Ever since Parasite won its Academy Award for the best picture in 2020 and Minari earned its nomination for the 2021 Oscars, we knew that South Korea has a stockpile of great movies. To make you more thorough with the amazing movies crafted in Korea.
We have listed below Top 10 South Korean movies of all the time.
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With a nail-biting experience and spine-chilling story this movie was released in 2003 and has an IMDb rating of 8.4. This action drama and mystery genre movie have a story that is beyond somebody’s imagination. In the synopsis, a boy lives in captivity for 15 years and when he comes out he must find his captor in five days.
2. Memories of Murder
This crime drama and mystery genre movie have an IMDb rating of 8.1 and it will surely keep you on the edge of your seat. The story is unthinkable and this must be on the watch list of even the non-movie watchers. It is a story of two detectives trying to find a serial killer who rapes women and then murders them based in 1986. this movie was released in 2003.
3. The Wailing
The experience of a horror mystery and thriller movie like never before this movie was released in 2016 and has a very different story approach. A story about a mysterious sickness spreading all over in the village and a father tries to solve the mystery to save his daughter and later realizes that it involves demonic forces.
4. The Handmaiden
A movie that grossed over $2.1 million worldwide with a great IMDb rating of 8.1 is indeed a must-watch. The story goes a handmaiden who is secretly trying to defraud her heiress.
This movie was released in 2013 and had a box of his collection of $4.56 million worldwide it has a massive IMDb rating of 7.1. Tho action, drama, and science fiction movie is all you need to see this weekend.
This movie does not even need an introduction it was the Academy Award winner of the best picture in 2020. This comedy-drama and thriller have an incredible IMDb rating of 8.6 and a 96 Metascore. this movie is all about greed and class discrimination and it is a must-watch.
7. I Saw The Devil
This action crime and drama movie released in 2010 has stunning cinematography. The story is about a secret agent that takes revenge on a serial killer in his mind-bending way.
8. The Chaser
This movie was released in 2008 it has a great IMDb of 7.8,this is an action crime and thriller movie which has a very different plot twist. The movie is about an ex-policeman who runs a small ring of prostitution struggles when one of his women went missing.
9. The Man from Nowhere
This movie is the Korean version of Leon the professional would start Natalie Portman, he was released in 2010 it is an action crime and drama movie and if you have seen Leon the professional then this is also a must-watch.
A movie released in 2009 has great direction and phenomenal acting by the artists. it has a great IMDb of 7.8 and is a crime drama and mystery genre movie. This movie is about a mother who’s searching for the real killer who falsely framed her son for a girl’s horrific murder.