Miracle on 1st Street

Miracle on 1st Street is a 2007 South Korean comedy-drama film. Written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, it reunited him with actors Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won, the stars of his earlier film Sex Is Zero. With 2,750,457 admissions, Miracle on 1st Street was the 5th most popular Korean film of 2007.[2]

Miracle on 1st Street
Miracle on 1st Street film poster.jpg
Hangul1 기적
Hanja1가의 奇蹟
Revised Romanization1Beonga-ui gijeok
McCune–Reischauer1Pŏn’ga-ŭi kijŏk
Directed byYoon Je-kyoon
Produced byYoon Je-kyoon
Heo Tae-gu
Written byYoo Seong-hyeob
StarringIm Chang-jung
Ha Ji-won
Music byLee Byung-woo
CinematographyKim Young-chul
Edited byShin Min-kyung
Distributed byCJ Entertainment
Release date
  • February 15, 2007 (2007-02-15)
Running time
113 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
BudgetUS$3.7 million
Box officeUS$16,62,566[1]


Pil-je is a gangster who has been sent by his bosses to evict the residents of a poor neighborhood on the edge of Seoul, so that their homes can make way for some new luxury apartments. But after he befriends some of the locals, including female boxer Myung-ran and a group of young children, he starts to have a change of heart.


It was a huge hit with 2.75 million viewers nationwide, and in the movie, the redevelopment area is shown as the first site of Cheongsong Village, which was actually filmed in the water valley of Busan. Since then, the village has become famous in its own way, with murals being painted. There are some people who are confused with the gift of Room 7.



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