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- Movie: Mr. Go
- Revised romanization: Miseuteo Ko
- Hangul: 미스터 고
- Director: Kim Yong-Hwa
- Writer: Huh Young-Man (comic), Kim Yong-Hwa
- Producer: Park Sung-Joon, Kim Yong-Hwa
- Cinematographer: Jun Dae-Sung
- Release Date: July 18, 2013
- Runtime: 133 min.
- Genre: Drama / Comedy / Animal / Baseball / Award Winning
- Distributor: Showbox/Mediaplex
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
15-year-old Weiwei (Jiao Xu) is left all alone with her gorilla Ling Ling after her grandfather passes away in China. Her grandfather ran a circus troupe. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, the gorilla Ling Ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. A baseball agent from South Korea named Sung Choong-Soo (Sung Dong-Il) hears of the remarkable gorilla Ling Ling. He signs Ling Ling to play in the professional South Korean baseball league.
Dreaming of success, Weiwei and Ling Ling go to South Korea. Ling Ling quickly becomes a superstar in the baseball league. Meanwhile, a rival baseball team scouts a gorilla named Rating.
- Based on the comic "7th Baseball Club" by Heo Young-Man (published from January, 1985 to February, 1987 by monthly comic magazine "Treasure Island").
- Filming for "Mister Go" began February 20, 2012 in Ilsan, South Korea. The first scene shot involved Weiwei having trouble with a group of people attempting to take a circus troupe.
- Filming for "Mister Go" finished on September 5, 2012 at baseball stadium in Suwon, South Korea. The last scene filmed involved the gorilla Ring-Ring playing in a professional baseball game.
- According to distributor Showbox/Mediaplex, "Mr. Go" is South Korea’s first ever fully shot stereographic 3D film.
|Jiao Xu||Sung Dong-Il||Kim Kang-Woo||Kim Jung-Tae||Joe Odagiri|
|Weiwei||Sung Choong-Soo||baseball team director||rival baseball team director||owner of baseball team Junichi Ito|
|Byun Hee-Bong||Kim Hee-Won||Kim Eung-Soo||Jung In-Gi|
|Weiwei's grandfather||loan shark||KBO Commissioner||KBO Secretary General|
Additional Cast Members:
- Jo Jae-Yun - orthopedic surgeon
- Cha Jong-Ho - gang member of Rimsaogang
- Kim Ji-Young - Weiwei (child)
- Kim Jung-Eun - show program MC (cameo)
- Ma Dong-Seok - baseball commentator (cameo)
- Kim Ki-Cheon - handicraft man
- Ham Jin-Sung - Doosan ballplayer on bench
- Kim Tae-Joon - judge
- 2013 (33rd) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 10-20, 2013 - Spotlight on Korea *U.S. Premiere
- 2013 (46th) Sitges Film Festival - October 11-20, 2013 - Sitges Family
- 2013 (33rd) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards - November 29, 2013
- Best Technical Achievement
- 2013 (34rd) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 22, 2013
- Best Technical Award