Jeon Woo Chi

Jeon Woo Chi (2012)

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“Jeon Woo Chi” is a fusion action sageuk (historical drama) that is based on a novel. It is a story of Jeon Woo Chi the guru who gained his powers by swallowing a gumiho fox bead and his revenge on his friend’s betrayal, which caused him to lose his father-figure Hong Kil Dong and his lover Hong Moo Yeon. So in order to avenge their deaths, he travels to Joseon, and becomes read morea reluctant hero for the people. Hong Mu Yeon who is a princess, the granddaughter of Hong Gil Dong, and the love interest of Jeon Woo Chi.

“Jeon Woo Chi” is a remake of 2009 fantasy action movie “Jeon Woo Chi” which starred Kang Dong Won, Kim Yoon Seok, and Im Soo Jung.The drama is planning on drawing out the hidden stories and sides of Jeon Woo Chi, who is regarded as a super hero of Joseon.

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Sep 9, 2013
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
Jeon Woo Chi is not new subject matter in Korean showbiz and there has already been a movie made about him before this drama was made.

The story was not all fantastic, but as with all sageuks, the king and queen come to feature quite heavily in the show.

Cha Tae Hyun is great in this show, as usual. He is pretty hilarious as Jeon Woo Chi. Bong Gu steals the show read more as Jeon Woo Chi's hilarious sidekick. Unfortunately, UEE is very underused, being the second lead. The development of the villains as characters is also quite poor, but Lee Jin Hoon does a really good job with what he is given as the villain Kang Rim. Thankfully the story is kept moving along quite swiftly through various plot twists and plot devices.

On the sageuk front, this is not an excellent show, but as a lighthearted comedy with some royal intrigue that is not too addictive, I recommend this show.
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5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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Jul 6, 2013
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
The redemption theme from beginning to end; the no-kill mentality of the good guys drove me crazy! Sometimes, bad guys do bad things and I just deserve to die! Okay, now that I've gotten what irritated me the most off my chest, I can talk about the drama.

If you like fantasy type saguek, this is pretty decent. there is no question that Cha Tae Hyun as Woo Chi made this very, read more very entertaining. I enjoyed his character, for the most part and he was very affective in portraying him. He did an excellent job in the fight sequences and it was obvious to me that he did most of his stunts so there wasn't any tricky camera action to camouflage a stunt person so I liked that especially.

Uee as My Yeon was decent, at best. I did not a problem with her acting, my problem was mostly how the writer wrote her character. There were times when Mu Yeon would do things contrary to what you, the viewer would want her to do but in the end; all was right with the world.

I found the romance between Woo Chi and Mu Yeon to be one step from boring. I wasn't vested in their relationship what so ever. When Mu Yeon was the bad Mu Yeon, she was infinitely more interesting.

The supporting cast, especially Hong Jong Hyun as Chan Whee and Jo Ha Rang as Gam Nae; the Royal Guard and Damo, theirs was the romance you wanted to see and was way better! They both did a great job for two actors so young.

The rest of the cast, especially Lee Hee Joon as the evil Kang Rim cannot be overlooked. Man, he played this role and you will definitely have a love/hate relationship with his character.

Again, the redemption theme throughout this really worked my nerve. The characters were so evil and killed so many innocent people, you just never felt, even at the end, that they got what they deserved.

Filming and the setting were great, as usual, and because the drama was filmed during the winter, I must give props to the actors and film crew for enduring that COLD!! Brrr!!!

Easy drama to watch but be prepared to yell and scream at the injustices. But without Cha Tae Hyun, this really wouldn't have been good.
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    Datez Jan 30, 2015

    The only thing good fm this movie is cha the hyun. I won't recommended this movie tho

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    romnin18 Feb 12, 2014

    very good at first but in the end......

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    Reavel Mar 17, 2013

    I love Chae Tae Hyun but I'm already up to episode 8 and the story doesn't grab my full attention yet. I like other of his works. Therefore I am gonna stop watching it. I was really excited to watch it but no... I can't keep watching. T_T

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    SherMi Feb 24, 2013

    OOoh this one is Awesome. I loved it. Especially after I saw Bong Goo. He's so adorable and makes me laugh every time , RIGHT? (cant spell that in korean):D.

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    Cheer Feb 23, 2013

    I liked this drama although it didn't get the proper attention, I still think that Tae Hyun was great here and Bong Goo is totally my favourite character.

    On another note, I liked Chan Whee and Eun Woo's relationship better than the main one.

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    dejirei30 Feb 21, 2013

    Finished the drama! WOO!! It was a good drama overall..
    Packed with action and comedy! :))) I enjoyed it. :D

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    myt124 Feb 21, 2013

    yey! finally done with this drama!=)

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    myt124 Feb 19, 2013

    still waiting for the final episode to be subbed in dc... it's been almost 2 weeks since the finale. i don't wanna watch it raw. =(

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    jamboy22 Jan 27, 2013

    how to watch this website guys?? thanks....

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      KadraDS Feb 8, 2013

      You don't watch dramas here. This site is used for organizing the drama. You can watch this on it has 20 episodes up. The last 4 episodes might be up within 2-3 weeks time.

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    Ciufi_Alina Jan 19, 2013

    In this drama played Ren and Baekho from NU'EST <3 I'm so happy ^^

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    Izu Jan 12, 2013

    Ok so I've just watched 13th episode and I will just tell you guys that it is a sad episode. Other than this I love this drama, it is really so good. I can seriously recommend this to everybody, and I'm sure that in the end the good will win.

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    tiabelle Jan 9, 2013
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    mesuzuITA Jan 8, 2013

    good to watch ?

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    Saintrat Dec 30, 2012

    Whatching it only cause of Lee Hee Joon <3 He's gorgeous!

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    sam30317 Dec 29, 2012
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    South Korea
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    Nov 21, 2012 to Feb 7, 2013
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    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 3 min.


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    6.9 (scored by 377 users)
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