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The Last Godfather (라스트 갓파더)

라스트 갓파더 (La-seu-teu Gad-pa-deo)

Directed by Shim Hyung-rae (심형래)

Screenplay by

Comedy

103min | Release date in South Korea :

"The Last Godfather" is a coproduction between South Korea and the USA.
Famous comedian and film director Shim Hyung-rae returns with his latest Hollywood film, this time a comedy. In the 1950s in New York, Mafia boss Don Carini (Harvey Keitel) suddenly brings his lovechild Young-gu (Shim) from Korea, who seems mentally impaired, to train him as his successor. He keeps disappointing everyone by behaving strangely, but finally manages to win the hearts of the gang. However, the mafia’s rival refuses to let him take over.

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The Last Godfather | Cast

  • Shim Hyung-rae (심형래)
    Shim Hyung-rae
    심형래

    As
    Younggu
    (영구)
  • Harvey Keitel (하비 케이텔)
    As
    Don Carini
    (돈 카리니)
  • Michael Rispoli (마이클 리스폴리)
    As
    Tony V
    (토니 5세)
  • Jason Mewes (제이슨 미웨스)
    As
    Vinnie
    (비니)
  • Jocelin Donahue (조셀린 도나휴)
    As
    Nancy Bonfante
    (낸시 본판티)
  • Blake Clark (블레이크 클락)
    As
    Captain O'Brian
    (캡틴 오브라이언)

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  • Comedian-Turned-Director Is Broke

    2011/09/01, Source,
    Comedian-turned-director Shim Hyung-rae, who began his entertainment career decades ago in slapstick comedy and later produced a comedy that went on limited release in the to the U.S., is broke after his latest films failed to make money. His production company Younggu Art faces closure eight years after he founded it,...More
  • Huge debt stifles 'Last Godfather' director Shim

    2011/08/31, Source,
    By Kim Tae-jong Shim Hyung-rae, the director of "The Last Godfather" (2010) and "D-War" (2007), is drowning in enormous debt. Industry insiders say his production firm Younggu-Art Entertainment is on the verge of going under. Rumors about the company's financial difficulties were sparked by a petition by 43 employees protesting the overdue payment of salaries. Shim, a comedian-turned-filmmaker, was summoned on Aug. 19 by a regional labor office to be questioned over the unpaid wages,...More
  • Korea's total box office dips 2.3%, but local films go up 9.9%

    2011/07/08, Source,
    By KOFIC Korea's box office in the first half of 2011 has dipped 2.3%. From January to June, theaters took in 68.3 million admissions and KW536.4bn (US$507.2m), down from the 69.76 million admissions and KW549.3bn (US$519.4m) in the same period of time in 2010. Last year, 3D films with higher ticket prices led by "Avatar" brought about an increase in box office gross despite a decrease in admissions. This year's 3D tentpoles such as "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" did well at the box office but were not enough to make up for decreasing admissions,...More
  • Is Hollywood Ready for Korean Comedies?

    2011/03/08, Source,
    From left, scenes from "Detective K", "Hello Ghost" and "The Last Godfather" Several Korean comedy films have made their way to Hollywood recently, either as remakes or in the original Korean version. Either way, it will be interesting to see how much Korean-style comedy can impress American audiences. "Detective K", which attracted 4.58 million viewers in the month since its release in Korea, will hit screens in the U.S. and Canada this month. Distributor Showbox said Thursday the film will be released in 10 cities in North America starting with Los Angeles on Friday, and in San Francisco, Atlanta, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, Hawaii and Vancouver a week later,...More
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Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
Technics
103 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.zero9.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/12/29
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.01.23 : 2,521,114 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.16 : 2,372,623 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.09 : 1,945,113 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.02 : 1,222,728 admissions (total)

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