Best Korean Movies to Watch

If you have not seen Korean cinema then you should watch it for their original stories blend with thrills, comedy, and tragedy into highly engaging stories with wonderful acting. 

Here’s a list of top Korean movies masterpieces that you must watch:

Oldboy (2003)

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A guy who has been kidnapped and held captive for fifteen years is finally freed, only to learn that he has five days to track down his captor.

Parasite (2019)

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The son’s employment by the rich Park family presents a chance for the poor Kim family. They quickly discover a method to coexist in the same family and begin leading parasitic lives.

It is the first foreign language film to win the Oscars for Best Picture.

Memories of Murder (2003)

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A big-city detective assists two inexperienced small-town officers in their investigation of a serial killer.

I Saw the Devil (2010)

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By repeatedly capturing and releasing the serial killer, a secret agent exacts retribution on him.

The Handmaiden (2016)

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A lady is hired to serve as a handmaiden for a Japanese heiress, but she is actually complicit in a scheme to scam the woman.

Each frame in this sexy period movie thriller is like a painting.

Mother (2009)

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The killer who falsely accused her son of a tragic girl’s murder is being sought after by a mother in great desperation.

Burning (2018)

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A young deliveryman runs into a childhood friend before encountering another untrustworthy young man.

1987: When The Day Comes (2017)

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The unjustified detention and death of a student in Korea in 1987 inspire others to battle for the truth and enact justice.

New World (2013)

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It is challenging for an undercover officer to act both a cop and a bad guy.

An Infernal Affairs and The Departed-caliber Korean gangster film.

A Hard Day (2014)

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Unknown man stalks a dishonest investigator as they attempt to cover up a car accident.

War of the Arrows (2011)

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With the sole objective of rescuing his kidnapped sister, a superb Korean archer takes against the powerful Manchus.

The Man from Nowhere (2010)

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Taking on a drug and organ trafficking gang is a quiet pawnshop owner with a violent background in an effort to save the young girl who is his sole friend.

There is a Hindi language remake of this movie named Rocky Handsome (2016)

The Wailing (2016)

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A terrible illness begins to spread quickly after a stranger enters a small village. Involved in the occurrence, a police officer is compelled to unravel the riddle in order to save his daughter.

A Slow burn; begins almost comedically before turning horrifying.

Train to Busan (2016)

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On the train from Seoul to Busan, people battle for survival as a zombie epidemic spreads throughout South Korea.

The Chaser (2008)

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When one of his prostitutes goes missing, a disgraced former policeman who operates a tiny network of prostitutes finds himself in a race against time.

If we missed any of your favorite then please mention that in comment section below. Thanks!

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