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The Target (2014)

Pyojeok (original title)
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An ER doctor teams up with an assassination target to rescue his wife, held hostage by corrupt criminals and, in the process, uncovers a conspiracy.


Hong-Seung Yoon (as Chang)


Cheol-Hong Jeon (screenplay), Seong-Geol Jo (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »


Credited cast:
Seung-ryong Ryu ... Yeo-hoon (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
Joon-Sang Yoo ... Chief Detective Song
Jin-wook Lee ... Tae-joon
Sung-Ryung Kim ... Young-joo (as Seong-ryeong Kim)
Yeo-jeong Jo ... Hee-joo (as Yeo-Jeong Jo)
Eun-ji Jo Eun-ji Jo ... Soo-jin
Jin Guo Jin Guo ... Sung-hoon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dae-Myung Kim ... Gil-seop
Jong-goo Kim ... Police Superintendent (as Jong-gu Kim)
Hyun-Wook Lee Hyun-Wook Lee ... Sang-woo
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When an ER doctor saves a murder suspect from an assassination attempt, and the doctor's pregnant wife is immediately kidnapped, it becomes clear that there is a larger conspiracy at play. Now the unlikely duo must team up to uncover the longstanding corruption that plagues the police department and rescue the doctor's wife. Written by Grindstone Entertainment Group, LLC.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Director Chang used to be a former music video director before his first full length feature film in 2008. He made videos for Korean pop superstars like GOD, BoA, T-Ara, SG Wannabe, and more. See more »


Remake of Point Blank (2010) See more »

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Decent action movie
31 March 2020 | by mstr_bondSee all my reviews

It's an entertaining enough action movie for an evening with popcorn (or whatever your favorite snack is). Nothing really special or outstanding. The only thing that's really annoying is the overt feminism with two really unsympathetic female cops who behave totally off-putting.

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Release Date:

6 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea See more »


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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