Haeundae was released in the United Kingdom under the title "Tidal Wave" and has also been known under the title "Tsunami at Haeundae" in some parts of Asia. Some parts of the film was filmed in San Francisco, California in December 2008. Released in South Korea on July 2009 with an estimated budget of 10-15 million dollars.
Disaster movies. For some reason, the general movie-going public has an attraction to such movies. Hollywood had just recently released “2012” and now South Korean filmmakers together with the special effects people (Polygon Entertainment) of “The Day After Tomorrow” are poised to have their own interpretation of a disaster flick titled “Haeundae” (2009, titled “Tidal Wave” in Europe and “Tsunami in Hae Un dae” in some parts of Asia). I … more