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: June 10, 2005
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley

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

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

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

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

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% 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
Jesse Ortega
Pretty good horror movie. It relies on atmosphere, which is good. The problem is that the majority of the movie is really quite boring to sit through and… 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
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