Detective K
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Detective K tells about the adventures of Joseon's top detective (Kim Myeong-min) as he investigates, as ordered by the King, a series of mysterious murders that is plaguing the country. During his secret mission, he meets Han Seo Pil (Oh Dal-soo) who eventually becomes his sidekick, and Han Gaek Ju (Han Ji-min), an influential business woman who is a key figure in the case. As they dig deeper into the mystery, they uncover disturbing secrets that link the murders to a massive conspiracy that will shake the whole nation of Joseon.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A slapdash mixture of comedy, mystery, action and historical drama that proves diverting in spots but mostly exhausts with its genre-jumping restlessness."
‑ Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"Kim Suk-yoon becomes so heavy-handed in handling the issue of Christianity that the film winds up an infomercial for the religion, complete with syrupy strings playing on the soundtrack as poor believers are beaten by soldiers."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
"a delirious riot of odd-couple humour, political conspiracy, monster mayhem, over-the-top action and eighteenth-century detective work (complete with semi-anachronistic appearances of porn magazines, flashlights and even a Rubik's cube)."
‑ Anton Bitel, Sight and Sound
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