I Saw the Devil

2011 • 142 minutes
318 reviews
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I Saw the Devil is a shockingly violent and stunningly accomplished tale of murder and revenge. The embodiment of pure evil, Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. On a freezing, snowy night, his latest victim is the beautiful Juyeon, daughter of a retired police chief and pregnant fiancée of elite special agent Soo-hyun. Obsessed with revenge, Soo-hyun is determined to track down the murderer, even if doing so means becoming a monster himself. And when he finds Kyung-chul, turning him in to the authorities is the last thing on his mind, as the lines between good and evil fall away in this diabolically twisted game of cat and mouse.

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318 reviews
November 23, 2020
Hard to describe. It's suspenseful and the acting is excellent. Cinematography is also excellent. My issues don't arise until about 2/3rds of the way through. No special agent would make the kinds of mistakes our lead character does and then continue to make them especially with the consequences that arise. It's just not remotely believe near the end. Ridiculous. It goes from excellent to horrible because of the idiotic plot near the end.
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October 22, 2016
Taking matters into his own hands,turns a good guy ,bad. And you'll root for him till the end.
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July 27, 2012
It's a story about revenge, choices and consequences. When love grief and psycho hate collide, it's really difficult to set up criteria to define the winner.
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