Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island
|Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island|
|Hangul||조선명탐정: 사라진 놉의 딸|
|Hanja||朝鮮명探偵: 사라진 놉의 딸|
|Revised Romanization||Joseon myeongtamjeong: Sarajin nobeui ddal|
|McCune–Reischauer||Chosŏn myŏngt'amchŏng: Sarachin nopŭi ttal|
|Directed by||Kim Sok-yun|
Kim Jho Gwangsoo |
Lee Nam-kyu |
Kim Myung-min |
|Music by||Kim Han-jo|
|Edited by||Im Sun-kyong|
Generation Blue Films
|Box office||US$27.8 million|
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (Hangul: 조선명탐정: 사라진 놉의 딸; RR: Joseon Myeongtamjeong: Sarajin Nobeui Ddal; lit. "Joseon Detective: The Disappearance of the Laborer's Daughter") is a 2015 South Korean period comedy adventure film directed by Kim Sok-yun. It is the sequel to 2011's Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow and is the 9th highest grossing film of 2015.
Set in Joseon in the year 1795, nobleman, inventor and master sleuth Kim Min and his sidekick Seo-pil investigate a silver counterfeiting ring, which may be linked to the disappearance of hundreds of girls.
- Kim Myung-min as Kim Min, "Detective K"
- Oh Dal-su as Han Seo-pil
- Lee Yeon-hee as Hisako
- Jo Kwan-woo as Musician Jo
- Jung Won-joong as Senior colleague
- Lee Chae-eun as Da-hae
- Hwang Chae-won as Do-hae
- Hwang Jeong-min as Sakura
- Woo Hyun as Mr. Bang
- Choi Moo-sung as Boss
- Park Soo-young as Official request man (cameo)
- Kim Won-hae as Sato (cameo)
- Hyun Woo as Vampire (cameo)
The film was released on February 11, 2015. It topped the box office on its opening weekend, earning ₩7.58 billion (US$6.90 million) from 960,000 admissions over five days. By the end of its theatrical run, it recorded 3,872,025 admissions, grossing US$27,870,580, making it the 9th highest grossing film of 2015.
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