R-Point
R-Point (2005)

A mysterious radio signal prompts a troop of South Korean soldiers to set out in search of a missing patrol unit, only to find that the horrors of war aren't limited to the human realm in director Su-Chang Kong's tale of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley
Variety

A fresh spin on the Korean horror genre after a summer which saw the usual haunted-schoolgirl template reach burnout.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

One of the best of a sub-genre I'm going to christen 'warror': war horror films.

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James Emanuel Shapiro
Reel.com

A mediocre genre film that fails in both genres.

Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

serves as a thoroughgoing allegory of the fears, suicides, inhumanity, rage and murder doomed to repeat themselves in any and every conflict, and to haunt generations to come.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] subtle and sneakily unsettling film that builds slowly to its unique idea of what constitutes scary.

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Jeremy Knox
Film Threat

If you've been worn down a bit by all of the J-horror movies having to do with spooky ladies in blue makeup, this will serve as a refreshing change of pace.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

the style doesn't compensate for a lack of substance

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

While it's refreshing to see a war film veer into the supernatural so quietly, R-Point lacks the much-needed dramatic tension to get us through its slow-moving 110 minutes.

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Jamie Woolley
BBC.com

By the time the grand finale rolls around, you're more baffled than terrified.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A team of soldiers are sent to "R-Point" where a platoon of soldiers went missing six months earlier to try and ascertain what happened and rescue any… More
Luke Baldock
Part war, part ghost story. R-Point finds the perfect mix between the two. A slow and unnerving pace may not be best for high speed gore fans but it's all… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
A well made genre pic, no twists, no pointless gore, no big "boo!" loud noises or other stupid bullshit gimmicks. Just a straigh and well paced… More
Curt C
As a rule, I am not generally a fan of horror movies. A horror movie set in the heart of the Vietnam War, R-Point builds the tension throughout the movie, as… More
JY Skacto
<i>R-Point</i> is a Korean film that is sort of a cross of the horror and war genres. Notice that I say "sort of" because director,… More
alan jay
effective ghost story..a bit confusing which took away some of the more eerie moments..but delivers on atmosphere aplenty