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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; with his family to assist him, he sets off to find her.

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Directed by

Bong Joon-ho

Written by

Baek Chul-hyun (Screenplay)
Bong Joon-ho (Screenplay)
Ha Jun-won (Screenplay)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

South Korea

Language

Korean

Tagline

Monsters are real

Cast

Keywords

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