You're All Surrounded

You're All Surrounded (2014)

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Eun Dae Gu, Uh Soo Sun, Park Tae Il and Ji Gook - otherwise known as the P4 - are the new recruits in the violent crime unit at Gangnam Police Station. These rookies are neither enthusiastic, nor passionate about their new jobs and have joined the crime squad for varying but unbefitting reasons. They are lead by an erratic and hot headed Seo Pan Suk who wants nothing more than to read morewash his hand off of the incompetent new recruits.

  • Native title:

    너희들은 포위됐다
  • Also Known as:

    Neoheedeuleun Powidwaetda, You Are All Surrounded

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purplenette
56 people found this review helpful
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Jul 17, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
Sequel??? I hope so. This drama has a fresh story line. It has almost anything a person could want in a drama. It has suspense, romance, comedy, action, and a bit of melodrama. The chemistry between the actors is excellent. There is consistent character development. The writing and directing is so well done. The best part is that I enjoyed each and every episode. That has been hard to find this year read more in dramaland.

All of the acting was good. I will just point out a few things. Love him or hate him (I happen to love him), Lee Seung Gi can kiss. I had no idea that Go Ah Ra that plays Na Jung in Reply 1994 was the same person as Eu Soo Sun. She just shot up the ranks of actress that I like. I love Cha Seung Won's dorky characters. He is just too cute. Is Jeong Dong Hwan going to play freakishly scary characters in every drama from now on? He seriously gives me the creeps when he does that smile. BBBRRR!!!

The music is appropriate and sometimes funny.

I will rewatch this at some point. I'm tempted to rewatch it right now. Seriously.

I highly recommend this drama.
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Sylvia
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Jul 30, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.5
  • Rewatch Value 10
This. This is it. This drama. This freaking drama is everything I've ever wanted to see. And never in my life did I think that I would end up loving a cop drama. But I did. And I'm so happy I gave this drama a chance because now it's one of my favourites.

The plot is the biggest advantage of this drama. It's a perfect mix of action, suspense, crime, drama, and read more even comedy and romance. What more could you want? And although I admit I got bored sometimes, the boredom didn't last long. There's always something happening in this drama, and numerous plot twists make everything even more exciting, interesting, and fun to watch. The pace of story development is also perfect, thanks to what it's pretty easy to follow the plot without any headaches. The romance between Dae Gu and Su Seon isn't cheesy and immature, so thank God there aren't any cringe worthy moments between those characters.
Seriously, if only more dramas were like that, I'm sure I wouldn't end up hating so many of them.

The cast is really well-chosen, so there's no surprise that the acting is one of the best I've seen so far. There are no awkward facial expressions or gestures, and the actors express the characters' feelings in a good, believable way. Only An Jae Hyeon's acting skills lack sometimes, but most of the time he isn't even that bad. So good job.

All of the main characters are likeable, which is kind of surprising considering that most dramas have many annoying characters. To be honest I was expecting Su Seon to be irritating, as almost every main female leads in dramas are, so imagine my surprise when I didn't end up hating her. And as you can learn from my other reviews, most of the time I hate main female characters. Also, I love how each character is different and special in a way. Thanks to that every character can add something new to the story.

This drama has its little flaws, but they're not very significant. I think the biggest flaw of "You're All Surrounded" is that a few of the last episodes are a little bit of a drag, but fortunately at episode 19 everything goes back to normal.

Overall, even if you don't like cop dramas, I suggest you give this one a chance. "You're All Surrounded" is something fresh, has an actual plot, and doesn't kill viewers with a cheesy romance. Seriously, we need more dramas like this one.
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    Nancy 18 days ago

    Main leads chemistry amazing love it
    Best drama
    Highly recommended

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    Sam-I-Am Apr 11, 2017

    This drama is addicting in a makjang kind of way. I love all the actors, so I will keep watching.

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    zuojenn Apr 5, 2017

    was ok. Not perfect but enjoyable. 7,5/10

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    Suicidal_Hermit Mar 22, 2017

    Can't believe I kept pushing this back for so long. Kept me engaged the whole way through.

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    Kimtan1999 Feb 16, 2017

    Really Beautiful Drama ♡

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    Meena_Drama_Fan Jan 30, 2017
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    Bae Jan 17, 2017

    Now I actually regret not watching it sooner. I had it on my PTW list for quite some time and I always thought, I'll watch it sometime. It reminded me once again of how much I love detective dramas. I loved how the romance, comedy and crime parts were perfectly managed and how the story evolves. The romance was never in focus, that's what I really liked about it. Because sometimes you need romance, but not too much xD

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    souldoc70 Dec 28, 2016

    What I like most about this drama is interaction and story between the four rookies. Park Jung Min and Ahn Jae Yun ,for me, stole the show. First drama of Park and I m impressed and I like Ahn the most in this drama compared to other dramas . The side stories are rather lame making it not necessary to the drama. The slowly build up to the main plot is quite ok and it's just this director's style. I like LSG but i find him acting as a cold person ,a little unconvincing ...because he has such a sweet warm face. I admit I initially watched it for CSW ahjussi but he's just ok in this drama,nothing to die for

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    Smiley Dec 23, 2016

    This is THE DRAMA to watch. It was funny, intriguing, dramatic and full of suspense, and it was perfectly balanced out. I am so glad I decided to watch this. And the romance between the two main leads was just too cute. I am definitely going to watch this again sometime soon :)

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    Tsuyu Dec 10, 2016

    Spectacular!!!! This drama had everything - humor, intrigue, great cast, and romance. Kudos to couple Go Ah Ra and Lee Seung Gi for bringing passion filled, playful and demonstrative affection, which is missing in most Korean dramas, to the forefront. I hope this will become a new trend.

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    JuiceJuicidy Nov 15, 2016 - edited

    I have showed to and watched (the entire thing) with 7 different people. Which means I've seen it 8 times. I didn't get sick of it for even a moment. I really want to find another drama like this; there is a special compartment in my heart for each of the main characters, and even though it's been a long while since I last watched it, it's impact on me has not wavered. 10/10

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    Colinds Nov 12, 2016 - edited

    For me the drama's mini detective stories are not very realistic, it felt like reading detective stories for kids - light, glossy, fun; I learned it is dangerous to wear same shoes for 11 years. I think the writers could have done better though with an interesting premise. But the plot twist of the main case was really interesting.
    I came to watch this because of Cha Seung Won (I love his role here), but I was also impressed by Go Ah ra's performance. I don't know if it just me, but Lee Seung Gi's emotion just does not seem to connect with me, though visually, his look is intense. I was even more touched with Go Ah Ra's bag lady case than with LSG's "boots" case.
    Overall this drama for me is entertaining; if you are looking for fun, light,action, rom-com team spirit themed movies, then is recommendable for you.

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    Asianstan Nov 9, 2016

    I wanna watch this again

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    KhedriAymen Oct 31, 2016

    Great drama , i've enjoyed it much , the romance was great 9/10 for me :D

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    namopanik Aug 21, 2016 - edited
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Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    20
  • Aired:

    May 7, 2014 to Jul 17, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network:

    SBS
  • Duration:

    60 min.

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  • Score:

    8.3 (scored by 8,434 users)
  • Ranked:

    #290
  • Popularity:

    #132

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