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Uhm Bok-Dong (The Cyclist King)

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Uhm Bok-Dong (The Cyclist King)

Uhm Bok-Dong (2019) is a South Korean biography drama sport movie based on the true story of famed cyclist Uhm Bok-dong, who became a symbol of pride for Koreans when he defeated Japanese cyclists and won the championship in a bicycle race which took place during the Japanese colonial rule of Korea. Principal photography began in April 2017.

Uhm Bok-Dong (2019) is produced by Celltrion Entertainment, and distributed by Showbox. Directed by Kim Yoo-seong, with Lee Beom-soo as producer. Meanwhile, Kim Yoo-seong and Lee Beom-soo was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Rain, Kang So-Ra, Min Hyo-Rin, Lee Si-Un, Park Jin-Joo, Ko Chang-Seok, Lee Kyoung-Young, and Lee Beom-Soo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

The Great Battle (Ansi Fortress)

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Ansi Fortress (Ansisung)

Ansi Fortress (2019) is a South Korea drama historical movie set In 645, about the siege of Ansi Fortress and the epic eighty-eight day battle that Yang Man-chun and his Goguryeo troops fought against a half million invading Tang dynasty force to defend the fortress.

Ansi Fortress (2019) is distributed by Next Entertainment World, and directed by Kim Kwang-Sik. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Zo In-Sung, Nam Joo-Hyuk, Park Sung-Woong, Bae Sung-Woo, Um Tae-Goo, Seol Hyun, Park Byung-Eun, Oh Dae-Hwan, Sung Dong-Il, Jung Eun-Chae, and Yu Oh-Seong. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (Ni Bumo Eolguli Bogo Sipda)

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I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (Ni Bumo Eolguli Bogo Sipda)

I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (2019) is a South Korean drama film based on the Japanese theatrical play “Oya no Kao ga Mitai” by Seigo Hatasawa and first performed in 2008, related to an eighth grade student of a prestigious middle school who falls into a lake, but before, he wrote the names of the students who deceived him. He was found unconscious, and their parents are called into the school and a battle goes on regarding the will.

I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (2019) is produced by 20th Century Fox International, The Tower Pictures, and distributed by 20th Century Fox (South Korea). Directed by Kim Ji-Hoon, with Jin Il-kyu as producers. Meanwhile, Seigo Hitazawa and Kyung-mi Kim was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Sol Kyung-Gu, Oh Dal-Su, Chun Woo-Hee, Moon So-Ri, Ko Chang-Seok, Kim Hong-Fa, Kang Shin-Il, Sung Yoo-Bin, Yoo Jae-Sang, Jung Yoo-An, and Roh Jeong-Eui. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Outbreak/Rampant (Changgwol)

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Outbreak/Rampant (Changgwol)

Outbreak/Rampant (2019) is a South Korean action movie tells the story of a hero named Yi Chung (Hyun Bin) who fights against “Night Demons” to save the Joseon nation from evil that appears only at night. Lee Chung is the son of the king, and the excellent swordsman in the world, but he is given to the Qing Empire as a political hostage. After many years, more than 10 years maybe, his brother, the next Crown Prince Lee Young (Kim Joo-hyuk) calls him back, he returns home.

The notable intention why him back, It’s because of the nightmarish monsters plaguing the country that Lee Chung is tasked to destroy. Prince Lee Chung (Hyun Bin) will be fighting the monsters alongside Kim Ja-joon (Jang Dong-gun) and Deok-hee (Lee Sun-Bin).

Outbreak/Rampant (2019) is distributed by Next Entertainment World, directed by Kim Sung-Hoon, with Hwang Jo-Yoon was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Hyun-Bin, Jang Dong-Gun, Jo Woo-Jin, Kim Eui-Sung, Jeong Man-Sik, Seo Ji-Hye, Lee Sun-Bin, Jo Dal-Hwan, and Kim Tae-Woo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Propitious Site for Grave (Myungdang)

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Propitious Site for Grave (Myungdang)

Propitious Site for Grave (2019) is a South Korean history film set in Joseon, depicts a battle to gain the propitious site for a grave which will produce 2 kings.

Propitious Site for Grave (2019) is produced by Jupiter Film, distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea) and Megabox Plus M (South Korea). Directed by Park Hee-Kon, with cast for the main characters in the film includes: Cho Seung-Woo, Ji Sung, Kim Sung-Kyun, Moon Chae-Won, Baek Yoon-Sik, Yoo Jae-Myung, Lee Won-Geun, Kim Min-Jae, and Kang Tae-Oh. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Swing Kids (Seuwingkizeu)

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Swing Kids (Seuwingkizeu)

Swing Kids (2019) is a South Korean musical historical romance film based on Korean musical “Rho Ki-Soo,” written by Jang Woo-Sung and directed by Kim Tae-Hyung. Set during the Korean War, Rho Ki-Soo (Do Kyung-Soo) is young North Korean soldier held in the Geoje POW Camp in South Korea. He falls in love with tap dancing. Filming begins October 18, 2017 at a set in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Swing Kids (2019) is directed by Kang Hyung-Chul, with Jang Woo-Sung and Kang Hyeong-Cheol was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Do Kyung-Soo, Park Hye-Soo, Oh Jung-Se, Jared Grimes, Kim Min-Ho, and Park Jin-Joo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Negotiation (Hyeobsang)

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Negotiation (Hyeobsang)

Negotiation (2019) is a South Korean crime thriller film centered around Ha Chae-Yoon (Son Ye-Jin), a crisis negotiator for Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. She faces off against Min Tae-Koo (Hyun-Bin) who has kidnapped his boss. Filming began June 17, 2017 in Paju, South Korea, and becomes the first time for Hyun-Bin plays a villain in his acting career.

Negotiation (2019) is produced by JK FILMS, and distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by Lee Jong-Suk, with Lee Sang-jik and Yoon Je-kyoon as producer(s). Meanwhile, Sung-Hyun Choi was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Hyun-Bin, Son Ye-Jin, Kim Sang-Ho, and Jang Young-Nam. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Money (2019)

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Money (2019)

Money (2019) is a South Korean crime movie that tells the story about Il-Hyun (Ryoo Joon-Yeol) when he begins to work as a stock broker. He is a young man who dreams of becoming rich. But Il-Hyun meet a stock market scammer known as Beonhopyo (Yoo Ji-Tae). He asks Il-Hyun to help in a stock market scam, and keeps Il-Hyun trapped in stock market scam. Meanwhile Han Ji-Cheol (Jo Woo-Jin) works for Financial Supervisory Service and has chased Beonhopyo for a long time. He senses something suspicious with Il-Hyun.

Money (2019) is produced by Sanai Pictures, Moonlight Film, and distributed by Showbox. Directed by Park Noo-ri, with Park Min-jeong as producer. Meanwhile, Park Noo-ri was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Yoo Ji-Tae, Jo Woo-Jin, and Won Jin-A. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Strange Family (Gimyohan Gajok)

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Strange Family (Gimyohan Gajok)

Strange Family (2019) is a South Korean comedy movie about an affluent neighborhood family who is visited by a zombie. The story follows Man-Deok (Park In-Hwan) who runs a gas station in a peaceful village. He has three adult children: Joon-Girl (Jung Jae-Young), Min-Girl (Kim Nam-Gil) and Hae-Girl (Lee Soo-Kyung). Man-Deok only thinks about spending the rest of his life in Hawaii.

The oldest child, Joon-Girl, is married to Nam-Joo (Uhm Ji-Won). He loves his family, but he doesn’t express his feelings to his family. Min-Girl is the middle child in the family. He is the only to have graduated from a university in his family. He gets fired from his company and comes back to his hometown. Hae-Girl is the youngest child in the family. But one day, a strange man (Jung Ga-Ram) appears in the village. Due to him, Man-Deok’s family and the entire village is shaken.

Strange Family (2019) is produced by CineZoo, distributed by Megabox Plus M, and directed by Lee Min-Jae. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jung Jae-Young, Kim Nam-Gil, Uhm Ji-Won, Lee Soo-Kyung, Jung Ga-Ram, and Park In-Hwan. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Wiretap (Dochung)

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Wiretap (Dochung)

Wiretap (2019) is a South Korean crime thriller movie which tells about a special police force that delves into a large-scale stock manipulation case involving the most powerful corporations in Korea by wiretapping their inner network. It’s based on the 2009 Hong Kong film “Overheard,” written and directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. The Hong Kong film has a sequel, Overheard 2, was released in 2011, maybe the Wiretap film has a sequel too in the future, hopefully.

BTW, at first, filming was scheduled to begin August, 2017, but Kim Woo-Bin as one of the actors in the film, learned he has nasopharyngeal cancer and he is undergoing treatment. Filming was thus postponed.

Wiretap (2019) is distributed by CJ Entertainment, and directed by Choi Dong-Hoon. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Jung-Jae, Kim Woo-Bin, Yum Jung-Ah, and Kim Eui-Sung. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Kim Woo-Bin played as Park Sang-Dae, a traffic cop who sticks to his principles, accidentally stumbles upon the task force’s mission and becomes involved in the case. Yum Jung-Ah played as a superintendent who leads corporate crime investigation team. Kim Eui-Sung played as Detective Oh Hyung-Joo. He is one of the member of the crime investigation team. Lee Jung-jae played as a quick-thinking police investigator with fast hands and masterful observational and camouflaging skills.

Swordsman (Geomgaek)

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Swordsman (Geomgaek)

Swordsman (2019) is a South Korean action historical drama movie focused around a Ming Dynasty swordsman and his daughter. It will take place during the Ming Dynasty’s decline, when power was being taken from the Han people by the Qing Empire. Meanwhile, the swordsmen who stood against confusing state of affairs, confronted with the chaos brought about by the Ming-Qing transition.

Swordsman (2019) is produced distributed by Opus Pictures (South Korea). Directed by Choi Jae-hoon , with Park A-hyoung as producers. Meanwhile, Choi Jae-hoon was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jang Hyuk, Jung Man-sik, Joe Taslim, Choi Jin-ho, Kim Hyun-soo, Jang Hyun-sung, and Lee Min-hyuk. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Drug King (Mayakwang)

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Drug King (Mayakwang)

Drug King (2019) is a South Korean crime drama film set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970’s, follows the story of Lee Doo-Sam (Song Kang-Ho), a drug king who smuggles the drugs to China and Japan, then uses the money on Joseon Independence movement, and building his empire in Busan’s crime underworld. Then a public prosecutor (Cho Jung-Seok) attempts to takedown Lee Doo-Sam’s crimes. Principal photography began on May 5, 2017, and filming was completed on October 10, 2017.

Drug King (2019) is produced by Showbox/Mediaplex, Hive Media Corp., and distributed by Showbox Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by Woo Min-Ho , with Kim Jin-woo as producer. Meanwhile, Woo Min-Ho was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Song Kang-ho, Jo Jung-suk, Bae Doona, Lee Hee-joon, Lee Sung-min, Jo Woo-jin, Yoon Je-moon, Kim Dae-myung, Kim So-jin, and Yoo Jae-myung. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.

Beautiful Days (Byootipool Deizu)

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Beautiful Days (Byootipool Deizu)

Beautiful Days (2019) is a South Korean drama movie based on a true story about a female North Korean defector leaves her ethnic Korean husband and son behind in China and flees to South Korea. 16 years later, she meets her son again. Her son holds a deep hatred for her. Filming begins on October, 2017.

Beautiful Days (2019) is directed and written by Jero Yun. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Na-Young and Jang Dong-Yoon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea in 2019.