Money War, also known as Money's Warfare, is a high-profile drama which was a sensation in 2007, hitting a highly unusual 23% in its second episode and maintaining over 30% ratings from its 6th episode all the way to the finale. Park Shin Yang, hugely popular for successful dramas Lovers in Paris and Painter of the Wind, stars as a man whose life is money then loses his life to money. Park Jin Hee (Come Back, Soon Ae), Kim Jung Hwa (Snow White), and Shin Dong Wook (Soulmate) co-star.
Investment banker Geum Na Ra (Park Shin Yang) has it all -- a loving family, a beautiful girlfriend, and a successful job. But on his sister's wedding day, loan sharks crash the event, and he discovers that their father has amassed a lifetime's worth of debts. His father runs away, hoping that his disappearance will solve their problems, but the loan sharks move into the house instead, and his mother collapses from the pressure.
Forced to declare bankruptcy and with his mother in need of surgery, Na Ra turns in desperation to his rich girlfriend, Lee Cha Yeon (Kim Jung Hwa) for help. She willingly agrees to help, but her grandmother, deciding to test him, offers him money only in exchange for leaving her granddaughter. When Na Ra, left with no choice, agrees, the grandmother in a rage tips off the debt collectors after giving him the money...