The Villainess Trailer & Clips


The Villainess (also know as Aknyeo) full movie is released on Jun 08, 2017. Watch The Villainess online - the Korean Action movie from South Korea , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $8,737,458. The Villainess is directed by Byung-gil Jung and created by Byeong-sik Jung with Kim Ok-bin and Shin Ha-kyun. The Villainess is available online on Prime Video and Hulu.

Sook-hee is a trained assassin who was born to kill. She was just a little girl when the training started in Yanbian, China. After the death of her mentor, when the chance of starting a new life was given to her, she came to South Korea as a government agent. They promised her that she will be free after ten years of service. So she begins her new life as a theatre actress. But soon two men Joong-sang and Hyun-soo appear in her new life. And she started to find deep dark secrets about her past. Eventually she take matters into her own hands.

As know as:

Aknyeo, A Vilã, 악녀, L'assassina, Pani Zło

Release Date:

Aug 25, 2017

Release Date (Streaming):

Nov 21, 2017


South Korea



Stream Service:

Well Go USA

Production Companies:

Apeitda, Next Entertainment World (NEW)

Gross worldwide:



An Endless Vengeance Begins.


Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
AWFJ Women on Film
The Villainess is an action film that simultaneously echoes the spirit of 90s Asian action movies, the cinema of Park Chan-wook and even Euro crime-thriller classics...and yet feels...contemporary in its unrelenting energy and aesthetic polish
by rottentomatoes, Aug 27, 2018
Tara Brady
Irish Times
[The Villainness] is 2017's most breathtakingly unhinged action film.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 19, 2017
Kristy Puchko
Riot Material
The Villainess is an ambitious, exhilarating, and harrowing film that does South Korea's tradition of top-notch thrillers proud.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 18, 2017

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