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The Policeman’s Lineage

The Policeman’s Lineage: Cho Jin Woong, Choi Woo Shik, Park Hee Soon

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General Information

  • International Title: The Policeman’s Lineage
  • Original Title: 경관의 피 (romanization: Gyeonggwanui Pi)
  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Released Date: 2022.01.05
  • Production: Liyang Film Co., Ltd
  • Distributor: Ace Maker Movie Works
  • Starring: Cho Jin Woong, Choi Woo Shik, Park Hee Soon
  • Producer:
  • Director: Lee Kyoo Man
  • Writer: Bae Young Ik
  • Rating: N/A
  • Awards: N/A


The Policeman’s Lineage follows two police officers investigating the major crimes with different methods. Park Kang Yoon is a senior police officer and head of Metropolitan Investigation Unit. He is typically result oriented focusing on arrest. Furthermore, he doesn’t hesitate to conduct illegal method, especially in gathering information. Meanwhile, Choi Min Jae is a junior police officer. As a rookie, he is typically principal officer. Later, he joins Park Kang Yoon’s team to secretly gather the information about his deceased father.

Main Cast

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Character name: Park Kang Yoon
Actor name: Cho Jin Woong
Cho Jin Woong’s notable works: The Spy Gone North, A Hard Day, The Handmaiden, A Frozen Flower, Entourage, Signal, Tree With Deep Roots, etc

the policeman's lineage choi woo shik

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Character name: Choi Min Jae
Actor name: Choi Woo Shik
Choi Woo Shik’s notable works: Time to Hunt, The Divine Fury, Parasite, The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion, Okja, Train To Busan, Our Beloved Summer, Rooftop Prince, etc

the policeman's lineage park hee soon
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Character name: Hwang In Ho
Actor name: Park Hee Soon
Park Hee Soon’s notable works: The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion, 1987: When The Day Comes, The Age of Shadows, Dr. Brain, Model Family, My Name, etc

Extended Cast

Park Myung Hoon as Cha Dong Cheol
Kwon Yul as Na Young Bin
Lee Sung Woo as Team Leader Han
So In Yong as detective
Lee Eol as Seo Joong Ho
Lee Hyun Wook
Baek Hyun Jin
Park Jung Bum
Yoon Jin Young
Jang Seo Kyung
Park Sang Hoon
Cha Yeob

Character Relationship Chart


Music & Original Soundtrack


Teaser & Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations



  • The Policeman’s Lineage is based on Japanese novel Blood of the Policeman by Joh Sasaki
  • Before appear in The Policeman’s Lineage movie, Cho Jin Woong and Choi Woo Shik have worked together in SBS’ drama Deep Rooted Tree in 2011
  • The Policeman’s Lineage also reunites Choi Woo Shik and Park Hee Soon after their appearance in horror movie The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion in 2018
  • The filming location takes place in Ulsan

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