WorldCat Identities

Syobaksŭ (Firm)

Works: 135 works in 305 publications in 3 languages and 7,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Crime films  Fantasy films  Martial arts films  Spy films  War films  Horror films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Syobaksŭ (Firm)
Gwoemul = The host by Chun-ho Pong( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in Korean and English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A creature plunges from a bridge into the Han River emerging on its shores for a feeding frenzy upon onlookers. When a young girl is snatched in the melee, her family sets off to recover her from the monster that the government claims to be a host of an identified virus"--Container
Dragon wars by Hyung-rae Shim( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter, and he arrives at the conclusion that a young woman, named Sarah who is stricken with a mysterious illness, is supposed to help him. The Imoogi makes its way to Los Angeles, wreaking havoc and destruction. The entire city is under arms and Ethan and Sarah need make it to Los Angeles in time to save the entire population from total destruction
T'aegŭkki hwinallimyŏ = Brotherhood of war by Che-gyu Kang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in Korean and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about two brothers drafted into the army during the Korean War (1950-1953)
Angma rŭl poatta = I saw the devil( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in Korean and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic serial killer brutally tortures and mutilates the pregnant daughter of a retired police captain and fiancée of a special agent. Obsessed with tracking the killer down, the agent realizes he might become a monster himself as he loses his sense of good vs. evil
Kojijŏn = The front line( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Korean and English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo. Soldiers wear North Korean uniforms inside due to the cold weather, a 20-year-old leads troops as a captain and the reappearance of his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok. The countdown to the ceasefire begins as the lives of countless soldiers fall to the wayside
Greta by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweet, naive young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become fast friends, but the older woman's maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller
Amsal = Assassination by Tong-hun Ch'oe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Korean and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Korea is occupied by the Japanese Army in 1933, the resistance plans to kill the Japanese Commander. But their plan is threatened by a traitor within their group and also the enemies' forces are hunting them down
Chibi. Red cliff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]he epic historical drama based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. A power-hungry Prime Minister-turned-General Cao Cao seeks permission from the Han Dynasty Emperor to organize a southward-bound mission designed to crush the two troublesome warlords who stand in his way, Liu Bei and Sun Quan. Vastly outnumbered by Cao Cao's brutal, fast-approaching army, the warlords band together to mount a heroic campaign-unrivaled in history-that changes the face of China forever"--Container
T'ŏnŏl = Tunnel( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Korean and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lee Jung-Soo drives home for his daughter's birthday. While driving through a tunnel that crosses through a mountain, the unthinkable happens. The tunnel collapses. When Lee Jung-Soo regains consciousness, he finds himself trapped inside his car. The car itself is buried under thousands of tons of concrete and debris. All he has inside the car are his cellphone, two bottles of water and his daughter's birthday cake."--Asianwiki
Todŭkdŭl( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Korean and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68 kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score
Kkŭ̆t kkaji kanda = A hard day by Sŏng-hun Kim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Korean and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A pitch-black comedy with style to burn, A Hard Day depicts a day-in- the-life of a cop that goes from bad to worse to cursed. Driving back from his mother's funeral, homicide detective Gun-soo runs over a man in a dark rural street. In a moment of desperation, he dumps the body in a coffin alongside his mother. The disappearance of his accident victim is investigated by a colleague, and, making matters worse, a witness steps forward, a detective named Park"--Container
Kundo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Korean and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of extreme martial arts fighters known as Kundo steal from corrupt officials and give to the poor. Dolmuchi becomes a member of Kundo and ultimately fights the men who killed his family
Yongŭija = The suspect by Mekhi Phifer( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in Korean and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dong-chul is the best field agent in North Korea until he is abandoned during a mission, his wife and daughter missing. Wrongfully accused of treason and murder he must now expose the truth or die
Gonjiam : haunted asylum( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in Korean and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of a horror web series travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. It soon encounters much more than expected as it moves deeper inside the nightmarish old building
Commitment by Charles Bolden( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Korean and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MGEN Charles Bolden, USMC (Ret.) discusses the topic of commitment
A company man : ambition is a killer by Sang-yun Im( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in Korean and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyeong-do is a corporate assassin, working for a company specializing in contract killings. He's one of the best, and a loyal employee. But when his new trainee gets killed on the job, he feels an obligation to care for the kid's family. And taking his eye off the ball is not how a guy gets promoted. Now, Hyeong-do wants out of the cutthroat rat race to start a new life, but his colleagues have different plans
Sin ŭi hansu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Korean and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional GO (a.k.a. baduk) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his seven-year sentence, he gets in touch with his brother's former associate Tricks, hermit and blind master player The Lord, and skillful junkyard owner Mok-su; together, they begin formulating a plan to get back at Sal-soo and his men
Confession of murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Korean and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a city where murder has a statute of limitations, obsessed detective Choi learns the brutal killer who eluded him years ago has come forward taking credit for the crimes. Can justice be served?
Hwanghae = The yellow sea by Hong-jin Na( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Korean and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Desperate to pay off mounting debts, a young man living in China agrees to carry out an assassination in South Korea. Soon the man finds himself at the center of a dangerous conspiracy as he begins to uncover a vicious trap of betrayal and lies."--Container
Taeksi unjeonsa = A taxi driver by Hun Chang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Korean and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story set in 1980, a down-on-his-luck taxi driver from Seoul is hired by a foreign journalist who wants to go to the town of Gwangju for the day. They arrive to find a city under siege by the military government, with the citizens, led by a determined group of college students, rising up to demand freedom. What began as an easy fare becomes a life-or-death struggle in the midst of the Gwangju Uprising, a critical event in modern South Korea
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.13 for Dragon war ... to 0.43 for Hwanghae = ...)

T'aegŭkki hwinallimyŏ = Brotherhood of war
T'aegŭkki hwinallimyŏ = Brotherhood of war
Alternative Names
Showbox (Firm)

Syo Paksŭ (Firm)

쇼박스 (Firm)

Korean (96)

English (22)

Chinese (1)