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Award Winning Movie: The Thieves
Annyeong! Reporter Taemi here! Today's theme at KpopINT is 'Award Winning Movies!' I will be coving one of the coolest, award winning movies, "The Thieves"! I have seen this movie before and it's very awesome and funny! "The Thieves" is about a burglar (Jung-jae Lee) and his gang are hired by a devious former partner (Kim Yun-seok) to steal a $20 million diamond from a Chinese gangster's mistress. They say, you can't trust a thief, If you're a thief too! Here are some facts about the movie!
• Directed by: Choi Dong-hoon • Produced by: Ahn Soo-hyun • Written by: Choi Dong-hoon & Lee Ki-cheol • Release date: July 25, 2012 • Running time: 136 minutes • Ratings: 6.8/10 ~ iMDB • With over 12.9 million ticket sales, the action comedy is currently the fourth highest grossing movie in Korean film history. • With 436,622 tickets sold on the day of its release, The Thieves recorded the second highest single day opening of all time in Korea • On its sixth day of release, it broke the 3 million mark in audience number, drawing 3.35 million viewers. • In eight days, the numbers had risen to 4,365,078 tickets, by the eleventh day, it drew 6.2 million viewers by the thirteenth day, 7 million and over 8 million by the sixteenth day.

The Cast

Starring, (In order of the pictures) Kim Yoon Seok, Lee Jung Jae, Kim Hye Soo, Jun Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Hae Sook, Oh Dal Su, & Simon Yam.

Awards

2012: 21st Buil Film Awards: Best Cinematography~ Choi Young-hwan 2012: 21st Buil Film Awards: Best Art Direction~ Lee Ha-jun 2012: 21st Buil Film Awards: Buil Readers' Jury Award~ The Thieves 2012: 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards: Technical Award~ Yoo Sang Sub & Jung Yoon Hyun 2012: 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popularity Award~ Kim Soo-hyun 2012: 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards: Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film~ The Thieves 2012: 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Grand Prize (Daesang) in Film~ Kim Yoon Sseok 2012: 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Best Film~ The Thieves 2012: 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Top Excellence Award ~ Actress in Film~ Kim Hye-soo 2012: 13th Women in Film Korea Awards: Best Producer~ Ahn Soo-hyun 2013: 4th KOREA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress~ Kim Hae Sook
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Here are some pictures from the movie and the trailer!

Interesting right?
Well that is all! If you haven't watched this movie yet, I think you should! it's a cool movie. If you love action and comedy you will love it! Anyone saw this already? If so did you like it? What are your thoughts? Comment down below Annyeong!! *Photos and videos does not belong to KpopINT. Creds to the rightful owners.

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I LOVED THIS MOVIE. My favorite character was Chewing Gum. It kind of reminded me of a very Korean/Chinese Ocean's Eleven.
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@danidee i think that is why I loved it so much. it did have the same feel
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It was my favorite Jun Jihyun role too! She was such a badass, @KpopBeat.
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I watched this movie a while ago and never knew that I actually knew a lot of the actors in this movie! I need to watch this again...
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@VIPFreak2NE1 Yeahhhhhh it was definitely an all-star cast as far as Korean movies are concerned.
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