My Annoying Brother

My Annoying Brother (2016)

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Du Shik is a shameless swindler who receives a parole sentence after spending some time in jail. He has been away from home for 15 years. Meanwhile, his younger brother, Du Yeong, is a skilled Judo athlete who suffers an accident while participating in a national contest. "Hyung" will tell the story of these two reconnecting brothers and their time living together.

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    Brother; Older Brother; Hyung;

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Ivana
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Dec 28, 2016
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.5
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.5
  • Rewatch Value 9.5
My impression of "My Annoying Brother" is that its a great family type of movie, at least in my opinion...
I expected a sad story about how Du Yeong(D.O Kyungsoo)becomes blind and deals with his brother Ko Doo Shik(Jo Jung Suk)who goes out of prison(i remind you,a SAD story). Well...it was actually really different from what i imagined. First the swearing is a lot, i dont know if Korea sees this as read more a family movie, considering they blur out knives and guns...And i like how they delivered the story! There was Comedy, swearing, family drama, sadness and tragedy(duh!what can you expect from the peson who made it)brotherly bonding and love, i'm glad the movie is not another sad tragedy movie hit, which i expected from the person who made it(well....). The reason im giving the story 9.5 is because i feel something was missing, just a little in the beginning.
The acting was great. The bromance made me scream, cry and laugh. It was funny to see the swearing which is really really a lot more than in any drama you have ever seen. Jo Jung Suk is one of my favorite actors because of this movie(in my top 3). His acting is out of this world, i did not doubt his acting for a second. Next lead D.O Kyungsoo: I was worried about D.O because, since "I Remember You" i havent seen him in a lot of dramas or movies. Gladly there was nothing to worry about,he is just as good as always. Lets hope we can see him in more dramas and movies.
Next: Park Shin Hye(Lee Soo Hyeon) was a big suprise for me when i found out about the cast. Her acting was great i'm so glad she was in this movie i cant imagine another female in this role (that's not an A list actress) to grab my attention. Otherwise the role would be very simple, bland and waste of screen time. She delivered the role of caring for Du Yeong so well, that felt it! I dont know why i expected romance between her and the brothers. I shiped her and Du Yeong so hard, but i have a feeling, that if it was a romance movie she would go to Ko Doo Shik and Du Yeong would be the sad second lead who is blind.... so maybe its not good to have romance in this movie after all but just cute, lovely-dovey bromance. The acting is a 10, best cast ever!
Now to the topic about the music in the drama. Its the only thing that didn't stick out enough to
impress me. I dont get it they had D.O Kyungsoo of EXO and Jo Jong Suk(they sang one song at the ending which was good) who can both sing couldnt they make them sing the songs or at least give the signers better songs! They werent bad dont get me wrong but they were not on the same level as the story,acting and visual of the cast and scenery. That's why im giving it 8.5.
As a rewatch value i would soo watch it again. Yes, yes and yes. I only wish i could watch it with my family but they don't even understand english. Thankfully i can watch it with my sister because its a great family movie that plays with your emotions. Even if there are a little shirtless scenes XD. 9.5
Overall its a great movie it had comedy it wasn't all sad like i expected it to be. The relationship between the brothers really made my legs jelly. I really liked it! Even if i gave the music 7.5 im still giving it a 10 for overall impression because the other movies that could hold my attention that long without me spacing off are only Train to Busan, Miracle in Cell No. 7 and Werewolf Boy. And as i said in the beginning SAD....prepare food and prepare a place where you can blow your nose and hang your face to dry after the movie...my face is still drying....
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Sadrietty
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Feb 1, 2017
  • Overall 8.5
  • Story 8.5
  • Acting/Cast 8.5
  • Music 6.5
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
The movie sucked out tears wherever it could. I thought it would be a light-hearted type of movie but it evolved quickly into something emotionally tense. You get to see the complete asshole character of Jo Jungsuk at the beginning and I honestly thought they didn't leave enough transparency for the viewer to see possible future concern coming from the older brother. But his character surprisingly evolved quickly enough for us to read more see some brotherly love. There were a lot of tragic circumstances that accumulated and the viewer didn't get a break from carrying a heavy heart while the movie progressed. Even though the comedy side of the movie was outweighed, individual scenes succeeded into tickling a good amount of laughter out of me.

I was quite pleased by the acting and the actors/actresses really pulled on my heartstrings. I honestly believe this was one of Kyungsoos best acting accomplishments. There were instances where it bothered me that Jo Jungsuks character treated his brother rough - even after they started opening up to each other I still couldn't get used to him screaming sometimes and showing his type of "manly" love. But this was only a trivial negative aspect of the movie - all in all I was somehow pleasantly surprised how deep the movie turned out to be.
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    Elliej 3 days ago
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    Palani 14 days ago

    Do Kyung Soo performance was outstanding! best bromance in a movie.
    8.5/10

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    NesrineTao 18 days ago

    As always my litle penguin never fail making me proud <3 what a great movie...i really loved it <3

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    SpicedSugah 20 days ago

    Good movie

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    PabboStell 25 days ago - edited
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      Huruhi 20 days ago

      Whtas wrong with the fact that Shin Hye was chosen for the judo teacher role ?
      They all was very good !

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      PabboStell 19 days ago

      It was not belieavable, her appearance and age don't match the ones of a judo teacher at all.

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      Huruhi 16 days ago

      We don't have to be old or have a fix kind of look to match with the judo teacher, there are many young doctors as old, why not judo teacher

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    Risty_deidora Feb 24, 2017

    Must watch!!!!!! From beginning to end is very AMAZING!!

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    GirlOfTheEast Feb 21, 2017

    It's been a while since I cried watching drama. Waw.

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    ayacherry Feb 18, 2017

    Cried like a little baby.

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    Eruu0 Feb 7, 2017

    I've been crying and laughing until the end of the movie ... This is a really great movie ... As expected from Jo Jung Suk and D.O

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    alice Feb 5, 2017

    IM SO PROUD OF MY SON
    KYUNGSOO U DID WELL

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    Sho Feb 4, 2017

    my annoying brother is now available on kissasian if anyone wants to know a place to watch it at!

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    KoriNeko18 Feb 2, 2017

    Well done! not super original, but beautifully executed! Jo Jung Suk alone should get an 8. He's just so good I always forget how much I love his acting

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    iamsarah Jan 29, 2017

    This was really good.

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    iamsarah Jan 29, 2017

    This was really good.

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    Aeris Jan 28, 2017 - edited

    Omg I feel so cheated... I was expecting a comedy and I can't stop crying :'(.

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  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Nov 23, 2016
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 50 min.

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