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1. Busanhaeng (2016)

Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.5
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72 Metascore

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Yoo Gong, Soo-an Kim, Yu-mi Jung, Dong-seok Ma

Votes: 51,371 | Gross: $2.13M

2. Oldeuboi (2003)

R | 120 min | Drama, 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: 380,624 | Gross: $2.18M

3. World War Z (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.0
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63 Metascore

Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale

Votes: 489,455 | Gross: $202.35M

4. The Host (2006)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.0
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85 Metascore

A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Hee-Bong Byun, Hae-il Park, Doona Bae

Votes: 72,500 | Gross: $2.20M

5. I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, In-seo Kim, Bo-ra Nam

Votes: 76,783 | Gross: $0.13M

6. Memories of Murder (2003)

Unrated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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82 Metascore

In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho... See full summary »

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Votes: 74,293 | Gross: $0.01M

7. The Man from Nowhere (2010)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.8
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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.

Director: Jeong-beom Lee | Stars: Bin Won, Sae-ron Kim, Tae-hoon Kim, Hee-won Kim

Votes: 46,498 | Gross: $0.01M

8. The Chaser (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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64 Metascore

A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes.

Director: Hong-jin Na | Stars: Yun-seok Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Yeong-hie Seo, Yoo-Jeong Kim

Votes: 39,943

9. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 24,610 | Gross: $2.60M

10. Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 29,658 | Gross: $0.55M

11. Game Change (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Sen. John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Ed Harris, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 18,228

12. Sinsegye (2013)

Not Rated | 134 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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58 Metascore

Story about a conflict between the police and the mob through the eyes of an undercover cop.

Director: Hoon-jung Park | Stars: Jung-jae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Jung-min Hwang, Sung-woong Park

Votes: 14,107

13. Saam gaang yi (2004)

R | 125 min | Horror

7.1
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66 Metascore

An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.

Directors: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park | Stars: Bai Ling, Byung-hun Lee, Kyoko Hasegawa, Pauline Lau

Votes: 16,270 | Gross: $0.08M

14. J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)

110 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.9
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58 Metascore

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 »

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Yeong-ae Lee, Byung-hun Lee, Kang-ho Song, Tae-woo Kim

Votes: 19,913

15. Kkeut-kka-ji-gan-da (2014)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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76 Metascore

After trying to cover up a car accident that left a man dead, a crooked homicide detective is stalked by a mysterious man claiming to have witnessed the event.

Director: Seong-hun Kim | Stars: Sun-kyun Lee, Jang In-sub, Man-sik Jeong, Jin-woong Jo

Votes: 5,883

16. Sikeurit Gadeun (2010–2011)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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A rich young CEO falls for a poor stuntwoman despite class differences, cultural traditions and the man's firmly objecting mother.

Stars: Ji-won Ha, Hyun Bin, Sang-Hyun Yoon, Sa-rang Kim

Votes: 2,701

17. Swiri (1999)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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50 Metascore

South Korean agents Ryu and Lee are tracking a female assassin from North Korea who has mysteriously disappeared. With new killings and the theft of a deadly bomb, time is running out to catch her.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Min-sik Choi, Yunjin Kim, Kang-ho Song

Votes: 7,111 | Gross: $0.10M

18. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, War

8.1
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64 Metascore

A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong

Votes: 32,885 | Gross: $1.11M

19. Gamgi (2013)

122 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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40 Metascore

The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After smuggling illegal immigrants into the country, Byung-woo dies from an unknown virus. Soon after that, ... See full summary »

Director: Sung-su Kim | Stars: Hyuk Jang, Soo Ae, Roxanne Aparicio, Tom Bauer

Votes: 3,731

20. Bereullin (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Suk-kyu Han, Seung-bum Ryoo, Ji-hyun Jun

Votes: 4,993

21. Da-reun na-ra-e-seo (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Joon-sang Yoo, Yu-mi Jung, Yeo-jeong Yoon

Votes: 2,331 | Gross: $0.02M

22. 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: 16,943

23. The Front Line (2011)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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59 Metascore

A drama centered on the Korean War's final battle that will determine the border between north and south.

Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko

Votes: 4,482

24. Haereul poomeun dal (2012– )

Fantasy, History, Romance

8.1
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The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mi-seon Jeon, Mi-kyeong Yang, Eung-soo Kim, Eun-pyo Jeong

Votes: 700

25. Bakha satang (1999)

129 min | Drama

7.8
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Consists of five phases of a man's life about why he committed suicide in the end.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Kyoung-gu Sul, Yeo-jin Kim, Jung Suh, So-ri Moon

Votes: 5,532

26. Ape (1976)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

2.3
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A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.

Director: Paul Leder | Stars: Rod Arrants, Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol, Nak-hun Lee

Votes: 1,258

27. Shi (2010)

Unrated | 139 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Jeong-hie Yun, Da-wit Lee, Hira Kim, Nae-sang Ahn

Votes: 7,177 | Gross: $0.36M

28. Dwae-ji-ui wang (2011)

97 min | Animation, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Jong-suk and Kyung-min meet up to talk about their high school past, it's been 15 years since they last talked. It brings up all kinds of memories.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Ik-joon Yang, Jeong-se Oh, Hye-na Kim, Kkobbi Kim

Votes: 927

29. Milyang (2007)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

A woman moves to the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to fit in, another tragic event overturns her life.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Do-yeon Jeon, Kang-ho Song, Yeong-jin Jo, Mi-kyung Kim

Votes: 4,434

30. Kilmi, hilmi (2015– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.5
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A love story between the son from a wealthy family who has 7 personalities Cha Do Hyun (Ji Sung) and Oh Ri Jin (Hwang Jung Eum) who becomes his secret psychiatrist.

Stars: Seong Ji, Jeong-eum Hwang, Won-young Choi, Hee-jung Kim

Votes: 1,253

31. Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama

6.4
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Schoolteacher Tiffany Rubin (Taraji P. Henson) flies to South Korea to reunite with her 7-year-old son, who was kidnapped by his biological father.

Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Terry O'Quinn, David Haydn-Jones, Beverly Todd

Votes: 619

32. Inchon (1981)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War

2.7
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During the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur masterminds the amphibious invasion of Inchon in September 1950.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 517

33. Yeonpyeong haejeon (2015)

130 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The movies follows the incident known as the second battle of Yeonpyeong which happened in 2002.

Director: Hak-sun Kim | Stars: Mu-Yeol Kim, Ku Jin, Hyun-woo Lee, Chung-ah Lee

Votes: 639 | Gross: $0.32M

34. Al-too-bi: Riteon too beiseu (2012)

113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-won Kim | Stars: Rain, Joon-sang Yoo, Seong-su Kim, Ha-na Lee

Votes: 1,280

35. The Beautiful Country (2004)

R | 125 min | Drama

7.5
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64 Metascore

After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Damien Nguyen, Bai Ling, Dang Quoc Thinh Tran, Thi Hoa Mai

Votes: 3,416 | Gross: $0.44M

36. Pon (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number. Her close friend Ho-jung and her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Byeong-ki Ahn | Stars: Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim, Woo-jae Choi, Ji-yeon Choi

Votes: 4,306

37. Alone (I) (2007)

105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Deceased Siamese twin returns to haunt surviving sister

Directors: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom | Stars: Marsha Wattanapanich, Vittaya Wasukraipaisan, Rachanu Boonchuduang, Hatairat Egereff

Votes: 4,214

38. Battle Hymn (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

Votes: 735

39. Night and Day (2008)

144 min | Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

"Night and Day" is centered around the mixed emotions found in traveling. Characters in the film are Sung-nam Kim, an artist selected by the Korean government that escaped from Seoul and ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Yeong-ho Kim, Su-jeong Hwang, Eun-hye Park, Boris Baum

Votes: 653

40. Welkkeom tu Dongmakgol (2005)

133 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war.

Director: Kwang-Hyun Park | Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ha-kyun Shin, Hye-jeong Kang, Ha-ryong Lim

Votes: 5,277

41. Battle Circus (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Romance, War, Drama

5.8
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Set in Korea and made during the war, this is the love story of a hard-bitten Army surgeon, and a new nurse ready to save the world.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Robert Keith

Votes: 948

42. Mi in (2000)

93 min | Drama

5.5
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On one gloomy rainy night, a writer encounters an unexpected visit paid by a woman of his past. Seeking solitude from her ex-lover, she finds solace in this gentleman; and from that day on,... See full summary »

Director: Kyun-dong Yeo | Stars: Ji-ho Oh, Ji-hyeon Lee

Votes: 332

43. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

Votes: 1,066

44. Haebyeonui yeoin (2006)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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72 Metascore

A movie director entices his young friend to come to the beach on the pretext of writing a script. He then starts an affair with the friend's girlfriend.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Seung-woo Kim, Hyun-jung Go, Seon-mi Song, Tae-woo Kim

Votes: 843 | Gross: $0.01M

45. Kwik (2011)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.9
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Gi-soo, Myeong-sik and Ah-rom were members of the same notorious motorcycle gang. They enjoyed their days roaming the streets recklessly on the motorcycles. Now, Gi-soo works as a ... See full summary »

Director: Beom-gu Cho | Stars: Min-ki Lee, Ye-won Kang, In-kwon Kim, Chang-Seok Ko

Votes: 828

46. Eorin shinbu (2004)

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: 4,018

47. Bad Guys (2014– )

Crime

8.0
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A group of criminals are brought together by the law to assist in stopping crime.

Stars: Dong-seok Ma, Hae-Jin Park, Ye-won Kang, Sang Jung Kim

Votes: 188

48. Hwasango (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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Violence in Korean High School, especially inside the WaSanGo (Volcano High). You won't be able to escape.

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: Hyuk Jang, Min-a Shin, Su-ro Kim, Sang-Woo Kwon

Votes: 3,077

49. Hae anseon (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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At South Korea's border with the North, troops guard the coast. Each bullies those ranking beneath him; tensions are high. PFC Kang and his friend Private Kim are on patrol when drinking ... See full summary »

Director: Ki-duk Kim | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Jeong-hak Kim, Ji-a Park, Hae-jin Yoo

Votes: 2,820

50. Hahaha (2010)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two friends, while having drinks together, share their memories of visiting the seaside resort of Tongyeong.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: So-ri Moon, Kang-woo Kim, Sang-kyung Kim, Yeo-jeong Yoon

Votes: 902