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The story of a ruthless female assassin named Sook Hee, who from an early age has been taught to kill in Yanbian, China. She becomes a sleeper agent for South Korea's intelligence agency, who promises her freedom after 10 years of service. She dreams of having a different type of life, however, two men from her past make an unexpected appearance in her life, bringing out dark secrets from her past. Edit Translation

  • English
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  • Português
  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Jun 8, 2017
  • Duration: 2 hr. 3 min.
  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 2,074 users)
  • Ranked: #1913
  • Popularity: #1187
  • Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

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11 people found this review helpful
Jul 27, 2017
Completed 0
Overall 9.5
Story 10
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 8.5
Rewatch Value 8.5
Really a very good movie!
"The Villainess" is an intense action movie, the first eight minutes are to get your brain in the rhythm, right from the start, starting with a bloody opening, practically a carnage,
Where a woman (swordsman) in a hallway, cuts mercilessly everything that moves on its way through a vertiginous camera angle. (For gamers, this scene is nostalgia, after all who does not remember "Metal Gear Solid" created by Hideo Kojima launching for PS1 / PC in 1998! That corridor of bodies wrapped in sea of ??blood, remember !?)
The cinematography is wonderful, transitions beautiful and clean as we realize that there is a really exciting story at stake.
Unfortunately, it is a very confusing narrative, or an often and often organized structure, of a young fighter and assassin of talented swords used by an obviously corrupt organization to do their dirty work. Their problems are only extenuated with the arrival of a child who threatens their future and good will for both ...
The film has a good acting, and the action scenes, especially the chase scene, are spectacularly staged, a movie rich in all feeling, a pity that the narrative was confusing!

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5 people found this review helpful
Nov 2, 2017
Completed 0
Overall 8.5
Story 7.5
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 9.0
For those who love action scenes, this is a must watch. The first minutes remind me of the computer game Counter Strike. Oh, I suck at giving reviews but yeah, I enjoyed watching this. Mainly because I love action movies/dramas. The blood and the killings look real so I think someone with a weak stomach shouldn't watch this.

PS. I saw comments saying they don't understand the plot and some scenes don't make any sense but I think you should rewatch it. I clearly understand the story.
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  • Movie: The Villainess
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Jun 8, 2017
  • Duration: 2 hr. 3 min.
  • Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)


  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 2,074 users)
  • Ranked: #1913
  • Popularity: #1187
  • Watchers: 4,219

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