The Man from Nowhere

The Man from Nowhere


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Director & Screenwriter: Lee Jung Beom

Release Date: Aug 5, 2010

Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.

Year: 2010

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 아저씨

Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

Alternative Titles: Ahjeosshi, Nowhere Man, Ahjussi, Ajeossi, Ajeosshi, Ajusshi, This Man

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller


The Man from Nowhere is a Korean action-thriller movie that follows the story of a reclusive former special agent named Cha Tae-sik (played by Won Bin). He lives a solitary life running a pawnshop, but his life takes a dramatic turn when a young girl named So-mi (played by Kim Sae-ron) who lives in the same building as him gets unauthorized takingped by a drug trafficking gang. So-mi’s mother, Hyo-jeong, who is a drug addict and works as a dancer at a nightclub, is also involved with the gang.

As the police and Hyo-jeong’s drug lord boss try to track down So-mi, Cha Tae-sik takes matters into his own hands and sets out to rescue her. He uses his sterminates as a former agent to track down the people responsible for unauthorized takingping her. Cha Tae-sik discovers that the gang is using So-mi and other children as drug mules, and he becomes determined to bring down the entire operation.

As he gets closer to the truth, Cha Tae-sik finds himself in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with the drug lord’s henchmen. He faces numerous obstacles and challenges along the way, including corrupt cops and the drug lord’s personal hitman. However, he refuses to back down and continues to pursue his mission despite the risks.

The Man from Nowhere is a heart-pounding, action-packed movie that explores themes of redemption, sacrifice, and the lengths a person will go to protect the ones they love. With its intense fight scenes, stunning cinematography, and powerful performances, it is a must-watch for fans of Korean action-thrillers.


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