Well Go USA Press: The Thieves (DVD)

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    “[A] sprawling, relentlessly entertaining thriller.” - Andy Webster, New York Times

    “A dazzling heist film …” - Steve MacFarlane, Slant Magazine

    "The Thieves carves its own niche with moments of romance and stylish mayhem mixed with a more emotionally conflicted, winner-take-all sensibility than its American brethren.”

    - Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

    All for the Money. One for the Revenge. Every Man for Himself.


    Director Dong-hoo Choi’s All-Star Heist Film

    Debuts on Blu-ray®, DVD and Digital February 12th

    Bonus Materials Include Two Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes

    PLANO, TEXAS. (December 13, 2012) – Debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital February 12thfrom Well Go USA Entertainment, THE THIEVES made box office history as Korea’s highest-grossing movie to date, with more than a half-million tickets sold on the first day and over 10 million tickets sold in the first three weeks. Director Dong-hoo Choi’s (Woochi, The Big Swindle,Tazza: The High Rollers) high stakes heist film follows five thieves at the top of their game as they plan to plan to pull off a major Casino robbery. The all-star ensemble includes Gianna Jun (Snow Flower and the Secret Fan), Kim Hae-suk (Thirst), Kim Hye-su (Modern Boy), Kim Soo Hyun (TV’s “The Third Hospital”), Kim Yun-seok (Punch), Angelica Lee (Sleepwalker), Lee Jung-Jae (The Accidental Gangster), Oh Dal-su (The Traffickers), Kwok Cheung Tsang (The Bullet Vanishes) and Simon Yam (IP Man, IP Man 2). Bonus materials include two behind-the-scenes featurettes.

    It's the score of their lives - if they can pull it off. Five thieves at the top of their game, and the crew is assembling for their biggest job yet. Popie's the muscle and brains, Pepsee's the safecracker, Yenicall climbs walls, Zampano is the strategy man, and Chewingum is the master of disguise. But this new score – it’s hot. Maybe too hot. But who can resist the Tear of the Sun: a 318-carat diamond, worth 20 million dollars, and locked away in a casino. The vault is impenetrable, the location covered in cops, and everyone knows there’s no honor among thieves - especially not the crew Macao Park, Popie’s old partner, has forced their team to work with. As they gear up and stroll into the casino with a plan, skills, and a whole lot of nerve, they quickly learn that avoiding the cops may not be their toughest problem. What’s Macao Park’s real motive? Who will betray them all? And who will walk away with the diamond?

    Bonus Features:
    § “Meet The Thieves” Featurette
    § “The Making of The Thieves” Featurette

    THE THIEVES has a runtime of approximately 136 minutes and is not rated.

    For more information, please visit www.wellgousa.com.



    Catalog #: WGU01388B

    Catalog #: WGU01387D

    UPC Code: 812491013885

    UPC Code: 812491013878

    Pre-Order Date: 1/8/12

    Pre-Order Date: 1/8/12

    SLP: $29.98

    SLP: $24.98

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