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Yeon Sang-ho’s “Train to Busan” is the most purely entertaining zombie film in some time, finding echoes of George Romero ’s and Danny Boyle ’s work, but delivering something unique for an era in which kindness to others seems more essential than ever. For decades, movies about the undead have essentially been built on a foundation of fear of our fellow man—your neighbor may look and sound like you, but he wants to eat your brain—but “Train to Busan” takes that a step further by building on the idea that, even in our darkest days, we need to look out for each other, and it is those who climb over the weak to save themselves who will suffer. Social commentary aside, it’s also just a wildly fun action movie, beautifully paced and constructed, with just the right amount of character and horror. In many ways, it’s what “ World War Z ” should have been—a nightmarish vision of the end of the world, and a provocation to ask ourselves what it is that really makes us human in the first place.

Seok-woo ( Gong Yoo ) is a divorced workaholic. He lives with his mother and barely spends any time with his daughter Su-an (Kim Su-an). He’s so distant from her that he buys her a Nintendo Wii for her birthday, ignoring that she has one already, and that he’s the one who bought it for her for Children’s Day. To make up for this rather-awkward moment, he agrees to give Su-an what she really wants—a trip to her mother’s home in Busan, 280 miles away. It’s just an hour train ride from Seoul. What could possibly go wrong? Even the set-up is a thematic beauty, as this is more than just a train ride for Seok-woo and Su-an—it’s a journey into the past as a father tries to mend bridges and fix that which may be dead. It’s a perfect setting for a zombie movie.

Before they even get to their early-morning train ride, Seok-woo and Su-an see a convoy of emergency vehicles headed into Seoul. When they get to the train, Sang-ho beautifully sets up his cast of characters, giving us beats with the conductors, a pair of elderly sisters, a husband and his pregnant wife, an obnoxious businessman (a vision of Seok-woo in a couple decades), and even a baseball team. A woman who’s clearly not well gets on the train just before it departs, and just as something else disturbing but generally unseen is happening in the station above the platform. Before you know it, the woman is taking out the jugular of a conductor, who immediately becomes a similarly mindless killing machine. These are zombies of the “28 Days Later” variety—fast, focused, and violent. They replicate like a virus, turning whole cars of the train into dead-eyed flesh-eaters in a matter of seconds. They are rabid dogs. And you thought your Metra commute was bad.

The claustrophobic tension of “Train to Busan” is amplified after a brilliantly staged sequence in a train station in which our surviving travelers learn that the entire country has gone brain-hungry. They discover that the undead can’t quite figure out door handles and are mostly blind, so tunnels and lines of sight become essential. Sang-ho also keeps up his social commentary, giving us characters who want to do anything to survive, and others who will do what it takes to save others. Early in the film, Seok-woo tells his daughter, “At a time like this, only watch out for yourself,” but he learns that this isn’t the advice we should live by or pass down to our children. Without spoiling anything, the survivors of “Train to Busan” are only so lucky because of the sacrifice of others. And the film is thematically stronger than your average zombie flick in the way it captures how panic can make monsters of us all, and it is our responsibility to overcome that base instinct in times of crisis.

After the near-perfect first hour of “Train to Busan,” the film slows its progress and makes a few stops that feel repetitive, but the journey recovers nicely for a memorable finale. You could call it “Train of the Living Dead” or “'Snowpiercer' with Zombies.” Whatever you call it, if it’s playing in your city and you’ve ever been entertained by a zombie movie, it’s hard to believe you wouldn’t be entertained by this one.

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Train to Busan

2016, Horror/Mystery & thriller, 1h 58m

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Train to Busan delivers a thrillingly unique -- and purely entertaining -- take on the zombie genre, with fully realized characters and plenty of social commentary to underscore the bursts of skillfully staged action. Read critic reviews

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A man (Gong Yoo), his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a zombie outbreak in South Korea.

Genre: Horror, Mystery & thriller, Action

Original Language: Korean

Director: Yeon Sang-ho

Producer: Lee Dong-ha

Writer: Yeon Sang-ho

Release Date (Theaters): Jul 22, 2016  limited

Release Date (Streaming): Dec 6, 2016

Box Office (Gross USA): $2.1M

Runtime: 1h 58m

Distributor: Well Go USA

Production Co: RedPeter Film

Sound Mix: Stereo, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

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Seong-kyeong

Ma Dong-seok

Choi Woo-sik

Kim Eui-sung

Ye Soo-jung

Choi Gwi-hwa

Park Myung-shin

Jeong Seok-yong

Train Captain

Yeon Sang-ho

Screenwriter

Lee Dong-ha

Kim Woo-taek

Executive Producer

Lee Hyung-deok

Cinematographer

Yang Jin-mo

Film Editing

Jang Young-gyu

Original Music

Lee Mok-won

Production Design

Kwon Yoo-jin

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Right off the bat I'm just going to say this may be the most enjoyable modern zombie movie I've seen. Now does that mean it's the best zombie movie of all time? Probably not. Does that mean it's unique in it's vision and style? Not necessarily. It's gotten a lot of comparisons to Snowpiercer and World War Z, and yeah, if you mashed those two together you'd probably get a pretty similar film. There's the forward momentum on the train of Snowpiercer, and the zombies move in the fast piling horde fashion that we saw in World War Z. But here's the thing: I really like both of those films! And honestly, I like this one even more. What we've seen popularized a lot lately is the post-apocalyptic stories, especially with zombies, so I kind of miss these outbreak day stories. Some of the best moments are the slow escalation at the beginning, before anyone realizes what's happening. They're tense, and pretty genuine. After things hit the fan though, it really goes full tilt horror-action, with some scenes that can be outrageous but are so much fun and so pulse-pounding in their intensity they get a pass from me. It's not a perfect film by any means though, but my problems aren't dealbreakers, more nitpicks. Obviously there's a lot of death, and while this is to be expected, it can get so upsettingly depressing in some of the deaths. I don't mind a tonal shift, and we need death in a zombie film, but some of them just went a little overboard in my opinion. I also didn't like how there weren't consistent rules for these zombies, namely in infection time. Sometimes a person would get bit and turn within seconds, other times they'd have enough time to retain humanity for several minutes. You need to pick one and stick to it so we know what to expect from the threat you're presenting. However these nitpicks are not enough to keep me from loving the hell out of this movie. I love the escalation and the bonding of strangers, I love momentum in both the train and the story, and I love just how many scenes were just a joy for me to watch. I just love this movie.

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Train to Busan tugs on your heartstrings whether it be from the grisly-chaotic violence and terror to the emotional drama that ensues throughout. The film blends different genres while still maintaining its horror identity and leaves you on-edge every single frame that'll sure be an experience for all who are bold to endure it. 4.5/5

Very creepy, tense from start to finish.

With a couple of the zombie movies I've watched recently, I've found myself able to go so far in my reviews as to credit the films for some modicum of surprise originality, alongside a rating of four of five out of ten. But it has been years since I've been able to say that I saw a zombie movie I genuinely and wholeheartedly enjoyed. Or I should say, it had been years, right up until last night when I saw Train to Busan.

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Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

Let's take a closer look at Train to Busan's incredibly talented ensemble and the characters they represented in the film.

In an era where we're missing out on the essence of the zombie notion, which only George Romero's classic movies and a few other zombie films like Dawn of the Dead captured, the Korean industry has been creating masterpieces with back-to-back productions like Alive and Kingdom. The trend, however, began with Train to Busan , which has since been regarded as one of the best zombie films ever created.

Train to Busan , directed by Yeon Sang-Ho, is set in South Korea and follows Seok-woo and his daughter Seo Ahn as they become trapped in a train packed with infected people, menacing the entirety of the nation. After separating from his daughter, he joins forces with other survivors to save her and survive in this post-apocalyptic world .

The film was flawless in every way, whether it was action or story, but the actors truly embodied the influence it had on viewers with their outstanding acting abilities. It has been many years since this masterpiece was released, and reminiscing about its cast is always delightful. Here's a cast and character guide for Train to Busan .

Gong Yoo as Seok-woo

Train to Busan Cast and Characters - Seok Woo

Seok-woo is the main protagonist in Train to Busan , a self-absorbed father who devotes his life to providing for his daughter's future but fails to see that all she really needs is his love. Seok-woo changed a lot throughout his search for his daughter after they were separated, thanks to Sang-hwa, who helped him several times.

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Gong Yoo played the character flawlessly, befitting his reputation as one of the best South Korean actors. If you liked his performance in Train to Busan , you should check out his other noteworthy works , which include a guest role in Squid Game , a key role as Kim Shin in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God , and Han Yoon-jae in The Silent Sea .

Kim Su-an as Su-an

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

The little girl who fascinated almost every viewer in the film's climactic sequence has now grown up. Su-an is Seok-woo's daughter, and she longs for her parents' affection . Despite her young age, Kim Su-an displayed incredible acting talents throughout the film, possibly due to her experience of working in several movies since 2011.

While it was expected that she would win an award or two for Train to Busan in 2014, her best year as an actress is arguably 2018 because she won five awards, including the Young New Actress of the Year for her role in The Battleship Island . Memories of the Sword , Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds , and Project Silence are among her other significant works.

Ma Dong-seok as Sang-hwa

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

Sang-hwa was the best character in the film, regardless of whether you consider the number of badass scenes he has or how kind he was. He is one of the survivors who fought his way past the zombies to save his pregnant wife and also saved Su-an when Seok-woo could not reach her in time.

Furthermore, since he's exceptionally well-built and fights like a wrestler, he was the MVP when dealing with hordes of zombies. Due to Ma Dong-seok's roles as Gilgamesh in Marvel's Eternals , Gom in The Good, the Bad, the Weird , and Ma Seok-do in the Roundup film series, the actor is well-known among both Korean and international audiences.

Jung Yu-mi as Seong-kyeong

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

Seong-kyeong and Sang-hwa were a lovely couple: humorous, kind, and, most importantly, brave enough to adapt to the circumstances. Despite being pregnant during the outbreak , she helped several others, including Su-an and In-gil, even though she could have been in serious danger if the attempts fell short.

Since her debut in Blossom Again in 2005, Jung Yu-mi has appeared in a number of successful films and television dramas, including Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 , Live , Jinny's Kitchen , and Sleep , as well as box office hits such as Family Ties , The Crucible , and Our Sunhi .

Kim Eui-sung as Yong-suk

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

When you despise a character so much that you want him to die horribly, you know the actor has done an outstanding job portraying the role. Kim Eui-sung is a brilliant actor, and his performance as Yong-suk is among his finest. As seen in films and TV series over the years, there are manipulators in every survival situation , and Yong-suk is one of them in Train to Busan .

Although the film implied that he wanted to visit his mother in Busan, his actions revealed how selfish he was, and he wouldn't hesitate to step over someone if it meant crossing the bridge. While he played a true antagonistic part in Train to Busan , his portrayal in Taxi Driver is entirely contrary and makes you wonder whether it was actually him, highlighting his impressive abilities as an actor once again.

Choi Woo-shik as Min Yong-guk

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

Min Yong-guk is the only survivor of the baseball team that was aboard the train, aside from Kim Jin-hee. He is in love with Jin-hee, but he doesn't tell her at the start of the film, although she is interested in sitting next to him, signaling her feelings for him. Nonetheless, he made it more apparent as the film went on, and the romantic subplot added some emotional impact to the climax.

Choi Woo-shik is a Korean-Canadian actor best known for his works, such as Rooftop Prince , Special Affairs Team TEN , Set Me Free , and Okja . However, Train to Busan was not the only film that catapulted his career to international acclaim, as his role as Kim Ki-woo in 2019's Parasite also garnered him a lot of attention.

Choi Gwi-hwa as Homeless Man

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

Train to Busan offers one of the best depictions of how society functions during turbulent times, and Choi Gwi-hwa , who played a homeless man, is the perfect visual representation. Even though he was terrified, he made sure to repay those who saved him at the film's beginning, unlike characters like Yon-suk, who sacrificed others for their own gain.

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Choi Gwi-hwa's performance made him a welcome addition to the cast. Since his debut in 2009, the actor has largely played supporting roles, but his few leading roles, such as Go Dong Pil in Undercover , Jeon Il-man in The Roundup , and Chae Geun-sik in Suits , have allowed him to showcase his acting abilities to the fullest.

Park Myung-sin as Jong-gil

Train to Busan Cast and Character Guide

As previously pointed out, people change and show their true selves when society falls apart. Jong-gil is such a personality in the film who made an unexpected decision since no one cared about her sister In-gil while she was on the verge of death. Even though almost everyone saw it coming, there was an unexpected prominence given to the character, and despite having very little screen time, the actress made sure to leave an impression on the audience.

Park Myung-sin is a remarkable actress, and her appearances in Lawless Lawyer , Lee Min-ho's Legend of the Blue Sea , and Bulgasal: Immortal Souls demonstrate how versatile she can look when given a suitable character.

While these are the characters who have left a long-lasting impression on viewers, other cast members such as Sohee (Kim Jin-hee), Jang Hyuk-jin (Ki-chul), Jeong Seok-yong (Train Captain), and Ye Soo-jung (In-gil) all portrayed roles that added weight to the story.

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Gong Yoo

Sung-gyeong

Ma Dong-seok

Homeless Man

Jeong Seok-yong

Captain of KTX

Kim Chang-hwan

Seok-woo's Mother

Kim Jae-rok

Survivor (uncredited)

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Control Room (uncredited)

Choi Woo-sung

Infected (uncredited)

Cha Chung-hwa

Mountaineering Woman

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Han Ji-eun

Earphones Girl

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Lee Joong-ok

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Captain Min (voice)

Ok Joo-ri

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Song Ji-hyuk

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Jang Hee-sun

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Lee Mok-won

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Lee Hye-ran

Rim Seung-hee

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Kwak Tae-yong

Lee Hee-eun

Chansoo Kim

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Heo Myeong-haeng

Heo Myeong-haeng

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Jeong Jin-geun

Martial Arts Choreographer

Kim Seon-wung

Marie Marolle

Song Min-seok

Yun Min-gyu

Min Hong-nam

Assistant Director

Yeon Sang-ho

Digital Intermediate Producer

Yang Jin-mo

Yang Jin-mo

Park Cheong-woo

Lighting Director

Huh Soo-young

Co-Executive Producer

Kim Woo-taek

Executive Producer

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Lee Dong-ha

Kim Yeon-ho

Kim Byung-in

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Jang Young-gyu

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Sound Designer

Choi Tae-young

Choi Tae-young

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Jung Do-ahn

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Lee Byeong-ju

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Zombie films have always been hotbeds of teeth-gnashing, blood splatter and almost the origin of stellar gore effects in cinema. But classics of the subgenre such as Danny Boyle’s “28 Days Later” and George Romero’s “Dead Series” have equally served as sociological petri dishes in which the filmmakers examine our own societies. While this breed of story has been explored by almost every filmmaking country in the world, South Korea has been interestingly, more or less, absent from the debate. Its horror and thriller films are bursting with creativity, originality and a unique voice in a flooded international market, set apart by works such as Bong Joon-ho’s “The Host,” Jang Cheol-soo’s “Bedevilled” and Kim Jee-woon’s “ I Saw the Devil .” But with Train to Busan (original title, “Busanhaeng”), Yeon Sang-ho delivers a personal and emotional work that also pulls major blockbuster appeal from its stylish effects, raw acting power and masterful storytelling within a convincing zombie outbreak.

The film is centered around a vivacious cast of characters as they travel from Seoul to Busan aboard the Korea Train eXpress (KTX). Though the main pair of protagonists are Seok-woo (Gong Yoo, “The Age of Shadows”) and his estranged daughter Soo-an (Kim Su-an, “The Battleship Island”) as he escorts her during a birthday trip to visit her mother, the cast is spread among the train. Each collection of characters are on the train for various purposes, but when a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, these passengers struggle to survive among the trapped infected.

The filmmakers take a very skilled hand to dissect numerous tropes that are combinations of Western zombie origins and Asian culture, creating an experience that is unlike most other media of its type. Though obviously at times taking notes from the exquisitely-executed, and similarly train-themed film “ Snowpiercer ,” Train to Busan never feels as if it is borrowing from someone else’s work. It relies on easily-followed set-ups of chemical leaks making rage-filled zombies, which is all delivered within the first ten minutes of its hefty 118-minute runtime. Each action on a country-wide scale is mirrored in its intensity within the train, which is also then compounded by characters undergoing epiphanous moments that alter the course of everyone’s stories. Then mix in the zombies — a whole lotta zombies — which move, snarl and pile up much in the way if those infected in “ 28 Weeks Later ” had fused with “ World War Z .”

It would be hard-pressed to find a substantial flaw in the production values or storytelling present in this superb movie. The emotional distance between the father and daughter is handled directly without being overbearing, allowing the chasm between the two be tested against this insane crisis rather than being easily set up to be healed with a hallmark ending. Nothing is ever certain between any of the characters, with many relationships altering continuously, and many supporting players becoming meat for the slaughter by incident, intent or surrender. This is brought to life by the bold and visceral acting of the cast, primarily by Ma Dong-seok (“Chronicles of Evil”), Choi Woo-sik (“In the Room”) and Jung Yu-mi (“Tough as Iron”). However, without a shadow of a doubt, the two strongest actors (thusly delivering the best results), are Yoo and Su-an, whose chemistry and pure emotional reactions to each other sell their performances every second they are on screen. Each decision the actor makes in their delivery is in tandem to the evolution (or devolution) of the characters they portray, complementing the change in tones and mindsets that each character undergoes to further the story.

The cinematography crafted by Hyung-deok Lee (“A Company Man”) is crisp, effective and immersive; though initially acting too well within convention it forgoes most elaborate camera positions or movements. Shots are held for longer than most of this work’s contemporaries, relying more on racking focus to draw out the claustrophobia and tension within the train, especially as the amount of space they have available is continually reduced, thus brilliantly inferring how the experience is collectively shared between each cast member. Regardless if a character is to be killed off later, they are given just as much importance as any other, making it a genuine shock if someone finally does die.

Coverage of the stunt work and fight scenes is never sporadically crazy either, relying more on what the character sees rather than for adrenaline injections into the image and pacing, adding impressionistic flourishes that could be pulled right from “Come and See.” This collection of intrusive and taut shots were mixed by editor Yang Jin-mo (“ Okja ”), whose magnificent sense of timing and parallel linear storytelling creates astonishing pacing and sense of space, especially when establishing the length of the titular train and the many people who are along for the ride.

From the abrupt title card in the beginning moments to its somber contemplative ending, Train to Busan is far more than a damn good zombie flick, a deep character study into the roles we play in society, or an excellent practice in cinematic storytelling. The strength of the work is that there is never an extended moment of pandering, fluff or unnecessary frames. The movie is so systematically well-built that it’s actually quite amazing that the film isn’t more successful than it has been (it has, however, broken nationwide attendance records in South Korea, and is the current highest-grossing Korean film in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore).

Train to Busan is a wild ride, and one that can be enjoyed by any fan of cinema who can handle the trip.

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Kim Su-an as Su-an Su-an is the daughter of Seok-woo. She thinks that her father is selfish and because of this she wants to be with her mother. However, she later realises the humanity that her father holds.

Choi Woo-shik as Min Yong-guk Min Yong-guk is one of the passengers on the train. He is a high school baseball player.

So-hee as Kim Jin-hee Jin-hee is a cheerleader of a high school basketball team travelling on the train. She has a crush on Min Yong-guk, one of the players in the team.

Kim Eui-sung as Yon-suk A selfish business executive who is travelling on the train to meet his mother in Busan.

  • Choi Gwi-hwa is a homeless man.
  • Jang Hyuk-jin as Ki-chul, a train attendant.
  • Park Myung-sin as Jong-gil.
  • Ye Soo-jung as In-gil.
  • Jeong Seok-yong is the captain of the train.

Seok-woo is a divorced man and a single parent to his daughter Su-an. He works as a fund manager for a prominent company in Seoul. Seok-woo struggles with the guilt of not being able to spend enough time with his daughter due to his busy work schedule, so he decides to fulfil her wish of seeing her mother on her birthday. He escorts her to Busan via a train from Seoul.

Things get a bitter turn when a weird-looking woman runs onto the train, just before the train departs. She turns into a zombie and begins to attack the passengers. The infection spreads rapidly throughout the train. Within a short span of time, half of the train gets infected.

The rest of the passengers who did not get the infection, including a pregnant woman named Seong-kyeong and her husband Sang-hwa, two students Yong-guk and his girlfriend Jin-hee from a high school baseball team, elderly sisters In-gil and Jong-gil, train attendant Ki-chul, a homeless man, Seok-woo and his daughter shift into a different compartment.

After watching the news on TV, they get to know that a contagious infection is spreading rapidly throughout the country. According to an instruction given by the government, the surviving passengers depart at Daejeon Station. They get shocked seeing the condition there. The military, who were there to protect them, had turned to zombies after getting infected. They rush back onto the train, but they get separated into different compartments.

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The pregnant wife of Sang-hwa, the daughter of Seok-woo, high school student Jin-hee, the homeless man and one of the older women get trapped in a washroom in one of the compartments. To protect them, Seok-woo, Sang-hwa and Yong-guk fight with zombies to make their way. They regroup and make their way to the compartment where the other passengers are. However, a selfish man named Yeon-suk compels the other passengers to prevent the survivors from entering, as they fear they might be infected.

Meanwhile, Sang-hwa and the other older woman, In-gil, bravely sacrifice themselves to buy time for the others to break open the compartment door and enter it. Eventually, they were able to get inside the compartment.

However, they are forced to relocate to a different compartment because of Yon-suk and other passengers’ demands. Meanwhile, Jong-gil, who is deeply affected by the passing of her older sister, opens the door allowing the zombies to come in and attack those who prevented the survivors from entering the compartment. However, Yon-suk and the train attendant, Ki-chul, managed to escape by hiding in the bathroom.

When the train stops due to a blockage in the rail, the rest of the survivors begin to search for another train. Yon-suk betrays the other passengers and causes deaths by pushing them into zombies. However, Yon-suk gets infected and turned into a zombie. While fighting with Yon-suk, Seok-woo gets bitten and decides to sacrifice himself to save his daughter and Seong-kyeong.

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Seong-kyeong and Su-an reach a tunnel and are almost shot by snipers who are there to kill the infected. However, by hearing Susan singing a song, the snipers get to know that they are not infected and rush to save them.

Importance of Humanity: The main theme of Train to Busan

‘Train to Busan’ is trying to convey the message of humanity, and how people react and behave in times of crisis. Throughout the film, the characters are tested in various ways, from the initial outbreak of the zombie virus to the dangerous and life-threatening situations they encounter on the train.

The film portrays a range of reactions from the different characters, some of whom act selflessly to help others, while others act self-centred. Seok-woo, the protagonist of the film, initially prioritizes only his and his daughter’s safety, but he eventually learns to care for others too.

In contrast, Yeon-suk, one of the other passengers on the train, is only concerned for his own survival, and he ultimately causes the deaths of several other characters for his own sake. However, as the film progresses, we also see characters evolve and change in unexpected ways. Sang-hwa, who initially seems brash and abrasive, becomes a loyal and heroic friend to Seok-woo, while the elder woman, In-gil and the homeless man show remarkable bravery and resilience in the face of danger to protect others.

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Therefore, ‘Train to Busan’ emphasizes the importance of humanity through empathy, compassion, and cooperation in times of crisis. The film portrays the capacity of individuals to rise to the occasion and put aside their differences to help one another, even in the face of seemingly inscrutable obstacles.

  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2016) Technical Award (special make-up)- Kwak Tae-yong and Hwang Hyo-gyoon Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film – Train to Busan
  • Buil Film Awards (2016) Best Supporting Actor – Kim Eui-sung Yu Hyun-mok Film Arts Award – Yeon Sang-ho
  • Korean Association of Film Critics Awards (2016) Technical Award- Train to Busan
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2017) Best Supporting Actor – Kim Eui-sung Best New Director – Yeon Sang-ho

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Interesting Facts about Train to Busan

  • ‘Train to Busan’ made its premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
  • The actors in ‘Train to Busan’ Gong Yoo and Jung Yu-mi worked together in the movie ‘The Crucible’ in 2011 .
  • An animated prequel and a sequel of ‘Train to Busan’ titled ‘Seoul Station’ and ‘Peninsula’ was released in 2016 and 2020 respectively.
  • The production team of ‘Train to Busan’ took reference for zombie movements from the game ‘7 Days to Die’ and from the media franchise ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and ‘Silent Hill’.
  • Who is the director of the movie ‘Train to Busan’? Yeon Sang-ho.
  • What is the genre of the movie ‘Train to Busan’? Action/Suspense-Thriller.
  • Who are the lead actors in the movie ‘Train to Busan’? The movie features Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok, Kim Su-an, Choi Woo-shik, Ahn So-hee, and Kim Eui-sung in lead roles.

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Korean Horror: Train to Busan

The Train to Busan

South Korea | 2016 | 118 min. | Sang-Ho Yeon

October 29, 2023

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In the highest grossing Korean film of 2016, the passengers of a high-speed train must band together to fend off a zombie horde when the apocalypse arrives in the middle of their journey.

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Absentee, workaholic father Seok-woo ( Goblin’s Gong Yoo) pins his ailing relationship with his young daughter on a spontaneous trip to Busan. But before they even reach their high-speed train, a zombie apocalypse breaks out across the peninsula. Suddenly, selfish Seok-woo must rise to the occasion of protecting his daughter while leading a high school baseball team, a husband and his pregnant wife, a pair of older sisters, and more than one entitled “every man for himself” type in surviving the apocalypse together. Train to Busan packs all the action and suspense of a “fast zombie” invasion into the confines of a few train cars, making every success and failure more intense than the last. You’ll fall in love with its star-studded cast, only to be devastated as the apocalypse indiscriminately rips through our band of survivors with the unfeeling tenacity of the capitalist systems the film interrogates. Bring your tissues to this blockbuster phenomenon that ushered in a new wave of zombie thrillers in Korea and beyond.

Content Advisory: Mild to medium blood and gore.

  • Director: Sang-Ho Yeon
  • Principal Cast: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok, Choi Woo-sik, An So-hee, Kim Eui-sung, Kim Su-an
  • Country: South Korea
  • Running Time: 118 min.
  • Producer: Lee Dong-ha
  • Screenplay: Sang-ho Yeon, Joo-Suk Park
  • Cinematographers: Hyung-deok Lee
  • Editors: Jinmo Yang
  • Language: Korean
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  • Trivia Despite marketed as a sequel to Train to Busan (2016) , this film is a stand-alone movie that does not feature or mention any of the previous film's characters.
  • Goofs After 4 years without any use it's impossible that the cars' batteries would have enough charge to trigger the alarm when hit.

Major Jane : In a few hours, a new world will be waiting.

Jooni : The world I knew wasn't bad either.

  • Alternate versions For the Indian television broadcast, a total of 76 cuts, amounting to 9 minutes were made to the Hindi dubbed version and was given a U/A (parental guidance) rating, with a running time of 106 minutes.
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The Train To Busan movie franchise recently expanded with 2020's Peninsula, but will there be a Train to Busan 3? Here's everything we know.

The  Train To Busan   zombie movie series is one of the most popular in the 21st century. After the release of  Train To Busan 2: Peninsula ,  many fans are wondering if Train To Busan 3  will happen and, if so, when will it release? Here's everything we know so far about  Train To Busan 3. 

In recent years, zombie movies have continued to grow increasingly stale due to predictable story lines and stereotypical depictions of the undead. The late George A. Romero popularized the sub-genre with  Night Of The Living Dead   and its subsequent sequels. Since then, several horror movies and TV shows have taken on the task of bringing new life to the undead, such as AMC's  The Walking Dead   and  28 Days Later. Despite the seemingly timeless nature of the creatures, the 2010s showcased how they were becoming remarkably unpopular. When  Train To Busan  released in 2016, it reinvigorated the zombie sub-genre with a new, inventive take on the situations that people are under when the apocalypse first hits home.

Related:  Train To Busan 2: Peninsula Ending & Twist Explained

Train To Busan  takes place almost entirely on a train, as soon as the zombie apocalypse begins . As a father tries to protect his daughter from the undead, the other train car passengers come to the realization that there may be no escape. Its follow-up,  Train To Busan 2: Peninsula,  takes place four years after the events of the first movie. The entirety of the southern peninsula of Korea has been overrun by zombies, while the rest of the world appears to be untouched. With an isolated apocalypse, individual narratives, and the possibility to seek refuge in other countries,  Train To Busan 3  could be a turning point for the series.

Train To Busan 3 Release Date

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Four years after  Train To Busan, Train To Busan 2: Peninsula  released on VOD. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the theatrical release of the sequel was allocated to select theaters prior to the movie's VOD release in October 2020. The global pandemic deeply impacted the ability for movies to go into or finish production. As of November 2, 2020, there is no news on whether a  Train To Busan 3  will be made, but it's very likely due to the previous movies' popularity. If a third Train to Busan  movie does go into production, it won't be expected to hit theaters or VOD for at least two years. This is based on the current state of the COVID-19 restrictions on filming in Korea, as well as how long it took to finalize  Train To Busan 2: Peninsula. 

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Each installment in the  Train To Busan  movie series so far has featured an entirely new cast. Therefore, audiences can expect that there will be an entirely new one as well for  Train To Busan 3.  While some fans have speculated that they could bring back characters from the first movie, this seems unlikely based on the series' basic premise of people with drastically different backgrounds experiencing the same zombie apocalypse in individual ways.

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Train To Busan 2: Peninsula  released in October 2020 on VOD, and revealed that fans would not see the return of the infamous train from the first movie. Instead, it takes place four years later, with an entirely new cast and story line. Even though there are only two movies in the series so far, it is evident that children are integral to Yeon Sang-ho's telling of the zombie apocalypse. As such, fans can expect to see a story that focuses on Korea's youth in some way.  Train To Busan 3  may take the route of uncovering the truth behind the origins of the zombie apocalypse, due to the sequel's major reveal that all other countries seem to be untouched by it. In the coming months, news about the third movie in the  Train To Busan  series will hopefully be revealed, especially with the popularity of Korean zombie movies in 2020.

More:  Train To Busan Sequel: Peninsula's Movie Connection Explained

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Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, thus offering a host of activities, fine dining, nightlife, and more. It is home to the world-famous Haeundae beach and Shinsegae, one of the largest department stores for world-class shopping . Busan is the perfect destination for party goers, or families looking for a chilled out holiday on the beach. Whether you want to indulge in traditional Korean spoils like Korean bathhouses (jimjilbangs), visit temples and cultural villages, or partake in more of the cosmopolitan offerings, the choices are abundant in Busan. Use this guide to assist you on your journey to Busan.

Planning Your Trip

  • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Busan is from May through September. The summer months are peak travel time to the city, due to warm and sunny weather. Tourists can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities and festivals during this time.
  • Language: Korean is the official language; however, English is widely spoken throughout the city.
  • Currency: The South Korean Won is the official currency.
  • Getting Around: Busan has an extensive public transportation system that comprises buses, a metro, and train network. The city rail network is operated by the Busan Transportation Corporation, or Humetro .
  • Travel Tip: If you are visiting Busan after Seoul and already have a T-money transport card, this card can be used in Busan as well. If you need to purchase a card once arriving to Busan, the pre-paid Cashbee card is recommended.

Things to Do

There are plenty of things to do and see during a visit to Busan, from stunning beaches to museums and historical sites. Here are some of the best things to do.

  • Busan is home to the world’s largest department store, Shinsegae Centum City , according to the Guinness Book of World Records  . The store features the famous Spaland, a massive multiplex movie theater, a theme park, and ice skating rink. It’s the place to go to enjoy glamorous shops, fine-dining, and relaxation at its finest.
  • Visit the UN Memorial Cemetery to view the burial grounds of veterans from the Korean War. It is one of the only United Nations cemeteries in the world and is home to a sculpture park and Wall of Remembrance, which is inscribed with the names of 40,896 UN service members who died or went missing during the Korean War  .
  • Located in the Seungdumal region of Busan is the Oryukdo Skywalk , a glass bridge suspended over a cliff. Visitors can watch the crashing waves flow beneath the clear floor and take in stunning views of the sea.

Discover more attractions with our full-length articles on the top things to do in Busan and the best places to shop in Busan .

What to Eat and Drink

Busan has an eclectic selection of foods from around the world. While the port city is known for its fresh seafood, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have a wide array of international dishes and restaurants for tourists to dine upon. No matter if you’re looking for a fine-dining establishment or traditional Korean street food, you’ll have many options in Busan.

Check out this article regarding an unconventional but delectable restaurant option to consider while in Busan.

  • Located in the Park Hyatt Busan hotel is the Dining Room , a sophisticated steak and seafood restaurant. It’s a perfect choice for those looking to try local catches as well as high-end cocktails and desserts.
  • Situated in the Haeundae area is Mad for Garlic , which is known for just that—delicious garlicky twists on favorites such as pizza, pasta, and steak.
  • Mugunghwa is a traditional Korean restaurant located in Lotte Hotel Busan . It caters to an upscale crowd interested in trying Korean BBQ and the famed samgyetang, aka ginseng chicken soup.

Learn about the best dishes to try while in town and also the top restaurants in Busan .

Where to Stay

Busan is made of up vibrant, bustling neighborhoods, from trendy and artsy ones to more traditional and historic areas. Centrally located Seomyeon and chill beach areas of Haeundae and Gwangan’s Gwangalli Beach are a few popular options for visitors.

A top pick of luxurious five-star hotels is The Westin Chosun Busan located right on Haeundae beach. The ritzy hotel features an indoor swimming pool, spa, and fitness center. Or, right in the center of Seomyeon (a district famed for shopping) is Lotte Hotel Busan . It offers high-end restaurants and world-class facilities such as a casino, spa, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

For more hotel options in Busan , check out our full-length article.

Getting There

The main airport in Busan is Gimhae International Airport , the fourth busiest airport in South Korea. It serves more than 16 million passengers annually, so give yourself plenty of time to arrive via either public transport or self-driving modes. Upon arrival, there are plenty of public transportation options to travel around the city, including buses and the metro operated by the Busan Transportation Corporation .

Culture and Customs

South Korea is a country that thrives on tradition and cultural beliefs. In particular, family and respect to elders is a very important component  . The traditional greeting in Korea is to bow followed by a handshake among men. To show respect while shaking hands, make sure you support your right forearm with your left hand. Korean women may nod as opposed to a handshake with Western men, but with other women a handshake is fine.

Koreans are very hard-working and value education and success. In a group setting, you may notice that younger people do not make direct eye contact with elders, especially if in a social work setting. It’s a sign of respect between junior and senior businesspeople to avoid direct eye contact. When dining out, no need to tip, as is the case around the rest of South Korea.

Money-Saving Tips

While Busan is already a pretty affordable city, there are numerous ways to save money during your time in the energetic city. The city offers an incredible amount of cheap eats and food stalls, as well as cheap pubs to enjoy while on a trip. Below are some ways to stay on a budget while in Busan.

  • Purchase a public transport pass for the amount of time of your visit instead of daily passes. Pre-load a T-money or Cashbee card to move about the city.
  • Visitors can opt to stay in dormitory style accommodations or hostels while in the city.
  • Instead of eating out at restaurants every day, enjoy affordable street food that is located all over the city. Some Korean faves include kimchi pancakes, fish cakes, and Jogae Gui (grilled clam

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    Though the main pair of protagonists are Seok-woo (Gong Yoo, "The Age of Shadows") and his estranged daughter Soo-an (Kim Su-an, "The Battleship Island") as he escorts her during a birthday trip to visit her mother, the cast is spread among the train.

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    1 hr 58 mins Drama, Horror, Suspense, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction NR Watchlist Where to Watch A Korean high-speed commuter train is overrun by zombies in this relentless thriller, forcing a...

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    The Train to Busan film series consists of South Korean action-horror zombie films, created by Park Joo-suk and produced by Next Entertainment World.The installments include a theatrical movie, an animated prequel that was released in theaters in the international market, and a standalone sequel that had a limited theatrical release. Based on an original story by Park Joo-suk, the premise ...

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    Train to Busan (2016) Cast and Crew "Life-or-death survival begins." NR 1 hr 58 min Jul 22nd, 2016 Science Fiction, Thriller, Horror, Action Movie Details Showtimes & Tickets Where to Watch Full...

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    Train to Busan. As a mysterious virus spreads countrywide, Seok-Woo, his daughter, and a few terrified passengers must fight their way through hordes of murderous undead while on a blood-drenched bullet train. 8,204 IMDb 7.6 1 h 57 min 2016. X-Ray PG-13 ... Cast and Crew. Yeon Sang-ho

  17. Train to Busan: Overview, Cast, 4 Fun Facts & More

    'Train to Busan' made its premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The actors in 'Train to Busan' Gong Yoo and Jung Yu-mi worked together in the movie 'The Crucible' in 2011 . An animated prequel and a sequel of 'Train to Busan' titled 'Seoul Station' and 'Peninsula' was released in 2016 and 2020 respectively.

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    Absentee, workaholic father Seok-woo (Goblin's Gong Yoo) pins his ailing relationship with his young daughter on a spontaneous trip to Busan.But before they even reach their high-speed train, a zombie apocalypse breaks out across the peninsula. Suddenly, selfish Seok-woo must rise to the occasion of protecting his daughter while leading a high school baseball team, a husband and his pregnant ...

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    Synopsis. "Train to Busan" is a South Korean horror film that follows a busy businessman named Seok-woo who is taking his daughter, Soo-an, on a train ride to Busan to see her mother. However, the trip takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious virus spreads throughout the country, turning people into violent, flesh-eating zombies.

  20. Peninsula (2020)

    Cast & crew User reviews Trivia FAQ IMDbPro All topics Peninsula Original title: Busanhaeng 2: Bando 2020 Not Rated 1h 56m IMDb RATING 5.5 /10 37K YOUR RATING Rate POPULARITY 3,583 576 Play trailer 1:51 6 Videos 99+ Photos Action Horror Thriller A zombie virus has in the last four years spread to all South Korea.

  21. Train To Busan 3 Updates: Release Date & Story

    Train To Busan 2: Peninsula released in October 2020 on VOD, and revealed that fans would not see the return of the infamous train from the first movie.Instead, it takes place four years later, with an entirely new cast and story line. Even though there are only two movies in the series so far, it is evident that children are integral to Yeon Sang-ho's telling of the zombie apocalypse.

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    Trip Ubusan: The Lolas vs. Zombies is a 2017 Filipino zombie comedy film directed by Mark A. Reyes, starring Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, and Paolo Ballesteros. [1] It is a spin-off film of Eat Bulaga! ' s segment, Kalyeserye.

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    Published on 02/04/21. Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, thus offering a host of activities, fine dining, nightlife, and more. It is home to the world-famous Haeundae beach and Shinsegae, one of the largest department stores for world-class shopping. Busan is the perfect destination for party goers, or families looking for a ...