• Movie: Hwayi: A Monster Boy
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Oct 9, 2013
  • Duration: 2 hr. 5 min.
  • Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)


  • Score: 8.5 (scored by 3,388 users)
  • Ranked: #408
  • Popularity: #521
  • Watchers: 6,745

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Ranked #408
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A 5-member gang, led by Seok Tae, kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, Hwa Yi learns about his own past. Hwa Yi pulls out his gun to find out who he really is. Add Synopsis In Portuguese

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Oct 9, 2013
  • Duration: 2 hr. 5 min.
  • Score: 8.5 (scored by 3,388 users)
  • Ranked: #408
  • Popularity: #521
  • Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

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32 people found this review helpful
Dec 15, 2013
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
I have waited to watch this for about 3 months. During the last month I was constantly searching for it every day just to see if it was out. And when I finally found it u can't believe how exited I was.!! >_<

YeoJinGoo who's only 16 irl and playing the character of HwaYi was amazing. He has many scenes and the story was overall about him. His acting and performance was spectacular. The upbringing he had in this "family" containing 5 fathers and a women who was taking care of him. The things he had to go through and how it affected him. Him still being so soft and sane inside while hurting. Him laughing, crying, hurting, fighting and getting furious. The look in his eyes when he realized everything. OMG. I bet he's getting an award for this. Korea is all over him saying he's gonna be THE next TOP actor. Seriously the guy is only 16 but looks around 20. I can't believe I'am saying this but I LOVE HIM. He's smoking HOOOTTT and 4 years younger than me. His voice is so mature and sexy…. ahhh I'am boiling. xD
Every one of them deserves an award. The actors playing the father were great at their roles. They had me hooked on the spot.!!

The storyline was amazing. The concept of the monster and the symbolic meaning behind it was very well-thought. I looooveeed the action, fighting and car scenes. It was just perfect. I loved the pace of the story too. There wasn't a single moment I was bored.

Warning: It contains a lot of blood-splatter so it aint for the REALLY weak-minded. But if I was u I would watch it. It's a must watch. Goes right to my top 5.


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13 people found this review helpful
Mar 16, 2014
Completed 1
Overall 10
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 10
I had to post a review after seeing this movie! While 'Hwa Yi' does have a fairly simple premise, it is made much more complex by an interesting script and some really amazing actors. The talent behind the production of the film as well as the talent in front of the cameras really shine through in the final product. And of course, I can't say enough about how well-choreographed the action sequences are.

This is an absolute recommendation, particularly for fans of the thriller and crime genres.
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