A Million

A Million (2009)

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Eight contestants are chosen to compete for 10 billion won on a survival reality show. The contestants are taken to the Australian desert, miles away from anyone, and begin the challenges. On the second day of the competition, the loser from the previous day is found dead and the remaining competitors find out they're not just competing for money, but for their lives as well.

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Apr 4, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
I watched this movie years ago and completely forgot about it. Once it started, it looked so similar to something I'd watched before and alas by the end of the movie I remembered everything. Since i watched it so long ago and obviously I'd forgotten most of it, it was nice to experience the whole thing yet again. I didn't even realize my now favorite actors were in the movie.
The story read more seems kind of simple and straight to the point but I think the back story is what truly carried it because it is one plot twist you definitely don't see coming. Throughout the movie you're just left wondering "why". The acting was so marvelous I commend Lee Min Ki especially because he portrayed his character the best in my opinion. Every role complemented each other no-one was outshining another which made it seem much more realistic.
I don't remember the music honestly I was too busy trying to figure out the end game.
Seeing as technically I unintentionally re-watched it, I wouldn't mind watching it again with someone. I'm a huge fan of psychological dramas and movies. Things that make you think like "damn what could I have possibly done if I were in that situation?"
I definitely recommend this movie the acting is superb the story is simple but complex in its own way and it really makes you question yourself and how you would react to certain situations. But I have to say for me personally by the end of it.....................i think they deserved everything they got.
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Jan 6, 2013
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
I decided watching this movie because of Lee Min Ki and Shin Min Ah...they were the only ones I knew from the cast list.I wasn't expecting much.

The STORY isn't something new...some unbeliveble survival contest with 8 people who love money or need it desperately.I really didn't think much of it...just a movie so I an make time move faster.
This is were The CAST enters.The acting was great in my opinion.Park read more Hee Soon was amazing....he made me tremble for 55 minutes.The actors did a great thing in entering their characters feelings and emotions and I was really caught in Lee Min Ki and Jung Yu Mi relethionship.It was so twisted and heartbreaking...once again you discover how important your own life is.
The MUSIC was nothing special...I barely remember it...but this kind of film doesn't need movie because the scenes are strange and complicated enough.So I really didn't need any kind of music to enjoy it.
I would totally REWATCH this movie!It was so interesting and emotional that I'm sure I won't get bored from it.

This movie tells a story that uncoveres the fact that anyone, I mean ANYONE, can turn crazy because of things that happened in his life.
I can't say that this is one of my favorite movies but I can assure you that is worth watching...if you want something phisological and action packed.
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    Amantae Apr 24, 2014

    I don't know about you guys but I absolutely loved this movie.

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    WhiteCloud Mar 14, 2014
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    crazy_drama_ghost Aug 7, 2013

    Hey ... In this movie 2 times they mentioned about a 'green color dry nut'... but until the end there is no explanation or connection.
    Does any one know ?

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      mabovabyul Nov 9, 2013
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      crazy_drama_ghost Nov 9, 2013

      Thank you

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    Palindrome May 23, 2013

    I love how that's supposed to be the Australia desert when our deserts are actually made from red sand/soil...just saying

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    PrettyBrown_Eyes May 19, 2013

    Good movie, didn't like the ending though.

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    crizbiii May 9, 2013
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    dpcirizarry123 Apr 5, 2013

    ALL I CAN SAY IS WOW! The twists, the turns, the acting, the story, the situations well everything keeps you on the edge of your seat until the end! You need to watch this one.

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    Krispy Jan 20, 2013

    Watching this made me feel nauseous. These types always do, eep!

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    Ami Jan 20, 2013

    I didn't really except that much from this movie because of the ratings but when I watched it.. wow, it really got me :D

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    mszither Jan 15, 2013
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      oneterrorist Jan 19, 2013

      I really should've not spoiled this myself-_-

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      mszither Jan 19, 2013

      Sorry maybe MDL should've provide double spoiler alert, well, curiosity kills the cat :p

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      oneterrorist Jan 19, 2013

      even with a double spoiler, I would probably still click it xD

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    Jamaique3d Dec 1, 2012

    Dont get me wrong, what the evil monster did was inexcusable, but MY GOD, u are telling me that no one could have helped? all the men except one could have. This is really sad.

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      Plun Jan 6, 2013

      Yeah, even the so called Navy guy didn't do anything.

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      MoseKnows_all Mar 21, 2013

      My thoughts exactly! I had my mouth open in shock during that entire reveal.

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      PrettyBrown_Eyes May 19, 2013

      it's what people call bystander behaviour, as no one was willing to take the first step, no one helped also known as difusion of responibility. The people dont want to be harmed themselves so would rather just do nothing.

      This is quite bad in China as kind hearted people who do go and help those in need they, themselves are then blamed for causing the accidents "if it wasnt you why are you helping" attitude and its sickening - if an old lady fell over you can't even go help her cause then you'd be blamed for it. Of course this isnt everyone, can't generalise to the whole population but it does happen often.

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    blueaoichan Sep 29, 2012

    From the synopsis I think it's like Hunger Games XD lol

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      Jas9420 Jan 4, 2013

      Yeah, I love The Hunger Games series and I'm looking forward to watching 'A Million' and 'Battle Royale'. =D

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    lifedreamerm Aug 14, 2012

    I thought this movie was called "A million" , gotta be kidding me!

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    Ezmeralde Apr 2, 2012

    You can watch this on youtube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o02HEuCq2mc


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Aug 6, 2009
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 54 min.


  • Score:

    7.4 (scored by 477 users)
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