I Saw the Devil (2010)
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Sex & Nudity
- A man pulls down a reluctant woman's undergarments. Once he begins thrusting, she initially seems to resist but ends up kissing him back and enjoying the sex, telling him to go "harder". The director has described this as a scene of "adultery with consent" and not rape. Whole scene lasts about 20 seconds, with no nudity
- The breasts of two female victims are visible for a few seconds.
- A pornographic film shown briefly, shows a man having sex with a woman. Both their genitals are pixelated (or blurred). A man watching masturbates to it, we only see his buttocks (for a few seconds).
- A man attempts to rape a woman, her bra is briefly seen. Whole sequence lasts for 20 or so seconds before he is interrupted.
Violence & Gore
- A man is seen eating raw flesh, it's assumed that it's the flesh of someone he murdered.
- The film is very violent with lots of blood and gore is shown.
- Two people are stabbed dozens of times with a small blade (in mainly the chests) with bloody wounds seen.
- A man is hit in the face with a dumbbell (a few hits shown, the rest offscreen). A bloody wound shown above his eye.
- A woman is hit on the head a few times with a hammer. Some blood on both people's faces. Her body leaves a bloody trail.
- A woman is hit in the head with a blunt object. Some blood sprays on a screen and drips out the woman's wound.
- A man dismembers a dead body. Blood shown, but the body itself is mostly offscreen.
- A woman is decapitated offscreen. No sounds heard aside from the guillotine.
- A man's motorcycle is hit with a car while he flies off (uninjured). He is then briefly beaten.
- A pervert is beaten/roughed up and hit twice in the crotch with a blunt object before the scene cuts.
- A villain's jaw is bloodily broken.
- A villain's achilles tendon is graphically severed with a scalpel in close-up.
- A villain is bloodily stabbed through the cheek with an icepick.
- A villain is hit repeatedly on the head. Some blood shown.
- A villain is hit repeatedly on the head and upperbody. Bloody wounds seen.
- A villain is knocked out with two hits to the face. Some blood is briefly seen on her nose.
- A villain's wrist is broken at the end of a fight.
- A villain's wrist is broken twice, and his hand is nailed onto a table.
- Multiple uses of 'f**k' and 's**t', and 4 uses of 'b*ch' in Korean. These are seen in subtitles.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- The main villain constantly smokes cigarettes
- Some drinking and smoking of cigarettes.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- MPAA rating R for Strong disturbing brutal violence throughout including rape, grisly images, disturbing aberrant behavior, and language throughout
- The stabbing sequence and other instances of violence could be intense for many viewers.
- The rape aspects can be distressing
- The scene where a man digs through his own excrement could disgust some viewers.
Violence & Gore
- Towards the end, the bad guy finds himself tied from his mouth to the door. If it's open, his head will cut off. When a family opens the door, the bad guy's head is cut as it rolls to the door. The family reacts with fear and panic.
- A villain is decapitated. His head is bloodlessly shown.