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1.
Audition (1999)
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A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
2.
Aachi and Ssipak (2006)
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In a future where energy is made from fecal matter, the government rewards defecation with "juicybars". Small-time hustlers try to get rich while fending off the mutated Diaper Gang. (90 mins.)
Director: Jo Beom-jin
 
3.
26 Years Diary (2007)
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Journey of Military school graduate student Soo-hyun (Lee Taesung), who travels from Korea to japan for further Education... (130 mins.)
Director: Junji Hanado
 
4.
Battle Royale (2000)
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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
5.
Visitor Q (2001 Video)
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A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures. (84 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
6.
3-Iron (2004)
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A transient young man breaks into empty homes to partake of the vacationing residents' lives for a few days. (88 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
7.
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
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A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' friend's daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant. (129 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
8.
Lady Vengeance (2005)
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After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks... (115 mins.)
Director: Park Chan Wook
 
9.
Train Man (2005)
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The supposedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervenes when a drunk man is harassing several women on a train... (105 mins.)
 
10.
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A violent, guitar-playing, electrically charged boxer faces off against an electronic wizard half-merged with a metallic Buddha. (55 mins.)
Director: Sogo Ishii
 
11.
Mountain Patrol (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet. (85 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
12.
Nana (2005)
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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships. (113 mins.)
Director: Kentarô Ohtani
 
13.
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
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The problematic lives of teenager students for whom the singer Lily Chou-Chou's dreamy music is the only way to escape an alienating, violent and insensitive society. (146 mins.)
Director: Shunji Iwai
 
14.
Oldboy (2003)
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After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
15.
Chromartie High - The Movie (2005)
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A satire comedy of a misfit high school with punks, robots, gorillas and much more. (85 mins.)
Director: Yudai Yamaguchi
 
16.
Three... Extremes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
 
17.
2LDK (2003)
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Two actresses who have auditioned for one part, sharing the same apartment with opposite personalities equals a night which either neither of them will forget - if they survive! (70 mins.)
 
18.
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
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A visually stylish tale of two male prisoners bonded by emotion, love and murder. (85 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
19.
Avalon (2001)
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon... (107 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
20.
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
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The story is of a deaf-mute hitman and his partner who are based in Bangkok. He is friends with his... (105 mins.)
 
21.
Casshern (2004)
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru. (142 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
 
22.
Spider Lilies (2007)
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well... (94 mins.)
Director: Zero Chou
 
23.
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
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A girl who thinks she is a combat cyborg checks into a mental hospital, where she encounters other psychotics. Eventually, she falls for a man who thinks he can steal people's souls. (105 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
24.
Guuzen nimo saiaku na shounen (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Hidenori is a Japanese-Korean man with no sense of belonging, destination or education. He drifts around and meanders through life until a death reminds him of his heritage and so begins a journey to South Korea. (113 mins.)
Director: Su-yeon Gu
 
25.
The Coast Guard (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
At South Korea's border with the North, troops guard the coast. Each bullies those ranking beneath him; tensions are high... (91 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
26.
Suicide Club (2001)
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides. (99 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
27.
Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Four disaffected youths rob a gas station but find their plans complicated and sidetracked before the night is through. (113 mins.)
Director: Sang-Jin Kim
 
28.
Necromancer (2005)
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The former corrupt police officer and necromancer Itti escapes from prison using black magic and Lieutenant Santi is assigned to chase him... (118 mins.)
 
29.
Bedevilled (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out. (115 mins.)
Director: Chul-soo Jang
 
30.
Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War. (140 mins.)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
 
31.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
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As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
32.
Crows Zero (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power. (130 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
33.
Crows Zero II (2009)
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Tension escalates and violence ensues when a young student unwittingly breaks a non-aggression pact between two rival high schools. (133 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
34.
Izo (2004)
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An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
35.
Mushi-Shi: The Movie (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A wandering mystical doctor passes through remote regions of Japan uncovering supernatural creatures called the Mushi and curing people of their effects. (131 mins.)
 
36.
Welcome to the Quiet Room (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Asuka Sakura wakes up in the mental asylums quiet room, with no recollection of how she got there. (118 mins.)
Director: Suzuki Matsuo
 
37.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
38.
The Warlords (2007)
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It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval... (126 mins.)
 
39.
Waterboys (2001)
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In a Japanese high school, a class of adolescent geeks joins the new synchronized swimming teacher and takes up the challenge to take part in the competition, in spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen". (91 mins.)
Director: Shinobu Yaguchi
 
40.
Bar Legend (2006)
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After living separate lives, three men try to reset their former turf that is now infested with gangsters to it's former glory . (94 mins.)
Director: Beom-gu Cho
 
41.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
42.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
43.
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
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The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206. (126 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bodrov
 
44.
Zebraman (2004)
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A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
45.
9 Souls (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club... (120 mins.)
Director: Toshiaki Toyoda
 
46.
700 Days of Battle: Us vs. the Police (2008)
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After one of their group is caught for speeding a group of trouble-making teenagers decide to prank the local police officer. It starts with simple speeding pranks but gradually moves to more elaborate and bizarre pranks. (110 mins.)
 
47.
Boku wa imôto ni koi wo suru (2007)
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It's a nice lovestory between sister and brother (122 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Ando
 
48.
Angulimala (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Arhingsaka was born in India to a noble family. Despite his noble birth, his horoscope showed to be born under the sign of thieves... (105 mins.)
Director: Sutape Tunnirut
 
49.
Beautiful Crazy (2008)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Chi-yuarn Lee
 
50.
Besieged City (2008)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Ah Mon
 
51.
Blue Spring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of a run-down Tokyo high school students face the struggles of growing up, growing apart from their friends and worrying about their future, while living in a highly violent environment. (83 mins.)
Director: Toshiaki Toyoda
 
52.
Cow (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Chinese peasant is given the responsibility of protecting his village's special dairy cow during a particularly harsh winter in 1940. (105 mins.)
Director: Hu Guan
 
53.
Death Trance (2005)
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An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction... (89 mins.)
 
54.
Fearless (2006)
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A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation. (104 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
55.
Love My Life (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese Uni students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes... (96 mins.)
Director: Kôji Kawano
 
56.
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier... (110 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
57.
Natural City (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process... (114 mins.)
Director: Byung-chun Min
 
58.
Returner (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race. (116 mins.)
 
59.
Brass Knuckle Boys (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A record company office worker named Kanna Kurita discovers a punk rock band called Shonen Meriken Sakku... (125 mins.)
Director: Kankurô Kudô
 
60.
No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A mute hit-man vows to kill only the rude, and save up enough money for tongue surgery. (113 mins.)
Director: Cheol-hie Park
 
61.
Go Heat Man! (2001)
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A young man travels 1,200 kilometers on a scooter to deliver a pizza to his true love. (108 mins.)
 
62.
Space Travelers (2000)
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(125 mins.)
“ no its not a cartoon ” - tommy berglund
 
63.
Castaway on the Moon (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A failed suicide attempt leads a heartbroken man to live a life in the wilderness. (116 mins.)
Director: Hae-jun Lee
 
64.
Exiled (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. (110 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
65.
13 Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
66.
Somewhere I Have Never Travelled (2009)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Tien-Yu Fu
 
67.
Survive Style 5+ (2004)
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Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances. (120 mins.)
Director: Gen Sekiguchi
 
68.
Chocolate (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. (110 mins.)
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
 
69.
Samaritan Girl (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Jae-Young is an amateur prostitute who sleeps with men while her best friend Yeo-Jin "manages" her, fixing dates... (95 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
70.
Norwegian Woods (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Joong-Rae (In-su Park) and Chang-Wook (Kyeong-ho Jeong) come to the deep forest to bury a body. When they almost finished digging a pit... (86 mins.)
Director: Jin-soo Noh
 
71.
The Front Line (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south. (133 mins.)
Director: Hun Jang
 
72.
Pained (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After losing his family when he was young, Nam-soon feels no pain. He cannot feel physical pain and is emotionally barren until he meets Dong-hyeon... (104 mins.)
Director: Kyung-taek Kwak
 
73.
My Way (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In World War II-era Korea, rival runners, one Korean (Jang Dong-gun) and one Japanese (Joe Odagiri), go to war together against the Soviets. (137 mins.)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
 
74.
Dam Street (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Loneliness, saving face, and public mores. In 1983 in China, Yun is a bright schoolgirl who gets pregnant... (93 mins.)
Director: Yu Li
 
75.
71: Into the Fire (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of student-soldiers trying to protect a middle school during the early days of the Korean War. (120 mins.)
Director: John H. Lee
 
76.
Don't Cry, Mommy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Film tells the story about You-lim whose only daughter Eun-ah commits suicide after a rape by a group of male students... (92 mins.)
Director: Yong-han Kim
 
77.
Bushido Man (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Toramaru, lord of integrated martial arts Mugen-ga-ryu, ends his training journey and visits his master... (88 mins.)
 
78.
A Bittersweet Life (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Things go wrong for a high ranking mobster when he doesn't proceed by his boss's orders. (120 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
79.
Brother (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Japanese gangster is exiled to Los Angeles where his brother lives with a small but respectable multi-racial gang, who he inspires to expand their influence. (114 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
80.
The Brain Man (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A not-too-bright cop searches for a serial bomber. (123 mins.)
 
81.
Sonyeo (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A dark secret hidden surrounds a mysterious girl who is an outcast the entire village alienates and a boy who tries to get close to her who has a tragedy of his in his past. As romance blossoms so do rumours. (110 mins.)
Director: Jin-seong Choi
 
82.
Moebius (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A father driven into desire, a son coveting that of his father's, and the sorrowful maternity that hovers them into tragedy. (89 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
83.
Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A period action film centered on a militia group who turn against an unjust nobility. (137 mins.)
Director: Jong-bin Yun
 
84.
Man on High Heels (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
From people's eyes he seems like a sadistic cop who give no mercy to his enemy. But, deep inside his heart Ji-wook hides his desire to become a woman. (125 mins.)
Director: Jin Jang
 
85.
A Company Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a change of heart moves a well-trained hitman to tender his resignation to his employers, no good comes of it for anyone. (96 mins.)
Director: Sang-yoon Lim