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Squid Game(TV show/series, 2021-)

Original title: "오징어 게임" (Korean/KO)
| 54min per episode | Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery, Drama

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 9 episodes

Squid GameRating: 3.9/5 (with 5,183 votes) 17
Squid Game (Korean: 오징어 게임; RR: Ojing-eo Geim) is a South Korean survival drama television series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk for Netflix . Its cast includes Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, HoYeon Jung, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung. The series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all of whom are in deep financial hardship, risk their lives to play a series of deadly children's games for the chance to win a ₩45.6 billion (US$38 million, €33 million, or GB£29 million as of broadcast) prize. The title of the series draws from a similarly named Korean children's game. Hwang had conceived of the idea based on his own economic struggles early i... ()
Poster of Squid Game

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About Squid Game

Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games—with high stakes. But, a tempting prize awaits the victor.

Trailer for Squid Game + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Squid Game Seasons and Episodes

09/17/2021Season 1 - 9 episodes
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits — with deadly high stakes.
#1 | 09/17/2021Red Light, Green Light
4.3/5 (with 124 votes)
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.
#2 | 09/17/2021Hell
3.9/5 (with 56 votes)
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.
#3 | 09/17/2021The Man with the Umbrella
4.2/5 (with 48 votes)
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.
#4 | 09/17/2021Stick to the Team
4.3/5 (with 41 votes)
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.
#5 | 09/17/2021A Fair World
4.1/5 (with 40 votes)
Gi-hun and his team take turns keeping guard through the night. The masked men encounter trouble with their co-conspirators.
#6 | 09/17/2021Gganbu
4.6/5 (with 37 votes)
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.
#7 | 09/17/2021VIPS
3.9/5 (with 37 votes)
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.
#8 | 09/17/2021Front Man
4.1/5 (with 34 votes)
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.
#9 | 09/17/2021One Lucky Day
3.8/5 (with 35 votes)
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.

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: South Korea
Plays in: South Korea
Derivative works/Adaptions: "Squid Game: The Challenge" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: Korean (KO)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Korean (KO), Urdu (UR)
Translated into 32 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Somali (SO), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 09/17/2021
Cast: Lee Jeong-jae, Park Hae-soo, HoYeon Jung, Oh Yeong-su, Anupam Tripathi, Kim Joo-ryoung, Wi Ha-jun, Heo Sung-tae, Kim Young-ok, Lee Ji-ha, Heo Dong-won, I Tu-sok, Lee You-mi, Lee Byung-hun, Gong Yoo, Kang Mal-geum, You Seong-joo
Screenwriter: Hwang Dong-hyeok
Art Director: Chae Kyung-sun
Composer: Jung Jae-il
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le jeu du calamar"
"विद्रूप खेल"
"Ojingeo Game"
"Ojingeo Geim"
"Kalamar Oyunu"
"Гра у кальмара"
"Round Six"
"Squid Games"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:34603, Added: 09/15/2019, Last updated: 06/23/2022