A parody of hardboiled gangster films, the Korean action comedy No. 3 follows the hilarious misadventures of bumbling mobster Tae-ju (Han Suk-kyu). Starting out as a lowly henchman for the powerful Do Ka Gang, Tae-ju is promoted to "Gangster No. 3" after he inadvertently saves the life of his boss during an assassination i attempt. But Tae-ju is unhappy with the third-rate position and conspires to becom a crimelord himself, a goal hampered by his dreamy poet girlfriend Hyun-ji (Lee Mi-yeon), rival gangster Ashtray (Park Sang-Myeon), determined public I prosecutor Dong-pal (Choi Min-sik) - and his own incompetence!