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. 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.
3. 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 dead and her sister blind.
5. 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 »
6. 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.
9. Urban Girl Comes to Get Married (1993)
72 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy that tells the story of a fashion designer from Pyongyang who comes to a small village to show her latest designs. Since the fashion designer is young and attractive, the ... See full summary »
10. 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 risk it all for the benefit of their Great Leader.
12. 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.
13. 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. The Country I Saw (1987)
88 min | Drama
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 »
19. Guerrilla Cuckoos (1964)
93 min | Adventure, Family, War
Two teenagers were instructed to urgently deliver the enemy's action plan to the partisan detachment. Despite the various obstacles encountered on their way, the guys managed to deceive the Japanese sentries and complete the task.
21. 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.
22. 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.
107 min | Drama, Romance, War | Completed
A sumptuous, epic love story revealing the powers of passion during the time of war. Initially set in 1950's North Korea during the war with South Korea, Son-a, a stunningly beautiful young... See full summary »
Director: Jang In Hak
25. Nation and Destiny 1-4: Choe Hyon Dok (1992)
378 min | Biography, Drama, History
Choe Hyon Dok indulged in anti-communism nearly all his life. At the end, he is forsaken by the nation and lives in exile in a foreign country. But in the embrace of his beloved home, his ... See full summary »
26. 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.
27. The Story of Our Home (2016)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
Ri Jong A, the heroine, is a girl in her late teens who has just finished a senior middle school. Going on an errand for her mother who was a colleague of Un Jong's parents before their ... See full summary »
33. Souls Protest (2001)
Billed as a North Korean "Titanic". On August 15, 1945, Japanese Imperialists were defeated and there echoed in Japan, too, shouts of victory of thousands of Korean people who had been ... See full summary »
53 min | Documentary
Documentary film praising the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il for his political and social values, and beliefs to build a strong communist nation.
Star: Jong-Il Kim
36. The Tale of Ondal (1986)
83 min | Adventure
In the latter half of the sixth century in the kingdom of Koguryo, the Princess Pyonggang married the poor and ugly Ondal and helped him become an educated and successful general.
37. The Story of a Blooming Flower (1992)
92 min | Drama
A Japanese florist creates his masterpiece: the red begonia hybrids will represent the Juche ideology and stand as a symbol of love, justice and peace. In honor of the beloved leader, he gives her the name Kimjongilia.
38. The Combat Unit of a Fighter Plane (1953)
69 min | War, Drama
The main character of the film, Man-sik Kim, is a fighter of the Korean People's Army. Through his bravery and resourcefulness in battle, he crushed the enemy's air superiority and dealt a crushing blow to the enemy.
39. The Miss of Guerrillas (1954)
110 min | Drama, War
Against the backdrop of the time when North Korea was fighting the war for the liberation of the Korean peninsula (1950-1953), the main character, Ok-khi Cho, participates in a guerrilla war in a village occupied by the American military.
44. Centre Forward (1978)
77 min | Drama, Sport
In Son is trying to become a successful football player. As his team is faced with poor results, their coach is taking a different approach to their training methods.
45. Baegdusanjigu hyeogmyeongjeonjeogji -Baegdusanmil-yeong- (2021 TV Movie)
44 min | Documentary
47. Homecoming (1963)
96 min | Drama
Fate threw the young architect Won Il with his eldest son to South Korea. In the north, in Kesson, his wife remained with two small children. After the death of his son, Won Il rushes to his homeland, to his relatives, to his family.