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My Wife Is a Gangster (2001)
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The story of how Eun-jin (Eun-kyung Shin) became a legend in the South Korean underworld by defeating an army of gangsters.

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Eun-Kyung Shin ...
Cha Eun-jin
Sang-Myeon Park ...
Kang Su-il
Jae-mo Ahn ...
Bada
In-kwon Kim ...
Banse
Se-jin Jang ...
Baek Sang-eo
Won-cheol Shim ...
Ma Jang-ka
Jeong-hun Yeon ...
Hyo-min
Eun-ju Choi ...
Sheri
Gye-nam Myeong ...
Boss
Ji-su Lee
Gu-taek Kim ...
Eel
Joo-hwan Jeong ...
Nan-man
Seong-pil Kang ...
Lighter
Wang-sun Choi ...
Punk
Tae-gwang Hwang ...
Punk
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The story of how Eun-jin (Eun-kyung Shin) became a legend in the South Korean underworld by defeating an army of gangsters.

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yakuza | marriage | female boss

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Original idea and well filmed.
24 February 2005 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Don't know why this flick is getting flamed so much. It's a decent plot and well produced. It would satisfy most family members and pass easily as a good evening's entertainment. The style is typically Korean-Gangster, which is not a bad thing, with comedy cuts thrown in appropriately. The main actress portrays a very modern side of a feminine character which you wouldn't everyday see, owing to the make belief role. This itself makes you want to watch a bit more. The violence is quite rightly toned down for this genre but the action scenes still nicely filmed without too many slow-mo shots. The sequel is evidence of this film's popularity, which by the way should be watched in sequence as there are some backward references.


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