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Revised Romanization Bilgu
McCune–Reischauer P'pilku
Directed by You Jin-sun
Produced by Kwak Jeong-hwan
Written by Youn Bo-hyun
Choi Seon-wu
Yu Ha-sun
Starring Lee Min-woo
Kim Geum-yong
Music by Kang In-goo
Cinematography Kim Nam-jin
Edited by Park Soon-duk
Release date
  • July 28, 1997 (1997-07-28)
Running time
97 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Ppilku is a 1997 South Korean teen drama film.


Pil-gu is a high school athlete and the leader of an underground club called Shock. Along with the Shocks, the judo club and a girls' club called Sexy Wave led by Hee-jeong cause plenty of trouble and mayhem in the school. The arrival of a pretty young teacher named Yoo Yuna gets the students in gear for another big scheme. Each club sets up a strategy to lure the new teacher. After beating numerous contenders, Pil-gu approaches Yuna.


  • Lee Min-woo as Pil-gu
  • Kim Geum-yong as Yoo Yuna
  • Kim Ki-yeon as Hee-jeong
  • Hong Il-kwon as Hong-ik
  • Kim Seong-su as Do-sik
  • Won Ki-joon as Ki-chul
  • Lee Dae-ro as Principal
  • Oh He-chan as Student-in-charge
  • Cho Hak-ja as Guidance counselor
  • Kim Gyeong-jin as Female teacher
  • Ra Kap-sung as Seon-joo
  • Hong Chung-gil as Sailor
  • Kim Jeong-yeon as Dong-ja
  • Lee Dong-yeop as young Pil-gu
  • Kim Seong-cheol as Yong-gu
  • Kil Do-tae-rang as Detective squad chief
  • Hong Sung-young as Detective Hong
  • Yoo Seong as Detective Yoo
  • Park Jae-seok as Shock member
  • Bae Yong-joon as Shock member
  • Kim Yu-heung as Shock member
  • Lee Sung as Shock member
  • Lee Se-chang as Shock member
  • Kim Mun-beom as Shock member
  • Yu Su-mi as Sexy Wave member
  • Oh Yeong-mi as Sexy Wave member
  • Park Yu-mi as Sexy Wave member
  • Im Hae-won as Sexy Wave member
  • Park Hye-yeong as Sexy Wave member


Ppilku began production in 1993 and completed filming in 1995. However, it only received a theatrical release in 1997. The movie's plot is similar to Salut D'Amour, a 1994 KBS drama series.[1]


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