6.8/10
3,232
19 user 25 critic

Arahan jangpung daejakjeon (2004)

Trailer
2:47 | Trailer
As a dorky cop falls in with five Tao masters who admire his c'hi, an ancient foe comes looking for them all.

Director:

Writers:

, (script editor) | 4 more credits »
Reviews
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jjakpae (2006)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Tae-su, a detective fighting organized crime, returns to his hometown for his high school friend Wang-jae's funeral. At the funeral, he meets his old friends Pil-ho, Dong-hwan and Seok-hwan... See full summary »

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Jae-mo Ahn, Kil-kang Ahn, Dong-Hyeon Baek
Jumeogi unda (2005)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tae Sik, a troubled middle aged man and Sang Hwan, a troubled youth will meet in the ring with their respective mission. To change their life.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Min-sik Choi, Seung-bum Ryoo, Kil-kang Ahn
Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

She drives a cab on the night shift and meets every scum there is. Gyung-sun lives a scant life day by day, but she used to be a professional safecracker that earned her the nickname, "... See full summary »

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Do-yeon Jeon, Hye-yeong Lee, Jae-yeong Jeong
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The underworld of pushers, addicts, cops, and mobsters in Buson. Sang-do is a pusher, selling meth, abstaining from using it, living the high life, and, passing on information to the police... See full summary »

Director: Ho Choi
Stars: Seung-bum Ryoo, Jung-min Hwang, Hee-ra Kim
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Suk Kang
Stars: Kyoung-gu Sul, Sung-jae Lee, Shin-il Kang
Bereullin (2013)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Suk-kyu Han, Seung-bum Ryoo
Action | Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Guns and Talks: (a Dark Comedy) In the heart of Seoul, Korea, a band of 4 killers-for-hire is slowly making a name for themselves in the business... See full synopsis »

Director: Jin Jang
Stars: Hyeon-jun Shin, Ha-kyun Shin, Bin Won
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A serial killer targeting elementary school students is on the loose. When the most probable suspect dies and the case looks like it's reached a dead end, police brass decide to create a ... See full summary »

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Seung-bum Ryoo, Hae-jin Yoo
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

OH Dong-gu believes himself to be female. Although overweight and on the short side, he dreams of becoming perfect some day, and devotes himself to mimicking Madonna's singing and dancing ... See full summary »

Directors: Hae-jun Lee, Hae-yeong Lee
Stars: Yun-shik Baek, Kyeong-ik Kim, Yun-seok Kim
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

By "Fist of Fury", Kim Hyun-Soo (Sang-Woo Kwone) addicted to Bruce Lee. Year 1978. Hyun-Soo moved to KangNam, Seoul. Hyun-Soo transferred to JungMoon High, Maljuk Street, Kangnam, Seoul. He... See full summary »

Director: Ha Yoo
Stars: Sang-Woo Kwon, Jung-Jin Lee, Ga-in Han
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

So-ha, a deadly female warrior, is sent to find a exiled prince after the Killer Blade Army killed the royal family.

Director: Young-jun Kim
Stars: Hyeon-jun Shin, So-yi Yoon, Seo-jin Lee
Dachimawa Lee (2008)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A Korean super-spy hunts a stolen national treasure, the Golden Buddha.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo
Stars: Won-hie Lim, Hyo-jin Kong, Si-yeon Park
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sang-hwan (as Seung-beom Ryu)
...
Wi-jin
...
Ja-woon (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Doo-hong Jung ...
Heuk-woon
Ju-sang Yun ...
Mu-woon
Kim Jee-Young ...
Banyagain (as Ji-yeong Kim)
Yeong-In Kim ...
Monk Bong Su-nim
Chan-gi Baek ...
Sul-woon
Yun-bae Park ...
Police Sgt. Choi
Jae-man Kim ...
Gang Member
Won Lee ...
Sun-dong
Dae-yeon Lee ...
Yoon Jeon-soo
Dong Joo Kim ...
Sang-hwan's Mom
Kyeong-ae Kim ...
Mature Lady Fruit Seller
Soon-chul Yoo ...
Heuk-woon (Elderly Man)
Edit

Storyline

When a thieving cyclist steals a purse from a pedestrian, clumsy, naive yet honest rookie policeman Sang-hwan gives chase, but it's the skilled specialist in martial arts, Wi-jin, who captures the criminal while severely injuring Sang-hwan. She brings Sang-hwan to her home, where five Masters of Tao heal him and find that he has a powerful c'hi (spiritual energy of the universe). He could be a powerful warrior. As Sang-hwan begins training to ascend to the level of a Maruchi (male Tao Master), the evil, ancient and ambitious Heuk-woon, accidentally released from his imprisonment, awakens. The powerful Heuk-woon attacks the masters, searching for a key that they protect, which would permit him to become an Arahan and dominate the world. When the masters are defeated, Sang-hwan and Wi-jin are the only and last hope of mankind. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / edited by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Urban martial arts versus an ancient evil.

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 April 2004 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Arahan  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Sang-hwan: So you gentlemen... and this madam here... are called the Seven Masters, right? But there are only five of you. With only five, you should be...
Mu-woon: Power Rangers?
See more »

Soundtracks

Kung Fu
Written (song and lyrics) by Lee Seung-bok
Performed by Kim Hyeong-gyu, Lee Seung-bok, Lee Ho-joon (f. Rec-Roc)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hilarious .. Funny .. Fantastic!
23 August 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is really the second Korean movie I saw after 'Shadow less swords' n I am amazed at the maturity of Korean Cinema.. Arahan really was a fantastic movie.. The acting of the lead actors was really good... really up to the standards. Seung-beom Ryu as a gawky policemen n ever so wonderful So-Yi Yoon. The treatment of the storyline, the direction n effects.. all fell in line.

To say I am curious about Korean movies now would be an understatement... I am looking for more ...

In fact I would welcome suggestions from some one who can guide me..

Really a superb movie to watch.. just great.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?