The King (2017)


Born in a poor family, Tae-su learns that the power is the most important thing in life and decides to become a prosecutor, the biggest symbol of power in the 90’s. After entering the most prestigious law school, experiencing democratic resistance in Korea, Tae-su finally reaches his goal of becoming a prosecutor but his life is no better than a salary man. By chance, he joins a clique of the powerful prosecutors with wealth and authority. He finally gets a taste of a life of the top hierarchy, but as he enjoys the sweetness of supremacy, he also sees the cruel side of it.

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Movie Score: 7.4/10 from 39 votes
Release Date: 2017-01-18
Status: Released
Run time: 134 min / 2:14
Production Studio : Next Entertainment World, Woojoo Film
Production Country: South Korea
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The King Casts

Jo In-sung
as Park Tae-su
Jung Woo-sung
as Han Kang-sik
Bae Seong-woo
as Yang Dong-chul
Kim Ah-joong
as Lim Sang-hee
Ryu Jun-yeol
as Choi Doo-il
Kim Eui-sung
as Kim Eung-su
Jung Eun-chae
as Park Si-yeon
Kim So-jin
as Ahn Hee-yeon
Hwang Seung-eon
as Jeon Hee-sung
Lee Joo-yeon
as Cha Mi-ryun
Han Soo-yeon
as Head Hostess
Geum Sae-rok
as Hee-sung's friend 2
Go Ah-sung
as Miss Kim
Lee Myung-bak
as Himself (archive footage)
Roh Moo-hyun
as Himself (archive footage)
Kim Dae-jung
as Himself (archive footage)
Kim Jong-il
as Himself (archive footage)
Kim Young-sam
as Himself (archive footage)
Roh Tae-woo
as Himself (archive footage)
Chun Doo-hwan
as Himself (archive footage)
Jo Woo-jin
as Investigating officer
So Hee-jung
as Ji-min's mother

The King Crew

Sound Kim Suk-won Sound Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Cho Sang-kyung Costume Design
Editing Shin Min-kyung Editor
Visual Effects Lee Jeon-hyeong Senior Visual Effects Supervisor
Camera Kim Woo-hyung Director of Photography
Sound Mowg Music
Directing Han Jae-rim Director
Production Han Jae-rim Producer
Writing Han Jae-rim Writer
Lighting Kim Seung-gyu Lighting Director
Art Lee Hwa-sung Art Direction
Art Lee Na-gyeom Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Son Eun-ju Makeup & Hair
Editing Jeong Ji-eun Assistant Editor
Production Lee Jong-ho Producer
Production Lee Min-hwa Production Supervisor