Sign in. This list contains only the Asian gang movies. My list contains the notable Asian Gangster movies.
Just as Hollywood romanticizes pirates in its Pirates of the Caribbean movies, South Koreans have been doing the same thing to their gangsters. He is known for his role as Storm in the G. He is also mandated to kill her if he discovers her cheating on him.
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Sign in. R min Crime, Drama, Mystery. A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Beyond the classics though, some films of the category are still produced, and although the majority comes from S. Korea, other Asian countries have a representation in the genre, with a number of great films. Here is a list with some of the best Asian Gangster films of the latest years, in random order, which as you will see, does not include thrillers specifically, but extends to dramas and social films.
Glamour and unrelenting violence. Letting ourselves escape the rules of the world for a few hours and imagine what it would be like to live beyond the norms of society. We empathise with the men and women who are willing to do whatever it takes to survive in their brutal world.
Movies about gangsters have been a fixture of American cinema for almost as long as the medium has existed. Of course, America is not the only country in the world to have produced some great movies about gangsters. Some of the best gangster films to have ever been made feature criminals in other countries.
A gangster is a criminal who is a member of a gang. Some gangs are considered to be part of organized crime. Gangsters are also called mobstersa term derived from mob and the suffix -ster. Gangsters have been active for many years in countries around the world.
Sashimi knives and bloodied faces are pretty much the status quo in Korean gangster movies. So why so popular with the Korean audience? Yoo Oh Sung is excellent as Joon Seok, the son of a gangster who inevitably follows in his fathers footsteps.
In the midst of chaos, a martial arts guru named Ma is ready to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan, bringing a new era of crime detection. Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia scene. Lau Kin Ming, the real young mafia member, camouflages himself, entering the police force. Several years later, a drug dealing-related crime brings them together for a final face-off.