Must see South Koren Thrillersby fazley asif | created - 11 Feb 2011 | updated - 07 Aug 2011 | Public
In some extent, South Koreans have proved that they are none the less the best thriller makers in the world..heres some of them ..
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1. Oldeuboi (2003)
R | 120 min | Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 410,919 | Gross: $0.71M
3. Memories of Murder (2003)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
Votes: 83,472 | Gross: $0.01M
4. The Chaser (2008)
Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes.
5. Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 ... See full summary »
8. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 51,656 | Gross: $0.05M
9. Lady Vengeance (2005)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man truly responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow ... See full summary »
Votes: 59,761 | Gross: $0.21M
10. The Man from Nowhere (2010)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.
Votes: 49,946 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (2008)
R | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 28,859 | Gross: $0.13M
17. Jjakpae (2006)
92 min | Action
Tae-su, a detective fighting organized crime, returns to his hometown for his high school friend Wang-jae's funeral. At the funeral, he meets his old friends Pil-ho, Dong-hwan and Seok-hwan... See full summary »
18. Kim Bok-nam salinsageonui jeonmal (2010)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.
one of the rare movies where serial killer is an women and u will definitely feel sympathy for her !!
20. Biyeolhan geori (2006)
Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling ... See full summary »
21. Infernal Affairs (2002)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Votes: 102,319 | Gross: $0.17M
I know I know u don't have to tell me its a "Hong Kong'' movie not Korean ! But I can't resist myself but to add the names on the list, its incomplete without them..they are too stunning..mostly the 1st one, its sublime !!
22. Mou gaan dou II (2003)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
23. Mou gaan dou III: Jung gik mou gaan (2003)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Months after the events of the original film, Ming suspects a police superintendent as being a new mole for the triads, while years earlier, Yan embarks on his first mission.
25. Samaritan Girl (2004)
R | 95 min | Drama
Jae-Young is an amateur prostitute who sleeps with men while her best friend Yeo-Jin "manages" her, fixing dates, taking care of the money and making sure the coast is clear. When Jae-Young... See full summary »