The City of Violence

The City of Violence (; lit. "Partner" or "Pal") is a 2006 South Korean action film co-written and directed by Ryoo Seung-wan, who stars in the film opposite action director and longtime collaborator Jung Doo-hong. The story re-unites three former childhood friends for their friend's funeral, which prompts two vowing to find his murderer.


Ex-gangster Wang-jae (Ahn Gil-kang) chases a gang of punks into an alley where he's fatally stabbed. His four childhood friends reunite, first time in nearly twenty years, at Wang-jae's funeral.