No Mercy

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  • NR
  • 2017
  • 2 hr 3 min
  • 7.4  (9,343)

No Mercy, released in 2010, is a South Korean crime-thriller movie directed by Kim Hyung-jun. It showcases the story of a police detective, Kang Min-ho (Sol Kyung-gu), who is assigned to a shocking case where a young girl's brutalized body is found. Kang Min-ho is a seasoned detective who is well known for his tough exterior and dedication towards his work. He is called to investigate the case of a 14-year-old girl who is raped and murdered. The victim's body is found on the beach, and the brutality of the crime sends shockwaves through the entire country. Kang Min-ho is moved by the horrific nature of the crime and begins his investigation to find the guilty person.

As he begins to work on the case, he meets a peculiar young man, Lee Young-nam (Seung-beom Ryu), who claims to have information about the murder. Lee Young-nam is a rebellious teenager who always gets into trouble with the law. He is not liked by the authorities and is constantly beaten up by the police. At first, Kang Min-ho dismisses Lee Young-nam's claims as nonsense, but eventually, he realizes that the young man's information has merit.

Together, the two of them embark on a journey to find the killer. They visit different places and meet various characters, each providing them with clues that will lead them to the culprit. As they dig deeper into the case, they begin to unravel a shocking truth about the young girl's past.

Furthermore, the movie skillfully navigates the inner workings of the South Korean legal system and how it operates. As Kang Min-ho solves the case, he faces numerous bureaucratic obstacles and finds himself stuck in a corrupt system where justice is not served.

Throughout the movie, Sol Kyung-gu's performance as Kang Min-ho is exceptional. He portrays a complex character, one who is tough yet compassionate, and dedicated to seeking justice for the victim. Seung-beom Ryu also delivers a great performance as Lee Young-nam, portraying him as a rebellious young man full of angst and, at times, vulnerability.

The movie is fast-paced and full of twists and turns that will keep the audience hooked till the end. The director, Kim Hyung-jun, skillfully navigates the narrative and keeps the audience invested in the storyline. The suspenseful elements and action sequences are well choreographed and add to the overall thrill of the film.

In conclusion, No Mercy is an engrossing crime-thriller that provides an honest and unflinching look at the South Korean legal system. The exceptional performances, thrilling storyline, and remarkable direction make it an engaging and thought-provoking movie for all those with a taste for a gripping crime-thriller.

No Mercy is a 2017 art house & international movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

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    2 hr 3 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (9,343)