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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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  • Lee Sun-mi wins Woman in Film of the Year

    2011/12/14, Source,
    Women in Film Korea has announced producer Lee Sun-mi is the 2011 winner of the Woman in Film of the Year Award for her work on "Detective K". Other awards went to actresses Song Hye-kyo and Choi Jin-hee, director Han Hye-jin-I, and producer Um Joo-yeong,...More
  • "The Thieves" wraps shoot

    2011/12/09, Source,
    Major South Korean investor/distributor Showbox/Mediaplex has announced principal photography has wrapped on director Choi Dong-hoon's highly anticipated thriller "The Thieves". The film had its last shoot on Dec. 7 at the W Seoul – Walkerhill Hotel after six months of shooting on location in Macau, Hong Kong, Busan, and Seoul,...More
  • Top issues in the 2011 Korean film industry

    2011/12/07, Source,
    From sleeper hits to leading directors shooting abroad, society-changing films and game-changing moves, 2011 has been a surprising year for the Korean film industry. KANG Byeong-jin profiles the issues. Unexpected smash hits from "Sunny - 2010" and "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon" - a year when dark horses rather than anticipated large-scale films led the race at the box office,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office 2011.12.02 ~ 2011.12.04

    HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2011.12.02 ~ 2011.12.04) The holiday season is in full swing here in Korea and the numbers for December's first week are in. With a healthy 482,384 admissions, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" is standing tall as fans of the popular series gather to get their latest fix of the vampire and werewolf action. It's probably not going to win any Oscars but its popularity cannot be denied as the series marches forward,...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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Festival(s) & award(s)
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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