The Outlaws Reviews

October 25, 2020
With Ma Dong-seok on good form in a familiar role, the film has plenty to offer, and should be enjoyed by anyone looking for an undemanding couple of hours of gangster action
July 26, 2020
This South Korean film, which represents the directorial debut of Kang Yoon-Seong, combines action and crime for two eternally long hours in order to guarantee entertainment that, in my opinion, is invisible. [Full review in Spanish]
May 27, 2019
Come for an oh-so-savvy "mop-up" plan to scrub the scum from Seoul's underbelly, stay for the knife play and fists of fury, and be pleasantly surprised each time Ma Dong-seok holsters his meaty paws in favor of another hilarious and degrading whoopin'.
March 7, 2019
Kang Yoon-Sung presents an impressive combination of true-story, crime, and action-thriller, with the added value that the film entails much humor, even in its most unexpected moments without losing its seriousness
July 27, 2018
"The Outlaws" is a very entertaining if not quite first-rank genre exercise that reps an auspicious bow for first-time feature director Kang Yoon-Seong.
July 26, 2018
The Outlaws is a taut and tight piece of police drama, as bloody, brutal, profane and violent as anything to have emerged in the last ten years.
January 30, 2018
A gritty police procedural that blends bloody gangland savagery with wicked gallows humour to thrilling effect.
December 13, 2017
A robustly entertaining crime picture.
October 26, 2017
This Korean action thriller is cut from the same sort of cloth as that favoured by Johnnie To and, if it's not quite up there with the Hong Kong great's best, it's still got plenty of style.
October 18, 2017
A mildly engaging, action-packed crime thriller.
October 12, 2017
Cops battle warring gangs war in a solid, hard-hitting Korean thriller.