Mr. Idol

Mr. Idol (2011)

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Entertainment mogul Sa Hee Moon (Kim Su Ro) runs top talent agency "Star Music."
Oh Goo Joo (Park Ye Jin) is a former music producer who quit the business after the death of one of her clients. One day, Oh Goo Joo runs into Lee Yoo Jin (Ji Hyun Woo). Lee Yoo Jin was a former client of "Star Music" but was kicked out after years of training. Goo Joo believes Yoo read moreJin has star potential and helps produce new idol band "Mr. Children" featuring Yoo Jin on lead vocals. As the group grows in popularity, Sa Hee Moon from "Star Music" works to sabotage the groups chances for success.

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Apr 27, 2012
  • Overall 6.0
  • Story 5.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
1-The reason I watched this : Basically because it's an idol film since I like to watch that genre every once in awhile.

2-Storyline/Plot : As the title say; this is an idol film about kpop groups and the struggle they have to go through in order to move from scratch to the top.
There were many good hard working moments and a very boring romance.
Overall, it wasn't that interesting or read more that boring.

3-Acting/Cast : Okay let me say this: I really dislike Park Ye Jin no matter what type of character she leads; here she was good as an actress but the character was annoyingly stiff.
On the other hand, I liked Ji Hyun Woo as an actor but he wasn't that special as a character.
Other actors and characters were really good especially the boys from the group.

4-Music : The strength point of this film was the music; "Summer Dream" was a great song that I still remember till now.

5-Rewatch value : It could've be rewatchable for some people who deeply fell for it.

6-The ending : It wasn't a bad ending but it was really predictable and cliche.

7-Overall : This film had too much potential to make it perfect as an idol story but the writers took the wrong turn while delivering it; it wasn't bad but I still feel like there's something missing.

P.S : If you're idol dramas/films lover than you may actually love this.
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11 people found this review helpful
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May 12, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
It can seem that the title of this movie can tell you all you need to know to watch this movie, or maybe not... But this story handled most of the cliches with such sweet and heartwarming mood, I couldn't give it less then 8.
It can seem the most ordinary 'follow your dream' plot, but it's not, it somehow made me wonder 'Hey, these 4 guys are grown up people and read more more or less are on their own feet in this world (not in music industry), how come they still want to dance, jump on the stage and compete with youngsters?' And then, while watching the parts when they were visiting hospitals and schools... it hit me... why not? Is there a childish dream in the world? (look who's talking...haha~) Seeing their passion and strive for their dream, made my eyes tear...
Music is very sweet and heartwarming, very fitting to the mood of the movie, both songs "Summer Dream" and "Unfinished Song" (especially the latter) are brilliant songs.
All through the movie, I was thinking: "I like this, though it's a little simple, maybe 7... yes, 7"... then the last scene bought me wholly... The sweetest scene EVER! You should watch to be able to understand my unstopping tears at that moment...
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    CakeMon Oct 18, 2014


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    WalkingChaos Sep 21, 2014

    Just for those to whom it is an option. ... This is available on amazon streaming(free with prime):)

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    Senna_BeautyPop Jul 19, 2014 - edited

    what's the name of the blonde haired guy the rapper in the group? i don't see him in the cast area...

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    fadetoblack May 23, 2014 - edited

    as a kissme, i mostly just liked the u-kiss parts :)

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    Areej23 Mar 31, 2014

    You can watch it on viki ...

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    Frosty Jul 5, 2013 - edited

    where can i watch it ?

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      Frosty Aug 2, 2013

      khumao :)

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      Dana1004 Mar 31, 2015

      Lol your writing is so funny with ''khumao'' XDDD

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    Puddin Jul 1, 2013

    Loved this so much! The plot was awesome. The music was great. The guys were hot. What else do you need <3

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    Livvy Jun 15, 2013

    where can i watch the movie?

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    lantis Jan 10, 2013

    Park Ye Jin is quite irritating in every drama, i don't like her and i think she's not a good actress

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    MyPerryGone Nov 27, 2012

    LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! I like the casting of all actors in this movie. Ofcourse, Ji Hyun Woo a great actor for me and my fave singer Jay Park who give a try in acting. :)

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    firiel Sep 27, 2012

    waaaa! Dongho was the best! nice movie! :D

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    EXOtic Sep 26, 2012

    OMFG... is that U-KISS near the beginning of the film?! lol haha Sorry I freaked when I saw Kiseop <3

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    BellaChica Feb 27, 2012

    I went into this not expecting much. It was pretty good. I just wish there was more talking and story line than there was singing. You only got a glimpse into their past and never really saw anything else. For Jay not to have many lines he did better than expected. The OST is a must buy for me though. That was the best part of the movie.

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    MusicROSE Feb 25, 2012

    I absolutel loved this movie ^^
    The song was great , summer dream :)

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      1WhiteRose Jun 6, 2012

      Totally Agree .. i liked this movie. At the beginning i was like what ! O_O .. but gradually i started liking it .. nice story line .. great casting ^_^

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    goldenseal50 Feb 21, 2012

    lol I just read the review...the ending was a finale ( just go with it)


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Nov 3, 2011
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 54 min.


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    6.8 (scored by 1,539 users)
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