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Friend (2001)

18 03/31/2001 (KR) ActionDrama 1h 58m


The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's experience about his friends, a semi-autobiography set in his hometown, Busan. When it was released it was the highest-grossing Korean movie of all time.

  1. Kwak Kyung-taek

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Yu Oh-seong

    Yu Oh-seong

    Lee Jeong-suk

  2. Jang Dong-gun

    Jang Dong-gun

    Lee Han Dong-su

  3. Seo Tae-hwa

    Seo Tae-hwa


  4. Jung Woon-taek

    Jung Woon-taek


  5. Kim Bo-kyung

    Kim Bo-kyung


  6. Ki Joo-bong

    Ki Joo-bong


  7. Joo Hyun

    Joo Hyun

    Joon-Seok's father

  8. Yoon Chan

    Dong-Soo's subordinate

  9. Kim Jung-tae

    Kim Jung-tae


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Original Title 친구

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Original Language Korean

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