Parasite ( Gisaengchung ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 138

Average Rating: 3.5/4

# of Ratings: 27

Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/28/2020

Language: Korean

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Joon-ho Bong

Actors: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi, Hye-jin Jang, So-dam Park

Plot: The Kim and Park family reside on opposite sides of the spectrum, but the affluent Park and street-wise Kim families are also about to collide in the most unexpected of ways. But even as the Kims revel in their newfound fortunes, something lurks beneath the surface and when a parasitic interloper arrives, it threatens everything they have planned. -- Chris Kavan

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Dominick Fernandez - wrote on 02/10/2020

It was horrible as fuck

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 01/31/2020

In spite of its deceptive name, "Parasite" isn't one of Joon-ho's monster flicks. However, it is a razor-sharp satire on the contrasting lives of those struggling to survive and those who aren't, with shocking twists and surprising bursts of violence and dark humor sprinkled throughout.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/19/2019

"You know what kind of plan that never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned."

'Parasite' is absolutely fantastic. I'm still buzzing how good this movie is. Unpredictable and nuts. You know, this summer I was starting to get a little worn out with the endless sequels, remakes and soulless crash grabs, so I find it refreshing we get movies like this once awhile.

I admire Bong Joon-Ho as a director, especially his Korean movies. Not to say I dislike his English language films like 'Snowpiercer' and 'Okja', but in my personal opinion those don't match the same quality as his Korean movies and there isn't a sex pest trying to control his work. Anywhere, Bong Joon-Ho is one of the best working directors alive and 'Parasite' proves it.

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