Jang Dong Gun (born March 7, 1972) is a South Korean actor and musician. Spending his childhood in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, he later went on to the Hangook School of Arts, dropping out before obtaining a degree. He made his debut in the MBC drama Our Heaven.Winning Actor Award in the Blue Dragon Awards again for his role as the dedicated cop in Nowhere to Hide. In 2000, he starred in the film Friend, which at the time was the highest grossing Korean film of all time. Jang gained widespread critical acclaim for his portrayal of a troubled high school student who joins the mafia, paving the way for him to star in the 2004 Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War, about the Korean War, which again shattered box office records. His portrayal of one of two brothers drafted into the war earned him a third Blue dragon award.
He was also recently chosen to promote the Nintendo DS Lite in South Korea, which was released in January 2007. His commercials promote the English Training: Have Fun Improving Your...
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The Promise (Simplified Chinese: 无极; Traditional Chinese: 無極; Pinyin: Wújí; literally "Limitless") is an epic fantasy movie directed by Chen Kaige and starring Jang Dong-gun, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cecilia Cheung and Nicholas Tse.
It was first released in mainland China on December 15, 2005, as well as Hong Kong and Singapore. The Weinstein Company adapted it for North American distributions and 3-day preview screenings, but they sold the movie to Warner Independent Pictures. While under the control of TWC, they trimmed out 19 minutes of scenes and renamed it Master of the Crimson Armor. Eventually, it was released on May 5, 2006 as The Promise.
When it was released in Asian markets, the crowd reactions were mixed. In China however, public response was largely negative. Its commercial performance was unknown, but it was rumored to make USD$9 million dollars in mainland China in the opening week and HK$8 million dollars in Hong Kong.  The budget was rumored to be CN¥282~340 million yuan ...,
Typhoon (태풍 Taepung) is a 2005 South Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek and starring Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jung-jae and Lee Mi-yeon.
A US military ship carrying operations technology for a military satellite is hijacked by Sin (Jang Dong Gun) and his crew. Having stolen the technology, Sin intends to release and explode a fleet of helium balloons loaded with nuclear devices over the Korean peninsula.
Sejong (Lee Jung Jae), is secretly sent by the South Korean government to find and apprehend Sin before his genocidal plan is carried out. In order to do that, Sejong discovers that Sin has a sister living in Russia.
When he finds her, he discovers that when Sin and his sister were young, their family tried to escape to South Korea as they wanted a better life. but unknown to them, the person who was suppose to ship them to China to enter South Korea had betrayed them to the police. Knowing that his family and the others who are trying to escape are going to be killed, Sin's...
The Coast Guard (해안선) is a 2002 South Korean film directed by Kim Ki-duk.
2009 Lost Memories is a 2002 South Korean science fiction / action film, which was directed by Lee Si-myung.The film shows an alternate history supposing that Hirobumi Itō was not assassinated by An Jung-geun in Harbin, China, in 1909; this change results in Ito's leadership guiding Japan as a military and industrial power that allies with the United States against Germany in World War II (dropping an atomic bomb on Berlin in 1945) and retains all of its wartime conquests (most notably Korea). The film takes place in 2009, 100 years after Ito should have been killed.The opening sequence shows the following differences in the historical timeline:Differences in Seoul:In an alternate future where the Korean peninsula is still a part of the Japanese empire, Sakamoto, a Japanese Bureau of Investigation (JBI) agent of Korean heritage and his Japanese partner try to solve a strange case where Pro-Korean nationalist "terrorists" attempt to steal a strange archaeological artifact. Initially...,
Jang Dong-gun was born