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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.

Director:

Jin-gyu Cho
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eun-Kyung Shin Eun-Kyung Shin ... Cha Eun-jin
Jae-mo Ahn Jae-mo Ahn ... Bada
In-kwon Kim ... Banse
Se-jin Jang Se-jin Jang ... Baek Sang-eo
Won-cheol Shim Won-cheol Shim ... Ma Jang-ka
Jeong-hun Yeon Jeong-hun Yeon ... Hyo-min
Eun-ju Choi Eun-ju Choi ... Sheri
Gye-nam Myeong Gye-nam Myeong ... Boss
Ji-su Lee Ji-su Lee
Gu-taek Kim Gu-taek Kim ... Eel
Joo-hwan Jeong Joo-hwan Jeong ... Nan-man
Seong-pil Kang ... Lighter
Wang-sun Choi Wang-sun Choi ... Punk
Tae-Gwang Hwang Tae-Gwang Hwang ... Punk (as Tae-gwang Hwang)
In-mun Kim In-mun Kim ... Oden Food Cart Man
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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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Original idea and well filmed.
24 February 2005 | by humpitySee 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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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

28 September 2001 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,211,843
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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