All Korean movies from 1998-2018

by sinistraI | created - 01 Oct 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Here is my new list: My Favorite Korean movies

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1. Memories of Murder (2003)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

82 Metascore

In a small Korean province in 1986, two detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Kim Sang-kyung, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Votes: 149,932 | Gross: $0.01M

2. Baby and I (2008)

98 min | Comedy

A rebellious high school student sees his life take a strange turn when he goes to the grocery store and someone leaves a baby in his shopping cart, along with a note claiming he's the father.

Director: Jin-yeong Kim | Stars: Keun-Suk Jang, Shin-Ho Byun, Jae-Hwan Choi, Go Gyu-pil

Votes: 1,731

3. The Guard Post (2008)

121 min | Horror

(Korean with English subtitles) A squad of Korean soldiers is sent to investigate a guard post that overlooks the DMZ. Seemingly deserted at first, the squad eventually discovers mysterious... See full summary »

Director: Su-chang Kong | Stars: Ho-jin Chun, Hyun-jae Cho, Young-hoon Lee, Kyoo-Hwan Choi

Votes: 1,678

4. Treeless Mountain (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

75 Metascore

In Seoul, Korea, two sisters must look after each other when their mother leaves them to search for their estranged father.

Director: So Yong Kim | Stars: Gil-Byung Chae, Jung Gil Ja, Shin Hyun Je, Kim Mi Jung

Votes: 1,688 | Gross: $0.06M

5. Death Bell (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

Advanced students who take a special class are being tortured by their class rank.

Director: Hong-Seung Yoon | Stars: Kim Bum, In-sook Choi, Da-Geon, Hahm Eun-Jung

Votes: 2,483

6. The Divine Weapon (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Adventure, Drama

An historical, epic tale of Korea's creation of Singijeon, a variation of the Chinese fire arrow.

Director: Yoo-jin Kim | Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Eun-jeong Han, Joon-ho Huh, Sung-Ki Ahn

Votes: 739

7. The Coffin (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

Following the Thai custom to cheat death and rid oneself of bad luck, a man who lays in a coffin for an evening subsequently experiences a series of terrifying incidents.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Ananda Everingham, Florence Faivre, Andrew Lin, Karen Mok

Votes: 609

8. Dream (2008)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

In the aftermath of a car crash, a man discovers his dreams are tied to a stranger's sleepwalking.

Director: Kim Ki-duk | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Lee Na-Young, Mi-hee Chang, Tae-Hyun Jin

Votes: 3,714

9. A Frozen Flower (2008)

133 min | Drama, History, Romance

A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

Director: Ha Yoo | Stars: In-Sung Jo, Ju Jin-Mo, Song Ji-Hyo, Cho Jin-woong

Votes: 4,010

10. Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

63 Metascore

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Directors: Leos Carax, Michel Gondry, Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryô Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 10,058 | Gross: $0.35M

11. The Good the Bad the Weird (2008)

R | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

69 Metascore

The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 33,985 | Gross: $0.13M

12. The Chaser (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

64 Metascore

A disgraced ex-policeman who runs a small ring of prostitutes finds himself in a race against time when one of his women goes missing.

Director: Na Hong-jin | Stars: Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yeong-hie Seo, Kim Yoo-Jeong

Votes: 60,453

13. Garoojigi (2008)

120 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Byun, whilst a good fighter, is constantly ridiculed by the village women for his tiny 'package.' However, this ends when a monk provides Byun with a massive penis and amazing sexual ... See full summary »

Director: Hansol Shin | Stars: Tae-gyu Bong, Yi-yeong Shim, Dal-su Oh, Yuh-Jung Youn

Votes: 645

14. My Mighty Princess (2008)

122 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

A beautiful martial arts prodigy becomes a ruthless warrior to guard the world against the evil spell.

Director: Jae-young Kwak | Stars: Shin Min-a, Joo-Wan On, Tae-Hyun Cha, Jae-Sung Choi

Votes: 783

15. Open City (2008)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Crime

Baek Jang-Mi is the female leader of an international pickpocket gang. Her target is to broaden her territory to outside Seoul. She disguises as a tattooist as a cover. After a number of ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-gi Lee | Stars: Son Ye-jin, Myung-Min Kim, Kim Byeong-Ok, Gi-seok Do

Votes: 747

16. Portrait of a Beauty (2008)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.

Director: Yun-su Jeon | Stars: Gyu-ri Kim, Yeong-ho Kim, Nam-gil Kim, Ja-Hyeon Chu

Votes: 660

17. A Man Who Was Superman (2008)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

A snobbish producer makes a documentary about the extraordinary behavior of her neighbor who believes himself to be Superman.

Director: Yoon-Chul Jung | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Jun Ji-Hyun, Gil-seung Bang, Woo-hyuk Choi

Votes: 1,888

18. Antique (2008)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Jin-hyeok opens a cake shop in an old antique shop, hiring Seun-woo, Korea's best pastry chef, who fell in love with him in high school. Also there, are Soo-young, crushing on Seun-woo, ex-boxer Gi-beom, and Seun-woo's French ex-boyfriend.

Director: Kyu-dong Min | Stars: Ju Ji-Hoon, Kim Jae-Wook, Yoo Ah-in, Ji-ho Choi

Votes: 1,346

19. Crossing (2008)

106 min | Drama

About a young boy in North Korea who wants to find his father who is forced to become a refugee in South Korea.

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: In-Pyo Cha, Myeong-cheol Shin, Young-hwa Seo, In-gi Jeong

Votes: 1,124

20. Miracle of Giving Fool (2008)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

A mentally challenged man trying to keep his mother's only wish alive at any cost while trying to reconcile with his first and only real crush.

Director: Jeong-kwon Kim | Stars: Tae-Hyun Cha, Ha Ji-Won, Sulli Choi, Lee Gi-yeong

Votes: 1,393

21. Beautiful (2008)

88 min | Drama

Eun-young is a woman cursed with great beauty. Wherever she goes, she gets unwanted admiration from men and jealousy from women. One day, one of her stalking admirer invades her place.

Director: Jai-hong Juhn | Stars: Su-yeon Cha, Cheon-hee Lee, Moo-Seong Choi, Min-soo Kim

Votes: 947

22. Night and Day (2008)

Not Rated | 144 min | Drama

73 Metascore

In the summer of 2007 a painter in his forties travels to Paris to escape arrest for smoking marijuana, leaving his wife behind in Korea. While there he meets an ex-girlfriend and is introduced to a small community of Korean artists.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Yeong-ho Kim, Su-jeong Hwang, Eun-hye Park, Boris Baum

Votes: 1,034

23. Crush and Blush (2008)

101 min | Comedy

An awkward and unpopular high school teacher tries to stop two of her colleagues from falling in love.

Director: Kyoung-mi Lee | Stars: Kong Hyo-Jin, Sung-Woo Bae, Hee-jin Choi, Pang Eun-jin

Votes: 464

24. My Wife Got Married (2008)

119 min | Comedy, Romance

It all started with football. Deok-hoon falls in love with In-ah, who shares his love and passion for the sport. They quickly become lovers and he proposes. After her initial refusal, they ... See full summary »

Director: Yun-su Chong | Stars: Ju-hyuk Kim, Son Ye-jin, Seong-hun Cheon, Won-hong Choi

Votes: 481

25. Lovers of 6 Years (2008)

Not Rated | 103 min | Romance

A film about dating and relationships. It doesn't deal with the kind of head-over-heels, knight-in-shining-armor love that is usually tied to "romance." This is the love that bores, nags, ... See full summary »

Director: Hyeon-jin Park | Stars: Ha-neul Kim, Yoon Kyesang, Seong-rok Sin, Cha Hyeon-jeong

Votes: 296

26. Once Upon a Time in Seoul (2008)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, War

(Korean with English subtitles) 1953, the Korean war has ended. Most of the country is war-torn and in shambles. Two young boys living in a refugee camp are doing their best living in these... See full summary »

Director: Hyeong-jun Bae | Stars: Wan Lee, Chang-ui Song, Greena Park, Lee Gi-yeong

Votes: 130

27. With a Girl of Himalaya (2008)

95 min | Drama

A Korean executive ventures into the Himalayas to visit a family in a small mountain village, where time seems to have stood still for 100 years.

Director: Soo-il Jeon | Stars: Choi Min-sik, Hamo Gurung, Namgya Gurung, Tsering Kipale Gurung

Votes: 227

28. Loner (2008)

117 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A student becomes a recluse in response to her best friend's suicide and locks herself in her room. She believes that someone is in the room with her. Her alarmed family hires a psychologist to intervene.

Director: Jae-shik Park | Stars: Min-seo Chae, Yeong-suk Jeong, Yu-seok Jeong, Eun-ah Ko

Votes: 371

29. The Devil's Game (2008)

116 min | Drama, Thriller

A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollars to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. However if Hee Do loses... See full summary »

Director: In-ho Yun | Stars: Shin Ha-kyun, Byun Hee-Bong, Lee Hye-yeong, Son Hyeon-ju

Votes: 492

30. My Dear Enemy (2008)

123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Jobless, single and in her early thirties, Hee-soo is miserable. Desperate, she sets out to find her ex-boyfriend, Byoung-woon, who owes her $3,500. Rather inconveniently, it turns out that... See full summary »

Director: Yoon-ki Lee | Stars: Jeon Do-yeon, Ha Jung-woo, Il-hwa Choi, Ju-bong Gi

Votes: 739

31. Eye for an Eye (2008)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime

The devious brain behind a heist draws a top police detective, on the eve of his retirement, into an elaborate plot of robbery and revenge.

Directors: Kwon-tae Ahn, Kyung-taek Kwak | Stars: Han Suk-kyu, Seung-Won Cha, Young-chang Song, Byung-Joon Lee

Votes: 413

32. Romantic Island (2008)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

Three Korean couples travel separately to the Phillipines. A middle aged couple first time abroad, a convenience store clerk bumps into an incognito pop star and the runaway Soo-jin meets a businessman who is there for his father's death.

Director: Kang Cheol-woo | Stars: Sun-kyun Lee, Soo-kyung Lee, Lee Min-ki, Yoo-jin Kim

Votes: 205

33. Take Off (2009)

137 min | Drama, Sport

Five men go for the gold as members of Korea's national ski jumping team.

Director: Yong-hwa Kim | Stars: Ha Jung-woo, Dong-il Sung, Ji-seok Kim, Dong-wook Kim

Votes: 812

34. The Sword with No Name (2009)

124 min | Action, Drama, History

A Joseon dynasty bounty hunter becomes the body guard of the queen he secretly loves.

Director: Yong-gyun Kim | Stars: Cho Seung-woo, Soo Ae, Sophie Broustal, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 1,024

35. Secret (2009)

105 min | Thriller

Sung-ryeol is a detective in charge of violent crimes. He is an upright man, but is having an affair with his colleague's wife, and it is the reason he loses his own daughter in a car ... See full summary »

Director: Je-gu Yun | Stars: Seung-Won Cha, Song Yun-ah, Seung-ryong Ryu, Joon-seo Bang

Votes: 506