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Detective K (조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀)

조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀 (Jo-seon-myeong-tam-jeong : Gak-si-too-kkot-eui Bi-mil)

Directed by Kim Seok-yoon (김석윤)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy Crime Historical Mystery

115min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Joseon Detective", "Detective K : Secret Of Virtuous Widow"
Detective K tells about the adventures of Joseon's top detective (Kim Myeong-min) as he investigates, as ordered by the King, a series of mysterious murders that is plaguing the country. During his secret mission, he meets Han Seo Pil (Oh Dal-soo) who eventually becomes his sidekick, and Han Gaek Ju (Han Ji-min), an influential business woman who is a key figure in the case. As they dig deeper into the mystery, they uncover disturbing secrets that link the murders to a massive conspiracy that will shake the whole nation of Joseon.

Based on writer Kim Tak-hwan's detective novel about a detective who chases a case about a woman who has committed suicide. It is directed by Kim Seok-yoon, who directed "Old Miss Diary - Drama" and "Old Miss Diary - Movie".


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  • [HanCinema's Actor Spotlight] Kim Myeong-min

    Personal taste accounts for a large part of a person's preferences when it comes to art and entertainment. Our positive or negative emotions can make us blind to or more forgiving of flaws or then make us see flaws that are not there. When it comes to actors, everyone has favorites and those favorites are rarely the same. However, there are some performers who are good enough to both have and deserve the acknowledgment, if not admiration, of most viewers who experience their work. Kim Myeong-min seems to belong in that type of performers,...More
  • Lee Yeon-hee to lead "Detective K" sequel

    2014/06/09, Source,
    Kim Myeong-min, Oh Dal-soo and Lee Yeon-hee have come together. "Detective K" was a great hit in the New Year of 2011 and is coming back with a stronger adventure and upscaled production. The title of its sequel is "Detective K: The Laborer's Daughter",...More
  • 'Detective K' team returns to set

    2014/06/09, Source,
    Accomplished actor Kim Myeong-min will return to the silver screen to star in the sequel to "Detective K", according to distributor Showbox Media yesterday. "We will come up with the same production team from 2011", noted Showbox, adding that the new heroine for the film would be actress Lee Yeon-hee of the latest MBC drama "Miss Korea" (2013),...More
  • Heroine Han Ji-min talks about new movie 'Plan Man'

    2014/01/02, Source,
    What if actress Han Ji-min, the goddess of innocence, gets not just easy-going but also dirty? The move "Plan Man" to be premiered next Thursday is a story of a man (played by actor Jeong Jae-yeong) who is obsessed with cleanness and meticulously plans everything by seconds. And So-jeong played by Han Ji-min is an underground singer whose character is right opposite. Some women audiences may feel displeased watching her in a comfortable shirt chew grilled beef intestines with a drink. Now, she is not just pretty but also tries to get the easy-going image. - Hahaha, I sometimes pretend to be innocent. But I am not in reality,...More
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 Produced by
 Kim Jho Kwang-soo (김조광수)
Showbox (쇼박스)
Showbox (쇼박스)
 Kim Tak-hwan (김탁환)
 Original work
 Kim Sun-min (김선민)
 Sin Bo-ra (신보라)
 Theme song
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
115 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2011/01/27
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2011.03.20 : 4,778,512 admissions (total)
As of 2011.03.13 : 4,761,263 admissions (total)
As of 2011.03.06 : 4,698,763 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.27 : 4,471,549 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.20 : 4,151,425 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.13 : 3,600,751 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.06 : 2,722,261 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.30 : 753,600 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.23 : 13,677 admissions (total)

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Can't wait to watch this. :)
2011-03-02 06:42:17
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