The Tower
The Tower (2012)

Lee Dae-ho is a single father and manager of the 120 story luxurious landmark building complex, Tower Sky in Seoul. He is an earnest employee liked by his colleagues and is secretly in love with Seo Yoon-hee, a restaurant manager. The owner… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 2012
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2013
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Maggie Lee

Kim Ji-hoon overdoses on visual fireworks in a way that smothers any human drama mustered by the sprawling cast, whose marquee names are treated as mere icing on the cake.

Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

Don't look for character development or deep meaning, but THE TOWER is a real roller-coaster ride.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

"The Tower" may be skillfully executed as an effects-laden opus, but its miniature portraits in courage are ultimately too jerry-built to feel like anything but filler between the combustive set pieces.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

There are exploitation films and then some, but this Korean twin-tower disaster epic takes the cake for callously evocative imagery and sentimental schlock.

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Michael Nordine
Village Voice

Even at its best, The Tower is beholden to unearned emotional payoffs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Kim Ji-Hoon delivers the highs and the lows of <i>The Tower</i>.<p>2 hours is quite the journey to get through the tower. While the first… More
Jesse Ortega
This is what happens when Korea tries its own version of The Towering Inferno, except it's far more melodramatic and, thankfully, much shorter than The… More