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The Host

Poster for the movie "The Host"

The Host (2006)

R 120 min - Horror, Drama, Science Fiction - 27 July 2006
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Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her guardian shamelessly drunk. Ignoring her father's excuses for Nam-il, Hyun-seo is soon engrossed in her aunt Nam-joo's archery tournament on TV. Meanwhile, outside of the snack bar, people are fascinated by an unidentified object hanging onto a bridge. In an instant, the object reveals itself as a terrifying creature turning the riverbank into a gruesome sea of blood¡¦ Amid the chaos, Hyun-seo is helplessly snatched up by the creature right before Gang-du's eyes. These unforeseen circumstances render the government powerless to act. But receiving a call of help from Hyun-seo, the once-ordinary citizen Gang-du and his family are thrust into a battle with the monster to rescue their beloved Hyun-seo.

Director:  Bong Joon-ho

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Storyline

Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her guardian shamelessly drunk. Ignoring her father's excuses for Nam-il, Hyun-seo is soon engrossed in her aunt Nam-joo's archery tournament on TV. Meanwhile, outside of the snack bar, people are fascinated by an unidentified object hanging onto a bridge. In an instant, the object reveals itself as a terrifying creature turning the riverbank into a gruesome sea of blood¡¦ Amid the chaos, Hyun-seo is helplessly snatched up by the creature right before Gang-du's eyes. These unforeseen circumstances render the government powerless to act. But receiving a call of help from Hyun-seo, the once-ordinary citizen Gang-du and his family are thrust into a battle with the monster to rescue their beloved Hyun-seo.


Collections: Bong Joon-ho

Tagline: Monsters are real.

Details

Official Website:  https://layarkaca21.cam/
Country:   South Korea
Language:  Korean
Release Date:  27 July 2006

Box Office

Budget:  $11,000,000
Revenue:  $88,489,643

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Cineclick Asia, Happinet Pictures, CJ Capital Investment, Chungeorahm Film

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 00 min

Snowpiercer

Poster for the movie "Snowpiercer"

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Storyline

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.


Collections: Bong Joon-ho

Tagline: AD 2031, the passengers in the train are the only survivors on Earth.

Details

Official Website:  http://faceitcalgary.com/
Country:   Czech Republic,   South Korea
Language:  English, French, Japanese, Korean
Release Date:  1 August 2013

Box Office

Budget:  $39,200,000
Revenue:  $86,758,912

Company Credits

Production Companies:  CJ Entertainment, Opus Pictures, Stillking Films, SnowPiercer, Moho Film

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 06 min