The Spy: Undercover Operation (2013)

The Spy: Undercover Operation (2013)

Released: 2013
Genre: Action, Comedy, Genre
Director:
Starring: Daniel Henney, So-Ri Moon, Kyung-gu Sol, ,
Run time: 121 min
IMDb: 6.3/10
Country: South Korea
Views: 49488

Synopsis

Storyline:
The Spy: Undercover Mission is an espionage comedy that follows Chul-Soo, a super spy whom is hiding his true identity under the cover of working as a civil servant, not even his wife Young-Hee knows about his true identity. Come the bombing at the heart of Seoul, Chul-Soo is sent to Bangkok to investigate a lead that could prove to solve the case. While on the job, Chul-Soo comes to find his wife Young-Hee, whom is supposed to be in South Korea, with a handsome foreigner named Ryan. Chul-Soo is now facing two difficult tasks; a mission to save his beloved country, but also to save his own marriage.
Written by
Paul Magne Haakonsen
User Reviews: Movie: The Spy (15): Action/Comedy – Korean

Positives:

  • Sol Kyung-gu impresses once again. His comic timing is excellent and he even excels in the action department as usual, while Moon So-ri is also quite entertaining as his wife. All actors deliver terrific performances.
  • The plot is very fast paced and quite simple to follow.
  • The action scenes are excellent.
  • The editing also works big time as the film rarely has any boring moments.
  • The humour also is actually hilarious.
  • The screenplay is quite impressive.

Negatives:

  • Nil.

Repeat value: Yes

THE SPY is a completely entertaining action comedy which is gripping from the start to finish. Do watch it, and especially, don’t miss the end!

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