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My Sassy Girl (2001) More at IMDbPro »Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (original title)

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My Sassy Girl -- In this romantic (and hilarious!) modern classic, a chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train puts Gyun-woo in a masochistic relationship he never wanted. But despite her bullying ways he finds himself falling in love.
My Sassy Girl -- In this romantic (and hilarious!) modern classic, a chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train puts Gyun-woo in a masochistic relationship he never wanted. But despite her bullying ways he finds himself falling in love.

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Director:
Writers:
Ho-sik Kim (novel)
Jae-young Kwak (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 July 2001 (South Korea) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(42 articles)
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Best comedy-romance ever See more (151 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Tae-hyun Cha ... Kyun-woo

Gianna Jun ... The Girl (as Ji-hyun Jun)
In-mun Kim ... Kyun-woo's Father
Wok-suk Song ... Kyun-woo's Mother
Jin-hie Han ... The Girl's Father
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
Kyeong-hun Jo ... Gangster 1
Kwang-eop Son ... Gangster 3
Jae-ha Seo ... Police Officer
Tae-yeong Kim ... Professor
Jeong-hak Lee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cheol-Soo Kim
Tae-hyeon Kim ... Kendo Trainee
Mu-yeong Lee
Ho Lim ... The Girl's Blind Date
Geum-Seok Yang ... Kyun-woo's Aunt
Jae-young Kwak ... Covered Cart Bar Customer (uncredited)

Directed by
Jae-young Kwak 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ho-sik Kim  novel
Jae-young Kwak  screenplay

Produced by
Jin Han .... associate producer
Geon-seob Park .... co-producer
Chul Shin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hyeong-seok Kim 
 
Cinematography by
Sung-Bok Kim 
 
Film Editing by
Sang-beom Kim 
 
Production Design by
Sang-man Oh 
 
Art Direction by
Yun-hie Song 
 
Sound Department
Chang-seop Kim .... sound mixer
Chang-seop Kim .... sound supervisor
Won-Yong Kim .... sound
 
Stunts
Gab Yong An .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hyun-won Park .... lighting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lara Greene .... tailor
 
Other crew
Andy Yoon .... oversea sales manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Yeopgijeogin geunyeo" - South Korea (original title)
"Yupgi Girl" - Hong Kong (English title)
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Runtime:
South Korea:123 min | South Korea:137 min (director's cut) | Philippines:122 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Based on a true story.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The girl's hair is tucked behind her right ear during and immediately after her piano performance, but when Kyun-woo gives her the flowers her hair is hanging loose.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 herSee more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs Sonagi (1979)See more »
Soundtrack:
I BelieveSee more »

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56 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
Best comedy-romance ever, 31 October 2005
Author: satilla from Istanbul, Turkey

I haven't seen such movie stıry 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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