Open City (film)

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Open City
Open City film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Revised Romanization Mubangbi dosi
McCune–Reischauer Mubangbi tosi
Directed by Lee Sang-gi
Produced by Jeon Ho-jin
Written by Lee Sang-gi
Starring Kim Myung-min
Son Ye-jin
Music by Angelo Lee
Cinematography Shin Ok-hyun
Edited by Shin Min-kyung
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Release dates
  • January 10, 2008 (2008-01-10)
Running time
112 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$11,095,236[1]

Open City (Hangul: 무방비 도시; RR: Mubangbi dosi) is a 2008 South Korean film.


Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Japanese crime syndicate, Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.


  • Kim Myung-min ... Jo Dae-yeong
  • Son Ye-jin ... Baek Jang-mi
  • Kim Hae-sook ... Kang Man-ok
  • Son Byeong-ho ... Oh Yeon-soo
  • Shim Ji-ho ... Choi Seong-soo
  • Yoon Yoo-sun ... Jo Soo-hyeon
  • Kim Byeong-ok ... Hong Ki-taek/Hong Yong-taek
  • Ji Dae-han ... Kim Kwang-seob
  • Park Gil-soo ... Son Yong-soo
  • Do Gi-seok ... Lee Won-jong
  • Kim Joon-bae ... Franken


Open City was released in South Korea on 10 January 2008,[2] and on its opening weekend was ranked second at the box office with 449,669 admissions.[3] The film sold a total of 1,613,728 admissions nationwide,[4] and as of 24 February 2008 had grossed a total of US$11,095,236.[1]


  1. ^ a b "South Korea Box Office February 22–24, 2008". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on 26 November 2008.
  2. ^ "The Best Selling Films of 2008 (admissions to November 2)". Retrieved on 26 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Korean Box Office" (Week-end 2008.01.11 ~ 2008.01.13). HanCinema. Retrieved on 26 November 2008.
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