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Chʻoe, Min-sik 1962-

Works: 78 works in 438 publications in 11 languages and 5,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Crime films  Military history  Historical films  History  Horror films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Min-sik Chʻoe
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors. Altered by a dangerous new drug allowing her to use 100% of her brain capacity, Lucy transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic
Oldboy by Ch'an-uk Pak( Visual )

93 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man is inexplicably kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years. On release he is given money and a mobile phone. A stranger calls and asks him to figure out why he was imprisoned"--Container
The admiral : roaring currents( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in Korean and English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eind zestiende eeuw moet de Koreaanse admiraal Yi het met weinig schepen en soldaten opnemen tegen een overweldigende Japanse overmacht
Ch'injŏrhan Kŭmjassi by Ch'an-uk Pak( Visual )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who was railroaded for the kidnap and murder of a young boy is released from prison after 13 years. With the help of fellow ex-cons whom she has helped and befriended she takes her exacting revenge on those responsible, and then searches for the daughter she lost when she was convited
Chi-hwa-seon Painted fire by Kwŏn-t'aek Im( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time of political and social unrest in 19th century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him
Angma rŭl poatta = I saw the devil( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic serial killer brutally tortures and mutilates the pregnant daughter of a retired police captain and fiancée of a special agent. Obsessed with tracking the killer down, the agent realizes he might become a monster himself as he loses his sense of good vs. evil
Shiri by Che-gyu Kang( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A phantom sniper is methodically assassinating key figures in a South Korean intelligence investigation. Special agent Ryu and his partner Lee suspect North Korea's most lethal female operative, Hee, is responsible. When a security breach prompts the theft of a high-tech liquid explosive, CTX, from the South Korean authorities, Ryu and Lee are certain there's a mole within their ranks
New world by Park Hoon-jung( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Korean and Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Korea's biggest crime syndicate boss dies, a power struggle between the next in line top two lieutenants begins. An undercover cop has infiltrated this deadly mob and becomes second in command. He must decide his duty as a cop, and in his new role as mob boss
P'ailan Failan by Hae-sŏng Song( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Korean and Chinese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing both her parents, Failan, a Chinese laundress, emigrates to South Korea seeking her only remaining relatives. She arrives only to discover that her relatives have moved to Canada. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan is forced into an arranged marriage through a match-making agency. Kang Jae, a poor, aging gangster decides to marry Failan. Although she has only a picture of Kang Jae, Failan spends her days wishing that he would visit her. She often writes him letters but does not have the nerve to send them. Things take a turn when Kang Jae is asked by his boss to take the fall for a murder
Haep'i endŭ = Happy end( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Korean and Chinese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min-ki is a banker who gets laid off after six years of service. Although he's constantly uneasy, he lives his new leisurely life without the stress of work, thanks to the successful career of his wife Bo-ra. Taking care of their baby daughter, doing the housework, and spending quiet time reading at the park, these are all blessings for Min-ki. Meanwhile, Bo-ra is having an adulterous affair with her college sweetheart Il-bum, from whom she was separated when he left for the military. Although she treasures her family and desires to keep it together, she is moved by Il-bum's love and by memories of her youth. Soon, Min-ki discovers their intimate relationship, which brings about much pain and confusion among the three. All three dream of the possibilities for a happy end, bringing about an unexpected outcome
Choyonghan kajok The quiet family : a ruthless comedy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Korean and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With their father fired, a family repairs an old mountain cottage and makes it an inn. Every guest they receive ends up dead and leads them into covering up the serial murders"--Container label
Chumŏk i unda Crying fist( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Korean and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Olympic champ is reduced to street-fighting for a living, while a young challenger learns to pull his punches in prison. Boxing gives them both a new sense of pride but in the inevitable confrontation in the ring, only one can win
Nŏmbŏ. 3 No. 3( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Korean and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The No. 3 man in the gang thinks himself No. 2 and aspires to become No. 1, top man in his group of third-rate hooligans. An action comedy of power struggles among society's losers and wannabes, including No. 3' wife, a would-be famous poet, and his foul-mouthed rival
Uridŭl ŭi ilgŭrŏjin yŏngung = Our twisted hero( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Korean and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the dreams, agony, discord and friendship of a group of country school boys before the beginning of Korea's economic boom in the late 50s and 60s. The story begins with Han Byŏng-t'ae, a lecturer at a college entrance preparatory institute, recalling his primary school days, 30 years ago. Byŏng-t'ae's father was transferred at that time into a rural area from his government office in Seoul. Byŏng-t'ae started attending the local school, there he meets Ŏm Sŏk-tae, the class monitor and bully. At first there is conflict between the two boys but eventrally Byŏng-t'ae submits to the oppression. A new teacher, Kim Chong-wŏn takes charge of the class and begins to put all the wrongs right by teaching the boys about equality, justice, truth, courage and democrary
Family on screen : understanding Korean society and family through films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Korean and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[disc 1]. An insurance company worker, father is called 'Romantic Papa' by his five children. Although his salary is barely enough to feed the whole family, he takes care of his family with an optimistic nature and a penchant for laughter. However, due to his old age, he becomes laid off from the company -- [disc 2]. The story of a family torn apart by conflicting loyalties during and after the Korean War -- [disc 3]. Oldest son Lee Tae-yeong deals with family conflict when his elderly parents move into his home -- [disc 4]. About a family who opens a mountain lodge in a remote area. When all of the lodge's guests begin turning up dead, the family resorts to desperate measures -- [disc 5]. Tells the story of a contemporary family that turns to infidelity to cope with pressures from inside and outside the home -- [disc 6]. A cross-generational view of two families -- [disc 7]. Kang-du and his family have a small concession stand at Han River Park, Tunch'i. While he is serving beers to his customers, he witnesses the monster hanging and jumping into the water from one of Han River's bridges. The monster starts chasing and killing people along the river bank. Kang-du and an American soldier fight against the monster but the monster continues killing at the riverside park and takes Kang-du's daughter, Hyŏn-sŏ, with it. Hyŏn-sŏ's family declares their own battle with the monster to rescue Hyŏn-sŏ from the monster -- [disc 8]. Wan-deuk is a soft-spoken rebel who has all the makings of an at-risk youth. He comes from a poor family and is a quiet loner, who best expresses himself with his fists. He waits for the day he can escape the watchful eye of his meddling teacher and neighbor, Dong-ju. Dong-ju takes a particular interest in his young neighbor's life. One day, he blindsides Wan-deuk with some unexpected information. The mother Wan-deuk never knew is a Filipino immigrant and she wants to see him
Vengeance trilogy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Korean and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance: A deaf-mute needs to raise money for a kidney transplant for his sister's life-saving operation. He kidnaps an wealthy businessman's daughter, but a tragic accident sets both him and the child's father on fateful paths of vengeance
Madang ŭl naon amt'ak( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Korean and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hen escapes the barn and somehow becomes the 'mother' to a duckling, they bond beautifully but later their differences create tension and conflict"--IMDb WWW site
Lucy (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stylish action thriller that is equal parts dazzling and ludicrous."--USA Today
Kkot p'inŭn pom i omyŏn Springtime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Korean and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trumpet player whose life is on the downturn decides to go teach at a rural high shcool
Libera me Zai qing gao ji( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this stunning Korean version of the Ron Howard firefighter film Backdraft (and with more spectacular fire special effects and stunt work), a dedicated firefighter and his fellow brothers must risk their lives to put out a series of fires believed to be set by an arsonist. With truly amazing set pieces and a jaw-droppingly fiery climax, Libera me is also a stirring tale of fearless bravery against forces of nature
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Chie, Minshiku 1962-

Chio, Min Sic 1962-

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