Along with Korean cinema, which has recently gained more and more importance in international comparison, Ma Dong-seok aka Don Lee and the career of the beefy popular figure have recently been on the upswing. He attracted attention with one of his first appearances in front of the camera — in the spectacular and entertaining western spectacle » The Good, The Bad, The Weird » — and after a series of Korean cinema hits like » Train To Busan » or » The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil » even made the leap into the Marvel Cinematic Universe: In » Eternals » he can be seen as the powerful Gilgamesh, the protector of Angelina Jolie’s Thena.
With one foot in the door of the dream factory, the 51-year-old Korean is still in front of the camera, especially in his home country. In a few days, his latest action thriller «The Roundup» will start in Korean cinemas — in Germany, however, the predecessor for home cinema will be released on time after a full five years: » The Outlaws » will be available in Germany for the first time from June 10, 2022 on DVD and Blu-ray!
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Busch Media is bringing the film to Germany, proceeding in the same way as with » Midnight «, » The Witness «, » The Treacherous » or » Believer » and releasing the film not only as a commercially available DVD and Blu-ray, but also as a limited collector’s edition in the media book — including exclusive cover artwork and additional bonus material.
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Today, exclusively on FILMSTARTS, we are able to present you the German trailer for the action thriller, which was not only celebrated by audiences and the trade press in Korea, but was also a huge success. In the end, The Outlaws grossed over $52 million, making it the third highest-grossing R-rated film in Korean cinema history.
This is The Outlaws
Criminals rule everyday life in the problem areas of the Korean capital Seoul. Drugs, gambling, prostitution — all this is part of life here. And yet: The crooks who are up to mischief here day in and day out have one thing in common: They have respect for the law enforcement officer Ma Seok-do (Ma Dong-seok), who always has a snappy joke on his tongue above all, however, with an iron fist, in order to maintain a minimum of order in the district.
However, when one day the shady gangster boss Jang Chen ( Kyesang Yoon ) begins to take over the competition bit by bit, the cop, who doesn’t always act strictly according to the police code, gets caught between the fronts of the city’s biggest criminals — so that not even his family is safe anymore …
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