Search results for "Min-sik Choi"

Oldboy (2003)

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chan-wook Park
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Byeong-ok Kim  •  Tae-kyung Oh  •  Oh Dal-Su

Failan (2001) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2003

After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Song Hae-sung
CAST:  Cecilia Cheung  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Byung-ho Son  •  Kong Hyeong-Jin

No. 3 (1997) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 2004

The movie loosely follows the life of "Gangster No. 3", who doesn't like to be called a "Gangster" and really hates to be called "No. 3". But there's lots of tangents and side ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Neung-han Song
CAST:  SukKyu Han  •  KangHo Song  •  Min-sik Choi  •  SangMyeon Park

Shiri (1999)

North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Je-gyu Kang
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Kim Yoon-jin  •  KangHo Song  •  Johnny Kim

Taegukgi (2004)

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Je-gyu Kang
CAST:  Dae-Hoon Jeong  •  Jang Dong-gun  •  Won Bin  •  Lee Eun-ju

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) RT 74% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2006

After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chan-wook Park
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Lee Young-ae  •  Byeong-ok Kim  •  Yea-young Kwon

Crying Fist (2005)

Jobless, besieged by creditors, and abandoned by his wife, the once silver medalist Tae-shik has sunk to street hustling, becoming a human punching bag. Meanwhile, young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seung-wan Ryoo
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Ryoo Seung-bum  •  Lim Won-Hie  •  Cheon Ho-Jin

Painted Fire (2002)

The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Im Kwon-taek
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Kim Yeo-jin  •  Yoo Ho-jeong  •  YeJin Son

The Quiet Family (1998)

A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  InWhan Park  •  Min-sik Choi  •  KangHo Song  •  Lee Yoon-sung

Himalaya, Where the Wind Dwells (2008)

A Korean executive ventures into the Himalayas in order to deliver the remains of a Nepalese migrant worker to his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeon Soo-il
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  Tsering Kipale Gurung  •  Tenjing Sherpa  •  Namgya Gurung

In My End is My Beginning (2013) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: May 2013

When Jung-ha loses her husband in an accident, Naru, her husband's secret lover, comes to her. Naru begs Jung-ha that she will do anything if only she will let her stay at her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Min Kyu-Dong
CAST:  JeongMin Hwang  •  JeongHwa Eom  •  HyoJin Kim  •  KangWoo Kim

New World (2013) RT 64% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2013

An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hoonjung Park
CAST:  Lee Jung-jae  •  Min-sik Choi  •  SungWoong Park  •  Jang Gwang

Lucy (2014) RT 67% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2015

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Analeigh Tipton  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Amr Waked

Nameless Gangster : Rules of the Time (2012)

A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Yun Jong-bin
CAST:  Min-sik Choi  •  DoWon Kwak  •  Jeongwoo Ha  •  DongSeok Ma

Kuro Arirang (1989)

The film depicts the story of four people working in a sewing factory in Guro Industrial Complex in Seoul and the problems they face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jong-won Park
CAST:  Ok So Ri  •  Lee Kyeong-Yeong  •  Yoon Ye-ryeong  •  Min-sik Choi

Ari Ari the Korean Cinema (2012)

Director Chung Ji-Young criticizes the thought that older directors have difficulties in making certain movies. Actress Yoon Jin-Seo agonizes over her identity as an actress. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Joon-ho Bong  •  SoRi Moon  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Lee Chang-dong

Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)

Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Seong-yun Oh
CAST:  Kim Sang-hyun  •  SoRi Moon  •  Jeon Soo-kyeong  •  Sang Hyun Uhm

I Saw the Devil (2010) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2011

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Lee Byung-hun  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Gook-hwan Jeon  •  Cheon Ho-Jin

All That Falls Has Wings (1990)

This youth melodrama tells the story of a law student from a small village in Korea, and the irresponsible girl with whom he falls in love. The girl leads a reckless life, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jang Gil-su
CAST:  Soo-yeon Kang  •  Son Chang-min  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Nak-hun Lee