Perfect Game (2011 film)
Perfect Game (Korean: 퍼펙트 게임; RR: Peopekteu Geim) is a 2011 South Korean film based on the true story of rivals Sun Dong-yeol of the Haitai Tigers and Choi Dong-won of the Lotte Giants, the top pitchers in the Korea Baseball Organization league during the 1980s. The rivalry between the two was further heated up by regionalism at the time with Sun representing the Jeolla Province and Choi, the Gyeongsang Province.
|Revised Romanization||Peopekteu Geim|
|Directed by||Park Hee-gon|
|Produced by||Lee Ho-seong |
|Written by||Park Hee-gon|
|Starring||Cho Seung-woo |
|Music by||Kim Tae-seong|
|Edited by||Kim Chang-ju|
|Distributed by||Lotte Entertainment|
|Box office||US$10 million|
The sports movie revisits one of the most exciting matches in Korean baseball history on May 16, 1987, which would be the last time the two stars would face each other, and ended in a 15-inning draw, although neither actually pitched a perfect game. It stars Cho Seung-woo as Choi and Yang Dong-geun as Sun.
- Cho Seung-woo - Choi Dong-won
- Yang Dong-geun - Sun Dong-yeol
- Choi Jung-won - Sports writer Seo-hyung
- Juni - Min-kyung
- Cho Jin-woong - Kim Yong-chul
- Ma Dong-seok - Park Man-soo
- Lee Do-kyeong - Coach Sung Ki-young
- Lee Hae-woo - Kang Hyun-soo
- Jo Chan-hyung - Han Moon-yeon
- Son Byong-ho - Kim Eung-ryong
- Kim Young-min - Kang Sung-tae
- Lee Seon-jin - Man-soo's wife
- Kong Jeong-hwan - Yoo Doo-yeol
- Cha Hyeon-woo - Jang Chae-geun
- Kim Dong-hee - Jung Young-ki
- Park Seo-joon - Chil-goo
- Dan Asenlund - Canadian play-by-play commentator
- Lasse Lindh - Canadian color commentator
- Choi Il-hwa - Hyun-soo's father (cameo)
- Kim Byeong-ok - Chief secretary (cameo)
- Lee Byung-joon - Department head Choi (cameo)
- Oh Jung-se - Sports commentator (cameo)
- Choi Won-young - Sportscaster (cameo)
- Jang Kyeong-ah - Reporter (cameo)
- Go Se-won - Jae-suk (cameo)
- Yeo Ho-min - (cameo)
- Lee Si-eon - Member of the national team / MBC Baseball player (cameo)
- Song Sam-dong - Senior (cameo)
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- Official website (in Korean)
- Perfect Game at the Korean Movie Database
- Perfect Game on IMDb
- Perfect Game at HanCinema
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