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Save the Green Planet! (2003)

Jigureul jikyeora! (original title)
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Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world.

Director:

Joon-Hwan Jang

Writer:

Joon-Hwan Jang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ha-kyun Shin ... Lee Byeong-gu
Yun-shik Baek ... Kang Man-shik
Jung-min Hwang ... Su-ni
Jae-yong Lee ... Inspector Choo
Ju-hyeon Lee Ju-hyeon Lee ... Inspector Kim
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi ... Squad Leader Lee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dong-hyeon Kim Dong-hyeon Kim
Roe-ha Kim
Mu-hyeon Lee Mu-hyeon Lee
Woong-jae Won Woong-jae Won ... Detective Jang
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Storyline

A traumatized young man abducts Korean leaders, believing they're toxic reptilian aliens - a fifth column launching a takeover of beloved Earth. Stumped law enforcement geniuses half-seriously hire a disgraced, disheveled private detective with a long-ago history of super-crime solving. The alienated South Korean youngster Lee Byeong-gu builds an isolated basement command post/torture chamber/film studio to force the awful truth out of the slimy, uncooperative politicians and businesspeople, then alert the public. Byeong-gu is helped by his devoted girlfriend, who buys his theories, but wonders if his horrible childhood has colored his thinking. Written by David Stevens

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Perhaps you, are an alien?


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

4 April 2003 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Save the Green Planet! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,310, 29 April 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,624, 22 May 2005
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Production Co:

CJ Entertainment, Sidus See more »
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Color
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References Blackenstein (1973) See more »

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Ahead of it's time
1 May 2004 | by ben_kim1See all my reviews

Very strange film.. It's a comedy, drama, sometimes serious sometimes not.. And sad.

Anyone who is a true fan of film will find this interesting at worst..

UFO/Sci-fi fans stay away... This isn't an Alien film and you won't find what you're looking for.

The film tells the story of a fanatic who tracks down aliens that are living in our society. He comes across an important business man and keeps him in his basement to force him to give up information about his alien race.


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