The Righteous Thief

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  • Movie: The Righteous Thief (English title) / The Descendants of Hong Gil-dong (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Hongkildongui Huye
  • Hangul: 홍길동의 후예
  • Director: Jeong Yong-Ki
  • Writer: Park Jung-Woo
  • Producer: Kim Jae-Jung, Lim Seung-Yong, Ham Jeong-Yeop, Bae Seong-Eun
  • Cinematographer: Moon Yong-Sik
  • Release Date: November 26, 2009
  • Runtime: 117 min.
  • Distributor: SK Telecom
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot

Hong Mu-Hyeok (Lee Beom-Soo) is the 18th generation descendant of Hong Kil-dong (famous Robin Hood like character). By day, Hong Mu-Hyeok works as a high school music teacher, but by night works as a Hong Kil-dong like thief. His rival is Lee Jeong-Min (Kim Su-Ro), a cold blooded businessman known to bribe politicians for personal gains.

Notes

  1. Hong Kil-dong is a well known fictional character from the Joseon Dynasty era novel "Tale of Hong Kildong" by Heo Hyun.
  2. The movie "The Descendants of Hong Gil-dong" takes the fictional character of Hong Kil-dong and supposes he is a real person whose descendant is Mu-hyeok Hong (played by Lee Beom-Su).
  3. Started filming July 31st, 2009.

Cast

Hong Gil Dong-Beom-su Lee.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Su-ro Kim.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Si-yeong Lee.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Dong-il Seong.jpg
Lee Beom-Soo Kim Su-Ro Lee Si-Young Song Dong-Il
Hong Mu-Hyeok Lee Jeong-Min Song Hyeon-Hwa Song Jae-Pil
Hong Gil Dong-In-hwan Park.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Ja-ok Kim.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Hee-bong Jo.jpg Hong Gil Dong-Ki-beom Jang.jpg
Park In-Hwan Kim Ja-Ok Jo Hee-Bong Jang Ki-Beom
Hong Man-Seok Seok Myeong-Ae Park Hong Chan-Hyeok

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Hyun-Jun I would love to see a sequel with Hong Mu-Hyeok, Hong Chan-Hyeok, and Song Hyeon-Hwa, same actors.

suju4life Si Young is so funny in this. Haha. I love her so much and she just adds a perfect touch to this movie. XD

Gasenadi Found it hilarious. That chase scene was phenomenol!

Maudl I wonder what's that stuffed pumpkin meal they're eating at the end. It was the only thing I liked about this movie...

lun.3bi good movie ... kim su- ro took the villain! Excellent: x

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