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The Host

2006 South Korean film

The Host

Released 21 May 2006 (17 years, 4 months ago)

Director Bong Joon-ho
Duration 119 minutes
Genre horror film, science fiction film, monster film and comedy film
Composer Lee Byung-woo
Country of origin South Korea
Screenwriter Bong Joon-ho

About The Host

The Host is a 2006 South Korean monster film directed by Bong Joon-ho. The film follows a dysfunctional family's attempt to rescue their daughter from a mutated creature that emerges from the Han River. The Host is a thrilling and emotionally charged film that blends horror, comedy, and social commentary.

Bong Joon-ho's direction is masterful, seamlessly blending genres and creating a sense of tension and dread throughout the film. The creature design is also impressive, with the monster being both terrifying and sympathetic.

The film's social commentary is also noteworthy, with the government's mishandling of the situation and the family's struggle against bureaucracy and corruption serving as a commentary on South Korean society.

The Host was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $89 million worldwide and receiving numerous awards and nominations. It has since become a cult classic and is widely regarded as one of the best monster movies of all time.

Overall, The Host is a must-see film for fans of horror, comedy, and social commentary. It is a thrilling and emotionally resonant film that showcases Bong Joon-ho's talent as a director.


- "The Host (2006)" Rotten Tomatoes,

- "The Host (2006)" IMDb,

- "The Host: Bong Joon-ho's monster movie is a cult classic" The Guardian,

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


81 years, 4 months, 2 days


31 years, 1 month, 23 days

Born first

29 March 1942

Died first

6 October 2018

Born last

10 August 1992

Died last

18 September 2023

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