Running Wild (2006 film)

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Running Wild
Running Wild film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Revised Romanization Yasu
McCune–Reischauer Yasu
Directed by Kim Sung-soo
Produced by Han Seong-gu
Written by Kim Sung-soo
Han Ji-hoon
Starring Kwon Sang-woo
Yoo Ji-tae
Music by Kenji Kawai
Cinematography Choi Sang-mook
Edited by Ko Im-pyo
Distributed by Showbox
Release date
  • January 12, 2006 (2006-01-12)
Running time
124 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Budget US$5 million
Box office US$6.24 million

Running Wild (Hangul야수; RRYasu) is a 2006 South Korean film.


Jang Do-young is a homicide detective who likes to use violence when dealing with criminals, while Oh Jin-woo is a prosecutor who believes in the importance of data and evidence. After the murder of his younger half-brother, Do-young and Jin-woo meet when Do-young interrupts a stakeout in an attempt at vengeance. The unlikely duo join forces to bring gangster boss Yu Kang-jin to justice, but find that he is too well connected. Being unsuccessful in bringing Yu Kang-jin to justice the duo turn to violence in order to bring him down.



Running Wild was released in South Korea on 12 January 2006,[1] and on its opening weekend was ranked second at the box office with 389,370 admissions.[2] The film went on to receive a total of 1,016,152 admissions nationwide,[1] with a gross (as of 5 February 2006) of US$6,245,863.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Box-Office Admission Results" (2006). Retrieved 14 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Korean Box Office" (Week-end 2006.01.13 ~ 2006.01.15). Hancinema. Retrieved 14 December 2008.
  3. ^ "South Korea Box Office February 3–5, 2006". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 14 December 2008.

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