Alienoid Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


July 20, 2022
2hr 22min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Where to Watch Alienoid (Stream)

Amazon Prime Video

Alienoid Movie Details:

Movie NameAlienoid
Original Title외계+인 1부
Also known as外界+人 1部 (Hanja)
(RR: Oegye+in 1bu)
Country South Korea
Language Korean
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
Release DateJuly 20, 2022
Running Time2hr 22min
CastRyu Jun-yeol
Kim Woo-bin
Kim Tae-ri
Directed by Choi Dong-hoon
Written byChoi Dong-hoon
Cinematography by Kim Tae-kyung
Music byJang Young-gyu
Production CompanyCaper Film
Distributor CJ E&M
Budget₩33 billion
Domestic Collection$168,309
International Collection$11,899,247
Worldwide Collection$12,067,556

Alienoid Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Ryu Jun-yeol as Mureuk, a clumsy master swordsman and Taoist
  • Kim Woo-bin as Guard
  • Kim Tae-ri as Yi-an, a woman who shoots thunder
  • Choi Yu-ri as young Yi-an
  • So Ji-sub as Moon Do-seok, a detective
  • Yum Jung-ah as Heug-seol, a mage from Samgaksan
  • Jo Woo-jin as Cheong-woon, a mage from Samgaksan
  • Kim Eui-sung as Ja-jang
  • Lee Hanee as Min Gae-in
  • Shin Jung-geun as Right King
  • Lee Si-hoon as Left King
  • Ji Kun-woo as Suiter


The film follows two Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) gurus seeking a legendary, time-bending blade as they unexpectedly cross paths with modern-era people hunting down a dangerous alien concealed inside a human’s body.

About Alienoid Movie:

  • Filming began in March 2020. Both first and second part were filmed simultaneously for 13 months. Filming concluded in April 2021.
  • Production cost of making the two parts was estimated to be 40 billion won.
  • The film was selected as the closing film at the 21st New York Asian Film Festival, where it was screened at Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium, Asia Society on July 31 for its North American premiere.
  • It is also invited to the 26th Fantasia International Film Festival and will be screened for its Canadian Premiere on August 1, 2022.
  • The film was released on 1959 screens on July 20, 2022. The opening recorded 158,162 admissions and topped the South Korean box office.
  • As of September 12, 2022, it is the 9th highest-grossing Korean film of 2022 with gross of US$12,130,340 and 1,534,095 admissions.
  • The film became a box-office failure, due to high production cost which required about 7 million (South Korean) admission to cross the break-even point.
  • In June 2022, while promoting Alienoid Choi Dong-hoon hinted “While Part 1 follows characters in the present-day era who go back in time to the Goryeo Kingdom, Alienoid 2 will center on ancient Taoists traveling through time and space to obtain the divine sword.” The second installment was theatrically released on 10 January 2024.