North Korea (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Pulgasari (1985)
95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
In feudal Korea, the evil King becomes aware that there is a peasant rebellion being planned in the country. He steals all the iron farming tools and cooking pots from the people so that he... See full summary »
2. The Other Side of the Mountain (2012)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War
A North Korean nurse and a South Korean soldier fall in love during a tumultuous time of the Korean War, and experience lifetimes of consequences, separation and pain, with the hope of reuniting one day.
4. Hong Kil-dong (1986)
108 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The illegitimate son of a nobleman defends peasants from greedy rulers, confounds local bandits, and struggles for permission to marry his tasty upper-crust sweetheart despite their vast societal differences. Then ninjas arrive.
6. The Flower Girl (1972)
TV-PG | 127 min | Drama, Musical
The country is occupied by the Japanese imperialists. Koppun is selling flowers at the market to get some money to buy medicine for her sick mother. Her brother is imprisoned, her father ... See full summary »
9. Bamboo Bears (1995–1996)
Not Rated | Animation, Comedy
Bamboo-Lee, Dah-Lee and Slo-Lee are three bears with a goal: to save the world before more species become extinct. But can the bears stand up to the spineless villains behind Ratco Corporation?
11. Unsung Heroes (1978)
60 min | Action, Drama
The film follows Yu Rim, a Korean expatriate in the United Kingdom working as a journalist, who is ordered by the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea to proceed to Seoul and gather intelligence on the United States Forces Korea.
12. Boy Partisans (1951)
97 min | Drama, War
"Boy Partisans", one of the first Korean films to be shot during the war, tells the story of a group of teenagers who decide to form a Partisan unit after the Americans temporarily take over cities liberated by the Communists.
15. Order No. 027 (1986)
77 min | Drama, War
A group of elite soldiers is sent across the border to South Korea to destroy a military base. The soldiers are well aware of the inherent suicide nature of their mission, but are happy to ... See full summary »
16. A Broad Bellflower (1987)
92 min | Drama
In a humble rural village, a man aspires of leaving his home behind and moving to the prosperous city, while his lover wishes to stay and transform the town into an ideal and harmonious community.
21. My Village at Sunset (1994)
63 min | Drama
NEARI is a young nurse at Siem Reap-Angkor provincial hospital. She recalls a recent memory: She remembers the arrival of SEIHA, a young doctor came back from France. The team of the ... See full summary »
22. Joseon-Kkubachinseon-ui saeloun jang-eul pyeolchin lyeogsajeogsangbong - Juche107, 2018. 11. 4-6 (2019 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
A historical reunion that unfolded a new chapter in the North Korea-Cuba friendship.
25. The Little Bear (1988– )
13 min | Animation
A raccoon dog is so smart that he can solve any problem he encounters, depending on adventures or incidents. He is often together with a male bear and a female cat.
28. My Home Village (1949)
92 min | Drama, War
The first full-length North Korean film portrays the glorious revolution of patriots and low-class farmers against the oppression of landlords and Japanese imperialists.
29. Lighthouse (1983)
79 min | Drama
The protagonist of this movie was a lighthouse keeper before the liberation of Korea. He leads a better life after liberation, and despite his advancing age, he manages lighthouse in full working order, admirably, depending on his homeland
Director: Chun-sik Kim
31. Sogum (1985)
Set in Gando in the 1930s, a family hides a wealthy Chinese-Korean merchant while the father is killed in a fight between the Japanese police and Chinese bandits. The wife believes the communists are the cause of her husband's death.
32. People are the Sky (2014)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A naturalized American citizen born in North Korea, this filmmaker interweaves two themes: search for home and ordinary people, while exploring how North Korea has reached the current state... See full summary »
34. Uli bundan jandibat (2016 TV Short)
14 min | Animation, Short, Family
A group of young boys has to take care of a lawn.
36. The Tale of Chun Hyang (1980)
146 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A tender hearted young noble man, Mong Ryong, falls in love with the famous Chun Hyang, the most beautiful girl of a Korean village, who is also a pure hearted artist but unfortunately from... See full summary »
38. From Spring to Summer (1988)
93 min | Action, War
Set during World War 2, a female Russian soldier named Masha is on a mission to discover a secret Japanese base in Korea. Everybody who accompanies her on the mission shortly dies, and she ... See full summary »
39. Song of Restrospection (1986)
73 min | Drama
Mr. Komak, a musician from one foreign power, and Ra Sol Ju, Navy communicator of DPRK, who also does have a sense of music, met twice. First, on the Korean War, where she captured him, and... See full summary »
42. Gyeong-aehaneun Gimjeong-eun dongjikkeseo yeoleo bumum sa-eob-eul hyeonjieseo jido juche104, 2015. 12-juche105, 2016. 1 (2016 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary
Star: Jong-Un Kim
43. Sangolbungyoe bachyeojin ma-eum -Deogseong-gun jungsangogeubjunghaggyo molanbungyo- (2020 TV Short)
15 min | Documentary, Short
44. The Hero Noreturn (1984)
132 min | Drama, History
Based on a play called "Bloody Conference" (allegedly written by Kim Il-sung). A dramatized retelling of the Hague Secret Emissary Affair from the perspective of Yi Jun, a Korean prosecutor and diplomat.
46. Nation and Destiny 9-10: Cha Hong Gi (1995)
165 min | Drama
The life story of Ch'oe Hong-hui. Also known as General Choi, he was a South Korean army general and martial artist who is a controversial figure in the history of the Korean martial art of... See full summary »
47. Americans in Pyongyang (2008 Video)
G | 53 min | Documentary, War
In summer 2007 the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and ... See full summary »
Director: Ayelet Heller
49. From 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. (1990)
82 min | War
Set during the Korean War, a squadron of North Korean soldiers must scramble across dangerous terrain to cut off an American attack with only 12 hours in which to do so.
50. The Country I Saw (1987)
While serving as a journalist in World War 2 for the Imperial Army of Japan, "Takahashi Minoru" (Pak Ki Ju) sees first-hand the impact on Koreans who have had their national identity ... See full summary »