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Marine Boy (마린보이)

마린보이 (Ma-rin Bo-i)

Directed by Yoon Jong-seok (윤종석)

Screenplay by

Action Crime Thriller

118min | Release date in South Korea :


A swimming instructor Cheon-soo loses everything on gambling. It also leaves him with huge debt to pay off for the rest of his life. His moneylender, Kang approaches him with a dangerous proposition. He invites Cheon-soo to become a ‘marine boy’ – those who swim across the ocean to smuggle drugs. Cheon-soo decides to take the chance and puts his life at stake for the last time. Together Kang and Cheon-soo come up with a matriculate plan. Yoo-ri is the daughter of Kang’s best friend. Since her father died, Kang has been looking after her in his friend’s place. Yoo-ri believes that Kang is responsible for her father’s death and secretly waits for her chance to revenge him. Oblivious of this, Kang grows affection towards her which leaves him feeling guilty. Yoo-ri and Cheon-soo develops feelings towards each other and plot to go behind Kang’s back and take the drug money for themselves.


Marine Boy | Cast

  • Kim Kang-woo (김강우)
    Kim Kang-woo (김강우)
    Cheon-soo (천수)
  • Jo Jae-hyeon (조재현)
    Jo Jae-hyeon (조재현)
    Company president Kang (강 사장)
  • Park Si-yeon (박시연)
    Park Si-yeon (박시연)
    Yu-ri (유리)
  • Lee Won-jong (이원종)
    Lee Won-jong (이원종)
    Gae-ko (개코)
  • Eom Hyo-seob (엄효섭)
    Eom Hyo-seob (엄효섭)
    Section chief Jo (조 실장)
  • Oh Dae-hwan (오대환)
    Oh Dae-hwan (오대환)
    Coach Lee (이 코치)
    Jo Sang-hoon (조상훈)
    Ba-woo (바우)
  • Choi Soo-rin (최수린)
    Choi Soo-rin (최수린)
    Jazz bar owner (재즈바 주인)
  • Yoo Ji-yeon (유지연)
    Yoo Ji-yeon (유지연)
    House madame (하우스 마담)
  • Park Byeong-eun (박병은)
    Park Byeong-eun (박병은)
    Ji-ho (지호)
    Hong Ee-jeong (홍의정)
    Predecessor marine boy (선대 마린보이)
  • Im Hyeong-gook (임형국)
    Im Hyeong-gook (임형국)
    Choi Do-wook (최도욱)
  • Jo Jae-yoon (조재윤)
    Jo Jae-yoon (조재윤)
    Department head Im (임 부장)
    Lee Jeong-beom (이정범)
    Karuyama (가루야마)
  • Kim Joon-bae (김준배)
    Kim Joon-bae (김준배)
    Company president Hwang (황 사장)
    Kim Cheol-joon (김철준)
    Gae-ko's subordinate1 (개코 부하 1)
    Sin Chang-soo (신창수)
    Gae-ko's subordinate 2 (개코 부하 2)
    Seo Jeong-joo (서정주)
    Gae-ko's subordinate 3 (개코 부하 3)
    Ahn Yong-woo (안용우)
    Department head Im's subordinate 1 (임 부장 부하 1)
    Jang Se-joon (장세준)
    Department head Im's subordinate 2 (임 부장 부하 2)
    Kim Myeong-doo (김명두)
    Department head Im's subordinate 3 (임 부장 부하 3)
    Jang Soo-hyeong (장수형)
    Detective 1 (형사 1)
  • Kim Jun-won (김준원)
    Kim Jun-won (김준원)
    Detective 2 (형사 2)
    Kim Kyeong-soo (김경수)
    VIP member 1 (VIP 멤버 1)
    Seo Sang-won (서상원)
    VIP member 2 (VIP 멤버 2)
    Jang Jae-yong (장재용)
    Residency superintendent (레지던스 지배인)
    Lee Joo-hyeon (이주현)
    Stewardess (스튜어디스)
    Jang Hye-jin (장혜진)
    Departure control worker (출국심사원)
    Kim Seong-gyoo (김성규)
    Casino dealer (카지노 딜러)
  • Park Seong-taek (박성택)
    Park Seong-taek (박성택)
    Suzuki's subordinate (스즈키 부하)
    Park Sang-wook (박상욱)
    Jazz bar band (재즈바 밴드)
    Nam Yeong-gook (남영국)
    Jazz bar band (재즈바 밴드)
    Jeong Gwang-jin (정광진)
    Jazz bar band ( 재즈바 밴드)
    Jeong Jae-il (정재일)
    Jazz bar band (재즈바 밴드)
    Gong Byeong-cheol (공병철)
    Distribution warehouse worker (물류창고 어깨)
    Sin Sang-yeol (신상열)
    Patient (환자)
    Won Dong-yeon (원동연)
    Representative 1 (조직원 1)
    Kim Ho-seong (김호성)
    Representative 2 (조직원 2)
    Ahn Jae-jeong (안재정)
    Representative 3 (조직원 3)
  • Oh Kwang-rok (오광록)
    Oh Kwang-rok (오광록)
    Doctor Park (박 박사) - Cameo
  • Choi Jeong-woo (최정우)
    Choi Jeong-woo (최정우)
    Gambling man (도박남) - Cameo
  • Hakuryu (白竜)
    Hakuryu (白竜)
    Suzuki (스즈키) - Cameo

Marine Boy | News

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  • Park Tae-hwan to attend the conference for "NO-BREATH"

    2013/10/25, Source,
    'Marine Boy' Park Tae-hwan will be attending the VIP premiere of the movie "NO-BREATH" held on the 25th at 8PM. Movie "NO-BREATH" stars Lee Jong-suk, Seo In-guk and Kwon Yoo-ri from Girls' Generation and is the first swimming movie in the country,...More
  • Actors take plunge into swimming roles

    2013/10/24, Source,
    Lee Jong-suk, left, plays Woo-sang while Seo In-guk plays Won-il in "NO-BREATH", the first Korean movie based on swimming. Provided by 9ers Entertainment Although summer has come and gone, a film about swimming is set to heat up the screen with bare-chested "it boys" Seo In-guk and Lee Jong-suk playing leads in a film about swimmers at a physical education high school. Female fans have no doubt noticed the life-size posters of the two at cinemas, on buses and the like. But there's also something for male fans as Yuri of Girls' Generation takes on the two heartthrobs in the teen flick "NO-BREATH",...More
  • Puppet festival invites you to world of childhood dreams

    2013/08/10, Source,
    Nearly 900 performers from puppet theaters in Korea and from overseas have gathered in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province), for a special event -- Chuncheon Puppetry Festival 2013. A total of 96 puppet theaters, including seven theaters from six countries -- Greece, Spain, Portugal, New Zealand, China and Bulgaria -- will participate in the seven-day festival from August 9 to 15 at Chuncheon Puppet Theatre and other venues around the city,...More
  • Korea's Olympic moments and hopes

    2012/07/28, Source,
    The London 2012 Olympics are less than a week away. London has significant meaning in Korean Olympics history. The 1948 London Olympics were the first Olympics where Korea won its first medals, both bronze: Kim Seong-jip for weightlifting and Han Su-an for boxing. Sixty-four years later, Korea is hoping to make new historic moments in the same city, with the Olympic slogan "From London to London". Historic moments. These are some of the Olympic moments which Koreans will always remember,...More
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CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Lee Kang-hyun (이강현)
 Editing department
 Bang Ho-seok (방호석)
 Management department
 Seo Wang-seok (서왕석)
 Martial arts team
 Jeong Hoon-tak (정훈탁)
 Production department
118 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2009/02/05
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2009.03.08 : 833,696 admissions (total)
As of 2009.03.01 : 832,923 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.22 : 821,149 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.15 : 746,189 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.08 : 490,451 admissions (total)
As of 2009.02.01 : 2,310 admissions (total)

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Park Si-yeon nuna, fighting! I really had a great time watching this!
2012-09-21 06:01:42
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