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Pacemaker (페이스메이커)

페이스메이커 (Pe-i-seu-me-i-keo)

Directed by Kim Dal-joong (김달중)


124min | Release date in South Korea :

Start of filming 11 April 2011
End of filming August 2011
A human drama based on an unlucky marathoner who had always been running as a 30km pace maker but gets to challenge a 42.195 km marathon for the first time in his life.
* A pace maker?
A player who supports the rhythm of a rising star during a game in swimming, long distance running, cycling and others.


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  • Big-budget films to open in 2012

    2012/01/05, Source,
    A scene from "The Thieves", which is expected to wow movie fans this year with its A-list cast. / Courtesy of Showbox/Mediaplex By Lee Hyo-won While 2011 saw the release of some novel, genre-defying works, not many local films aside from "Sunny - 2010" and "War of the Arrows" (a.k.a. "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon") managed to draw crowds at the box office. This year, a lineup of big-budget films featuring the return of big stars await moviegoers,...More
  • Kim Myeong-min: "I've got horse thighs!"

    2012/01/04, Source,
      "Pacemaker" had given Korean actor Kim Myeong-min horse thighs! At the recent press conference held on 3 January at the Lotte Cinema Konkuk University for Korean movie "Pacemaker", where Kim Myeong Min plays the role of a marathoner, the actor revealed that due to the movie, he developed muscular legs and thighs that can be compared to a horse! His old pants couldn't even fit him! ,...More
  • "Pacemaker" holds VIP Premiere

    2012/01/04, Source,
    Kim Myeong-min's latest movie, "Pacemaker" held its VIP premiere today. The event started at 8 pm at Lotte Cinema Konkuk University in Seoul.  Nine cinemas screened the heartwarming movie. Before the movie started, director Kim Dal-joong and cast members Kim Myeong-min, Ahn Seong-gi, Ko Ah-ra and Jo Hee-bong greeted the audience in each cinema.  After the greetings, they joined in watching the movie at cinema 6,...More
  • 'Pacemaker' fetes unsung sports heroes

    2012/01/04, Source,
    (Above picture: Kim Myeong-min, left, in scene from "Pacemaker" / Courtesy of Cinergy) A boy from an impoverished family with a talent for running finishes second place in a race on purpose - in order to win the box of "ramyeon" (instant noodles) given to runners-up. He grows up to become a national marathoner but he is destined to hold himself back as he did in his childhood. A "Pacemaker" is an athlete strategically thrown into sports competitions such as marathons and swimming in order to boost the frontrunner's record. In this case, the runner must halt at the 30-kilometer mark so that his teammate can take the crown at the end of the 42.195-kilometer marathon,...More
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 Produced by
 Kim Mi-hee (김미희)
 Kwon Kwi-deok (권귀덕)
 Martial arts director
 Lee Won-jae (이원재)
 Min Ye-ji (민예지)
 Kim Sang-soo (김상수)
 Production department
 Park Jeong-su (박정수)
 Production department
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
124 min 
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Airing dates : 2012/01/18
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2012.02.19 : 463 275 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.12 : 462,763 admissions (total)
As of 2012.02.05 : 458,173 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.29 : 429,412 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.22 : 193,106 admissions (total)
As of 2012.01.08 : 12,440 admissions (total)

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