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Man on the Edge (박수건달)

박수건달 (Bak-soo-geon-dal)

Directed by Jo Jin-kyoo (조진규)

Screenplay by


128min | Release date in South Korea :

Previously known as "The Gangster Shaman" on HanCinema.
What if your fate was changed with a blink? The double life of a gangster and a shaman starts now!


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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Man on the Edge": Gangsters and Giggles, Again

    In the spotlight this week: Jo Jin-kyoo's "Man on the Edge"… Last year "Man on the Edge" cruelly missed out on a top ten finish. Almost all the horses were in, and the 3.8M admissions its scored back in January (roughly $25.6M) meant it was looking snug and settled behind "The New World" (10th with $31.4M), but in year's final hour "The Attorney" snuck in and, eventually, finished its case with $36.9M in compensation. "The Attorney" did not so much 'climb' into sixth; rather it impressively, and promptly, inserted itself among 2013's top performers. It was a dramatic departure for Jo's efforts, to be sure, and before last year's record books are taken by time (and 'fringe' favorites such as this forgotten), I was curious to experience how this gangster-shaman crossover managed to weave all its generic threads together,...More
  • Park Shin-yang to star in new comedy

    2014/08/18, Source,
    Actor Park Shin-yang is set to appear on the silver screen once again after nearly a two-year break. According to local media reports, the actor will take the lead in a comedy tentatively titled "Father and Daughter",...More
  • Directors see opportunity in Chinese film market

    2014/08/01, Source,
    The film industry here is getting increasingly involved in making Chinese movies. kwak Jae-Yong, director of 2001's smash hit romantic comedy "My Sassy Girl", has just completed two more films in China, a romantic comedy titled "My Girlfriend is Sick"/ "我的早更女", a project that's currently in post-production, and the other that has yet to be named. Similarly, Jo Jin-kyoo, director of "My Wife Is a Gangster" (2001) and "Man on the Edge" (2012), is currently making a drama in China, "Passion Heaven"/ "雅望天堂", which will star Korean actor Joo Won,...More
  • Joo Won cast in Korean-Chinese film

    2014/05/07, Source,
    Actor Joo Won was recently cast in a new Korean-Chinese film "Xiao You Qiao Mu", according to local media on Tuesday. The movie will be invested and distributed by one of China's biggest production and entertainment companies, China Film and Yuehua Entertainment,...More
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Showbox (쇼박스)
Showbox (쇼박스)
 Kang Soo-jin (강수진)
 Choi Dae-woong-I (최대웅)
 Park Gyoo-tae (박규태)
 Lee Man-hee (이만희)
 Sin Min-kyeong (신민경)
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
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Airing dates : 2013/01/09
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2013.02.17 : 3 897 818 admissions (total)
As of 2013.02.10 : 3 884 380 admissions (total)
As of 2013.02.03 : 3 826 738  admissions (total)
As of 2013.01.27 : 3 518 190 admissions (total)
As of 2013.01.20 : 2 501 124  admissions (total)
As of 2013.01.13 : 1 029 695 admissions (total)
As of 2013.01.06 : 8 533  admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.30 : 4 753 admissions (total)

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