Jung_E Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


January 20, 2023
1hr 39min
Status: released

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Jung_E Movie Details:

Revised RomanizationJeong
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Release dateJanuary 20, 2023
Running time1hr 39min
StarringKang Soo-Yeon
Kim Hyun-Joo
Ryu Kyung-soo
Directed by Yeon Sang-ho
Written byYeon Sang-ho
Produced byByun Seung-min
Edited by Yang Jin-mo
Music byKim Dong-wook
Production CompanyClimax Studio
Dexter Studio
Distributor Netflix

Jung_E Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Kang Soo-yeon as Yun Seo-hyun
  • Park So-yi as young Yun Seo-hyun
  • The team leader at Kronoid Laboratory, the research institute responsible for JUNG_E’s clones and combat power tests. She is the daughter of Captain Yun Jung-yi, who entered a coma as a child.
  • Kim Hyun-joo as Yun Jung-yi/JUNG_E
  • Captain Yun Jung-yi was a leader of the Allied Forces and was once considered a war hero. During her last mission, she is critically injured and ends up in a coma. Decades later in 2194, her brain data is cloned and used to develop an advanced combat AI, codenamed JUNG_E.
  • Ryu Kyung-soo as Kim Sang-Hoon
  • He is the director of Kronoid Laboratory and is driven to succeed in the brain cloning experiment. He is a robot created by the chairman of Kronoid Laboratory that believes himself to be human.
  • Special appearance
  • Lee Dong-hee is the chairman of Kronoid Laboratory
  • Uhm Ji-won as Lee Se-yeon


Set in the 22nd century, climate change has caused the planet to become uninhabitable and humans live within a man-made shelter. A war takes place within the shelter. Jung Yi is the elite leader of the allied forces. She becomes the subject of a brain cloning experiment. The cloning experiment is a potential key to winning the war.

Jung_E Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

BudgetKRW20 billion
($16.3 million)

About Jung_E Movie:

Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo also appeared in director Yeon Sang-ho’s previous work, 2021 Netflix series Hellbound.

Filming began in November 2021 and concluded in January 2022.

A day later after its release, Jung_E took the first place globally on Netflix’s film category. Subsequently it debuted at the first place in Netflix’s global Top 10 movie (non-English) category for the week of January 16 to 22, entering the Top 10 list in a total of 80 countries and recording 19 million hours viewed.