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While investigating a drug-trafficking app, “Monster Cop” Ma Seok Do and his team discover a connection between the app’s developer, who was murdered in the Philippines, and an illegal online gambling organization. Meanwhile, in the Philippines, Baek Chang Ki is controlling the Korean online illegal gambling market and spreading terror with kidnap, assault and murder. His partner, the IT genius Jang Dong Cheol, is planning an even larger scheme in Korea itself. To put an end to the escalating threat, Detective Ma expands his operation by proposing an unexpected alliance… The fourth installment in the Roundup series. (Source: Berlinale.de) ~~ Release dates: Feb 23, 2024 (Festival) || Apr 24, 2024 (Cinema) Edit Translation

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  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2024
  • Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.
  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 71 users)
  • Ranked: #13566
  • Popularity: #7980
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 9.0

Improved screenplay over previous installment

The major box office success of The Roundup series has brought us here to the fourth installment of the franchise, Punishment. Similar structure to the previous one, it had lesser action scenes and more towards story focus, but somehow this one is twice as much better than the lukewarm effort in No Way Out. All thanks to its improved screenplay and smoother flow of plot, it is much more cohesive than before, and the digital gambling case is interesting enough to provide a great hook for audiences. The cast is also much more favorable here, we have the return of Park Ji Hwan and his performance is simply too magnificent, till a point he almost carried the whole second half of the movie. Then we have new villains, Hyun Bong Sik is surprisingly underrated and his presence is massive even though he's just the villain sidekick, and finally needless to say, Kim Moo Yeol as the main villain is the ultimate right choice, he's freaking intimidating and quick at stunts too. Meanwhile the choice of ending is a little too weak because they've made the villain look thoughtless given how he ended up at the final fight location, but nonetheless they've regained their reputation this time around as the most prominent movie franchise in Korean action cinema.

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  • Movie: The Roundup: Punishment
  • Country: South Korea
  • Release Date: Feb 23, 2024
  • Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.2 (scored by 71 users)
  • Ranked: #13566
  • Popularity: #7980
  • Watchers: 1,075

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