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Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)

Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol (original title)
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After a heroic death, a firefighter navigates the afterlife with the help of three guides.

Director:

Yong-hwa Kim

Writers:

Ho-min Ju (story), Yong-hwa Kim
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jung-woo Ha ... Kangrim
Tae-Hyun Cha ... Kim Ja-hong
Ju Ji-Hoon ... Haewonmaek (as Ji-hun Ju)
Hyang-gi Kim ... Dukchoon
Lee Jung-jae ... King of the underworld
Ma Dong-seok ... Seongju God
Kyung-soo Do ... Private Won
Dong-wook Kim ... Kim Soo-hong
Gwang Jang ... God of Violence Hell
Hae-Kyun Jung ... God of Murder Hell
Dal-su Oh ... Judge
Im Won-hee ... Judge
Joon-hyuk Lee ... First Lieutenant Park (as Jun-hyeog I)
Su-an Kim ... Great King Taesan
Ha-neul Kim ... God of Betrayal Hell
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Storyline

Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by 3 afterlife guardians. Only when he passes 7 trials over 49 days and proves he was innocent in human life, he's able to reincarnate, and his 3 afterlife guardians are by his side to defend him in trial. Written by Lotte Entertainment

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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There are a total of 7 trials Kim Ja-Hong (played by Tae-Hyun Cha) visits during the film. They are (in order):
  • Hell of Murder (judges if your past actions influenced someone's death)
  • Hell of Indolence (judges if the noble life given to the subject was wasted)
  • Hell of Deceit (judges the lies one has told in one's life)
  • Hell of Injustice (judges refusal to help those in need, especially for selfish gains)
  • Hell of Betrayal (judges the cold-hearted who betrayed faith or trust)
  • Hell of Violence (judges any physical attacks on others)
  • Hell of Filial Impiety (judges dishonor or disrespect of one's parents, elders, and ancestors)
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Quotes

King of the underworld: All humans live in sin.
King of the underworld: Only a few have the courage to beg for forgiveness.
King of the underworld: Only a fraction of those will get it.
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Connections

Followed by Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018) See more »

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an amazing plot meets an amazing CGI, Bravo
9 April 2018 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

The cinematography is amaaazing, it is what made me watch the movie in the first place,, but then got to engage with the plot which was tight, organized and well distributed over the whole two hours of fantasy.

The story is just emotional in all levels , the guy has to pass through the 7 judgments to decide whether he's guilty of sins or not,, but over each one of these heartwarming memories they present they add a sprinkle of light comedy ,, this made the movie look even more appealing.

The cast were all perfect,, it's not the first movie i watch for Tae-hyun Cha ,, i saw him before in Hello Ghost and My Sassy Girl , and he was hilarious,, here they tuned down the comedy to make the character look more miserable and "dead" ;D and of course Jung-woo Ha was amazing too.

Final thought,, the movie is really good,, the screenplay is definitely a 10 and the story leads to a "confirmed" sequel probably coming by the end of this year.. so start watching.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

20 December 2017 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds See more »

Filming Locations:

South Korea

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$185,546, 24 December 2017

Gross USA:

$1,908,823

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$109,383,972
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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