Train to Busan is a 2016 South Korean action horror film directed by Yeon Sang-ho and starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, and Ma Dong-seok. The film mostly takes place on a high-speed train from Seoul to Busan as a zombie apocalypse suddenly breaks out in the country and threatens the safety of the passengers.
The film premiered in the Midnight Screenings section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival on 13 May. On 7 August, the film set a record as the first Korean film of 2016 to break the audience record of over 10 million theatergoers. The film serves as a reunion for Gong Yoo and Jung Yu-mi, who both starred in the 2011 film The Crucible. A standalone sequel, Peninsula, was released in South Korea on July 15, 2020.
So Sok Un (Gong Yu)’s daughter, Su Ani (Kim Soo An), went from Seoul to Busa to visit his ex-wife on his birthday so that she could meet her mother. Sok Yi goes shopping together for a price — Yu Sang Hwan (Ma Dong Sok) with his pregnant wife Song Kyong (Jong Yu Mi), homeless escort (Choi Gui Hui), head of the agency Yong Sok (Kim Yi Song), basketball player Min Yong Gook (Choi Shik) և his girlfriend, the cheerleading faction, Kim Ji Hee (An Soo Hee). At that time, a virus epidemic broke out in Korea, which turned into a zombie. One of the zombies appears on the train, infects an attendant, after which the virus begins to spread on the train. The rescued passengers managed to get locked in the car. A struggle for survival begins.