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Man on High Heels (하이힐)

하이힐 (hai-hil)

Directed by Jang Jin (장진)

Screenplay by

Action Comedy

125min | Release date in South Korea :

Formerly known as "High Heels" on HanCinema
Ji-wook is a cold-blooded detective who would brutally assault and stop at nothing to catch criminals. However, despite his perfectly masculine appearance, Ji-wook struggles with a secret desire to be a woman. At last, Ji-wook decides to get a sex change. However, a gang Ji-wook had brutally arrested by force plots revenge against him. While Ji-wook resigns and secretly dreams of transforming into a real woman, people close to him get caught up in a conspiracy and killed. When the one person he must protect, ‘Jang-mi’, also falls in danger, Ji-wook faces a crossroads in making his choice.


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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Man on High Heels"

    Ji-wook (played by Cha Seung-won) is a very sad police detective. He does typical violent action movie stuff, confronting large numbers of gangsters, fighting them openly in huge combative setpieces. But that's not why he's sad. Ji-wook is sad because deep down he knows that he's really a woman, and he wishes ever so much that he could do all those things that women do. Like wear women's clothes. And...uh,...More
  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.06.27 ~ 2014.06.29

    Bay's Blockbuster Dominates… Michael Bay's bombastic "Transformers: Age of Extinction" landed in Korea on Wednesday and, quite simply, dominated. The lastest in the "Transformer" series enslaved some 1.8M filmgoers over a whopping 1,597 screens to dislodge "Edge of Tomorrow" as Korea's film of choice. It did so by greedily gobbling 78% of the box office pie, leaving little more than crumbs for the rest of the pack as Bay's brutes raced to 2.6M admissions ($21.6M),...More
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 Produced by
 Jang Jin (장진)
Lotte Entertainment (롯데엔터테인먼트)
 Oh Seung-wook (오승욱)
 Production department
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
 Kim Gil-dong (김길동)
 Martial arts team
 Kim Yong-soo (김용수)
 Martial arts team
125 min 
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Airing dates : 2014/06/04
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2014.06.29 : 340 390 admissions (total)
As of 2014.06.22 : 334 778  admissions (total)
As of 2014.06.15 : 312 275  admissions (total)
As of 2014.06.08 : 227 567 admissions (total)
As of 2014.06.01 : 1 762 admissions (total)

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