North Korea (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Pulgasari (1985)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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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 »

Director: Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Son Hui Chang, Ham Gi Sop, Jong-uk Ri, Gwon Ri

Votes: 1,161

2. Hong Kil-dong (1986)

108 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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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.

Directors: Kil-in Kim, Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Kye-Sung Chan, Son Hui Chang, Sun-bu Choe, Yong Il Hwan

Votes: 499

3. The Flower Girl (1972)

TV-PG | 127 min | Drama, Musical

5.9
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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.

Directors: Ik-gyu Choe, Hak Pak | Stars: Chon Sob Han, Yong Hui Hong, Ren Rin Kim, Seung-oh Kim

Votes: 224

4. Dalam-iwa Goseumdochi (1977–2012)

TV-14 | Animation, War

4.4
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Two teenagers (Geumsaegi and Juldarami) fight against an evil army.

Stars: Jun Kim, ShockingRotom, Lim Bok Hee, Kim Dae Hong

Votes: 148

5. The Tale of Chun Hyang (1980)

146 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Directors: Yong-Gyu Yoon, Won Jun Yu | Stars: Sun Gyu Choe, Yong Suk Kim, Jong Hwan Ko, Son Yong Kim

Votes: 27

6. Unsung Heroes (1978)

60 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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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.

Directors: Ko Hak-lim, Ryu Ho-son | Stars: Kim Ryong-lin, Jung-hwa Kim, Woon-mo Jung, Son Dae-won

Votes: 30

7. A Traffic Controller on Crossroads (1986)

59 min | Drama

6.0
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A driver learns the importance of obeying traffic regulations.

Director: Che Phun Ki | Stars: Ri Sol Hee, Ko Sam He, Ri Song Il, Ri Yong Nam

Votes: 87

8. Simba Jr. And the Football World Cup (1995– )

Animation

5.4
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Votes: 37

9. Urban Girl Comes to Get Married (1993)

72 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Director: Yun Jong | Stars: Yong-sin Han, Jun-nam Kim, Kun-ho Ri, Kyong-hui Ri

Votes: 17

10. Order No. 027 (1986)

77 min | Drama, War

4.7
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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.

Directors: Ki Mo Jung, Eung Suk Kim | Stars: Sung Chol Cha, Yong Chol Choe, Pong Ho Han, Kwang Jo

Votes: 157

11. Sea of Blood (1969)

260 min | War

6.3
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A revolutionary novel, film, and opera created in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) about the mass killings during the long period of the Japanese occupation of Korea.

Director: Ik-gyu Choe

Votes: 33

12. The Other Side of the Mountain (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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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.

Director: In Hak Jang | Stars: Hyang Suk Kim, Ryung Min Kim, Jung Taik Park

Votes: 27

13. Boy Partisans (1951)

97 min | Drama, War

5.9
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"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.

Director: Yong-Gyu Yoon | Stars: Se-Yong Kim, Ye-bong Mun, Seung-min Nam, Chansook Byun

Votes: 16

14. An Unattached Unit (1993)

87 min | Drama, War

5.3
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Director: Jung-mo Kang

Votes: 10

15. The Country I Saw (1987)

88 min | Drama

5.4
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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 »

Directors: Eun-hie Choi, Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Seo Gyeong-Seob, Lee Jin-Hwan, Pak Ki Ju, Rho Jung-won

Votes: 14

16. Boy General (1982–2019)

Animation, Action, Drama

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During the ancient kingdom of Goguryeo, a brave young soldier named Soe-Me goes to war against the evil Japanese and Chinese invaders.

Star: Won Jeong Suk

17. Oh, Youth! (1995)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Reality-TV

5.4
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A North Korean romantic comedy that involves martial arts.

Director: Jong-pal Jon | Stars: Ryon Hwa Kim, Yong Suk Kim, Ryon-gu Nam, Hwang Song Ok

Votes: 42

18. Wolmi Island (1982)

92 min | Action, Drama, War

5.5
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Director: Gyong-sun Cho | Stars: Hyun Chang-Gyeol, Gyong-sun Cho, Chang-su Choe, Jung Eui-Gyeom

Votes: 35

19. Guerrilla Cuckoos (1964)

93 min | Adventure, Family, War

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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.

Directors: Din Lam, Shin-mook Rim | Stars: Woong-ki Kim, Deng-hee Yoon, Ming-suk Kwak, Din Lam

20. The Schoolgirl's Diary (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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A student experiences different conflicts as she works toward being a scientist.

Director: In Hak Jang | Stars: Mi-hyang Pak, Jin-mi Kim, Cheol Kim, Jeong-mi Kim

Votes: 187

21. A Broad Bellflower (1987)

92 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Directors: Eun-hie Choi, Kyun Soon Jo, Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Ryung Jo Kim, Mi Ran Oh, Yeon Ock Song

Votes: 80

22. Sogum (1985)

Drama

7.8
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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.

Director: Shin Sang-ok | Star: Un Hui Choe

Votes: 12

23. Kwangju Appeals (1985)

74 min | Drama, War

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Director: Kon-jo Jong | Stars: Tu-Yong Chon, Kim Duk-sam, Lee Jin-Hwan, Pak Ki Ju

24. The Day the Mountain Cried

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

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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 »

Director: Yong-ho Kim | Stars: Chon Chae-yon, Hyun Chang-Gyeol, Chang-su Choi, Kim Duk-sam

26. From 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. (1990)

82 min | War

3.6
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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.

Director: Kim Yu-Sam | Stars: Hyun Chang-Gyeol, James Joseph Dresnok, Jung Eui-Gyeom, Jeong Woon Kim

Votes: 16

27. The Story of Our Home (2016)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

5.1
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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 »

Directors: Ri Yun-Ho Ki, Ha Yong

Votes: 7

28. The Report of No. 36 (1970)

106 min | War

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Director: Gir Ho Kim | Stars: San Lik Lee, Gwan Ok Kim, De Hen Zoi, Sok Pok Hwan

29. Runaway (1984)

100 min | Drama

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Considered by Shin to be his best North Korean film.

Director: Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Sang-soo Choe, Eun-hie Choi, Jong-Il Kim

30. Sarang sarang nae sarang (1985)

133 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Director: Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Son Hui Chang, Eun-hie Choi

Votes: 8

31. Repatriation (2003)

149 min | Documentary

7.6
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North Korean spies return to their homeland.

Director: Dong-won Kim

Votes: 157

32. The Tale of Shim Chong (1985)

100 min | Drama, Musical

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Director: Shin Sang-ok | Star: Eun-hie Choi

33. Souls Protest (2001)

Drama

4.7
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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 »

Director: Chun-Song Kim | Stars: Kim Duk-sam, Woon-mo Jung, Chul Kim, Ryon Hwa Kim

Votes: 12

34. Respected Comrade Kim Jong Il Is a Great Thinker and Theoretician (2000)

53 min | Documentary

6.5
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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

Votes: 13

35. Sinbihan nala (2001–2003)

20 min | Animation, Family

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36. The Tale of Ondal (1986)

83 min | Adventure

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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.

Director: Ha Ung Man | Stars: Choi Geum-ok, Yong Il Hwan, Yoon-Hong Kim, Choi Soon-gyu

37. The Story of a Blooming Flower (1992)

92 min | Drama

5.7
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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.

Director: Sang Gyu Ri | Stars: Yu Son Chan, Yong Suk Kim, Hen Sun Pak, Mi Hyan Pyon

Votes: 23

38. The Combat Unit of a Fighter Plane (1953)

69 min | War, Drama

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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.

Director: Hong-sik Kang | Stars: Homyeong Chae, Il Jeon, Se-Yong Kim, Young Kim

39. The Miss of Guerrillas (1954)

110 min | Drama, War

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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.

Director: Yong-Gyu Yoon | Stars: Ye-bong Mun, Woon-bong Choi, Dong-gyu Kim, Moon Jung-bu

40. Star of Korea (1985)

Biography, History

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Directors: Ii Jong-Sun, Kil-son Om, Shin Sang-ok | Stars: Min Hwang, Ri Song Il, Young-Keun Kim, Lee Moon-ho

41. Legend of Chunhyang (1959)

103 min | Drama

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Based on an old Korean legend about the tender and beautiful love of the poor girl Chun Hyang and the son of the formidable and cruel ruler Mong Nyoung.

Director: Yong-Gyu Yoon | Stars: In-hee Woo, Chang-gyu Shin, Sun-Young Kim, Ok-suk Ten

42. Eagles Out on the Hills (1976)

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Stars: Chang-su Choe, Sun-Young Kim, Young-Keun Kim, Kim Won

43. A Path to Awakening (1965)

Drama

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44. Centre Forward (1978)

77 min | Drama, Sport

5.5
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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.

Directors: Kil-in Kim, Chong-Song Pak | Stars: In Son Cha, Sung-Shin Cho, Chang-su Choi, Yong-hui Chong

Votes: 37

45. Baegdusanjigu hyeogmyeongjeonjeogji -Baegdusanmil-yeong- (2021 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

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46. The Wheels of Happiness (2010)

72 min | Drama

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Director: Kon-jo Jong | Stars: Rho Cheol-Hwan, Lee Hwa-Song, Kum-hyang Ju, Moon Jung-ho

47. Homecoming (1963)

96 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Oh Byung-ho | Stars: Sekbong Ju, Bu-suk Choe, Deung-hee Won, Dal-hyung Ten

48. Let Us Go to Mt. Kumgang (1986)

72 min | Adventure

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Director: San Bok Pak | Star: Jo Myeong-Seon

49. Sagwa ttal ttae (1971)

102 min | Drama

4.4
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Director: Yong-ho Kim | Stars: Yong-hui Chong, Min Hwang, Se-Yong Kim, Byung-ok Son

Votes: 9

50. Cheyuggang-gug-ui 2015 (2016 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Sport

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2015 was a great year for North Korean sports people, both in and outside their country.

Stars: Jong-Un Kim, Yo-Jong Kim, Jong-Il Kim


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