How to Top My Wife

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How to Top My Wife
Directed by Kang Woo-suk
Produced by Kang Woo-suk
Kim Se-chang
Kim Mi-hee
Written by Kim Sang-jin
Oh Shi-wook
Starring Park Joong-hoon
Choi Jin-sil
Music by Choi Kyung-sik
Cinematography Jeong Gwang-seok
Edited by Kim Hyeon
Release date
  • December 17, 1994 (1994-12-17)
Running time
101 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

How to Top My Wife (Hangul마누라 죽이기; RRManura jugigi) is a 1994 South Korean comedy film directed by Kang Woo-suk, starring Park Joong-hoon and Choi Jin-sil.[1][2]


Park Bong-soo, the head of a film production company, falls in love and marries one of his employees, Jang So-young. They begin fighting constantly about how to manage the business, and Bong-soo embarks on an affair with Kim Hye-ri, an actress in one of the movies he's producing. When Hye-ri pressures him to leave his wife, Bong-soo finds it difficult to bring up the subject of divorce, so instead, he hires a hit man to kill So-young.


  • Park Joong-hoon as Park Bong-soo
  • Choi Jin-sil as Jang So-young
  • Uhm Jung-hwa as Kim Hye-ri
  • Choi Jong-won as Hit man
  • Jo Hyeong-ki as Director
  • Kwon Yong-woon as Deserter
  • Yang Taek-jo as Battalion commander
  • Jo Seon-mook as Young-cheol
  • Kim Sung-kyum as Bong-soo's father
  • Kim Seok-ok as Bong-soo's mother
  • Bae Jang-su as Director Eom
  • Lee Sook as Young-cheol's wife
  • Kim Ui-sang as Jun-seok
  • Gu Bon-im as Kyeong-ok
  • Kang Sung-jin as "Big"
  • Kim Joo-hee as Miss Ahn
  • Lee Ki-young as Doctor


  1. ^ Thomas, Kevin (10 February 1995). "MOVIE REVIEW : Top My Wife a Comic Farce From Korea". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Levy, Emanuel (19 February 1995). "Review: How to Top My Wife". Variety. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 

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