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Drama Romance 
20162h 25mOn: Prime Video Tags: Mature Country: South Korea

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.The Handmaiden featuring Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on Microsoft Store, available for rent on VUDU, and 1 other. It's a drama and mystery movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (99,461 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Microsoft, Vudu & FandangoNOW).

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#200 Ranked Movie

#12 Ranked in Mature Movies

#16 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

#24 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Handmaiden has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (99,461 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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