Murderer

Murderer (2014)

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Joo-Hyub is a cold blooded serial killer, but he tries to live unnoticed in a small village with his son Yong-Ho. His son becomes friends with Ji-Soo who is a new transfer student at his school. Ji-Soo soon realizes that Joo-Hyub is a serial killer. Joo-Hyub decides to kill Ji-Soo for himself and his son.

  • Native title:

    살인자
  • Also Known as:

    Salinja;

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Ari_Lee
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Jul 28, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
This movie was short when compared to other Korean movies I have watched. It was, also, sort of a spontaneous kind of watch since I hadn't planned on watching it just yet.

I'm going to go straight to the point not because I hated it since I was totally immersed in its story, but because there's really not much to say.

Murderer has an overused premise, but one I enjoy most of read more the time. I love this type of psychological thrillers.

The atmosphere was tense throughout the whole movie even when Yong Ho and Ji Soo were together trying to be kids.

Ma Dong Seok, whom I had previously seen in a few dramas, was great as in this off kilter type of character. He definitely exuded danger. Even when I was not the one where his gaze was directed at, I could almost shiver. I hope he does more serious roles like this one. Also, Ahn Do Kyu (whom I remember from "Horse Doctor") is one we need to keeps tabs on. He has the makings of a great actor. I can't say much more without it being a spoiler. BUT, for me, whatever happened definitely clicked with the rest of the story.

I do wish they had showed more of what happened after that messed up ending. Messed up because of what happened not because it was bad.
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    Cheer Apr 7, 2015

    It was a nice thriller but the plot is really old, the screewriting was lazy and I couldn't connect to it. However, it wasn't a waste of time and I really liked Ma Dong Seok in here!

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    drama-addict Mar 2, 2014 - edited

    guys do u know where to watch?

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  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Jan 16, 2014
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 16 min.

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    6.8 (scored by 95 users)
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