Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits with deadly high stakes. A survival game that has a whopping 40-million-dollar prize at stake.
Cast: Greg Chun, Stephen Fu, Paul Nakauchi, Hideo Kimura, Donald Chang, Stephanie Komure, Tom Choi, Brian Kim, Raymond Lee, Eugene Young, Reagan To, Nathan Yi, Lee Shorten, Steven Allerick, Emily Kuroda, Alan Lee, Juily Lee, Jung-jae Lee
The final round presents another cruel test but this time, how it ends depends on just one player. The game's creator steps out of the shadows.
Ahead of the last round, distrust and disgust run deep among the finalists. Jun-ho makes a getaway, determined to expose the game's dirty secrets.
The Masked Leader welcomes VIP guests to the facility for a front-row viewing of the show. In the fifth game, some players crack under pressure.
Players pair off for the fourth game. Gi-hun grapples with a moral dilemma, Sang-woo chooses self-preservation and Sae-byeok shares her untold story.
Gi-hun and his team take turns keeping guard through the night. The masked men encounter trouble with their co-conspirators.
As alliances form among the players, no one is safe in the dorm after lights-out. The third game challenges Gi Hun's team to think strategically.
A few players enter the next round - which promises equal doses of sweet and deadly - with hidden advantages. Meanwhile, Jun-ho sneaks his way inside.
Split on whether to continue or quit, the group holds a vote. But their realities in the outside world may prove to be just as unforgiving as the game.
Hoping to win easy money, a broke and desperate Gi-hun agrees to take part in an enigmatic game. Not long into the first round, unforeseen horrors unfold.