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Jigureul jikyeora! (2003)

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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.

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Joon-Hwan Jang

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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?


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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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CJ Entertainment,Sidus See more »
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Color
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Amazing Korean Film
22 May 2004 | by zandert33See all my reviews

How many films can have you laughing one minute and totally freaked out the next? This movie, "Save the Green Planet", is not for the faint of heart. There are tons of disturbing scenes, but if you able to take everything in you will find an amazing piece of cinema. It's a shame that Hollywood wouldn't have the gall to but out something as amazing as this. This movie will twist your emotions like none other. You will not know who to cheer for, who's doing good, and who's evil. It's a crime to list this movie as a true comedy, it doesn't even fit the mold of "dark comedy", it's a true hybrid of multiple movie styles, only the Korean movie makers have been able to pull this off flawlessly. This isn't a film for everybody, however if you have a true passion for movies, and want to find out what the hype concerning Korean movies is all about, this is the place to go.


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