Marrying the Mafia

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"Marry Or Die... Mafia Style!"
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.0  (700)

Marrying the Mafia is a South Korean action-comedy released in 2002. The movie revolves around a love story between a woman and a man from two different worlds. The movie is directed by Jeong Heung-sun and stars Dong-Geun Yoo, Jun-ho Jeong, and Jeong-eun Kim. The film starts with the introduction of our lead character, a wealthy and stylish man named Park Dae-seo (played by Jun-ho Jeong). Park Dae-seo is the CEO of a successful international business, and he's used to getting what he wants. However, it all changes when he falls in love with a beautiful woman named Choi Jin-kyung (played by Jeong-eun Kim).

Choi Jin-kyung comes from a traditional and conservative family that is deeply involved in the mafia. Her family's power and influence are such that they are feared by everyone in the community. Park Dae-seo's attempts to woo her are initially met with rejection due to her family's disapproval of their relationship. However, he soon realizes that the only way to win her over is to win the approval of her family.

Eventually, Park Dae-seo's determination pays off, and he finally gains the trust of Jin-kyung's family. He becomes engaged to her, which sets in motion a series of events that will test his loyalty and mettle. Being part of the mafia has its perks, but also makes it tough to stay alive. Mafia bosses rarely retire, and even more rarely give up their positions due to death. Power vacuums never last.

However, as they say, love conquers all. Jin-kyung's family ends up taking a liking to Dae-seo and starts to confide in him about their problems. Park Dae-seo uses his business acumen and intelligence to help the family with their financial issues. The mafia family, in turn, protects him against their enemies, and he becomes an honorary member of the family.

Marrying the Mafia is a classic tale of love and family, with a healthy dose of action and comedy thrown in for good measure. It's a combination that works quite well, and the audience is left satisfied at the end.

The acting in the movie is top-notch, with Jeong-eun Kim's portrayal of Jin-kyung stealing the show. Her character's transformation from a traditional and independent woman to a loving wife who is willing to do anything for her husband's sake is impressive. Dong-Geun Yoo, who plays the role of Jin-kyung's brother-in-law, is equally impressive, with his comic timing being spot-on.

The movie's action sequences are well-choreographed, and director Jeong Heung-sun's ability to mix action, comedy, and romance gives the film a unique flavor. The scenes where Park Dae-Seo tries to fit in with the mafia family's quirky mannerisms are hilarious and entertaining. As far as the technical aspects of the film go, the cinematography and score are both top-notch and add to the movie's overall quality.

In conclusion, Marrying the Mafia is a fun and entertaining movie, with an engaging storyline that keeps the audience engaged throughout. Despite being a little heavy-handed with the use of stereotypes and caricatures to portray the mafia world, the movie still manages to be a great watch. If you're looking for a lighthearted film that combines romance, action, and comedy, then Marrying the Mafia is the movie for you.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (700)