Miracle on 1st Street

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Miracle on 1st Street
Miracle on 1st Street film poster.jpg
Hangul 1
Hanja 1가의
Revised Romanization 1Beonga-ui gijeok
McCune–Reischauer 1Pŏn’ga-ŭi kijŏk
Directed by Yoon Je-kyoon
Produced by Yoon Je-kyoon
Heo Tae-gu
Written by Yoo Seong-hyeob
Starring Im Chang-jung
Ha Ji-won
Music by Lee Byung-woo
Cinematography Kim Young-chul
Edited by Shin Min-kyung
Distributed by CJ Entertainment
Release date
  • February 15, 2007 (2007-02-15)
Running time
113 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Budget US$3.7 million
Box office US$16,62,566[1]

Miracle on 1st Street is a 2007 South Korean comedy-drama film. Written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, it reunited him with actors Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won, the stars of his earlier film Sex Is Zero. With 2,750,457 admissions, Miracle on 1st Street was the 5th most popular Korean film of 2007.[2]


Pil-je is a gangster who has been sent by his bosses to evict the residents of a poor neighborhood on the edge of Seoul, so that their homes can make way for some new luxury apartments. But after he befriends some of the locals, including female boxer Myung-ran and a group of young children, he starts to have a change of heart.



  1. ^ "Il Beonga-eui Gi-jeok (Miracle on 1st Street) (2007)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  2. ^ "The Best Selling Films of 2007". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2015-04-12.

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