Miracle in Cell No. 7

Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013)

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Lee Yong Gu is a mentally impaired father with the intellect of a six-year-old, who lives in a run-down house along with his daughter of the same age, Ye Seung. One day, he gets into a physical altercation with the police commissioner, who has just purchased the last Sailor Moon backpack for his daughter, a gift Yong Gu was saving up to buy for Ye Seung. Soon after, the police commissioner's daughter read moredies in a freak accident while she is taking Yong Gu to another store that sells the same backpack. When he tries to resuscitate her, a woman witnesses him and mistakes him to be molesting her. Yong Gu is falsely accused of the abduction, murder, and rape of a minor. The police quickly take advantage of his disability and force him to admit to committing the crimes, while ignoring exonerating evidence. Yong Gu is imprisoned and assigned to Cell No. 7, the harshest cell in a maximum security prison.

  • Native title:

    7번방의 선물
  • Also Known as:

    12 Wol 23 Il ; December 23rd ; December 23 ; 7beonbangui Seonmool ; 12월 23일 ; Gift From Room 7; Number 7 Room's Gift

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49 people found this review helpful
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Apr 12, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
There is a reason why this movie has such high ratings. It's not just a movie but a piece of art that seriously touches you deep within.

The premises is simple - an intellectually disabled father is found guilty for a murder that he didn't commit and throughout it all his daughter, Ye Seung stuck by him. He is sentence to prison and placed in Cell no. 7 with inmates. He is read more treated badly at first because of the fact that he was charged with the murder and rape of a child. Though as the story progresses people begin to realise that a guy like this couldn't have possibly done something atrocious as that!

What I see and feel in this movies is just love in the purest kind. Their father and daughter bond was for me the driving force of the story.
There were times when I felt so much anger for the injustice.
Times when I laughed my ass off because it was so damn hilarious!
Times when I cried my heart out because of the beauty of the story, the characters and the unbelievably heart warming relationship.

My sister and I watched it together and we literally used up the entire box of tissue! I recommend everyone to watch it because it is just such an amazing story and the feels are OVER THE ROOF!
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Mar 30, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
I had this movie on my list as plan to watch for quite sometime now. And its such a regret to be watching it only today. I initially thought the story is like the movie "I Am Sam" but its totally different. Overall, the cast did a great job on portraying their individual roles. I can't imagine myself crying but this movie is a real tear-jerker especially at the last part, I read more just can't stop my tears. I am not a so fan of heavy dramas but this really blew me away. The saddest part is, the story may be fiction but in reality it happens, it can happen. It is indeed a masterpiece. Anyone who kept this in their plan-to-watch list must watch it asap. Anyone who doesn't include this on their list to watch yet, better not be a loser and watch it now.
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Both protagonists are arrested and sent to prison for crimes they supposedly didn't commit.
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    MilaKim 14 days ago

    There are no words to describe how I truly feel about this movie. This is a artwork showing the most deepest form of love: the one between children and parents.

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    Koe Temampong Jan 25, 2017

    Awesome movie, but this is poor quality guys! I have found a much better quality of this film. Maybe some of you would like to see it too!

    This is my favorite site where I saw in HD: WWW.NETFLIX.MATAMOVIE.COM
    New update (2016) Full Movie HD <3

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    Camellia Dec 14, 2016

    I just want to say, those detectives in this movie is as dirty as the criminals in the prison. I wish they actually got some kind of punishment. It makes me angry just thinking of how all those years, they still have their job and still using the same dirty tricks to get their way. Urgh.

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    runnynose Dec 2, 2016 - edited

    I have watched all sorts of movies from all around asia.This Is The Best Movie So Far!
    p.s I have watched hundreds of movies.
    just so you know

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    Keen Nov 28, 2016

    The feels

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    EunSoo Nov 15, 2016

    I can't understand why this is the highest rated movie. It was just ok for me.

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    Samoyed Oct 30, 2016

    Nothing can compare.

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    Hi5Me Oct 9, 2016

    A true beautiful masterpiece. Among all the comedy/drama/emotional movies & drama, this one is on another level way above the rest. I love the story, the actors, the laughs, and I hate crying so much, but I couldn't help it. This is truly a great movie.

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    Maya Oct 2, 2016

    Beautiful movie...♥♥♥

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    Mighty_Brosia Sep 30, 2016

    I cried so much... great great movie...

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    DayDreamer Sep 24, 2016 - edited
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    Sharn Sep 17, 2016

    I just can't hold these feels

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    Maks Sep 2, 2016

    I'm here because of exo showtime, and the great ratings make me want to see this movie!

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    Jackie Sep 1, 2016

    I don't cry that often for dramas/movies but this got to me! My eyes are still strained from watching it and im breathing so heavy! SUCH AN EMOTIONAL MOVIE! well now i know how to make a person cry

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    chimchim Aug 23, 2016

    Oh god , I cried like a baby.


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Jan 24, 2013
  • Duration:

    2 hr. 7 min.


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    9.3 (scored by 5,628 users)
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