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My Sassy Girl (2001)

Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 27 July 2001 (South Korea)
Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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In-mun Kim ...
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Kyun-woo's Mother
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Sook-hee Hyun ...
The Girl's Mother
Il-woo Kim ...
Quintuplets
Soon-cheol Yoo ...
Old Man
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Deserter
Min-jae Kim ...
Junior High School Kyun-woo
Nam-hwi Heo ...
Elementary School Kyun-woo
Jae-ho Lee ...
Neighborhood Friend 1
Joon-yeong Park ...
Neighborhood Friend 2
Cheol-ho Hyeon ...
Neighborhood Friend 3
Jong-hun Hyeon ...
School Friend 1
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Storyline

Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie follows the book closely. It describes the meeting of Kyun-woo (Cha) and an unnamed girl. Kyun-woo is shamed into assisting the girl because the other passengers mistakenly think she is his girlfriend. Once he helps her, Kyun-woo develops a deep sense of responsibility for her which enables him to tolerate (somehow) the girl's abuses. Written by Thomas Giammarco <giammarcoken@hanmail.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

27 July 2001 (South Korea)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$138,253 (Japan) (14 February 2003)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was based on a true story. See more »

Goofs

The deserter is carrying a Daewoo K2 assault rifle when he takes Kyun-woo and the girl hostage, but at the merry-go-round he suddenly has a Colt M4. While the girl is talking to him, the M4 is briefly replaced by a Colt M16. See more »

Quotes

Kyun-woo: The 10 Rules: 1. Don't ask her to be feminine 2. Don't let her drink over three glasses 3. Drink coffee instead of Coke/Juice 4. If she hits you, act like it hurts. If it hurts, act like it doesn't 5. On your 100th day together, give her a rose during her class 6. Make sure you learn fencing and squash 7. Be prepared to go to prison sometimes 8. If she says she'll kill you, don't take it lightly 9. If her feet hurt, exchange shoes with her 10. She likes to write. Encourage her
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Connections

Version of My Sassy Girl (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

My Girl
Performed by The Temptations
Played only in director's cut version
Played during the high heels scene
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User Reviews

 
Best comedy-romance ever
31 October 2005 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen such movie st&#305;ry is excellent director put up a great job and both lead actor and actress is perfect.This movie is a theatrical feast.The actor played his role like he is playing his life actress (really pretty girl) played like she was born to act this role.The story?Its perfect its the first time have seen lots of people laughing and crying at the same time.You may think these things cannot happen then watch it and experience a new kind of feeling. After i watch this movie i reconciled with my ex-girlfriend.This movie left great effect on me and many people i know i think you should have this movie on DVD and keep it, watch it whenever you feel like divorcing or breaking up.


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