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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:
Tae-hyun Cha ...
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In-mun Kim ...
Wok-suk Song ...
Kyun-woo's Mother
Jin-hie Han ...
Sook-hee Hyun ...
The Girl's Mother
Il-woo Kim ...
Quintuplets
Soon-cheol Yoo ...
Old Man
Dong-won Seo ...
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

Certificate:

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Release Date:

27 July 2001 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

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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

The exact coordinates of where The Girl and Kyun-woo yell at each other on hills are: The Girl: (35° 18' 48.75" N, 128° 58' 48.75" E) and Kyun-woo: (35° 18' 17.75" N, 128° 59' 45.75" E) See more »

Goofs

In the metro (foot) scene, after Kyun-woo hits The Girl and during The Girl hits Kyun-woo, the windscreen of the boom microphone is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Deserter: While I was in the service even my dog ran away with some mutt. My Yorkshire Terrier. Bitch.
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Connections

Remade as Ugly Aur Pagli (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Money
Performed by X-Teen
Played during the club scene
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Worth watching it
29 March 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

I watched this film by mistake - I simply didn't ender the right saloon, but I don't sorry for that at all. Why you should watch it?

  • it surely is different from the other films that you've watched


lately

  • the actors are young and they love playing, not like the spoiled


Hollywood "wunderkinds"

  • it's funny




  • it's realistic /with real emotions and problems of the young people -


no matter whether they are in Asia, Europe, or America/

  • at least for this short time, you can feel something of the culture.


I am sure, that you won't find the time for watching the movie lost and won't regret it, like I didn't.


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