Host, The (2006)

Rated R, Action, Drama, Horror, 120 Minutes

Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. Following the dumping of gallons of toxic waste in the river, a giant mutated squid-like appears and begins attacking the populace. Gang-du's daughter Hyun-seo is snatched up by the creature and he and his family are taken into custody by the military, who fear a virus spread by the creature. In detention, Gang-du receives a phone call from Hyun-seo, who is not dead, merely trapped in a sewer. With his family to assist him, he sets off to find Hyun-seo.

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  • 01/23/2020
  • Metro 1
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Reviewed on January 14, 2020 by Jon Kaye


8.0 out of 10 - Not really my type of movie but I appreciate the director's talent. (Carol S.)

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