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Director  Kang Woo-suk
Film series  Two Cops series
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Country  South Korea
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Music director  Choi Kyeong-shik
Writer  Sung-Hong Kim
Language  Korean
Two Cops movie poster
Release date  December 18, 1993 (1993-12-18)
Initial release  December 18, 1993 (South Korea)
Cast  Ahn Sung-Ki (Detective Jo), Park Joong-Hoon (Detective Kang), Bo-sung Kim (Detective Lee)
Similar movies  Two Cops series movies, Related Kang Woo-suk movies

Two Cops (Hangul: 투캅스; RR: Tu Kapseu) is a 1993 South Korean action/comedy film directed by Kang Woo-suk. It stars Ahn Sung-ki and Park Joong-hoon as a pair of police detectives with different outlooks who end up working on a case together.

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Plot

The experienced detective Jo has a new partner, Kang who recently graduated from the Police Academy at the top of the class. The idealistic Kang always sticks to his principles and often conflicts with Jo, an amoral cop who always tries to take advantage of his position. Kang tries to win Jo over to his side, but fails. One day, a beautiful woman who works in a bar comes to the police station for help, and Kang falls in love with her. He starts going to the bar often to see her, and begins to become more like Jo. Jo is initially pleased at this, but later begins to experience a dilemma with Kang's change in attitude.

Cast

  • Ahn Sung-ki as Jo, senior detective
  • Park Joong-hoon as Kang, new recruit
  • Ji Soo-won as Soo-won
  • Kim Bo-sung as Lee, detective
  • Kim Hye-ok as detective Jo's wife
  • Shim Yang-hong as police chief
  • Yang Taek-jo as unit head
  • Reception

    Despite some criticism that its plot was copied from 1984 French film My New Partner, Two Cops became a box office hit upon its release on December 18, 1993. A highly commercial crowd pleaser which at the same time dealt with the serious theme of police corruption, it was the second most-watched Korean film of 1993, after Sopyonje.

    The financial success of Two Cops enabled Kang Woo-suk to establish his own film production and distribution company, Cinema Service.

    Two sequels came out in succeeding years: Two Cops 2 (1996), and Two Cops 3 (1998).

    Awards

    1994 30th Baeksang Arts Awards
  • Grand Prize (Daesang) in Film: Ahn Sung-ki
  • Best Film: Two Cops
  • Best Director: Kang Woo-suk
  • Best Actor: Ahn Sung-ki
  • Best New Actress: Ji Soo-won
  • 1994 32nd Grand Bell Awards
  • Best Actor: Ahn Sung-ki and Park Joong-hoon (tie)
  • Most Popular Actor: Ahn Sung-ki, Park Joong-hoon
  • 1994 14th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards
  • Best Actor: Ahn Sung-ki
  • 1994 15th Blue Dragon Film Awards
  • Most Popular Film (awarded to the movie with the highest viewership throughout the previous year)
  • References

    Two Cops Wikipedia
    Two Cops IMDb Two Cops themoviedb.org


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