Scandal Makers

Scandal Makers (2008)

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Mid 30's Hyeon-su Nam (Cha Tae-Hyun) is a popular radio d.j. and entertainer (who was even more popular in his younger days as a teen idol).
One day his apartment doorbell rings and a young lady named Jeong-nam Hwang (Bo-yeong Park) appears and tells Hyeon-su that he is her father. Furthermore, she informs him that he is now a grandfather to her young son, Ki-dong. Hyeon-su would like nothing better than just read moreclose the door, but when Jeong-nam threatens to go to the media he allows the young lady and her son to stay in his apartment. Complications arise when they are spotted outside together and people assume they are romantically involved!

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    Speed Scandal ; Speedy Scandal ; Gwasok Seukaendeul ;

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May 27, 2012
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
This was a really cute and emotional movie about a middle-aged man suddenly becoming a father and grandfather.

The characters were lovable and cute, the acting was good overall. I was especially moved by little Ki Dong.

The movie had some really cheesy scenes I found a little overdone, but except of that the humor was really good.

It also had sad scenes, though and those were acted fantastically.

I recommend this read more to everyone who wants to see a light, heartwarming and cute movie once in a while. ;)
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Apr 21, 2012
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
What would you feel like if you're a single man living a wealthy bacelor's life, having a great reputation along with a famous name but one day a 22 years old girl shows up at your door telling you she's your daughter and bringing her child along? well, if you want the answer you need to watch this film :p
This film deals with family relationships, how they resolve their problems and read more their misfortune, how to hide their abnormals from the media and outsiders but most of all, it was about how to protect each other in front of many obstacles while following their dreams.
A three generations relationship with the most unusual story is what made me watch this and unexpectedly liking it.
You may want to give it a try as well.
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Both deal with young parenthood and how their relatives get involved. The difference is that Baby & I is about the teenager himself and Speedy Scandal is about the teenage mother's estranged father.. kinda. Anyway, both are very funny.
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both father concept and with touch of musical
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    Maya 8 days ago

    i enjoyed watching this movie :D

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    rodrod Jan 30, 2017

    in terms of lighthearted K-movies, this is legit number one on my list. I've only ever given 2 other dramas/movies anything above an 8 and this makes a third due to pure cute factor

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    poetrypoesar Nov 7, 2016


    Words above explains this movie for me. See how much cuteness in this movie?

    To make it short:

    If you want some plot twist, complex storyline, complex character, deep and heavy concept, please go away as fast as possible.

    If you want something light, heartwarming, anti-tragedy, and has such a cute children character, go for it. GO!!! PS: This film isn't about a story-line, but chemistry. That kind of feelings. A film that will makes you refreshed from all heavy pressure you have. A film to relax, to enjoy.

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    iamsarah Oct 18, 2016

    This was good and cute

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    Bongsookie Jul 28, 2016 - edited

    In this movie, Park Bo Young really does have the same nose and eyes as Cha Tae Hyun. I'm actually surprised at the their resemblance, they really do look like father and daughter. :)

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    Bongsookie Jul 27, 2016 - edited

    I seriously loved this movie! No wonder it's a hit. I loved it so much that I ended up watching it twice. First time by myself and second time with my family ❤ I don't know why I put this off for so long, very glad I watched this. Completely worth my time 10/10

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    DramaQueen Apr 29, 2016 - edited

    Is there any romance?

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      Sharn Jul 24, 2016
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      Bongsookie Jul 28, 2016 - edited
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      DramaQueen Jul 31, 2016

      thanks, sounds good to me so will add to my list :)

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    minam Apr 2, 2016

    this is so much better than i thought it would be!

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    Melodious Feb 5, 2015 - edited

    This movie remind anyone else of the Disney movie, The Game Plan?

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    urwonandonly Jun 27, 2014

    Watched this yesterday! It was funny, but not the best I have seen! Lots of sweet family moments though! Check it out!

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    hvnlyslayerangel Mar 26, 2014

    It was funny.

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    Ranchik Jan 28, 2014

    A perfect weekend movie if you want a good laugh.

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    blossom405 Oct 24, 2013

    I've seen this about three times now as part of my Korean film studies and have thoroughly enjoyed it all times!

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    bluemoon_onna Sep 23, 2013

    Adorable Bo Young. Cutee Seok Hyeon! *pinch* As always funny Tae Hyun. I luv this movie!

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    lovelymhercy Aug 13, 2013

    It was a lovely movie :)) So cute~ ^__^


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    South Korea
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  • Release Date:

    Dec 4, 2008
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 48 min.


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    8.2 (scored by 2,590 users)
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