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Movie Review Synopsis: No Way Out (2023): Laugh till the end

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Movie Review Synopsis: No Way Out (2023): Laugh till the end

movie Summary: There is no way out again presenting an enjoyable spectacle to the end. The audience will be treated to a comedy investigation story with Ma Dong-seok who is ready to take down his opponents.

Synopsis Film Summary: There is no way out

Detective Ma Seok-do (Ma Dong-seok) and his partner are promoted to the Metropolitan Investigation Unit team. They discover a new drug trafficking case called “Hyper”.

Ma Dong-seok as Detective Ma seok-do
via CBI Pictures

The drug was originally sent by a Japanese ring, but was eventually produced in Korea by a policeman named Joo Seong-cheol (Lee Joon-hyuk). He uses his power to run his business.

Upset that the drug has been appropriated. The Japanese yakuza then directed Ricky (Munetaka Aoki) to capture the traitor who sent the drugs to Korea.

True action comedy

Two movies Summary previously popular because it was filled with various action scenes that were hilarious and interspersed with humor here and there. Again directed by Lee Sang-young, the same formula is still the main attraction for this film.

Ma Seok-do’s strong detective story, not-too-funny investigation team, and ice-breaking supporting roles make this film more dramatic than the previous two films.

Ma Dong-seok in The Roundup: No Way Out 2023
via CBI Pictures

The story can be considered easy. It’s easy to follow and should be suitable for family viewing. However, there are some scenes that are more straight forward gore which are gore, although not very detailed because they are aided by the camera, letting the audience’s imagination run wild.

There is no way out it doesn’t put too much emphasis on good visuals, top-notch filming, or big-name South Korean performances. But a solid plot and comic accompaniment in every scene is his strength in this film.

Lee Joo-hyuk in The Roundup No Way Out
via CBI Pictures

Ma Dong-seok looks promising, although he doesn’t look that bright. Supporter turns also get their respective parts. The one that stands out the most is Lee Joon-hyuk who looks scary as well as the center of tension throughout the film.

Smart execution

For an action movie, There is no way out still using the same storytelling style: there is a new crime and the police investigate as they discover who is behind the mastermind. Without good execution, this movie will feel boring.

But Sang-yong manages to screen a movie fellow policeman which are fun. It was laughable from the beginning, and it didn’t even feel like the movie had reached the end. Inserts of drama, comedy and action that feel solid and consistent.

Ma Dong-seok
via CBI Pictures

There’s actually nothing wrong with using a predictable story. Because this movie is meant for general audience with a light plot. It was really fun to enjoy 1 hour and 45 minutes of Ma Dong-seok fighting and eliminating his pesky opponents.

The audience also doesn’t need to have seen the previous film to enjoy the thrill that is presented. There are indeed some callbacks to the previous films, but most of them are partial middle credit scene in the end.

There is no need to question the use of the same story. Because this format has been successful in generating box office popularity (and of course money), with the second film skyrocketing as the 9th most watched Korean film in history.

Munetaka Aoki sebagai Ricky
via CBI Pictures

Considering that the third film presents thrills that are no less excellent than the previous two films, the fourth film is certainly easy to achieve. In addition, Sang-yong and Ma Dong-seok have been shooting for the series’ sequel. City of crime This.

movie Summary: There is no way out can be considered as an action comedy worth watching this year. Packed with a dense story and laced with drama, yet full of laughs even until the end credits roll.

Genre: Comedy Action

Director: Lee Sang-yong

Screenplay: Kim Min-sung

Pemeran: Ma Dong-seok, Lee Jun-hyuk, Munetaka Aoki

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7.5/10

Briefing

movie Summary: There is no way out can be considered as an action comedy worth watching this year. Packed with a dense story and laced with drama, yet full of laughs even until the end credits roll.

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