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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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Marine Boy | Cast

  • Kim Kang-woo (김강우)
    Kim Kang-woo (김강우)
    Cheon-soo (천수)
  • Cho Jae-hyun (조재현)
    Cho Jae-hyun (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)
  • Uhm Hyo-sup (엄효섭)
    Uhm Hyo-sup (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 Byung-eun (박병은)
    Park Byung-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 Song-tech (박성택)
    Park Song-tech (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)
  • Jung Jae-il (정재일)
    Jung 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-yun (원동연)
    Won Dong-yun (원동연)
    Gang member 1 (조직원 1)
    Kim Ho-seong (김호성)
    Gang member 2 (조직원 2)
    Ahn Jae-jeong (안재정)
    Gang member 3 (조직원 3)
  • Oh Kwang-rok (오광록)
    Oh Kwang-rok (오광록)
    Doctor Park (박 박사 - Cameo)
  • Choi Jung-woo (최정우)
    Choi Jung-woo (최정우)
    Gambling man (도박남 - Cameo)
  • Hakuryu (白竜)
    Hakuryu (白竜)
    Suzuki (스즈키 - Cameo)

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 Produced by
 Won Dong-yun (원동연)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Kim Jee-yong-I (김지용)
 Sin Jong-hoon-I (신종훈)
 Assistant director
 Jung Jae-il (정재일)
 Score composer
 Heo Seo-hyeong (허서형)
 Set team
 Lee Kang-hyun (이강현)
 Editing department
 Bang Ho-seok (방호석)
 Management department
 Seo Dong-seok (서동석)
 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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