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Asura (2016)

A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city's corrupt mayor.

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Han Do-Kyung
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Mayor Park Sung-Bae
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Moon Sun-Mo
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Kim Cha-In
Man-sik Jeong ...
Do Chang-Hak
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Cha Seung-Min
Hae-Gon Kim ...
Tae Byung-Jo
Won-hae Kim ...
Akeo
Yeon-a Oh ...
Jung Yoon-Hee
Jong-soo Kim
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Akeo (voice)
Edward Bosco ...
Goon (voice)
Brett Bradley ...
Kim Cha-In (voice)
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Han Do-Kyung (voice)
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Detective Han (JUNG Woo-sung), who for years has been secretly doing dirty work for the corrupt mayor Park Sungbae (HWANG Jung-min), is now pressured by a ruthless prosecutor Kim Cha-in (KWAK Do-won) to cooperate in an investigation against the mayor. Feeling trapped, Han persuades his young partner Sunmo (JU Ji-hoon) to take over his work for the mayor, but things start to get tangled in unpredictable ways. As things are getting worse, only the most evil survives in this dog-eat-dog world. Written by CJ Entertainment

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Once you trip in, there is no way out

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14 October 2016 (USA)  »

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Asura: Miasto szalenstwa  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$25,036, 21 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$174,501, 30 October 2016
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Manly muscular film noir
13 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Dark gloomy manly muscular film noir

Absolutely corrupted mayor and his slavery police detective together ruining the justice.

This story is sort of the real in Corea. Too many politicians are evil and the rotten police men support them in many ways. They even try to blast the city gas pipeline and policemen never investigate about the fire on the city gas pipeline despite the firemen blamed and ordered to investigate.

This movie is realistic in those ways of Corean lives and so interesting and exciting film noir as well.

The car chasing scenes are some of the best cuts in the years! Even only that car chasing cuts must be able to pay back enough of your time.

Asura is surely the best Corean gangster film in the years!


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