The Night Owl Movie (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

The Night Owl

November 23, 2022
1hr 58min
Status: released

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The Night Owl Movie Details:

Revised RomanizationOlbbaemi
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Release dateNovember 23, 2022
Running time1hr 58min
StarringRyu Jun-yeol
Yoo Hae-jin
Directed by Ahn Tae-jin
Screenplay byHyun Gyu-ri
Ahn Tae-jin
Produced byYeon-Ja Baik
Joo-Hyun Lee
Kang-jin Lee
Cinematography by Kim Tae-kyeong
Edited by Kim Sun-min
Music byHwang Sang-jun
Production CompanyC-JeS Entertainment
Cinema DahmDahm
Distributor Next Entertainment World

The Night Owl Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Ryu Jun-yeol as Kyung-soo
  • Yoo Hae-jin as King Injo
  • Choi Moo-sung as Lee Hyung-ik
  • Jo Sung-ha as Young Eui-jeong
  • Park Myung-hoon as Man-sik
  • Kim Sung-cheol as Crown Prince Sohyeon
  • Ahn Eun-jin as Jo So-yong
  • Jo Yoon-seo as Crown Princess Minhoe
  • Lee Joo-won as Yi Seok-Cheol, the eldest son of Crown Prince Sohyeon
  • Kim Do-won as Chun Kyung-jae, Kyung-soo’s younger brother.


Kyung-soo is blind but has excellent acupuncture skills. He enters the palace after being recognized for his talent by Lee Hyung-ik. Around that time, Crown Prince Sohyeon, who was taken hostage by the Qing Dynasty, returned to Korea after 8 years. Injo, while happy for his son, is overcome with unknown anxiety for a while. Then one night, Kyung-soo, who can see faintly in the dark, witnesses the death of Crown Prince Sohyeon. As he tries to tell the truth, bigger secrets and conspiracies are revealed, putting his life at risk. After the death of his son, Injo’s anxiety turns into madness and begins to run rampant, and Kyung-soo, who witnessed the death of the crown prince, attempts to reveal the truth behind the crown prince’s death.

The Night Owl Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Budget₩9 billion
Worldwide CollectionUS$26.6 million

About The Night Owl Movie:

The Night Owl (Korean: 올빼미; RR: Olbbaemi; lit. Owl) is a South Korean period thriller drama film directed by Ahn Tae-jin, starring Ryu Jun-yeol and Yoo Hae-jin. Set in the Joseon period, it is based on the mystery surrounding the death of Crown Prince Sohyeon, who returned from the Qing Dynasty in the Joseon Injo period.

The Night Owl was released on November 23, 2022.