Commitment Synopsis
After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In order to save his sister’s life, Myung-hoon volunteers to become a spy and infiltrates the South as a teenage...
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Variety

By Maggie Lee
Tyro helmer Park Hong-soo handles wall-to-wall action, political intrigue and adolescent love with a relentless efficiency that befits his...
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Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
Boilerplate shootouts and conflagrations get the better of the movie's second half, but for the most part, first-time director Park...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Park Hong-soo’s debut feature includes enough kinetic action sequences to satisfy genre fans even while its dramatic elements leave...
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Washington Post

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Having ruled out humor, the movie emphasizes action and melodrama. Director Park Hong-soo, making his feature debut, handles the former...
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Village Voice

By Simon Abrams
When Commitment isn't a perfectly forgettable action film, it's either an oil-thin melodrama or a charbroiled treat for meatheads.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
For all the shooting, knifing and nattering about sleeper cells, the film feels weirdly static and terminally tired.
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Go See Commitment!

By rar4apop
If you are a fan of Korean entertainment, especially dramas and movies, I’m almost certain you’ll also like this film. T.O.P really impressed me in this role and his stoic character fit well...

Amazing Movie.

By Daliacullen
This movie is amazing!!!!!! The actors were great with their roles and the directing was amazing as well. I can't believe that we don't show movies like this all the time, Korean movies are amazing...

A definely MUST GO!! You can't miss it!

By adri08vik305
It's a must go! Dumb website won't let me edit my review which clicked "Go" instead of "must go" T-T Definitely a must see! Whether you are a fan of Choi SeungHyun or don't know him! The action...

exquisite, old school action-suspense

By jane305
This is not a jumpy thrill ride of an action movie; no camera shake or constant frenetic action that can leave you too wired to have fun. The acting is quiet, subtle, and much is done without talking,...

Choi Seung-hyun (T.O.P) at his finest

By gemnokcat
Saw that this film was going to be released in the States through allkpop.com. After seeing the trailer, I thought it was going to be interesting to see. However, I mainly went because of Choi...

Awesome movie

By divue02
I enjoyed the film. A lot of action and emotions going on at the same time. If you haven't seen it, you're definitely missing out on a great film. The storyline was well written. I also love the cast...

DAEBAK!

By csio485
The movie was action-filled and emotion-filled. I really loved watching this movie and would definitely go see it again. If you're looking for an unpredictable action-thriller type of movie, then...

Commitment

By mioshi2003
It was a really good movie, great action scenes, a little laugh on the middle of the movie, good story line. The acting was awesome, especially by T.O.P. But I do not recomend for little kids to go,...

t.o.p was so cool

By yancake
i like it so much... u cant miss it, u will like it, specially with t.o.p in it.. thumbs up...

Exceptional

By Havenangel1981
I have been looking forward to this movie since it's been released in Korea. So glad that the movie made it to the US. If you like Korean movies, dramas, or reality shows, this is a must see. It had...

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Rated NR