Tae-il is a super problem child of Kang High. He has on incredible IQ of 148, but he's only interested in marrying his first love Il-mae. Young-dal, Il-mae's father openly declares that he would allow Tae-il to marry his daughter if he could be admitted to the Law School of Seoul National University and pass the Judicial Examination. From then on, Tae-il's ultimate missions are to study and protect Il-mae from all the sleazeballs who approach her!
Tae-sik (starred by YOO Dong-geun) is a petty gangster who hopes to get on easy street. Bonehead (starred by LEE Moon-sik) and Fencer (starred by CHOI Ryung) are his stooges. They happen to get hold of a videotape that contains a conglomerate's president handing an illegal political fund to a corrupt politician. With the detective's ID that comes into their possession, they feel like they own the world. However, as luck has it, the videotape in question disappears.
Tae-sik's gang comes into possession of a detective's ID and decides to play cops. Their abundant field experience on the dark side along with their broad knowledge on the local gangsters make them better cops than real ones. They even receive respect from them. Nothing seems to be in their way. Should they change their jobs?
At the video rental shop, Dong-moo (starred by LEE Sung-jin) happens to acquire the tape in question. Passing themselves off as cops, Tae-sik's gang blackmails Dong-moo to retrieve the tape. However, the tape goes missing, and Dong-moo has no choice but to cooperate with them in their pursuit of the missing tape. But their relationship starts off rocky. Will they be able to retrieve the tape?
Love can drive people to achieve the seemingly impossible. Son Tae Il (Cha Tae Hyun) has been in love with Ju Il Mae (Son Ye Jin) - ever since they were babies growing up as neighbors under the same roof - and is determined to marry to her someday. Despite having a 148 IQ, Tae Il is lackadaisical about his studies and doesn't apply himself. Il Mae and her father, Ju Young Dal (Yoo Dong Geun), devise a scheme to use Tae Il's feelings for Il Mae to motivate him to study. Young Dal challenges Tae Il to increase his school ranking from 300,000 to 3,000 nationally and to graduate from law school - then he has permission to marry Il Mae. Tae Il not only does just that - but he also gets accepted to law school at the top-ranked Seoul National University. After years of round-the-clock studying and trying to keep other would-be suitors away from Il Mae, Tae Il passes his judicial exam. But the reward he receives is the bombshell that Il Mae is in love with another man. Despite all of his efforts, will Tae Il ultimately lose the heart of his first love? "First Love Rally" is a 2003 South Korean comedy, also known as "Crazy First Love," and is the first feature film by veteran television director Oh Jong Rok.