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Cheong-nyeon-gyeong-chal (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 25 August 2017 (USA)
Two friends who are students at Korean National Police University, find themselves in an endless race against time after they witness a kidnapping and decide to use their knowledge.

Director:

Joo-hwan Kim (as Kim Joo-Hwan)

Writer:

Joo-hwan Kim (as Kim Joo-Hwan)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Seo-Joon Park ... Hwang Ki-joon
Ha-Neul Kang Ha-Neul Kang ... Kang Hee-yeol
Ha-seon Park Ha-seon Park ... Joo-hee
Dong-il Sung ... Professor Yang
Yoo-ram Bae Yoo-ram Bae ... Jae-ho
Joon Go Joon Go
Lee Ho-Jung Lee Ho-Jung
Min-tae Kang Min-tae Kang
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Two friends who are students at Korean National Police University, find themselves in an endless race against time after they witness a kidnapping and decide to use their knowledge.

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Taglines:

Trainees by day. Detectives by night.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnight Runners See more »

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"Midnight Runners" was sold to six countries at the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market. The rights to the film have been purchased by companies including Japan's The Klockworx, Taiwan's Long Shong, Hong Kong's Deltamac HK, Philippines' Viva Comm and Singapore's Purple Plan. See more »

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100% recommended , one of the top three K-movies this year.
6 May 2018 | by Aktham TashtushSee all my reviews

The movie is just one of the best Korean movies i'v ever watched, it is funny, fiiled with action and purposeful add to that it tells a story about Human trafficking which surprisingly is not just an Asia problem but A worldwide one.

The movie plot is strong and well connected,, it started with funny, silly and witty comical jokes but then things got a bit more tense after the "Kidnapping" yet still it had some moments where the guys acts in a stupid silly way where you couldn't help but giggle a little .

The casting is amazing, Seo-Joon Park "Hwang Ki-joon" and Ha-Neul Kang "Kang Hee-yeol" were perfect together considering they both had a huge experience on TV before getting into the Film business ,,, Also not forgetting to mention Dong-il Sung "Professor Yang" i think i watched once before in Chronicle of a Blood Merchant, and he was really good.

at the end, and like all Korean movies i have watched, after all of the fun and laughs things get more tense and emotional which is exactly what i love about these type of comedy/Action movies.

Final thought, 100% Recommended , watch it now, because there's a huge possibility for a sequel ;)


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