Asian Movies I Have Seen

by knh96 | created - 23 Feb 2013 | updated - 07 Jan 2014 | Public

(Alphabetical order) A list of all the Korean movies I have seen.. there is not one which I did not enjoy watching.

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1. Nuga geunyeo-wa jasseulkka? (2006)

109 min | Comedy

6.0
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Set within an all boys Christian High School, a beautiful new trainee teacher (Kim Sa-Rang quickly gains the attention of the students and faculty. Meanwhile, a school festival is set to ... See full summary »

Director: Yoo-sung Kim | Stars: Sa-rang Kim, Jun Gyu Park, Hyeok-jae Lee, Dong-hoon Ha

Votes: 942

2. Miseuteo Robin ggosigi (2006)

Not Rated | 107 min | Romance

6.8
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A Korean company analyst rear-ends an American man's car then discovers he's her new boss. Unlucky at love, she begins to take romance lessons from him in order to seduce him.

Director: Sang-woo Kim | Stars: Jeong-hwa Eom, Daniel Henney, Holly Karrol Clark, Joong-hyeon Bang

Votes: 1,508

3. Eorin shinbu (2004)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A teenage girl tries to continue her normal social and school life, after her grandfather forces her into an arranged marriage with a man in his twenties.

Director: Ho-joon Kim | Stars: Rae-won Kim, Geun-young Moon, Sun-yeong Ahn, Bo-kyeong Kim

Votes: 4,346

4. Oppai barê (2009)

102 min | Comedy, Sport

6.2
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For the chance of seeing their teacher's "oppai". They took the challenge to win the volleyball tournament.

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Haruka Ayase, Munetaka Aoki, Toru Nakamura, Seiji Fukushi

Votes: 455

5. Minyeo-neun goerowo (2006)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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A talented but obese girl, who ghost-sings for a not-so-talented pop star, undergoes extensive plastic surgery to become a slender beauty with a new identity.

Director: Yong-hwa Kim | Stars: Jin-mo Ju, Ah-jung Kim, Dong-il Sung, Hyeon-sook Kim

Votes: 5,789

6. My Sassy Girl (2001)

Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ... See full summary »

Director: Jae-young Kwak | Stars: Tae-hyun Cha, Ji-hyun Jun, In-mun Kim, Wok-suk Song

Votes: 40,040

7. Parang-juuibo (2005)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Beautiful student Su-Eun prevents her fellow student Su-Ho to drown in the ocean. Su-Ho however, does not know who saved him, until Su-Eun tells him after a while. The love between them ... See full summary »

Director: Yun-su Jeon | Stars: Tae-hyun Cha, Hae-suk Kim, Yun-seok Kim, Jung-hee Moon

Votes: 2,153

8. Jopog manura (2001)

107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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The story of how Eun-jin (Eun-kyung Shin) became a legend in the South Korean underworld by defeating an army of gangsters.

Director: Jin-gyu Cho | Stars: Eun-Kyung Shin, Jae-mo Ahn, In-kwon Kim, Se-jin Jang

Votes: 2,789

9. Oldeuboi (2003)

R | 120 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 411,113 | Gross: $0.71M

10. Nae-sa-rang ssa-ga-ji (2004)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Ha-yeong is dumped by her boyfriend on the 100th day of their relationship, an important milestone for every couple. Hyeong-jun is a wealthy and handsome man who melts women wherever he ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-yeob Shin | Stars: Jae-won Kim, Ji-won Ha, Tae-hyeon Kim, Min Han

Votes: 2,411

11. Geu nom-eun meot-iss-eoss-da (2004)

113 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Having replied to a wicked post on her school website, Ye-won keeps getting threatening calls from a boy named Ji Eun-sung. Having heard about him from her best friend, she keeps running ... See full summary »

Director: Hwan-kyung Lee | Stars: Seung-heon Song, Da-bin Jeong, Ki-woo Lee, Hae-su Ahn

Votes: 1,121

12. Donggabnaegi gwawoehagi (2003)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A man from a wealthy family who should be in his second year of college, is still finishing his highschool requirements. His family hire a tutor for him who is his own age but she comes from a poor background.

Director: Kyeong-hyeong Kim | Stars: Ha-neul Kim, Sang-Woo Kwon, Il-seob Baek, Yoo Gong

Votes: 2,016

13. Baekmanjangja-ui cheot-sarang (2006)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Jae-Kyung (Hyun-Bin ) is a tough guy, who is a high school senior,If he turns 19 years means, he could be a millionaire by inheriting his deceased grandfather's wealth. Unfortunately his ... See full summary »

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: Hyun Bin, Yong-joon Cho, Do-hyeon Lee, Han-sol Lee

Votes: 4,072

14. A Moment to Remember (2004)

117 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A Korean love story about a young couple's enduring love, which is tested when 27 year old Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease.

Director: John H. Lee | Stars: Woo-sung Jung, Ye-jin Son, Jong-hak Baek, Sun-jin Lee

Votes: 17,940

15. Cheongchun-manhwa (2006)

Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Ji-hwan is a taekwondo student with a part time job as a stunt man, who dreams of becoming Korea's answer to Jackie Chan. Dal-rae is a drama student and aspiring actress, but tends to fail ... See full summary »

Director: Han Lee | Stars: Jong-ryol Choi, Mi-ne Jang, Gyu-su Jeong, Gi-hwa Kang

Votes: 589

16. Mai wei (2011)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, War

7.8
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30 Metascore

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.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Joe Odagiri, Bingbing Fan, In-kwon Kim

Votes: 8,334 | Gross: $0.07M

17. Eon-ni-ga-gan-da (2007)

112 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Feeling her age at thirty, Jung-joo despises how her life has turned out. Relegated to doing simple chores for a designer, she believes that the turning point of her life was hooking up ... See full summary »

Director: Chang-lae Kim | Stars: So-young Ko, An Jo, Geon Yu, Jung-mun Lee

Votes: 181

18. Joheun saram isseumyeon sogae shikeojwo (2002)

101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A South Korean woman, working at a dating agency, is having problems finding a man herself. She ends up having to deal a lot with a problematic client, a computer programmer, and somewhere along the line they fall for each other.

Director: Ji-eun Mo | Stars: Eun-Kyung Shin, Jun-ho Jeong, Hyeong-jin Kong, Yeo-jin Kim

Votes: 183

19. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Soo-jung Lim, Geun-young Moon

Votes: 47,305

20. Boku no hatsukoi wo kimi ni sasagu (2009)

122 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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As a child Takuma is diagnosed with a heart condition that requires care from a cardiologist. He soon becomes friends with his doctors young daughter Mayu while being treated at the ... See full summary »

Director: Takehiko Shinjo | Stars: Mao Inoue, Masaki Okada, Natsuki Harada, Keiko Horiuchi

Votes: 1,597

21. Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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In future Tokyo, a young woman in the privatized police force tracks down her father's killer while battling against mutant rebels known as engineers.

Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura | Stars: Eihi Shiina, Itsuji Itao, Yukihide Benny, Jiji Bû

Votes: 9,639

22. Shimotsuma monogatari (2004)

102 min | Comedy

7.3
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56 Metascore

Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kyoko Fukada, Anna Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Sadao Abe

Votes: 6,075

23. Spiral (2000)

90 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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62 Metascore

The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals.

Director: Higuchinsky | Stars: Eriko Hatsune, Fhi Fan, Hinako Saeki, Eun-Kyung Shin

Votes: 6,278

24. Kimjongilia (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Drama

6.9
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44 Metascore

North Korean defectors tell their stories of repression, escape and hope.

Director: N.C. Heikin | Stars: Young Hun Choi, Kang Chol Hwan, Lee Shin

Votes: 732 | Gross: $0.00M

25. Sseo-ni (2011)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Seven girls become good friends in high school, then events pull them apart for 25 years. When one of the friends lies dying in a hospital, she wishes to see each of them one last time.

Director: Hyeong-Cheol Kang | Stars: Ho-jeong Yu, Eun-kyung Shim, Hee-kyung Jin, Min-yeong Kim

Votes: 3,689

26. Battle Royale (2000)

Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 150,071

27. Battle Royale II (2003)

Not Rated | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

Directors: Kenta Fukasaku, Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ai Maeda, Shûgo Oshinari, Ayana Sakai

Votes: 17,506

28. Farewell My Concubine (1993)

R | 171 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong, Qi Lü

Votes: 19,988 | Gross: $5.22M

29. Death Note (2006)

Not Rated | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A battle between the world's two greatest minds begins when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa

Votes: 25,359

30. Paprika (2006)

R | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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81 Metascore

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

Votes: 53,606 | Gross: $0.88M

31. You're My Pet (2011)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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On a rainy night, Eun-Yi walks home and finds a large blue box on front of her home. When she looks inside of the box she's shocked again to see the named In-Ho, sitting in the box. Ji-Eun ... See full summary »

Director: Byeong-gon Kim | Stars: Ha-neul Kim, Keun-Suk Jang, Tae-Joon Ryu, Yu-mi Jeong

Votes: 801

32. Hana to Arisu (2004)

135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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When two best friends develop a crush on the same boy, they develop a plan to trick him into dating them.

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Anne Suzuki, Yû Aoi, Tomohiro Kaku, Shôko Aida

Votes: 3,104

33. Sonatine (1993)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura

Votes: 14,719

34. Nihon bundan: Heru doraibâ (2010)

Not Rated | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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Still reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.

Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura | Stars: Yumiko Hara, Eihi Shiina, Kazuki Namioka, Yûrei Yanagi

Votes: 1,264

35. Red Cliff (2008)

R | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 39,586 | Gross: $0.63M

36. Hwa-i-teu: Jeo-woo-eui mel-lo-di (2011)

106 min | Horror, Music, Mystery

6.1
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Girl group "Pink Dolls" is always pushed into the background by other popular idols. When the girls release their new song "White", a remake from unknown origins they become instant sensations.

Directors: Gok Kim, Sun Kim | Stars: Eun-jeong Ham, Woo-seul-hye Hwang, Maydoni, Choi Ah-ra

Votes: 1,085

37. Kkotminam Ramyeongage (2011– )

45 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Yang Eun Bi accidentally encounters Cha Chi Soo, the arrogant son of a food company in Korea. When she student teaches they meet again and sparks fly. Both of them end up working at a ramen shop staffed by flower boys (pretty boys).

Stars: Il-Woo Jung, Chung-Ah Lee, Ki-woo Lee, Ye-Won Kim

Votes: 503

38. Sentô shôjo: Chi no tekkamen densetsu (2010)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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On her sixteenth birthday, Rin (Yumi Sugimoto), a bullied, timid schoolgirl witnesses her parents killed by fearful, anti-mutant humans. Rins dormant mutant abilities are awakened and she ... See full summary »

Directors: Noboru Iguchi, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Tak Sakaguchi | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Asami, Tak Sakaguchi, Noboru Iguchi

Votes: 1,382

39. A Gentleman's Dignity (2012– )

65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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A drama about the careers and love lives of urban professionals. It will tell the story of four men in their forties as they go through love, breakup, success and failure.

Stars: Woo-bin Kim, Dong-gun Jang, Ha-neul Kim, Su-ro Kim

Votes: 818