Top 10 South Korean Box Office Movies for 2021

by wanderational | created - 8 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public

List based on In-Year Releases and retrieved from Box Office Mojo website

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1. Escape from Mogadishu (2021)

TV-14 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

71 Metascore

In 1991 war-torn Somalia the personnel and the families of both the South Korean and the North Korean embassies have the same goal: to escape from Mogadishu.

Director: Seung-wan Ryu | Stars: Kim Yoon-seok, In-Sung Jo, Joon-ho Huh, Kyo-hwan Koo

Votes: 4,353

2. Sinkhole (2021)

117 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A working class family move into a new condo purchased after 11 years of hard work. They throw a housewarming party to show his co-workers when overnight a heavy downpour creates an extremely deep sinkhole that engulfs the entire building.

Director: Ji-hoon Kim | Stars: Seung-Won Cha, Kim Seong-gyoon, Kwang-Soo Lee, Kim Hye-jun

Votes: 1,422

3. Hostage: Missing Celebrity (2021)

94 min | Action

When famous actor, Hwang Jung-min, is kidnapped and it is broadcast around the world, we will see how far his captors are willing to to for their money - and their message.

Director: Pil Gam-Sung | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Lee Ho-jung, Jae-Bum Kim, Ryu Kyung-Soo

Votes: 678

4. On the Line (2021)

Action, Crime, Drama

Seo-joon, loses everything to voice phishing and infiltrates an organization in China to meet Kwak Pro, the designer behind this phishing system.

Directors: Gok Kim, Sun Kim | Stars: Yo-Han Byun, Mu-Yeol Kim, Park Myeong-hoon, Joo-Young Lee

Votes: 208

5. Hard Hit (2021)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

An ordinary family navigates the unpredictable circumstances caused by a mysterious phone call that puts them in a horrific situation.

Director: Changju Kim | Stars: Ji Chang-Wook, Woo-jin Jo, Haerry Kim, Ji-ho Kim

Votes: 1,221

6. Spiritwalker (2020)

108 min | Action, Fantasy

A fantasy action film that revolves around a man who loses his memory and subsequently wakes up in a new body every twelve hours.

Director: Jae-geun Yoon | Stars: Yoon Kyesang, Ji-Yeon Lim, Yong-woo Park, Gi-jun Hong

Votes: 763

7. Nothing Serious (2021)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Woo Ri is a 33-year-old single man. He is a rookie reporter and he writes a sex column, although he wants to become a novelist. Woo Ri hates being lonely, but he is not very good with ... See full summary »

Director: Ga-Young Jeong | Stars: Jeon Jong-seo, Sukku Son

Votes: 67

8. Perhaps Love (2021)

113 min | Comedy, Romance

Follows a best-selling writer stuck in a slump, he encounters an aspiring young writer who confesses his love for him.

Director: Eun-ji Jo | Stars: Kim Hee-won, Yoo-Young Lee, Na-ra Oh, Seung-ryong Ryu

Votes: 73

9. Mission Possible (I) (2021)

105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A trainee Chinese spy mistakes a buffoonish private detective for her contact. Together, they seek to uncover a South Korean gun-smuggling ring.

Director: Kim Hyeong-joo | Stars: Kim Young-kwang, Sun-Bin Lee, Dae-hwan Oh, Seo Hyeon Cheol

Votes: 1,143

10. Miracle: Letters to the President (2021)

117 min | Drama

"The Miracle" is a fictional movie based on a true story. Based in the 1980s, the film tells the story of Jun Kyung, the math prodigy high school student. He and his older sister live in ... See full summary »

Director: Jang-Hoon Lee | Stars: Moon-Sung Jung, Soo-kyung Lee, Jeong Min Park, So-Eul Park

Votes: 571

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