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Director  Jo Dong-oh
Country  South Korea
6.2/10 IMDb

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Language  Korean
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Release date  April 4, 2013 (2013-04-04)
Tagline  Running Man

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Running Man (Hangul: 런닝맨; RR: Reonningmaen) is a 2013 South Korean action film starring Shin Ha-kyun as an ordinary man who begins to be chased and watched by the entire nation after he is falsely accused in a homicide case.

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Running Man was the first ever Korean movie to have 100% of its investment come from a Hollywood studio, 20th Century Fox, which also produced it along with CreaPictures. Distributed by Fox both domestically and worldwide, it was released in theaters on April 4, 2013.

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Plot

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Jong-Woo (Shin Ha-kyun) went to prison four times for petty crimes likes burglary and car theft, but he now works as an auto mechanic. He has a 17-year-old son named Gi-Hyuk (Lee Min-ho), which he raises by himself. Gi-Hyuk is a smart kid, but troubled. The father and the son also do not get along. Although, Jong-Woo might appear like an irresponsible father, he tries his best and even works at night as a private taxi service.

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One evening, Jong-Woo drops off a couple at a ritzy hotel. Suddenly, another man hops into Jong-Woo's car and tells him to drive off. Once the man pulls out large stash of cash, Jong-Woo is happy to drive the man wherever he wants. The man asks Jong-Woo to drive him to a delivery company.

Jong-Woo walks into the delivery company and asks for directions to the bathroom. He then notices the man mailing off a small electronic device. The man then comes up to Jong-Woo and offers him $1,000 if he will drive him to an apartment and then to the airport. Jong-Woo happily agrees, but he first grabs the man's cellphone and calls his own cellphone.

Once they get into the parking garage of the apartment complex, Jong-Woo's life is about to turn completely upside down. He runs out of the garage on foot and becomes the prime suspect in a murder case.

Meanwhile, Gi-Hyuk is shocked and confused that his father is now a murder suspect. Gi-Hyuk attempts to uncover the truth.

Cast

  • Shin Ha-kyun - Cha Jong-woo, auto mechanic
  • Lee Min-ho - Cha Gi-hyuk, Jong-woo's son
  • Kim Sang-ho - Ahn Sang-ki, detective
  • Jo Eun-ji - Park Sun-young, reporter
  • Oh Jung-se - Jang Do-sik, computer geek
  • Joo Hyun - Pastor Moon
  • Kim Eui-sung - Director Kim
  • Jung Suk-yong - Chief of police
  • Nam Kyung-eup - Richard Ma
  • Won Woong-jae - Detective Choi
  • Jung Mi-seong - Reporter Choi
  • Kwon Beom-taek - Dr. Hong Seung-hoon
  • Park Sang-wook - Beard
  • Yeom Dong-heon - Drunk
  • Release

    Running Man was released in South Korea on April 4, 2013. It opened at number one at the South Korean box office, grossing a total of US$3,317,529 in its first week. The film fell to third place in its second week, behind the premieres of Fists of Legend and Oblivion. The film has grossed a total of US$8,873,200.

    Critical reception

    Film Business Asia gave the film a three out of ten rating, referring to it as an "over-played and under-written action marathon quickly wears out its welcome."

    References

    Running Man (2013 film) Wikipedia
    Running Man (2013 film) IMDb Running Man (2013 film) themoviedb.org


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