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1. The Berlin File (2013)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Thriller
Jong-seong, a North Korean ghost agent, interrupts an illegal arms sale in Berlin. A notorious North Korean agent tests the loyalties of everyone involved as Jong-Seong prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Votes: 5,985 | Gross: $0.67M
2. Gangnam Blues (2015)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Drama
Jong-Dae and Yong-Ki make a living by picking up paper and empty bottles. Both then join different gangster clan and becomes involved in a struggle of political interests over development in Gangnam, Seoul.
Votes: 1,311 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Sunflower (2006)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama
Released from prison, Taesik goes to live with an adopted mother. He takes a job and tries to live a quiet life with his new family. His efforts are threatened when a politician seeks to knock the family restaurant down to build a mall.
4. No Mercy (2010)
Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Despite of being nearly proven the murderer, a serial killer threatens to kill the daughter of a forensic pathologist if he doesn't get him bailed out.
7. The Suspect (2013)
Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Thriller
Betrayed and on the run, a North Korean agent tries to uncover the volatile secrets hidden inside the eyeglasses of a dead man.
Votes: 4,699 | Gross: $0.22M
8. Under the Sun (2015)
78 min | Drama
Siwan's mother who invested her life to the church in hope of fixing his brothers illness committed suicide and his father is hiding from creditors. Siwan, all left alone, plans to revenge the church leader.
9. The Traffickers (2013)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Lynn Harrington, identical twin sister of slain kidnapped Teri, is herself taken by human traffickers who will harvest her organs for wealthy clients. Private Detective Stuart Tyrrell has ... See full summary »
10. The Target (2014)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller
An ER doctor teams up with an assassination target to rescue his wife, held hostage by corrupt criminals and, in the process, uncovers a conspiracy.
13. Hansel and Gretel (2007)
TV-14 | 117 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
After meeting an mysterious girl on an dark stretch of road, a young salesman is invited to a beautiful house with bizarre secrets and no way to escape.
14. Running Man (2013)
127 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A man who wrongly accused as a murderer know nothing but just running from everyone who want to catch him. Can he reveal the truth before things getting worst?
16. Black House (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Thriller
Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
17. The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A detective, his 3 girls & a murder case. Complex emotional relationships and human nature's darker sides are explored in this captivating suspense drama about a cop whose lust for love threatens to get in the way of his professional life.
18. Double Agent (2003)
123 min | Action, Thriller
A North Korean diplomat defects to the South during the Cold War, but the South Koreans have their suspicions as to whether he is an actual defector or a double agent.
19. The Game (2008)
116 min | Drama, Thriller
A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollars to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. However if Hee Do loses... See full summary »
22. Troubleshooter (2010)
Unrated | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
KANG Tae-sik, a former cop who was once the best man on the force, is now an infamous private detective who handles all kinds of dirty work from catching philanderers to collecting people's debts.
24. Jail Breakers (2002)
121 min | Action, Comedy
Two inmates successfully escape their prison only to find out that they are among those who'll get early release for the Korean National Liberation day. Now they have to get back into the prison in time to avoid further mayhem.
25. The Five (2013)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Eun-A lost her family at the hands of a serial killer. She is now mentally and physically destroyed. She then decides to get revenge by enlists the help of four people from different life to fulfill her revenge.
26. H (2002)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He confesses to committing a series of particularly horrifying murders of exclusively female victims. He is imprisoned, awaiting ... See full summary »
28. The World of Silence (2006)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Jung-Ho a famous photographer who has a special ability to read people's minds, has just returned to Korea from abroad. Jung-Ho still can't get rid of traumatic memories of his late ... See full summary »
29. May 18 (2007)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
The story of events leading up to the 1980 Gwangju massacre in South Korea when thousands of students and protesters were killed by armed troops during an anti-government demonstration.
32. A Hard Day (2014)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
33. Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan.
35. The Thieves (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After a heist in South Korea, a gang of 5+1 fly to Hong Kong to look into a heist, in a Macau casino, of a $30M diamond, planned by someone unreliable. He brings in HK thieves as well. Can anyone be trusted?
Votes: 8,134 | Gross: $0.69M
36. Confession of Murder (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Thriller
Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing murders he committed after the statute of limitations expires. A detective and one of the victim's mothers search for the author while another killer begins a spree of murders.
37. Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)
Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Thriller
A boy with five fathers who is attached to the criminal underworld. A sinister past is about to be revealed as he is forced to join the killing spree.
38. Seven Days (2007)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.
39. Voice of a Murderer (2007)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran ... See full summary »
40. Children... (2011)
Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Thriller
The film is based on a true case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents ... See full summary »