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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 119

Budget: $11,000,000

Revenue: $88,489,643

Language: ko

Webpage: Link

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  •  12세 이상 관람가

  • 2006-08-08

  • 2006-08-17

  • 2006-09-08

  • 2006-11-10

  • 2006-11-22

  • 2007-03-09

  • 2007-03-29

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Alternative Titles

  • Gwoemul
  • Gwoemul
  • The Host
  • O Hospedeiro
  • Goemul
  • 괴물
Content Score: 100


6.8/10 (86 votes)


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.


Monsters are real.


Director: Bong Joon-ho
Writers: ,

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Song Kang-ho

Song Kang-ho
as Park Gang-du

Byeon Hie-bong

Byeon Hie-bong
as Park Hie-bong

Park Hae-Il

Park Hae-Il
as Park Nam-il

DooNa Bae

DooNa Bae
as Park Nam-joo

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