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Chʻoe, Min-sik 1962-

Works: 90 works in 475 publications in 10 languages and 6,152 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Crime films  History  Historical films  Military history  War films  Film adaptations 
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 )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,931 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 )

106 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An average man is kidnapped and imprisoned in a shabby cell for 15 years without explanation. He then is released, equipped with money, a cellphone and expensive clothes. As he strives to explain his imprisonment and get his revenge, he soon finds out that not only has his kidnapper more plans for him, but that those plans will serve as the even worse finale to 15 years of imprisonment."
The admiral : roaring currents( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Korean and English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Korean history's most astonishing military victory by its greatly revered strategist, Admiral Yi Sunshin, who lures over 300 Japanese ships into a deadly trap where they meet their fate against only thirteen battle ships
Chi-hwa-seon = Painted fire( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Korean and Spanish and held by 383 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 )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Korean and English and held by 376 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
Ch'injŏrhan Kŭmjassi by Ch'an-uk Pak( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being wrongfully convicted of a crime, a young woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. Upon her release, she sets in motion an elaborate plan of retribution, but does not know what is in store
Shiri by Che-gyu Kang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 349 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 Hoon-jung Park( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Korean and Spanish and held by 210 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
Taeho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-sharpshooter for the Kingdom of Korea is hunting the country's last tiger. Japanese forces and vicious local poachers also seek The Four Legged Mountain Lord, and will stop at nothing to claim their prey
P'ailan = Failan by Hae-sŏng Song( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Korean and Undetermined and held by 108 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
Happy end by Kurt Weill( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Korean and Chinese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most controversial Korean films ever made, Happy End is about an ordinary man who was dealt a hard blow with the loss of his job. As a result, his career-minded wife finds happiness in the man who used to be her first love. The love triangle soon leads to an unexpected, shoking end
Chʼinjŏrhan kŭmjassi = Sympathy for Lady Vengeance by Ch'an-uk Pak( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 90 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
Choyonghan kajok = The quiet family : a ruthless comedy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Korean and held by 85 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
Chumŏk i unda = Crying fist( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Korean and Italian and held by 34 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
Uridŭl ŭi ilgŭrŏjin yŏngung = Our twisted hero( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Korean and held by 31 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 by Sports and Tourism Munhwa Ch'eyuk Kwan'gwangbu = Ministry of Culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Korean and held by 26 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 )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Korean and held by 19 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
No. 3( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Korean and held by 16 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
The tiger( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Korean and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-sharpshooter for the Kingdom of Korea is hunting the country's last tiger. Japanese forces and vicious local poachers also seek The Four Legged Mountain Lord, and will stop at nothing to claim their prey
Libera me( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 14 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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Čchö Min-sik juhokórejský herec

Chie, Minshiku 1962-

Chio, Min Sic 1962-

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Choi Min-sik South Korean actor

Choi Min-sik Südkoreanischer Schauspieler

Cshö Minsik dél-koreai színész

Cui, Minshi 1962-

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Min-sik Choi

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