The Chaser (2008)

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Chaser (Chugyeogja) is directorial debut of Hong-jin Na who currently is one of the hottest directors in South Korea, and his latest movie The Yellow Sea is a sign that soon he will be on everyone's mind when discussing Korean cinema.

Movie follows Joong-ho (Yun-seok Kim), ex-detective now turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his working girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the missing girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now...

The Chaser is inspired by actual serial killer who was murdering in South Korea until 2004.

As with Oldboy, Hollywood noticed how good it is and soon after release acquired rights for remake, so we can expect another take on this story sometime soon.

Great acting, brutal violence, it's a must see for any serial killer movie fan.

DVD from Amazon.


  1. I keep wondering , does "he" know what he's doing or acting on impulse?
    Great one, and it had a surprising event near the end.

  2. this movie was shocking, dead race between it and memories of murder, but sad is that most western viewers cannot understand some things, common to eastern ppl. at least, judging by reviews on IMDB...

  3. movie is already turned in to indian movie
    known as {murder 2}
    dont know if they took rights