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ESC to close 3.29 (by 368 users)namjasayongseolmyeongseo 남자사용설명서
  • 2013
  • film
  • Korea

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romanized namjasayongseolmyeongseo
native
english Men's Manual
literal Male Instruction Manual
aka Man Manual, How To Use Guys With Secret Tips

Genres

genres comedy, drama, romance

Language

language Korean

Production

country Korea
type real
format film

Release

date 14 Feb, 2013
duration 116 minutes
status released

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Synopsis

Choe Bo Na works as the assistant director at the same place for 5 years. She is overlooked and not recognized. One day she meets a man on the beach and buys a whole set of videotapes that should advise her on how to take advantage of men and succeed in their world. She meets korean star Lee Seung Jae and decides to use to get to the top.

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Roles

Choe Bo Na
main
Lee Seung Jae
main
Dr. Swalski
supporting
O Ji Hun
supporting
Kim Mi Ra
supporting
Director Yuk Bong A
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11 Sep, 2013
Bo Na lives for her job. She works for a movie maker and would love to direct a movie herself - just that she is way too hardworking. Everybody gives their work to her and she can't even take care of her looks. Nobody really cares about her, as long as she's doing her job. Until one day, when she meets Dr. Swalski, who sells her a series of videos that introduce her into how she can make a guy do stuff for her. And with that, her career finally starts to take off.

The beginning is very funny with how she actually finds Dr. Swalski and how the video is built up. Also, the character of Bo Na is easy to accept, since she is a very average girl. Of course they had to add some serious business as the highlight of the movie - because in Korea it seems to be a must-have for every comedy movie - but I didn't dislike it as much as I disliked it in other movies. Here, the approach was well made. The only thing I could really note as a big disadvantage is the length of the movie. At some point it just got hard to keep on watching without taking a break. For a movie it's not that long, but for that kind of storyline it dragged at some part.

Still, if you want a silly korean movie, this one is it! I'd say it's maybe one of the best comedy movies from Korea I've seen so far. And it's one I would gladly recommend you to watch as well, which is rare. In this case, well deserved 4 stars!
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Comments

skullcouture 05 Oct, 2014
This was a really good movie. Had me laughing many times!
brandymarie1987 05 Jun, 2014
Wasn't expecting anything special, but this was seriously so funny! I was actually laughing out loud, which no movie has made me do in too long. Lee Shi Young is always great, especially in comedy. I;m not familiar with the male lead, but he was so SO funny!!! Great movie, I recommend it, especially if you are having a bad day and need a pick me up.
stupid96 28 Feb, 2014
one of the best Korean movie daebak i like it ............It was Hilarious
ofelya 10 Dec, 2013
this movie reminds me runway cop haahah
both of them were so funny xD
@aries me too xD
aries 22 Nov, 2013
HAHAHAHAHAHHA OMG XD the elevator scene, I replayed it several times!
nsara24 03 Nov, 2013
its freaking funnyyyyyyyyyyyy , enjoyed alot :)
koriya 03 Nov, 2013
what have i just watched... XD
jihane 13 Sep, 2013
started good but the second half was a bit boring and
i really disliked the "blue balls" talk because it seemed like it justified men's sexual violence towards women
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