by the Indian Censor Board. It runs at 114 minutes 20 seconds, making it 3 minutes shorter than the Korean original. The film has been slightly cut. See more »

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Bad, very bad
13 June 2018 | by alon-dar1See all my reviews

10 good minutes in a long nerve wrecking boredom, I am a fan of korean cinema, just watched a great korean movie: peace breaker. the merciless is so boring, you start to play games on your phone, and who is the merciless? a real bore, many flashbacks, you can immediatly know if a movie is s**t if half of it is flashbacks, even the action is lousy, this film takes itself very seriously, but in one part, after being hit, a man hears birds chirping, like in a cartoon! terrible


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