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I Saw The Devil
8.1 out of 10

I Saw The Devil

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I Saw the Devil: Unrated

DVD Compare
22 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Director Jee-woon Kim ’s "I Saw the Devil" is a confronting, brutal and gruesome entry into the sub-genre of films focused on vengeance, and once again coming from South Korea. No punches are pulled and nothing is shied away from, creating a disturbing and haunting portrait of the true cost (and...
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Movie overall 8
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I Saw The Devil (Blu-Ray Review)

whysoblu.com
13 July 2011
  • Excerpt: There are a lot of revenge films that currently exist out there. While I am always up for a sweet revenge tale, it does excite me much more when it is a film coming out of South Korea.
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Overall 9
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Actors overall 9
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Audio 9
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Extras 4
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I Saw the Devil (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
27 May 2011
  • Summary: Judge Patrick Bromley saw the devil kissing Santa Claus.
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8.0
Movie overall 8
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Extras 4
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I Saw the Devil (2010)

blu-ray.com
11 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Rarely has the word "visceral" seemed so appropriate. I Saw the Devil is a brutal, bloody experience, and although it is, in a sense, "just another" Korean revenge movie, Kim Ji-woon's deft directorial hand elevates the material into a film that's as memorable as it is intense.
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I Saw The Devil

Rock! Shock! Pop!
11 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Directed by Kim Jee-Woon, 2010’s I Saw The Devil begins when a pretty pregnant woman on her way to help out at an orphanage breaks down at the side of the road. She calls her fiance, a government agent named Kim Soo-hyeon (Lee Byung-hun), who tells her to stay in her car and wait for the tow truck.
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Movie overall 8
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Extras 6
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I Saw the Devil (2010)

blu-ray.com
26 April 2011
  • Conclusion: I Saw the Devil is a very dark and very violent Korean film that blends style and substance quite well. Yet it isn't easy to recommend because the violence in it is indeed rather overwhelming.
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I Saw The Devil

The Digital Fix
11 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Traversing familiar movie themes of the hunter becoming the hunted and a loved one seeking revenge, it�s a sign of I Saw The Devil �s quality that it never once feels tired and constantly manages to surprise.
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8.2

I Saw The Devil

AV Club
3 March 2011
  • Excerpt: The idea that revenge corrodes the soul of the avenger is an old theme in vigilante movies, perhaps because it’s the only moral route down an exceedingly dark path; otherwise, retribution and lawlessness rule the day.
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Fantastic Fest 2010 Review: I Saw the Devil

Brutal as Hell
10 October 2010
  • Excerpt: After his beautiful fiancée Joo-yeon is savagely murdered, Soo-hyun sets out to find the killer and exact his revenge. Luckily for Soo-hyun, his fiancées dad is a detective, and even better – Soo-hyun has been working as a secret agent and has a history in the practical application of physical...
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Review: ‘I Saw the Devil’

Variety
20 September 2010
  • Summary: An unflinching gaze into the heart of pure evil and a perverse genre entertainment par excellence.
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