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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.


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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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