Arahan

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For the village in Iran, see Arahan, Iran.
Arahan
Arahan Poster.jpg
Korean promotional poster for Arahan
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Arahan jangpung daejakjeon
McCune–Reischauer Arahan changp‘ung daejakjŏn
Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan
Produced by Kim Mi-hee
Written by Ryoo Seung-wan
Eun Ji-hee
Yu Seon-dong
Starring Ryoo Seung-bum
Yoon So-yi
Ahn Sung-ki
Jung Doo-hong
Edited by Nam Na-yeong
Distributed by Cinema Service
Release dates
  • April 30, 2004 (2004-04-30)
Running time 114 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Arahan (Hangul: 아라한 장풍 대작전; RR: Arahan jangpung daejakjeon) is a 2004 South Korean film. The film was the third feature film directed by Ryoo Seung-wan and stars the director's brother Ryoo Seung-bum along with Yoon So-yi, Ahn Sung-ki and Jung Doo-hong. The film was a relative commercial success, selling over 2 million tickets domestically, but wasn't as well received by critics as Ryoo Seung-wan's previous films.

Plot[edit]

When a great thief driving a motorcycle steals a purse of a pedestrian, the clumsy, naive and honest rookie policeman Sang-hwan runs after him, but Eui-jin, specialist in martial arts, captures the criminal swang and Sang-hwan is severely injured. She brings Sang-hwan to her home, where the six Masters of Tao heal him and believe that he has a powerful Qi, the spiritual energy of the universe, and could be a powerful warrior. Sang-hwan begins his training to ascend to a Maruchi, while the evil and ambitious Heuk-woon is accidentally released from his imprisonment. The powerful Heuk-woon attacks the masters, searching for a key that they protect, which would permit him to become an Arahan and dominate the world. When the masters are defeated, Sang-hwan and Eui-jin are the only and last hope to mankind.

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Trivia[edit]

  • In some humorous scenes, background music from the video game Yie Ar Kung-Fu is heard. The song is "Kung Fu" by King Joe featuring Red-Roc.

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