Recently, about 200 entertainment industry professionals including TV station staff, entertainment agency staff, film and broadcast content creators, as well as media journalists participated in a survey with Joy News 24 to find the most disappointing Korean film of the past year. Accordingly, the 5 movies on this list have been revealed
1. Race to Freedom: Um Bok Dong (44 votes)
Bi Rain's "Race to Freedom: Um Bok Dong", with a budget of up to 10,000,000,000 KRW (approximately 8,600,000 USD) but during the production process, the film has received a lot of criticism for its incomplete computer graphics. perfect and predictable content. The film only sold a total of 172,212 tickets after its release
"Race to Freedom: Um Bok Dong" is an independent film project, the film's content is based on the true story of cyclist Uhm Bok Dong (1892-1951). Uhm Bok Dong is a great cyclist. His life became the inspiration, motivation and fight for many young Koreans in the early 20th century. In the film, Rain plays Uhm Bok Dong a bicycle athlete during the time. Korea was a Japanese colony. During this time, Japan organized bicycle races between Korean and Japanese athletes, and then Uhm Bok Dong was able to stop the Japanese plan by declaring victory over Japanese athletes.
2. Tazza: One-Eyed Jacks (38 votes)
"Tazza: One Eyed Jack" starring Park Jung Min, Ryoo Seung Bum, Choi Yu Hwa, Woo Hyeon and Lee Kwang Soo, is the third part of the Tazza series, based on Tazza's comic series One Eyed Jack. Heo Young Man and the content continue the story of Do Il Chool, the son of Jjakgwi, a character who was introduced in both Part 1 and Part 2 earlier.
After debuting "Tazza: One-Eyed Jacks" was considered less attractive than the previous two parts and sold a total of 2,228,821 tickets at home.
3. The King's Letters (24 votes)
Belonging to the historical genre, "The King's Letters" is about King Sejong (Song Kang Ho), who wishes to create an original alphabet for his people. With the help of other courtiers, they struggled to create the Korean Hangul alphabet.
With veteran actors such as Song Kang Ho, Park Hae Il, Choi Duk Moon, Nam Moon Chul or Jung Hae Kyun. "The King's Letters" quickly 'disappeared' from theaters due to accusations from viewers over historical events. After the release time, the film only sold 958,608 tickets.
The last two positions belong to Park Seo Joon's "The Divine Fury" and Kim Go Eun and Jung Hae In's "Tune In For Love". While "The Divine Fury" was considered boring and predictable, viewers watching "Tune In For Love" liked the music and emotions brought by the film but they thought the story was unnatural.
"The Divine Fury" has sold a total of 1,611,163 tickets and "Tune In For Love" sold 1,245,520 tickets, after opening in theaters in Korea.