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Bronze Medalist (킹콩을 들다)

킹콩을 들다 (King-kong-eul Deul-da)

Directed by Park Geon-yong (박건용)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy Drama Human

120min | Release date in South Korea :

Alternative title : "Lifting King Kong"
Retired weightlifter Lee Ji-bong (Lee Beom-soo) reluctantly accepts a coaching position at a provincial girls' middle school. Ji-bong eventually accepts the group of enthusiastic yet clueless teenage girls to pass on the painful skills of the unpopular sport. Inspired by a true story, the film shows how the ill-equipped team members champion the national sports festival and also transform one another's lives. All ages admitted.


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    • AT: Movie 'Bronze Medalist'

      2009/07/02, Source,
      Who hasn't been touched by dramatic events that happen from time to time in sports Once an Olympic bronze medalist, Lee Ji-bong retires due to an injury.
      After drifting around waiting tables, he find,...
    • 'Bronze Medalist' Has Charms of Sports Drama

      2009/06/25, Source,
      By Lee Hyo-won
      Staff Reporter

      Pushing limits, celebrating team spirit and savoring that delicious victory _ or honorable loss _ the classic sports drama is programmed to grip viewers with an adre,...
    • Jo An: 'I Did My Best to Get Rid of My Pretty Face'

      2009/06/19, Source,
      In a news conference on June 15 after the premiere of the movie "Bronze Medalist", actress,...More
    • [ChanMi's movie news] Jo An gains 10kg for new film!

      2009/01/04, Source,
      Jo An has been casted for the new movie "Bronze Medalist" which she has to gain 10kg to fit the role. The film is about a regular high school student who challenges herself to become a weight lifter. The genre is a human drama from the original story of the Korean weight lifter Park Yeong-ja from year 2000. Jo An is being a professional and serious actress in changing her body style to fit the character of a weight lifting champion. Now she weighs 40kg, and the staff has asked her to gain weight to an overall weight of over 50kg.,...More
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     Lim Yong-jae (임용재)
     Kim Joon-seok (김준석)
     Sin Min-kyeong (신민경)
     Kwak Gyeong-taek (곽경택)
     Production department
     Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
     Poster designer
    120 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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    Airing dates : 2009/07/01
    South Korean Box Office
    Source : &
    As of 2009.08.30 : 1,271,136 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.08.09 : 1,269,000 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.08.02 : 1,259,322 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.07.26 : 1,208,458 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.07.19 : 1,048,475 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.07.12 : 750,655 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.07.05 : 333,346 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.06.28 : 16,928 admissions (total)

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