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  • 50
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    An artfully depraved piece of South Korean torture porn directed by Kim Ji-woon, is a skillful serial-killer thriller in keeping with the likes of "Saw." show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    On any number of levels, "Devil" is troublesome at best, offensive at worst. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Director Kim Jee-woon's astonishing story of a serial killer who picks the wrong man's fiancée to murder, is so extreme and intense that it had to be trimmed down in its native country before it was released to theaters. We lucky westerners get to see it in all its hair-raising, stomach-churning glory, and that's a wonderful thing. show more

  • 88
    Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    A terrific but uncompromising film that's definitely not for everyone. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    You won't soon forget it -- if you have the guts to see it. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A typical mixture of the artful and the repellent. show more

  • 63
    Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel

    A thriller that makes you wish you knew how to scream "O.M.G." in Korean. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    But that ending is a whopper all the same: a heartless blast of tragedy, exploitation, amusement, and general flagrance. show more

  • 80
    Pam Grady Boxoffice Magazine

    Plenty of people die in I Saw the Devil, but it is that first attack on Ju-yeon in the movie's opening minutes that reverberates through the epic 141-minute running time. show more

  • 60
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    Ultimately, the returns of the film's premise can't justify a nearly two-and-a-half-hour squirm. The savagery is honest, raw and hardly entertainment. show more

  • December 15, 2011 Yadi Ginanjar
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    there is a scene when Choi Min-sik.. try to get off the tracer *********** very disturbing,

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