Shim Hyung-rae

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Shim Hyung-rae
Born (1958-01-03) January 3, 1958 (age 61)
Seoul, South Korea
Other names Yeong-Goo
Occupation Comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1982–present
Korean name
Hangul 심형래
Hanja 沈炯來
Revised Romanization Sim Hyeongnae
McCune–Reischauer Sim Hyŏngnae

Shim Hyung-rae (Hangul심형래; born January 3, 1958) is a South Korean former-comedian and filmmaker best known for directing the 1999 re-make of Yonggary (Hangul용가리) and D-War (Hangul디-워), by far the most expensive Korean movie in history. He has often worked with fellow directors Nam Gi-nam (Hangul남기남) and Kim Cheong-gi (Hangul김청기).

Selected filmography

as a producer

as a director

as an actor

  • The Dumb Mafia (라스트 갓파더, The Last Godfather) (2010)
  • Ureme 8 (1993)
  • An Idiot and a Thief (머저리와 도둑놈 Meojeoriwa Doduknom) (1992)
  • Ureme 7: The Return of Ureme (Ulemae 7: Dolaon Ulemae) (1992)
  • Spark Man (스파크맨 Seupakeumaen) (1988)
  • Slap on the Cheek Several Times (따귀 일곱대 Kka-gwi-ilgopdae) (1987)
  • New Machine Uremae 5 (뉴머신 우뢰매 (제5탄) Nyu Meosin Uroemae (Je 5 tan) (1988)
  • Wuroemae 4: Thunder V Operation (우뢰매 4탄 썬더브이 출동 Uroemae 4 tan Sseondeo-beu-i) (1987)
  • Operation of Alien Uremae (외계에서 온 우뢰매 전격쓰리작전 Oegye-eseo On Uroemae Jeon-gyeongsseurijakjeon) (1987)
  • A Journey (여로 Yoro) (1986)
  • Wuroemae from the Outside, Part II (외계에서 온 우뢰매 2 Oegye-eseo On Uroemae 2) (1986)
  • Wuroemae from the Outside (외계에서 온 우뢰매 Oegye-eseo On Uroemae) (1986)
  • Beggar of the Last Year (작년에 왔던 각설이 Jaknyeon-e Watdeon Gakseori) (1985)
  • Beggar's Song (각설이 품바타령 Gakseori Pumbataryeong) (1984)