Sex Is Zero

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Sex Is Zero
Sex Is Zero film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Hangul
Revised Romanization Saekjeukshigong
McCune–Reischauer Saekjŭksigong
Directed by Yoon Je-kyoon
Written by Yoon Je-kyoon
Starring Im Chang-jung
Ha Ji-won
Distributed by Showbox
Release dates
  • December 12, 2002 (2002-12-12)
Running time 96 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Budget $2,200,000 US[1]
Box office $23,856,048[2]

Sex Is Zero (Hangul: 색즉시공; RR: Saekjeuk shigong) is a 2002 South Korean film written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, starring Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won. In the style of American gross-out comedies like American Pie, it follows the exploits of a group of college students, which eventually takes a serious turn. Sex Is Zero sold 4,089,900 tickets in South Korea, making it the fifth most popular film of 2002.[3]

A sequel, Sex Is Zero 2, was released in December 2007, starring most of the original cast.

Cast[edit]

  • Im Chang-jung as Jang Eun-shik
  • Ha Ji-won as Lee Eun-hyo
  • Jung Min as Ham Sang-ok
  • Jin Jae-young as Kim Ji-won
  • Choi Seong-guk as Choi Seong-guk
  • Yoo Chae-yeong as Han Yoo-mi
  • Ham So-won as Kim Hyun-hee
  • Jo Dal-hwan as Jo Dal-hwan
  • Shin-ee as Park Kyung-joo
  • Lee Si-yeon as Lee Dae-hak
  • Yoon Shi-hoo as Jo Yeon-kyung
  • Choi Won-young as Park Chan-soo
  • Park Jun-gyu as Pervert #1
  • Nam Chang-hee as Pervert #2
  • Gi Ju-bong as OB/GYN doctor
  • Jung Kyung-ho as Seong-guk's right-hand man
  • Sunwoo Eun-sook as Eun-hyo's mother
  • Kim Young-im as host bar lady
  • Park Byung-eun as Sang-ok's friend
  • Kang Sung-pil
  • Kang Jae-seop as waiter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korean Film Commission (2003). Korean Cinema 2003. p. 136. 
  2. ^ "Sex Is Zero". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Korean Movie Reviews for 2002". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 19 April 2007.

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