Jeon Woochi : The Taoist Wizard (2009)

Jeon Woochi : The Taoist Wizard (2009)





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500 years after being charged with the murder of his master and imprisoned in a painted scroll, mischievous Taoist student Woochi (Kang Dong-won) is released by his elders to battle goblins in the modern world. As Woochi and his sidekick Chorangui (Yoo Hae-jin) attempt to make sense of their strange new surroundings, they discover their goblin adversaries are now a greater threat to humanity than ever before.
Action & Adventure , Comedy
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Dong-won Kang
as Jeon Woo-chi
Kim Yun-seok
as Hwa-dam
Im Su-gyeong
as Seo In-kyeong
Yoo Hae-jin
as Cho Raeng-i
Young-chang Song
as Buddhist Monk
Joo Jin Mo
as Shaman
Woo-seon Seon
as Female doctor/goblin
Jeong-hwan Kong
as Helper/goblin
Lee Sook
as Lee Cheon-daek
Park Nam-hee
as Madame
Kim Gi-cheon
as Master
Bang Gil-seung
as Yellow Traditional Dress 1
Seo Yeon-soo
as Palace Girl 1
Park Soo-young
as Master's Son
Baek Yoon-sik
as Jeon Woo-chi's teacher
Jeong-Ah Yeom
as Actress
Kim Hyo-jin
as Red Hair
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Despite the slightly cheesy special effects, it's extremely fun to watch. The acting is terrific and the playful comedy feels well-balanced with the action. It does, however, drag on a bit.

Maria Ariam
Maria Ariam

a nicely done fantasy adventure movie that is much fun to watch. The action is stylized and the visual effects are made very well and believable. A fun little movie to watch.

Bill Regan
Bill Regan

This isn't a bad movie by any means, but South Korean has never been known for special effects-driven action movies and this film is proof of that. I think the effects look quite bad and for a movie that relies so heavily on them, the fact that they're so bad means that the movie is really missing a key component that would've added something extra. The animations don't look great and the fight scenes don't have any real 'kick' to them because of it. The story is also a convoluted mess involving a flute, a sword, some magic, and demons fighting humans. Does it really make a lot of sense? Not really but the cast is solid and they do a great job at making the movie better than it really is. Seeing as this is a Korean movie, there's a lot of broad strokes. The comedy is silly and goofy. Surprisingly there's no real melodrama and I'm always thankful for that. I didn't dislike the film at all but it is a fairly average experience, bad effects and convoluted story help keep this from being good.

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