Perfect Game (2011 film)

Perfect Game (Korean퍼펙트 게임; RRPeopekteu 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.[2] 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.[3]

Perfect Game
Film poster
Revised RomanizationPeopekteu Geim
McCune–ReischauerP‘ŏp‘et‘ŭ Geim
Directed byPark Hee-gon
Produced byLee Ho-seong
Kim Seong-tae
Jang Won-seok
Choi Nak-kwon
Written byPark Hee-gon
StarringCho Seung-woo
Yang Dong-geun
Music byKim Tae-seong
CinematographyChoi Sang-ho
Edited byKim Chang-ju
Distributed byLotte Entertainment
Release date
  • December 21, 2011 (2011-12-21)
Running time
127 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
Box officeUS$10 million[1]

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.[4][5][6][7] It stars Cho Seung-woo as Choi and Yang Dong-geun as Sun.[8][9][10][11][12]


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  1. ^ "Perfect Game(2011)". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  2. ^ '퍼펙트게임' 롯데 이용훈 "1군 경기였더라면…". Yonhap (in Korean). 17 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. ^ Kim, Heidi (13 April 2011). "Actor Cho Seung-woo cast in a new baseball film". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  4. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (13 December 2011). "Preview: Perfect Game Shows Why Baseball is Popular". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  5. ^ Hooker, Zachary R. (5 January 2012). "Perfect Game". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  6. ^ "2011.12.16 Now Playing". Korea JoongAng Daily. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ "Perfect Game (2011)". The Chosun Ilbo. 23 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  8. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (13 December 2011). "Cho Seung Woo Says Baseball Legends Can't be Compared". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  9. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (13 December 2011). "Cho Jin Woong Has Newfound Respect for Baseball". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  10. ^ "Cho Seung Woo: 'I Want to Break Record of Other Baseball Movies'". KBS Global. 19 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  11. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (26 December 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Cho Seung-woo - Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  12. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (26 December 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Cho Seung-woo - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.

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