Nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Train to Busan is a psychological thriller/love-story/adventure about the unlikely friendship and romance between an American serviceman and a South Korean girl. Sung-ho Jeon (Kwon Sung-ho) is an American soldier who lives in South Korea. Due to his trauma from the war, he spent a lot of time hospitalized and had no friends. Soon-hee (Kwon Suk-woo), a beautiful young girl from his hometown, becomes his first friend when he returns to the USA. They are in love and soon become pen pals.
The movie begins in the late 1980s when the two meet in a restaurant and he leaves her to head home. He returns to her home later that day and they share a candlelight dinner together. Soon-hee reveals his past to him and he shares his military experiences with her. This strengthens their friendship. The two of them go to a cafe later that night and Soon-hee is drunk. She requests him to drive her home.
The film then follows their wedding and courtship. Sung-ho makes Soon-hee nauseous by asking her endless questions about her past, her life and love life. He also nags her with his naive thoughts about sex, which soon becomes a reality when he is arrested by Park Myung-se, the head of the Korea Railroad. Park arrests Sungho for trespassing along railroad tracks. But Soon-hee’s dad decides that he will press charges against Soon-hee for his use of drugs, alcohol and other criminal acts Park committed against him.
Park is sentenced for two years in prison. However, he is allowed to serve a portion of the sentence in Geo jail. In the Geo jail, he makes friends with Baekmin, another Geo inmate. Baek-min attempts to flee his crime, but Park takes him prisoner and releases him after he’s served only a few months. While serving his sentence Park is a close friend of a fellow inmate, Ah-joo. Soon-hee discovers Park attractive, and decides to help him escape prison. But , soon the prisoner realizes that Park has returned to his criminal ways. Park then flees again but is re-captured by Park’s ally, Hyung-joo. Park then exposes his plan to release the captured heads of victims of the railroad accident to them in the Geo Jail.
Park then launches his plan to destroy heads and use to slay criminals. Using his newly-acquired abilities, he creates various weapons, like rocket launchers and a chainsaw with heavy-duty. However, he soon realizes that the villains have acquired weapons of their own like a hand gun and an assault rifle. It is possible that they’ve become the unexpected and unbeatable force they were prior to.
Park then launches his plan to liberate the remaining prisoners by firing laser beams from his eyes of the criminals lined up along the prison walls. Park’s plan for releasing the remaining prisoners is complicated by the fact that the ray he releases causes massive explosions that cause injuries to both prison guards and criminals. However, soon enough the new batch of prisoners is freed by the prison authorities who escort them to the guards’ post. The criminals arrive just in time to see the group of guards being killed one at a time.
Park then begins his next plan, in which is to shoot Kim while moving with his new weapon. Park is unaware that his target is a policeman on the move. Kim then shoots and kills a policeman and then flees. With this success Kim now has complete custody of the railroad company. The movie ends with the survivors trying to escape Geo prison. Park, who has been abandoned by his family and snubbed, is still struggling to adjust to his new life. He decided to follow his dream of becoming a director.
Based off of the successful Korean drama “Korean Railway Tigers” This film is a huge hit, not just in Korea but across the world. The plot is fantastic and the acting is fantastic and the special effects are amazing. moviefree8k The film will surely be one of the most hyped movies in 2021. It has all the ingredients to be a global success!