Theatrical Releases in 2009
Old Partner ["Wonang sori"] Written and directed by Lee Chung-ryoul. A documentary about an elderly farmer and the cow that has worked at his side for the past 40 years. Featuing Choi Won-gyun, Lee Sam-soon, And their cow. Cinematography by Ji Jae-woo, Lee yon-taek, and others. Produced by Studio Nurimbo. Distributed and sold internationally by Indiestory. Rating: General. 78 min. January 15.
City of Damnation ["Yugamseureoun Dosi"] Written and directed by Kim Dong-won. A spoof of the Hong Kong film Infernal Affair, about a ganster who infiltrates the police force and a cop who goes under cover to join the gang. Starring Jung Jun-ho, Jung Wung-in, Jung Woon-taek, Park Sang-min, Kim Sang-jung, Han Go-eun. Cinematography by Kim Hyo-jin. Produced by Jumoney Entertainment. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 121 min. January 22.
Marine Boy ["Malin Boi"] Written and directed by Yoon Chong-seok. A skilled deep sea diver is forced under the threat of death to take part in a drug smuggling scheme. Starring Cho Jae-hyun, Kim Kang-woo, Park Shi-yeon, Lee Won-chong, Oh Kwang-lok. Cinematography by Kim Ji-yong. Produced by Realize Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 118 min. February 5.
Daytime Drinking ["Natsul"] Written and directed by Noh Yeong-seok. A man who has recently been dumped by his girlfriend is convinced by his friends to take a trip. However when they fail to show up, he is left to wander around by himself, and he falls into a series of misadventures. Starring Song Sam-dong, Yuk Sang-yeop, Kim Kang-hee, Tak Sung-jun. Cinematography by Noh Yeong-seok. Produced by Stone Work. Distributed by Jinjin Pictures. Sold Internationally by Finecut. Rating: 15+. 115 min. February 5.
Kitchen ["Kichin"] Written and directed by Hong Ji-yeong. A newly married woman has a brief, unplanned sexual encounter with another man, who turns out to be her husband's friend. Starring Joo Ji-hoon, Shin Min-ah, Kim Tae-woo, Jeon Hye-jin, Park Sang-hoon, Lee Hwan. Cinematography by Choi Sang-mook. Produced by Soo Film. Distributed by Silver Spoon. Sold internationally by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 15+. 102 min. February 12.
The Scam ["Jakjeon"] Written and directed by Lee Ho-jae. A self-taught whiz at stock manipulation is forcibly recruited into an ambitious effort to carry out a multi-million dollar scam. Starring Park Yong-ha, Kim Min-jung, Park Hee-soon, Kim Mu-yeol, Cho Duk-hyeon. Cinematography by Ki Sae-hoon. Produced by Bidangil Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox. Rating: 15+. 119 min. February 12.
Oishii Man ["Ohishi Maen"] Directed by Kim Jung-joong. Screenplay by Yu Dong-sik. A popular singer develops a physical problem with his voice that puts his career in jeopardy. Feeling depressed, he takes a trip by himself to Hokkaido, Japan. Starring Lee Min-ki, Ikewaki Chizuru, Chung Yoo-mi. Cinematography by Oh Seung-hwan. Produced and distributed by Sponge. Sold internationally by Showbox. Rating: 12+. 93 min. February 19.
Handphone ["Haend Pon"] Directed by Kim Han-min. Screenplay by Kim Mi-hyeon. The struggling manager of a young actress is on the verge of a breakthrough, when he loses his phone which contains a shocking video of his prized client. Starring Uhm Tae-woong, Park Yong-woo, Park Sol-mi, Hwang Bo-yeon, Lee Sae-na. Cinematography by Park Sang-hoon. Produced by Hancom, Cinetori. Distributed by SK telecom. Sold internationally by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 18+. 137 min. February 19.
Oh! My God 2 ["Gusaeju 2"] Directed Hwang Seung-jae. Screenplay by Lee Hyun-chul. A rich playboy is forced by his mother to drive one of her company's taxis, when he meets his true love. Starring Choi Sung-kook, Lee Yeung-eun, Ahn Moon-sook, Cho Sang-ki, Kim Hyung-cha. Cinematography by Park Chun-bok. Produced by CY Film. Distributed by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 100 min. February 26.
My Heart Is Not Broken Yet ["Na-ui Maeumun Jiji Ahnatda"] Directed by Ahn Hye-ryong. Screenplay by Yang Jing-ja. A documentary following a ten year effort by a former comfort woman to sue the Japanese government. Starring Song Shin-do. Cinematography by Yang Jing-ja, Ahn Hye-ryong. Produced by Support Group for Korean Comfort Women Living in Japan. Distributed by Indiestory, Cinema Dahl. Sold internationally by Indiestory. Rating: 12+. 95 min. February 26.
More Than Blue ["Seulpeum-boda Duh Seulpeun Iyagi"] Written and directed by Won Tae-yeon. A radio producer learns that he has late stage cancer, but he tries to hide his illness from his roommate and sometimes lover. Starring Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Bo-yeong, Lee Bum-soo, Chung Ae-yeon, Chung Joon-ho. Cinematography by Lee Mo-gae. Produced by Core Contents Media. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox. Rating: 15+. 105 min. March 11.
A Room Nearby ["Gunyu Dului Bang"] Written and directed by Ko Tae-chung. Un-ju who works as a tutor is desperate for a quiet room of her own. One day she meets Seok-hee who, worried about her health is scared to live alone. Starring Chung Yoo-mi, Yae Soo-chung, Park Hyuk-kwon, Paik Soo-jang. Cinematography by Lee Mo-gae. Produced by KAFA Distributed by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 106 min. March 12.
The Day After ["Uddun Gae-in Nal"] Written and directed by Lee Suk-kyong. Bo-yeong, a writer about to turn forty, is divorced and frustrated with her life. At a retreat she meets Jung-nam, a woman who studies folk songs. Starring Kim Bo-yeong, Ji Chung-nam, Park Hyuk-kwon. Cinematography by Kim Jae-hong. Produced by KAFA Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 87 min. March 12.
Members of The Funeral ["Jangraesikui Maembur"] Written and directed by Paik Seung-bin. A father, mother, and daughter sit together at the funeral of a high school boy. Flashbacks reveal that each family member was involved with the boy without the others knowledge. Starring Lee Ju-seung, Yoo Ha-bok, Park Myung-shin, Kim Byul. Cinematography by Im Kyong-woo. Produced by KAFA Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 99 min. March 12.
The Story of Mr. Sorry ["Jaebulchalssi Iyagi"] Written and directed by Kwak In-geun, Yoo Ji-na, Kim Il-hyun, Lee Eun-mi, Lee Hae-yong. An absurdist animated tale about a man who cleans ears, and one day finds himself shrunk to a microscopic size. Produced by KAFA Distributed by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 64 min. March 12.
Missing ["Sil Jong"] Written and directed by Kim Sung-hong. A young woman who goes missing during a trip to the countryside. Her sister comes looking for her, and comes across the psychopath who has abducted her sister. Starring Moon Sung-geun, Chu Ja-hyun, Jun Sae-hong. Cinematography by Chung Han-chul. Produced by Hwaldong Sajin Films. Distributed by Synergy. Rating: 18+. 98 min. March 19.
Grandmother's Flower ["Halmae-ggot"] Directed by Moon Jung-yeon. A documentary about the lasting wounds resulting from outbreak of violence against the director's own family during the Korean War. Produced by Purn Productions. Distributed by Indiestory, Cinema Dahl. Rating: 12+. 89 min. March 19.
Private Eye ["Geurimja Salin"] Written and directed by Park Dae-min. In the year 1910, a man who works as a private investigator is asked to solve the murder of the son of a high ranking family. Starring Hwang Jung-min, Ryu Tok-hwan, Uhm Ji-won,Oh Dal-su, Yoon Jae-moon. Cinematography by Choi Chan-min. Produced, distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 111 min. April 2.
Calling ["Somyung"] Written and directed by Shin Hyun-won. A documentary about a Korean teacher who travels to a remote Amazonian tribe and begins to live with them. Cinematography by Shin Hyun-won. Produced by Shin Hyun-won Production. Distributed by Gu-an Pictures. Rating: General. 77 min. April 2.
On The Way Home ["Urijibe Wewanni?"] Directed by Hwang Soo-ah. Screenplay by Kim Ji-hae. A man who has lost his wife tries to commit suicide, but he is stopped by an eccentric stranger who ties him up and proceeds to spy on her ex-boyfriend next door. Starring Kang Hye-jung, Park Hee-soon, Seung-ri. Cinematography by Park Seung-in. Produced by August Film. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 107 min. April 9.
Breathless ["Ddongpari"] Written and directed by Yang Ik-joon. A ruthless debt collector comes across a high school girl from a broken family, and the two form an unexpected friendship. Starring Yang Ik-joon, Kim Ggot-bi, Lee Hwan, Kim Hee-soo, Jung Man-sik, Yoon Seung-hoon. Cinematography by Yoon Jong-ho. Produced by Mole Film. Distributed by Jinjin Pictures, Showbox. International sales by Showbox. Rating: 18+. 130 min. April 16.
To Live-Save Our Saemankum ["Salgi Wihayeo"] Written and directed by Lee Kang-kil. A documentary about a group of women whose livelyhood as mollusk collectors is threatened by a land reclamation project. Starring Yang Ik-joon, Kim Ggot-bi, Lee Hwan, Kim Hee-soo, Jung Man-sik, Yoon Seung-hoon. Produced by Camera I Film. Distributed by Cinema Dahl. Rating: 12+. 75 min. April 16.
My Girlfriend Is An Agent ["7 Geub Kongmuwon"] Directed by Shin Tae-ra. Screenplay by Cheon Sung-il. A young woman who leads a double life as a secret agent comes across her old boyfriend, who unbeknownst to her has become an agent himself. Starring Kim Ha-neul, Kang Ji-hwan, Jang Yeong-nam, Ryu Seung-yong, Kang Shin-il. Cinematography by Choi Ju-young. Produced by Harimao Pictures. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 12+. 112 min. April 22.
Sisters On The Road ["Jigeum Idaeroga Joayo"] Written and directed by Bu Ji-yeong After her mother's funeral, a young professional takes her estranged sister on a road trip to track down her vanished father. Starring Kong Hyo-jin, Shin Min-ah. Cinematography by Kim Dong-eun. Produced by DNA Production. Distributed by Sponge. International sales by Indiestory. Rating: 15+. 96 min. April 23.
Insadong Scandal ["Insadong Scaendal"] Written and directed by Park Hee-gon. When a notorious art collector locates a famous lost masterwork, she contacts a genius art restorer to prepare it for public display. Starring Kim Rae-won, Uhm Jung-hwa, Im Ha-ryong, Hong Soo-yeon, Kim Jung-tae. Cinematography by Choi Sang-ho. Produced by Ssamzi I-vision. Distributed by SK Telecom. Rating: 15+. 109 min. April 29.
Thirst ["Bakjwi"] Directed by Park Chan-wook. Screenplay by Park Chan-wook, Jung Seo-kyung. A priest volunteers for a dangerous medical experiment in Africa, but a blood transfusion he receives there turns him into a vampire. Starring Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Shin Ha-kyoon, Kim Hae-sook, Song Yeong-chang, Mercedes Cabral. Cinematography by Jung Jung-hoon. Produced by Moho Film. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 18+. 133 min. April 30.
Land Of Scarecrows ["Huhsooabideuleui Ddang"] Written and directed by Roh Kyung-tae. Set in a rural Korean town, a film about "people whose dreams have been broken." Starring Kim Sun-young. Cinematography by Choi Jung-sun. Produced by Neon Production, Teddy Bear Film. Distributed by Teddy Bear Film, Studio 2.0. Sold internationally by Niners Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 88 min. April 30.
Old Man and the Land ["Kil"] Written and directed by Kim Joon-ho. A documentary about an elderly farmer whose life is thrown into crisis by the expension of a nearby U.S. military base. Starring Bang Hyo-tae. Cinematography by Kim Joon-ho, Jung Il-gun. Produced by Purn Productions. Distributed by Cinema Dahl. Rating: 12+. 73 min. May 14.
Castaway on the Moon ["Kimsshi Pyoryuki"] Written and directed by Lee Hae-joon. A man attempts suicide by jumping into the Han river, but he finds himself washed up -- and stranded -- on one of the uninhabited islands in the middle of river. One day a female recluse with a pair of binoculars spots him from a nearby apartment. Starring Jung Jae-young, Jung Ryo-won. Cinematography by Kim Byeong-seo. Produced by Banjjakbanjjak. Distributed by Cinema Service. Sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 116 min. May 14.
Cyborg She ["Cyborg Geunyeo"] Written and directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A young man is distraught and baffled when his girlfriend disappears one day. She returns a year later, but something about her has changed. Starring Ayase Haruka, Koide Keiske, Takenaka Naoto. Cinematography by Hayashi Junichiro. Produced by N.E.W. Distributed by Maru On. Rating: 12+. 103 min. May 14.
Like You Know It All ["Jal Aljido Mothamyeonseo"] Written and directed by Hong Sang-soo. A well known film director is asked to serve on the jury of the Jechon International Music Film Festival. During his stay there, he meets an old friend and things get complicated. Starring Kim Tae-woo, Ko Hyun-jung, Uhm Ji-won, Kong Hyung-jin, Jung Yu-mi. Cinematography by Kim Hoon-kwang. Produced by Jeonwonsa. Distributed by Sponge. Sold internationally by Finecut. Rating: 18+. 126 min. May 14.
One Step More to the Sea ["Badajjokeuro Hanbbyumdu"] Written and directed by Choi Ji-young. A coming age story about a single mom and her high school daughter, who suffers from narcolepsy. Starring Park Ji-young, Kim Yae-ri, Kim Young-jae, Hong Jong-hyun. Cinematography by Shin Kyong-won. Produced by MBC Dramanet. Distributed by Indiestory. Rating: general. 90 min. May 21.
Mother ["Mother"] Directed by Bong Joon-ho. Screenplay by Bong Joon-ho, Park Eun-kyo. A woman in a rural town must defend charges of murder against her adult son, who is slightly brain damaged. Starring Kim Hae-ja, Won Bin, Jin Gu, Yoon Jae-moon, Jun Mi-sun. Cinematography by Hong Kyong-pyo. Produced by Barunson. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 19+. 128 min. May 28.
The Boat ["Boat"] Directed by Kim Young-nam. Screenplay by Watanabe Aya. A Korean man who smuggles products from Busan to Japan develops a friendship with a Japanese man. Starring Ha Jung-woo, Tsumabuki Satoshi, Cha Soo-yeon. Cinematography by Tsutai Takahiro. Produced by IMH Entertainment, Kraze Pictures. Distributed by Sponge. International sales by Mirovision. Rating: 15+. 115 min. May 28.
Where is Ronny? ["Ro-ni-reul cha-ja-seo"] Written and directed by Sim Sang-kook. A Taekwondo instructor in a small town is embarrassed when a Bangladeshi man beats him in a public demonstration. He sets off to find him and regain face. Starring Yoo Joon-sang. Cinematography by Jung Sung-wook. Produced by Landscape Pictures. Distributed by Jinjin Pictures. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 15+. 92 min. June 4.
Thirsty, Thirsty ["Mul Jom Juso"] Directed by Hong Hyun-gi. Screenplay by Baek Sun-young, Hong Hyun-gi. A man who works as a debt collector struggles to make anyone pay him. He is a friend of a young woman with a baby who is having a very difficult time supporting her family. Starring Lee Doo-il, Ryu Hyun-kyung. Cinematography by Yun Ji-un. Produced by Unikorea Culture&Art Investment, Nowfilm. Distributed by Unikorea Culture&Art Investment. Rating: 15+ 96 min. June 4.
Running Turtle ["Geobugi Dallinda"] Written and directed by Lee Yeon-woo. A small town police detective struggling to support his family comes across a wanted fugitive with a huge reward on his head. Starring Kim Yun-suk, Choung Kyung-ho. Cinematography by Jo Yong-gyu. Produced by Cine2000. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox. Rating: 15+ 117 min. June 11.
The Pit and the Pendulum ["Yaktaljadeul"] Written and directed by Sohn Young-sung. A group of old friends go drinking together after a funeral and talk about their old acquaintance. However their memories and stories all contradict each other. Starring Kim Tae-hun, Park Byung-eun. Cinematography by Park Hong-ryul. Produced by Sohn Young-sung. International sales by Showbox. Rating: 15+ 117 min. June 11.
A Blood Pledge ["Yeogo-goi-dam5: Dongban Jasal"] Directed by Lee Jong-yong. Screenplay by Kim Dong-woo. A girl at a Catholic high school commits suicide under mysterious circumstances. Her younger sister then discovers that three other girls also made a pact to kill themselves together on that same night. Starring Son Eun-seo, Jang Kyoung-ah, Oh Yeon-seo, Song Min-jung, You Shin-ae. Cinematography by Kang Seung-gi. Produced by Cine 2000. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. International sales by Finecut. Rating: 15+. 88 min. June 18.
Bandhobi ["Bandubi"] Directed by Shin Dong-il. Screenplay by Lee Chang-won, Shin Dong-il. A frustrated and rebellious high school student ends up becoming friends with a migrant worker from Bangladesh who is desperate to receive his unpaid back wages. Starring Mahbub Alam, Baek Jin-hui. Cinematography by Park Jong-cheol. Produced by Bandhobi Production Committee, Cinema Dal, Biashin Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by Indiestory. Rating: 18+. 107 min. June 25.
Lifting King Kong ["King Kong-eul Deulda"] Written and directed by Park Gun-yong. Desperate for a job, a former bronze medalist goes to a small country town to work as the coach of a girls' middle school weightlifting team. Starring Lee Beom-soo, Jo An. Cinematography by Jeong Chan-hong. Produced by RG Enterworks. Distributed by N.E.W. International sales by Mirovision Inc. Rating: general. 120 min. July 1.
Five Senses of Eros ["Ogamdo"] Directed by Hur Jin-ho, Daniel H. Byun, Oh ki-hwan, Min Kyu-dong. Yu Young-sik. Screenplay by Daniel H.Byun, Yu Young-sik, Min Kyu-dong, Oh Ki-hwan etc. . An omnibus film in five parts, each centering on themes related to relationships and sex. Starring Jang Hyuk, Kim Kang-woo, Kim Kyu-ri, Uhm Jung-hwa, Cha Soo-yeon. Cinematography by Kim Moo-you, Yoon ji-un, Kim Dong-hyun, Ko Nak-sun etc. Produced by Daisy Entertainment.. Distributed by Cinergy. International sales by Showbox/Mediaplex,Inc.. Rating: 18+ 128 min. July 9.
Chaw ["Chaw"] Written and directed by Shin Jung-won. A peaceful village that has seen no crime in the past 10 years is shocked by the discovery of a dismembered body. The victim's grandfather, a legendary hunter, suspects the real culprit is a man eating boar. Starring Uhm Tae-woong, Jung Yu-mi, Jang Hang-sun. Cinematography by Kim Yong-chul. Produced by Soojack Films. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. International sales by Finecut. Rating: 12+ 121 min. July 15.
Haeundae ["Hae-un-dae"] Written and directed by JK Youn. A large cast of characters living in the beachside district of Haeundae in Busan struggle with issues related to family and romance, but they don't suspect that a mega-tsunami will soon crash into their city. Starring Sul Kyung-gu, Ha Ji-won, Park Joong-hoon, Uhm Jung-hwa. Cinematography by Kim Young-ho. Produced by Doosaboo Film. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+ 120 min. July 22.
Take Off ["Gukgadaepyo"] Written and directed by Kim Yong-hwa. A comic drama set in 1996 about five men who join together to form Korea's first Olympic ski jump team. Starring Ha Jung-woo, Kim Dong-wook, Kim Ji-seok, Sung Dong-il, Choi Jae-hwan, Lee Jae-eung, Lee Eun-sung. Cinematography by Park Hyun-chul. Produced by KM Culture. Distributed by Showbox/Mediaplex, KM Culture. International sales by Showbox/Mediaplex. Rating: 12+ 137 min. July 29.
A Million ["Sipeok"] Written and directed by Joe Mino. Eight contestants are chosen at random to compete in a reality TV show on a remote Australian island. Tempted by a prize of $1 million, the contestants are then shocked to discover that in this game, their lives are at stake. Starring Park Hae-il, Park Hee-soon, Shin Mina, Jung Yoo-mi, Lee Min-ki, Go Eun-a, Lee Chun-hee. Cinematography by Ryu Jae-hoon. Produced by Sponge. Distributed by Sidus FNH. International sales by Showbox/Mediaplex. Rating: 15+ 114 min. August 6.
Possessed ["Bulsinjiok"] Written and directed by Lee Yong-ju. A woman returns to her hometown after the mysterious disappearance of her younger sister, and contacts a detective for help. However as they learn more about the religious sect that the mother and several neighbors were involved in, the mystery deepens. Starring Nam Sang-mi, Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung. Cinematography by Jo Sang-yoon. Produced by Achim Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox/Mediaplex. Rating: 15+ 106 min. August 12.
The Pot ["Dok"] Written and directed by Kim Tae-gon. A married couple and their young daughter move to Seoul. The husband takes a new job as a factory chief, while the wife -- expecting a second child -- becomes involved with a local church. However as time goes on they begin to grow suspicious of the deacon and his wife. Starring Lim Hyung-kok, Yang Eun-yong, Choi Jung-woo, Gil Hae-yeon, Ryu Hyun-bin. Cinematography by Hong Sung-jin. Produced by Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film, KM Culture. Distributed by Indiestory Inc. International sales by Showbox/Mediaplex. Rating: 15+ 115 min. August 20.
Yoga ["Yo-ga Hak-won"] Written and directed by Yun Jae-yeon. Five young women sign up for a yoga class after rumors spread that a former student had been transformed into a beautiful woman. However after they start classes strange things start to happen to each of them. Starring Eugene, Cha Soo-yeon, Park Han-byul. Cinematography by Sung Seung-taek. Produced by OPUS Picture. Distributed by Sidus FNH. International sales by United Pictures(in association with M-Line Distribution). Rating: 15+ 95min. August 20.
Exhausted ["Gogal"] Written and directed by Kim Gok. A man discovers a girl near the factories, and takes her in to turn her into a prostitute. Things change when a woman appears and befriends the girl... Starring Jang Liu, Ark Ji-hwan, Oh Keun-young. Cinematography by Kwon Sang-joon. Produced by Goksa. Distributed by Seoul Independent Film Festival. International sales by contact production. Rating: 18+ 128min. September 3.
Goodbye Mom ["Aeja"] Written and directed by Jung Ki-hoon. An ordinary nineteen year-old girl, Aeja, who dreams of becoming a writer, must fold her own ambitions to take care of her cancer-stricken mother. Starring Choi Kang-hee, Kim Young-ae, Bae Soo-bin. Cinematography by Park Yong-soo. Produced by Sirius Picture. Distributed by Cinergy. International sales by Showbox/Mediaplex,Inc. Rating: 15+ 110min. September 9.
Where the Truth Lies ["Itaewon Salinsageon"] Directed by Hong Ki-seon. Screenplay by Lee Maeng-yoo. A college student is brutally assaulted and murdered at a fast food restaurant in Itaewon, and two Korean-American teenagers are found athe scene of the crime covered in the victim's blood. What follows is a thrillingly intense courtroom drama, as seen through the eyes of prosecutor Park, to reveal the true murderer. Starring Jung Jin-young, Jang Keun-suk, Shin Seung-hwan. Cinematography by Oh Jung-ok. Produced by Seon FILM, Watermelon Pictures Co.Ltd. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox/Mediaplex,Inc. Rating: 15+. 100min. September 9.
Show Me the Money ["Hwang-keum Si-dae"] Directed by Choi Equan, Nam Da-jeung, Kweon Jong-kwan, Lee Song Hee-il, Kim Eun-kyung, Yang Hea-hoon, Chegy, Yoon Seong-ho, Kim Sung-ho, Kim Young-nam. Ten short vignettes, each ten-minutes long, depict the lives of ordinary to extraordinary individuals' encounters with money, and how these encounters lead to curious, tragic, and even fantastic situations. Starring Gu Kyo-hwan, Lee Min-woong, Jeon Ji-ae (Our Last Words,Live), Kim Eun-ju, Kim Ye-eun, Seo Min-sung (A Tip for Cigarettes) Ki Pa-rang, Kim Won-hee (Coin Boy), Park Mi-hyun, Park Won-san (Anxiety), Yoo Yeon-seok, Ju Eun (Saw), Noh Hyoung-wook, Yoon Young-sam, So You-jin (Sitcom), Jo Seong-ha (Fastest Man in the World), Lim Won-hee (Neo Liberal Man), Jo Won-sun, Ryu Hyung-kuen (Penny Lover), Oh Dal-soo, Cho Eun-ji (Hundred Nails and a Deer Antler). Produced by Indiestory Inc. Distributed and sold internationally by Indiestory Inc. Rating: 15+. 114min. September 10.
Fly Penguin ["Nal-a-ra-pen-gin"] Written and directed by Yim Soon-rye. Capturing moments in the lives of ordinary people in Korea today, Fly Penguin warmly and humorously shines a light on unfair societal norms, pointing us instead to a society in which differences are accepted. Starring Moon So-ri, Son Byung-ho, Jung Hye-sun, Park In-hwan, Park Won-sang. Cinematography by Park Young-joon. Produced by National Human Rights Commission of korea. Distributed by Studio Nurimbo. International sales by Indiestorry Inc.. Rating: general. 110min. September 24.
Closer to Heaven ["Nae-sa-rang Nae Geot-e"] Written and directed by Park Jin-pyo. Jong-woo and his wife Ji-soo discover happiness, bittersweet joy and selfless love in the desperate and determined battle against Lou Gehrig's disease. Starring Kim Myung-min, Ha Ji-won. Cinematography by Kim Tae-kyung. Produced by Zip Cinema. Distributed by CJ Entertainment Inc. International sales by United Pictures(in association with M-Line Distribution) Rating: 12+ 121min. September 24.
The Sword with No Name ["Bulkkotcheoreom Nabicheoreom"] Directed by Kim Youg-kyun. Screenplay by Lee Sook-yeon,Kim Young-hun. In the late 19th century, a trained swordsman comes across a young woman and falls in love. When he realizes she is Queen Min he enters into the palace to become her bodyguard. Starring Cho Seung-woo. Su Ae. Cinematography by Kim Myung-joon. Produced by Sidus FNH. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox/Mediaplex,Inc. Rating: 15+. 124min. September 24.
Flying Giants. ["Na-neun Galmaegi"] Directed by Kwon Sang-joon. A documentary of the triumphs and struggles of the wildly popular Korean professional baseball league, the Lotte Giants. Produced by DreamVille Entertainment co.,Ltd. Distributed and sold internationally by Lotte Entertainment. Rating: general. 85min. September 26.
A Good Rain Knows ["Ho Woo Si Jeol"] Directed by Hur Jin-ho. Screenplay by Hur Jin-ho, Lee Han-eol. Dong-ha is a thirty-something year old man on a business trip to Chengdu, China, where he meets an old high school friend, May, who now works as a tour guide. Starring Jung Woo-sung, Gao Yuan Yuan, Kim Sang-ho. Cinematography by Kim Byung-seo. Produced by Pancinema. Distributed by N.E.W. Rating: 15+. 100min. October 8.
The Weird Missing Case of Mr. J ["Jung Seung-pil Siljong-sagun"] Directed by Kang Suk-bum. Screenplay by Kang Suk-bum, Seo Jin-won. Jung Seung-pil goes missing on the day of a billion dollar contract deal. Things get hilariously out of control as an investigation to find Jung points to an assault, kidnapping, and murder. Starring Lee Beom-soo, Kim Min-sun, Son Chang-min, Kim Rye-ha. Cinematography by Kim Woo-jae. Produced by White Lee Cinema. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. International sales by Finecut. Rating: 15+. 100 min. October 8.
Hello My Love. ["Hello Ma-i-leo-ve"] Directed by Kim Aaron. Screenplay by Kim Eun-ju, Kim Ji-eun, Kim Aaron. Ho-jung, a scriptwriter at a local radio station, hears news of an old crush, Ho-jung, coming back to town and dreams of finally getting married. Things get complicated when she discovers that Ho-jung is gay... Starring Jo An, Min Suk, Ryu Sang-wook. Cinematography by Kim Tae-sung. Produced by Aim High Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment Inc. Rating: 15+. 95min. October 8.
Good Morning President ["Good Morning President"] Written and directed by Jang Jin. The story that spans across the presidencies of three figures - Kim Jung-ho, Cha Ji-wook, and Han Gyung-ja (the fictitious first female president) - explores the struggle of dualities that a president must deal with as a political figure. Starring Lee Soon-jae, Jang Dong-gun, Goh Doo-shim, Lim Ha-ryong, Han Chae-young. Cinematography by Choi Sang-ho. Produced by Soran Playment. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: general. 131min. October 22.
LaLa Sunshine ["LaLa Sunshine"] Written and directed by Kim Aaron. Su-jin is a screenwriter haunted by the painful experience of being raped by her private cello instructor as a child. She hears of another rape case that has led to murder and is inspired to write a new scenario... Starring Yang Eun-yong, Lee Chan-young, Ahn Jee-hye. Cinematography by Choi Young-min. Produced by LaLa Pictures. Rating: 15+. 63 min. October 22.
Maybe ["Toggi-wa Li-zeo-deu"] Written and directed by Joo Ji-hong. Adoptee May, who has returned to Korea from the U.S. to uncover the story behind her adoption and of her lizard-shaped scar, crosses paths with Eun-sul, a compassionate taxi-driver with a rare heart disease. Starring Sung Yu-ri, Jang Hyuk. Cinematography by Kim Hyun-sung. Produced by JM Pictures. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 12+ 102min. October 22.
Paju ["Pa-ju"] Written and directed by Park Chan-ok. Eun-mo must confront her complicated and romantically-troubled past as she returns to her hometown, Paju, and reunites with the cause of it all - her brother-in-law. Starring Lee Sun-kyun, Seo Woo. Cinematography by Kim Woo-hyung. Produced by TPS Company. Distributed by MK Pictures. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 18+ 111min. October 28.
Sky & Ocean ["Hanul gwa Bada"] Written and directed by Max Oh. Two world-weary people - one deserted by her family, and one betrayed by his girlfriend - meet a strange violinist virtuoso who enjoys talking with cats and never leaves her home. Starring Chang Nara, Juni, Yu A-in. Cinematography by Shin Hyun-jung. Produced by JN Divertissement. Distributed by Lotte Entertainment. Rating: 12+ 104min. October 28.
A Brand New Life ["Yeo-haeng-ja"] Written and directed by Ounie Lecomte. 9 year-old Jin-hee is abandoned by her father and sent to an orphanage, where she must learn to adapt to separations, disappointments, and the fragility of the promise of a new and better life. Starring Kim Saeron, Park Do-yeon, Ko A-sung Cinematography by Kim Hyun-seok. Produced by Now Films, Gloria Films. Distributed by JinJin Pictures. International sales by Finecut. Rating: 12+ 92min. October 29.
A Blind River ["Guee Hyang"] Written and directed by An Sun-kyong. Sung-chan grew up in Australia after being adopted by a family there. He decides to come to Korea with his girlfriend in order to find his biological mother, but his experiences on this trip lead to greater confusion. Starring Zia, Park Sang-hoon. Cinematography by Lee Sun-young. Produced by Cats film. Distributed by Silver Spoon. International sales by M-line Distribution. Rating: 18+ 122min. November 5.
The Relation of Face, Mind and Love ["Naenune Kongkkakji"] Directed by Lee Jang-soo. Screenplay by Oishi Shizuka A good-looking interior designer finds the perfect woman, except for the fact that she is not very pretty. Starring Kang Ji-hwan, E Ji-ah. Cinematography by Kim Seung-ho. Produced by Samhwa Networks Co.,Ltd. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment Inc. Rating: 12+. 107min. November 5.
The Executioner ["Jiphaengja"] Directed by Choi Jin-ho. Screenplay by Kim Young-ok. Jae-kyung starts work as a new prison guard, and is torn between the conflicting attitudes of two superiors: one very strict and one very lenient. This struggle comes to a head when the state reinstates capital punishment. Starring Cho Jae-hyun, Joon Kye-sang, Park In-hwan. Cinematography by Kim Tae-sung. Produced by Motion Pictures, Balcon. Distributed by Sponge Entertainment, Silver Spoon. International sales by Mirovision Inc. Rating: 18+. 96 min. November 5.
Kiss Me, Kill Me ["Kill Me"] Written and directed by Yang Jong-hyun. A professional hitman is hired by a young woman who wants him to kill her. Starring Shin Hyun-joon, Gang Hye-jung. Cinematography by Kim Cheol-ju. Produced, distributed and sold internationally by Sidus FNH Corporation. Rating: 18+ 107min. November 5.
Searching for the Elephant ["Pen-teu Hau-seu Ko-kki-ri"] Written and directed by Jhung Seung-koo. Three rich men in their thirties are each struggling with their own internal demons: schizophrenia, sex addiction, and infidelity. Starring Jang Hyuk, Jo Dong-hyeok, Lee Sang-woo. Cinematography by Oh Seung-hwan. Produced by Elevision. Distributed by Cinergy. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 18+ 145min. November 5.
19 ["19-Nineteen"] Directed by Chang Yong-woo Screenplay by Inoue Yumiko. Three nineteen-year olds, two men and a woman, are accused of murder and forced to run away. Everyone including their parents believe they are guilty, but the experience makes their bond strengthen. Starring T.O.P, Seung Ri, Huh E-jae. Cinematography by Choi Toon-man. Produced by Samhwa Networks Co.,Ltd. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 103min. November 11.
Postman to Heaven ["Cheongugui Upyeonbaedalbu"] Directed by Lee Hyung-min. Screenplay by Kitagawa Eriko. A young CEO quits his job and becomes a kind of supernatural postman, delivering letters from grieving families and loved ones to the dead in heaven. Starring Hero, Han Hyo-ju. Cinematography by Jin Jin. Produced by Samhwa Networks. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: general. 107min. November 11.
Fortune Salon ["Cheong-dam Bo-sal"] Directed by Kim Jin-joung. Screenplay by Kim Soo-mi. A famous fortuneteller is fated to marry a man who was born on May 16. One day she is involved in a traffic accident, and she meets two men: one who captures her heart, and the other was born on May 16. Starring Park Ye-jin, Im Chang-jung. Cinematography by Jung Jin-ho. Produced by The Pictures with a view. Distributed by N.E.W. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 15+. 119 min. November 11.
A Camel Doesn't Leave Desert ["Naktaneun Malhaetda"] Written and directed by Cho Kyu-jang. A notorious troublemaker is released from jail and returns to his hometown. With money bequeathed to him by his deceased mother, he buys some land and tries to start a new life. Starring Kim Nak-hyung, Kim Hyun-ju. Cinematography by Choi Young-jun. Produced by Younghwaro. Distributed and sold internationally by Indiestory. Rating: 18+ 74min. November 12.
Visitors ["Eotteon Bangmun"] Directed by Hong Sangsoo, Kawase amomi, Lav Diaz. An omnibus film by directors from Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. Koma: a man visits a small village in an act of gratitude for a man who once saved his grandfather's life. Lost in the Mountains: a woman visits Jeonju to see her friend, but discovers that the friend is dating her former lover. Butterflies Have No Memories: a remote island in the Philippines has been devastated economically and environmentally by a Canadian mining company. Starring Jung Ju-mi, Moon Sung-keun, Lee sun-kyun(Lost in the Mountains) Kitamura Kazuki, Nakamura Yuko(Koma) Dante Perez, Kristine Kintana(Butterflies Have No Memories) . Cinematography by Kim Kyong-hee, Naito Yuko, Lav Diaz. Produced by Jeonju International Film Festival. International sales by Contact Production. Rating: 15+. 110 min. November 12.
White Night ["Baeg-ya-haeng"] Directed by Park Shin-woo. Screenplay by Park Yun-sun. Fifteen years after a mysterious killing which was never solved, a detective starts to reinvestigate the case. In the meantime, more deaths take place, all seemingly centered around a soon to be married woman named Miho. Starring Son Ye-jin, Gho Soo, Han Seok-kyu. Cinematography by Lee Chang-jae. Produced and distributed by Cinema Service. International sales by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 18+. 135 min. November 19.
Triangle ["Triangle"] Directed by Ji Young-soo. Screenplay by Masaya Ozaki. A tense standoff between a wealthy young widow with a collection of world-famous art, a swindler with an eye on her collection, and a detective who suspects the swindler. Starring Ahn Jae-wook, Gang Hye-jung, Lee Soo-kyung. Cinematography by Kim Kyung-choul. Produced by Samhwa Networks. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: general. 92min. November 19.
I Am Happy ["Naneun Haengbok-habnida"] Written and directed by Yoon Jong-chan. Man-soo used to run an auto repair shop in a small town, but the stress of living with a brother who is a gambling addict and a mother with dementia and eventually lands him in a mental institution. Believing that he has become a millionaire, he leads a carefree life and develops an attachment to the nurse in charge of his ward. Starring Hyun Bin, Lee Bo-young. Cinematography by Lee Chang-jae. Produced by Bluestorm. International sales by Finecut. Rating: 15+ 113min. November 26.
Wish ["Ba-ram"] Written and directed by Lee Seong-han. A student in Busan lives through a difficult first year in commercial high school, but is then tempted to become a member of one of the school's student gangs. Starring Jung Woo, Son Ho-jun, Kwon Jai-hyun. Cinematography by Kim Young-cheul. Produced by Film the days. Distributed by Sidus FNH. Rating: 15+ 108min. November 26.
Paradise ["Nagwon-Paradise"] Directed by Lee Jang-soo. Screenplay by Okada Yoshikazu. A woman just released from prison decides to move to a remote island to start a new life. On the boat to the island, she meets a teacher who helps her get a job at the school cafeteria. Starring Kim Ha-neul, Ji Jin-hee. Cinematography by Kim Seung-ho. Produced by Samhwa Networks. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 110min. November 26.
The Descendants of Hong Gil-dong ["Honggildongui Huye"] Directed by Jeong Yong-ki. Screenplay by Jeong Yong-ki, Cho Sun-ho. A modern day family follow in the footsteps of their ancestor Hong Gil-dong by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Starring Lee Beom-soo, Kim Soo-ro, Seong Dong-il, Lee Si-young. Cinematography by Moon Yong-sik. Produced by Another Life Company, sio films. Distributed by SK Telecom. Rating: 12+. 117 min. November 26.
Dance of Time ["Si-gan-eui-chum"] Directed by Song Il-gon. A documentary that examines the lives of a small community of ethnic Koreans who have been living in Cuba since 1905. Cinematography by Park Young-jun. Produced by TheunDa Pictures. Distributed and sold internationally by Indiestory. Rating: general. 92 min. December 3.
Secret ["Si-k-rit"] Written and directed by Yoon Jae-gu. A police detective starts investigating a murder and soon discovers clues that appear to indict his own wife. Starring Cha Seung-won, Song Yun-a. Cinematography by Lee Sung-je. Produced, distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 18+. 110 min. December 3.
After the Banquet ["Gyeolhonsik Hue"] Directed by Kim Youn-cheul. Screenplay by Yokota Rie. A group of college alumni, mostly men, are reunited at a wedding. They are all looking forward to seeing one woman in particular, but to their surprise, the woman's daughter appears. Starring Shin Sung-woo, Ye Ji-won, Bae Soo-bin, Ko A-sung. Cinematography by Jo Yong-gyoo. Produced by Samhwa Networks. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 101 min. December 3.
I'm in Trouble ["Naneun Gongyeonge Cheohaetda"] Written and directed by So Sang-min. A struggling poet in his late 20s is dumped by his girlfriend. Together with a friend of his, he decides to travel to her hometown to try to win her back. Starring Min Sung-wook, Lee Seung-jun, Jeong Ji-yeon, Kim Joo-ryung. Cinematography by Ou Tae-seok. Produced by Korean Academy of Film Arts. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 18+ 98 min. December 10.
Our Fantastic 21st Century ["Neowa Naui 21segi"] Written and directed by Ryu Hyung-ki. Soo-young works at an entry level job in a discount store, trying to save up enough money for plastic surgery, but unexpected hurdles arise. Starring Han Soo-teon, Lee Hwan. Cinematography by Kim Hyeon-ok. Produced by Korean Academy of Film Arts. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 15+. 83 min. December 10.
What is Not Romance ["Romangeun Eopda"] Written and directed by Hong Eun-ji, Park Jae-ok, Soo-kyoung. An animated feature about a man and a woman who meet on a blind date, but have opposite impressions of each other. Cinematography by Kim Il-hyun. Produced by Korean Academy of Film Arts. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 70 min. December 10.
Fly High ["Bi-sang"] Written and directed by Park Juong-hoon. A young man's dreams of becoming an actor are sidelined by a series of tragedies that afflict his girlfriend. Desperate to earn money, he begins working as a "host" in a bar catering to rich women. Starring Kim Beom, Kim Byul. Cinematography by Choi Kwang-sik. Produced by Ddol Film. Distributed by Sungwon Icom. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 18+ 100 min. December 10.
A Dream Comes True ["Dolmengiui kkum"] Directed by Chang Yong-woo. Screenplay by Nakazono Miho. A comedian witnesses the death of a man hit by a car. Unexpectedly, he then begins to draw close to the deceased man's family. Starring Cha In-pyo, Kim Hyo-jin. Cinematography by Choi Yoon-man. Produced by Samhwa Networks. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 12+. 103 min. December 10.
The Actresses ["Yeobaewoodle"] Written and directed by E J-yong. Six well-known Korean actresses play themselves in a fictional situation centering around a Vogue photo shoot. Starring Yoon Yuh-jung, Lee Mi-suk, Ko Hyun-jung, Choi Ji-woo, Kim Min-hee, Kim Ok-vin. Cinematography by Hong Kyung-pyo. Produced by Sponge. Distributed and sold internationally by Showbox. Rating: 12+ 104 min. December 10.
Men Without Women ["Yeoja Eomneun Swsang"] Written and directed by Song Jae-youn. The owner of a fusion bar has dreams of becoming rich, but in reality he spends his days hanging out with friends and causing trouble. Starring Kang Won-jae, Kim Min-soo, Lee Hoon-guk, Yoo Hwan-woong. Cinematography by Baek Seung-bum. Produced by Korean Academy of Film Arts. Distributed and sold internationally by CJ Entertainment. Rating: 18+ 90 min. December 10.
Girlfriends ["Girlfriends"] Directed by Kang Suk-bum. Screenplay by Noh Hye-young. A 29-year-old office worker becomes obsessed with a man who works at the same company, but as she draws closer to him, she realizes that there are other women in his life. Starring Gang Hae-jung, Han Chae-young, Huh E-jae, Bae Soo-bin. Cinematography by Kim Jun-joung. Produced by Aram Pictures Inc. Distributed by N.E.W. International sales by Mirovision. Rating: 15+. 114 min. December 17.
Missing Person ["Sa-ram-eul Chat-seum-ni-da"] Written and directed by Lee Seo. A frustrated real estate broker in a small town blows off steam by sleeping with his mistress and abusing an alienated man who follows his every order. Starring Choi Myung-soo, Kim Gyu-nam, Kim Ki-yean. Cinematography by Lee Doo-hun. Produced by Shue Pictures. Distributed by Kino-eye. International sales by M-Line Distribution. Rating: 18+ 95 min. December 17.
Woochi ["Jeon-woo-chi"] Written and directed by Choi Dong-hoon. 500 years in the past, the rascal Tao wizard Jeon Woochi is accused of the death of his master and magically imprisoned. But in the present day, evil goblins put the world in peril and Woochi is resurrected to take up the fight. Starring Gang Dong-won, Kim Yoon-suk, Lim Soo-jung, Yoo Hae-jin, Yeom Jung-ah, Song Yeong-chang, Sun Woo-sun. Cinematography by Choi Young-hwan. Produced by Zip Cinema. Distributed by CJ Entertainment. International sales by United Pictures and M-Line Distribution). Rating: 12+ 136 min. December 23.
* For information about upcoming Korean movies, visit http://www.koreanfilm.org/new.html
Box-Office Admission Results
|Release date||Film Title||Nationwide||Screens|
|Jan 15||Old Partner||2,932,947||20|
|Jan 22||City of Damnation||1,545,132||375|
|Feb 5||Marine Boy||827,601||340|
|Feb 5||Daytime Drinking||24,387||11|
|Feb 12||The Scam||1,517,011||393|
|Feb 19||Oishii Man||8,166||15|
|Feb 26||Oh! My God 2||117,006||228|
|Feb 26||My Heart Is Not Broken Yet||2,797||6|
|Mar 11||More Than Blue||715,948||353|
|Mar 12||The Room Nearby||301||1|
|Mar 12||The Day After||488||1|
|Mar 12||Members of the Funeral||391||1|
|Mar 12||The Story of Mr. Sorry||190||1|
|Mar 19||Grandmother's Flower||1,732||7|
|Apr 2||Private Eye||1,893,361||387|
|Apr 9||On the Way Home||217,502||211|
|Apr 16||To Live - Save Our Saemankum||638||1|
|Apr 22||My Girlfreind Is an Agent||4,043,064||475|
|Apr 23||Sisters on the Road||20,975||10|
|Apr 29||Insadong Scandal||1,192,611||314|
|Apr 30||Land of Scarecrows||249||2|
|May 14||Old Man and the Land||257||3|
|May 14||Castaway on the Moon||725,722||288|
|May 14||Cyborg She||20,740||112|
|May 14||Like You Know It All||39,468||28|
|May 21||One Step More to the Sea||2,501||6|
|May 28||No Boys, No Cry||13,748||51|
|Jun 4||Where is Ronny...||1,478||6|
|Jun 4||Thirsty, Thirsty||2,455||10|
|Jun 4||Der Valn Fliesst||797||1|
|Jun 4||Hello, Stranger||531||4|
|Jun 11||Running Turtle||3,025,586||379|
|Jun 11||Himalaya, Where the Wind Dwells||8,885||27|
|Jun 11||If You Were Me 4||4,654||14|
|Jun 18||The Pit and the Pendulum||1,059||4|
|Jun 18||A Blood Pledge||644,803||318|
|Jul 1||Lifting King Kong||1,263,507||411|
|Jul 9||Five Senses of Eros||438,501||302|
|Jul 9||Something to Do Before Dying||4||1|
|Jul 15||My Father||24,224||38|
|Jul 29||Take Off||8,392,953||580|
|Aug 6||A Million||433,924||252|
|Aug 6||The Code of a Duel||158||2|
|Aug 12||The Clue||67,602||170|
|Aug 20||The Pot||532||4|
|Aug 20||Pink Rabbit||262||3|
|Aug 27||Treeless Mountain||7,721||35|
|Sep 9||Goodbye Mom||1,901,128||262|
|Sep 9||The Case of Itaewon Homicide||531,068||236|
|Sep 10||Show me the Money||3,737||18|
|Sep 24||Fly, Penguin||20,369||45|
|Sep 24||Closer to Heaven||2,136,101||474|
|Sep 24||The Sword with No Name||1,671,387||437|
|Sep 24||How to Live on Earth||496||5|
|Sep 26||Flying Giants||117,977||71|
|Oct 8||The Weird Missing Case of Mr. J||318,852||238|
|Oct 8||Let the Blue River Run||319||3|
|Oct 8||Hello My Love||10,783||39|
|Oct 8||A Good Rain Knows||287,887||334|
|Oct 15||Tears in the Arctic||10,393||44|
|Oct 22||Good Morning, President||2,554,399||586|
|Oct 22||Lala Sunshine||290||1|
|Oct 28||Sky and Ocean||17,857||186|
|Oct 29||A Brand New Life||17,204||59|
|Oct 29||Today and the Other Days||3,448||4|
|Nov 5||A Blind River||194||2|
|Nov 5||The Relation of Face, Mind and Love||54,331||128|
|Nov 11||The Excutioner||389,461||264|
|Nov 5||Kill Me||50,730||172|
|Nov 5||Searching for the Elephant||142,459||240|
|Nov 11||Postman to Heaven||94,694||118|
|Nov 11||Fortune Salon||1,298,966||404|
|Nov 12||A Camel Doesn't Leave Desert||165||1|
|Nov 12||Lost in the Mountains||2,056||7|
|Nov 19||White Night||945,938||398|
|Nov 26||I Am Happy||7,347||54|
|Nov 26||Shared Streets||291||3|
|Nov 26||A Spring Blues||302||3|
|Nov 26||The Descendants of Hong Gil-dong||609,756*||380|
|Dec 3||After the Banquet||343||9|
|Dec 3||Dance of Time||6,438*||14|
|Dec 10||Potato Symphony||970||9|
|Dec 10||I'm in Trouble||279*||1|
|Dec 10||Our Fantastic 21st Century||213*||1|
|Dec 10||A Dream Comes True||515||10|
|Dec 10||What Is Not Romance||156*||1|
|Dec 10||Fly Up||28,896||160|
|Dec 10||The Actresses||508,243*||271|
|Dec 10||Men without Women||84*||1|
|Dec 17||Girl Friends||107,946*||244|
|Dec 17||Cheer Up||92*||3|
|Dec 17||Missing Person||516*||5|
|Dec 17||What Do You Do?||1,587*||5|
|Dec 17||Just Friends?||4,876*||7|
|Dec 24||Always Be Boyz||63*||3|
* Includes admissions from 2010. Source: Korean Film Council (KOFIC).
Note that from 2007 on, listed screen totals are nationwide, not for Seoul.