Korean movies are something that brings overflow of emotion into our hectic life. Outrageously beautiful Korean movies are capable enough to make us laugh unstoppably or break us emotionally.  Korean movies are so realistic, so beautifully directed that these movies spellbound us with the magical charm of the screenplay, acting and directing. They know how to captivate our attention and with a very artistic way Korean movies gift the audiences some amazing stories. The main specialty of Korean movie is the movies are made to realize you about your bonding. The bonding may be personal bonding with your partner, social bonding as well as commercial bonding. The story is so realistic that you will hardly believe that it can be a movie rather than real life story. They cover each and every part of our society through their movie.

They show us the lovey-dovey relationship stories. The crisis of love, misunderstanding, betrayal all of these parts are very artistically shown to us. Even they cover the darkest part of the society, some extremely dark stories. You will find every flavor of stories- horror, black dark stories, satire, romantic stories, sadness, and separation. Korean’s are expert to show you the art of emotions and you will literally be mesmerized by the artistic expression in Korean movies. Every movie freak person should taste the flavor of Korean movie expertise at least once in a lifetime. If you already love Korean movies then you are welcome to this article. if you haven’t started yet then this article will work as a pathway to choose the best movies.  We have brought up here 100 must watch Korean movies list. Hope this list will help you to drown in the magical world of Korean movies. Hope it will make your movie time more special.

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 1. Il Mare / 시월애

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Review: So here we are with 15 years ago love story. In this amazing movie, Eun-Joo the main protagonist moves out of her house named as “Il Mare”. She moves out from the house while leaving behind a mysterious Christmas card for the new owner of the house in and the year mentioned in the movie is 1999. In the mysterious card, she asks him/her to forward a mail to her new accommodation which is also in the same city. Surprisingly, it is almost 1997 and Sung-Hyun, the first owner of the house “Il Mare” is moving in. Out of nowhere, suddenly he finds in his mailbox a mysterious Christmas card from Eun-Joo. Assuming it was a joke, at first, Sung-Hyun leaves her a letter telling her that it must be a joke. He also reminds her that it’s 1997, obviously not 1999. Eventually, at time passes by the two gradually realize that they are literally separated by two years of time. The pick line is somehow they can communicate through the mailbox and at last begin to form a friendship through their letters and the little mailbox. A very gentle yet sophisticated story it is that will surely touch your heart.

2. My Sassy Girl / 엽기적인 그녀

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: This amazing movie is known as another time-honored romantic film. This movie features many amazing actors among them the most prominent is Jun Ji Hyun. This must-see romantic comedy tells you the amazing story about a college student cha Tae Hyun who meets a very sassy young woman named Jun Ji Hyun. This movie shows you with an amazing artistic way that how the male protagonist ends up in a totally unexpected relationship with her sassy girl. The following series of incidents they experience together as well as how they fall in love is both in a way. This movie is hilarious as well as heartbreaking.

3. Too Beautiful to Lie / 그녀를 믿지 마세요

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Review: Kim Ha Neul – the amazing actor plays a beautiful role of the ex-con in this movie. In this movie, he is an ex-con who meets a very naïve village pharmacist. The character of the pharmacist is played by Kang Dong Won. A series of unplanned as well as unpredictable events hilariously and very weirdly leads to her pretending to be his fiancée. He tells his family at one phase that the girl is lying, but they already started to like her too much. They also believe her over him. As a result, his family members quit to believe him. Finally, in the movie, we can see that the pair gradually gets to know each other properly. This knowing each other slowly lets them fall in love. This movie will show you immense love at the end. A feel good, happy go lucky type romantic movie it is.

4. A Moment to Remember / 내 머리 속의 지우개

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Review: The Korean title of this movie is actually translated to the t weird title- “ Eraser in My Head.”  Isn’t it hilarious? Son Ye Jin, as well as Jung Woo Sung’s, are two main characters in this movie. They meet by sudden chance. Gradually the two characters get to know each other. They meeting forward them to fall in love, and finally, they get married. The movie literally covers what happens to their sweet relationship after they find out the tragic fact that she has a rare form of Alzheimer’s. This one masterpiece is a literal eye catcher for sure. It will rip your heart apart to cry out loud and feel the power of love.

5. Sad Movie / 새드무비

IMDb Rating: None

Review: This movie is a bit different. It covers up eight individuals’ various love stories. These love stories of this amazing movie are mainly the heart of this film. This movie is filled up with a star-studded cast. This star-struck movie has many amazing stars which include Jung Woo Sung. Many other amazing stars are here to make us amazed by their acting. This is the amazing start of Yeo Jin Goo’s debut film. Like title says that it’s a literally sad movie. You have been warned before watching it. These movies will emotionally outburst you from the viewpoint of eight individuals love stories. So obviously be aware if you are emotional enough.

6. My Scary Girl / 달콤, 살벌한 연인

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: Hwang Dae-woo (Park Yong Woo) is such a character in this movie who has never dated. Unfortunately, he has not even dated once, in his entire 29 years on earth. He’s awkward, frank, and precisely speaking very much desperate to date. At last, he finally finds his “the one,”. Unfortunately, at the moment he realizes the fact, she is literally far away. This movie shows you a unique story of a desperate man who wants to date with an awesomely gorgeous deadly woman. You can already smell that something is fishy. So, gear up for the amazing movie.

7. I’m a Cyborg, but that’s Okay / 싸이보그지만 괜찮아

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Review: The Setting of the movie is in a mental institution. This movie is based on the amazingly quirky tale of a group of patients. Young-goon played by the amazing star – IM Soo Jung is a young woman. The amazing youth believes by all of her heart that she is a Cyborg. To prove the point she tries to cut her wrist as well as connect herself to a power outlet. After a while, she meets Il-soon (Rain). He is a man who is hospitalized for anti-social behavior as well as kleptomania. Their love story begins then. This love story is extremely unique, but on the contrary is also extremely touching. It will touch your heart and spellbound you with the splash of emotions.

8. 200 Pounds Beauty / 미녀는 괴로워

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

Review: This movie is the story of a singer. This movie tells you about such a singer who resorts to drastic “head-to-toe” plastic surgery. The singer takes suck kind of step only in order to become a huge star. However, as time passes, she realizes the truth. She understands changing her exterior will never solve any of problems. A romantic relationship with her music producer finally and gradually develops as well. the most crucial as well as  important love story in this film is the  theme of love. Finally she learns how to have time for herself. She learns to love herself and she learns to accept herself as she is.

9. Cyrano Agency / 시라노; 연애조작단

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: A dating agency is the main theme of this film. This agency literally helps people to fall in love. They do it by orchestrating romantic scenarios and incidents. The agency has a gradual successful record. Their work motto turns upside down until they meet a customer who genuinely wants Uhm Tae Woong’s character’s ex-girlfriend as a love partner and the character is played by the gorgeous Lee Min Jung. Here comes the twist. It’s a must watch for you if you romantic stories.

10. Finding Mr. Destiny / 김종욱 찾기

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: Ji-woo played by the versatile actress IM Soo Jung found her very first love in India. After this incident, somehow she just lost track of him as once she returned to her own land in Korea. She knew only his name. The name was Kim Jong-Wook. As a result, she’d given up the last hope of ever finding her loved one. Her closeness to his memory continuously absorbing her relationships. As a result, finally, she dragged to “First Love Agency”. In this agency, she is literally forced to work together with a man named Gi-Joon which is played by Gong Yoo. They were forced to work in a pain on a wild chase in order to track the male partner down. This movie will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions.

11. Late Autumn / 만추

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Review: This amazing film was released at first in Toronto. It was released there in September 2010. Do you know that it was released later in Korea around in February 2011? This movie lets us watch that an immigrant played by Tang Wei from China. she has  given only 72 hours parole in order  to visit her family in Seattle. As she embarks on the long journey and she crosses paths with a young Korean man (Hyun Bin).this journey leads the story to a whole new level. Watch to see the amazing story.

12. Penny Pinchers / 티끌모아 로맨스

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Review: Despite being a college graduate and well educated Ji-Woong is extremely irresponsible with his money. He is immensely irresponsible. As a consequence, he continuously calls his mother for loans. However, at that miserable period, he has also been evicted from his apartment. At that moment of misfortune, he has fortunately taken in by a woman across the hall named as Hong-Shil. Hong-Shil is such a person who is a complete miser with her money. She is ready to do anything in order to save an extra penny. She can also do any job only to gain an extra dime for her. This movie gradually proves that love is more important than money.

13. Spellbound / 오싹한 연애

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: Ever since she was a child, Yeo-ri the main protagonist has been able to see ghosts. She has a mysterious power. Due to her such kind of mysterious power, the people around her have suffered a lot. Only to protect herself as well as her close ones, she literally began to isolate herself. However, a magician named Jo-goo out of nowhere takes a real interest in her life. He brings her into his amazing magic shows. The unfortunate fact is, the closer the magician tries to get to her, the more strongly the poor actress pushes him away. This is a great movie for those who like a bit of horror and suspense.

14. Whatcha Wearin’? / 나의 P.S. 파트너

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

Review: The story starts when Yoon-Jung accidentally miss-dials a stranger instead of her own boyfriend. She gradually and in a very sweet way, gets intimate over the phone with him. She was not faulty as she was thinking that he’s her boyfriend. As a consequence, her life takes a totally odd turn. The stranger named Hyun-Seung is such a guy who was having a tough time. He was facing problems on getting over his ex-girlfriend. Their odd kind of start in a relationship starts to develop gradually into a friendship. This was really therapeutic for both of them. Please keep in mind while watching that this film is rated R. this movie is not suitable for minors. So be a bit careful before watching.

15. Classic / 클래식

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Review: The same director of the amazing “My Sassy Girl” followed up his awesomely hit movie with this amazing film. This is a classic Korean movie. This movie captures the breathtaking parallel love stories of a mother with her daughter. Both of the characters very artistically portrayed by Son ye jin. The mother has a love story with the amazing Cho Seung. Equivalently on the contrary, daughter has a love line with Jo in Shung. This movie is kind of feeling good movie.

16. A Millionaire’s First Love / 백만장자의 첫사랑

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: Jae-Kyung is a tough guy in this movie. He is a senior in school. The story revolves around him. When he turns 19 years then according to his grandfathers wish this guy could be rich. He will be rich by accepting his deceased G.father’s uncountable assets and wealth. The unfortunate fact is his family lawyer informs him about the will which is created by his grandfather. As to this thoughts, his Grandfather expects a fact that which is he can only become a rich only after he becomes a High School graduate. It is a local school from the countryside. He hasn’t other options to avoid school. His life became tough there. He was unable to use his money. He was also unable to make new friends. In his class, he finally meets Eun-Hwan who is a very pretty girl. She has sense different than others. Things started to replace in Jae-Kyung’s thoughts than he became more inclose with his new amigos. Eventually, he fell in love with the pretty girl Eun-Hwan. Some facts as well as some unavoidable things become strong after he knows about her secrets. This is how the story approaches.

17. Innocent steps / 댄서의 순정

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: Formerly acclaimed dancer Na Young-Sae really tries hard to attempt to make a successful comeback after his opponent Hyun-soo. His opponent purposely injures him with a bad intention at a dance competition. According to the suggestion of dance studio manager Ma Sang-doo, Young-Sae brings to Korea Jang Chae-rin. He is an ethnic Korean from China.  He also presumes him as a renowned, talented dancer. To his immense surprise, Young-Sae gradually learns that Chae-rin knows nothing about dancing. Her soon-to-be-married older sister, Chae-min, is mainly the most talented dancer. Left only three months for the national dance championship, Young-Sae starts to train the older sister. He tries to vow her in order to turn her prominently capable world-class dancer.

18. Addicted / 중독

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: This is a story of two brothers, Ho-jin and Dae-jin. The both of them were the only family they had. The aged brother Ho-jin get involved with Eun-soo. As a result, they extend their family to three. After that, they all started to live a happy life. There was tranquility in their togetherness. But suddenly one day, a nightmare took place. In spite of Ho-jin’s objection, the little brother literally takes part in car race finals. But unfortunately, when he does this, he claims himself that he’s Ho-jin. Their life of togetherness begins. But Eun-soo literally became very confused about Dae-jin’s way of talking. She was confused about his tastes, as well as even habits because all of them are exactly like her husband’s. Eun-soo has huge trouble to accept the fact that her husband’s spirit has literally taken over Dae-jin’s body.

On the other side, Dae-jin tries very hard in order to convince her that he’s none other than really her husband. At first few days, they live distantly from each other. As time passes, they finally start to get closer. Then Dae-jin weeps one day badly while recalling a memory which only known by Eun-soo and Ho-jin. Finally, Eun-soo becomes restless enough as well as breaks down. She destroys the barricade she built in. She accepts Dae-jin no matter what as her real husband. And she felt that it could’ve been a love which has been lost forever. They started to enter in a more strong love. Unfortunately, the people around them suddenly look disastrously towards their love.

19. My Tutor Friend / 동갑내기 과외하기

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Review: This movie comes up with a man from a very wealthy family who should be in his second year of college; the fact is he is still finishing his high school requirements. His family after that hires a great tutor for him. The teacher is just as is his own age. The unfortunate fact is she comes from a very poor background. This is an outstanding romantic story between a millionaire, school student who is struggling and a needy poor girl uni student. The student is working hard for livelihood.

20. Christmas in August / 8월의 크리스마스

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Review: This is an awesome love story. The love story revolves around a male photographer with a female prominent parking agent. Hahn Suk-Kyu the male protagonist suffers from a severe fatal disease. He meets with Shim Eun-Ha – the female protagonist and gradually falls in love with her.  The question is what will be the fate of such love?  Will this love story be the tragic ending one? Will they live happily forever and ever? To get the answer, watch this amazing movie.

21. A Werewolf Boy / 늑대소년

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: This is a love story between a country girl and a very wild boy. The story begins summoned by a much-unexpected phone call. She used to live in this cottage when she was a child. She was flooded back by the memories of an orphan boy whom she knew about 47 years ago. This is more a movie like reminiscing the old days. It is the masterpiece I must have to say.

22. Man in Love / 남자가 사랑할 때

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: Tae-Il lives a very fast life which is the as a low-level thug. He then learns about the fact that he has a terminal illness and also has not very much time left to live life. Finally, he falls in love and this was very new to him. The amazing woman was named as Ho-Jung. Basically, This one is a romance between mafia?s and a debt man’s daughter.

23. Two Faces of My Girlfriend / 두 얼굴의 여친

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Review: The story begins with the naive as well as equally awkward Gu-chang. He is in his seventh year of his college. He is failing job interviews in a continuous basis. Gu-chang is also living off of an allowance which is from his divorced sister. He is nearly a 30-year-old virgin who has never ever had a girlfriend. He never even kissed a girl before in his entire life. One day, he suddenly gets a wallet at a dining hall. After that, he meets its owner to give it back . The owner was a very sweet, innocent as wet as bashful Ani. He falls in love with her nature for the very first time on his life.They starts to date each other. Suddenly just when everything seems to be going well, then he discovers another strange side to Ani. The fact is she sometimes becomes overly aggressive and this takes place very easily. She also drinks too much. She sometimes cusses loudly too. He comes to gradually that his beloved girlfriend has multiple personality disorder.

24. Humming / 허밍

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: Jun-Seo (Lee Chun-Hee) and Mi-Yeon (Han Ji-Hye) have been dating for a very long time. Jun-Seo gradually and steadily grows tired of his girlfriend’s nature of unfailing in love. After that, he heads towards Antarctica do a research work. she survived a deadly car accident before that day. Jun-Seo gets to know her affection as well as love by following her attributes.

25. My Girl and I / 파랑 주의보

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: In this amazing movie, Beautiful student Su-Eun prevents her fellow student Su-Ho only in order to drown her in the ocean!  Su-Ho however, does not know the truth that who saved him, until Su-Eun tells him the incident after a while. The love between the two characters starts to grow. Their bonding was seemingly infinite. But suddenly then something terrible happened within a momentum. Watch the movie to know the amazing story.

26. Love Phobia / 도마뱀

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: One sunny morning, a young boy who is named as Jo-Kang meets with a very curious young girl. The girl was dressed in a very bright yellow raincoat. She tells everyone in school that she is not a human rather an alien. Also, She tells the story about her which is funny and mysterious. She said whoever she touches will be harmed obviously and severely. The sweet fact is the boy believes each and everything she says. The young boy is willing to do anything for the quirky girl. Right after that the boy Jo-Kang seriously becomes sick with measles everywhere on his body. Soon afterward, the girl disappears. A tragic story it is a bit of suspense.

27. Architecture 101 / 건축학개론

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Review: the 35-year-old architect named as Seung-Min gets a visit at his office from a woman. Seung-Min don?t know the lady and literally didn’t accept the woman at first sight. After a deep observation, he realizes that the woman is none other than Seo-Yeon. Seo-Yeon was the first love of his life. How their story will proceed? Why she visited him? Watch the amazing movie to know all the answers.

28. My Little Bride / 어린 신부

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: In this amazing movie, a teenage girl tries to continue her normal social life as well as school life though after her grandfather forces her into taking part in an arranged marriage with an older man who is in his twenties.

This movie is basically based on an arranged marriage topic. The marriage takes place between the grandchildren of two best friends. The catch of the story is the boy is a new teacher. On the contrary, the girl is a nothing but a high school student. The coincidental fact is, the boy works in the same high school as a teacher. This is mainly a love story between students with her teacher and unfortunately who out of no point became her husband.

29. Failan / 파이란

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Review: Kangjae is a small-time gangster. One fine morning he receives a shocking news that his wife Failan is dead. Failan is his that wife with whom he never met.

It is a movie about falling in love in a very different way. This is a story of falling in love with such a person whom Kangjae has never met before. It is basically a love story between obsolete gangsters with an illegal Chinese immigrant with whom he has never met.

30. More Than Blue (2009) / 슬픔보다 더 슬픈 이야기

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Review: It is a heart touching love story between two orphans. “K” loves Cream. The unfortunate fact is he is affected by terminal cancer. As a result, he keeps his love for her as a secret. He always wanted a mate for her. He wanted it badly before he dies. And he does this so that she will not be alone even after he dies.

31. Windstruck / 내 여자친구를 소개합니다

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Review: This is a heart-warming romance story between the two characters Kyungjin and Myungwoo. Even though he has passed away from this beautiful world, he will be always with her beloved Kyungwoo. He will be with her always and forever. It is a love story. The amazing love story revolves between a Physics teacher and a young female police officer.

32. Lover’s Concerto / 연애소설

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Review: Two girls are utterly confused about love and friendship. As a result, they leave their mutual friend Ji-Hwan. They leave him in a much-unexpected manner. Later After, Ji-Hwan had a death. He does it in order to a long journey with his old friends. He wanted to find his old friends as he literally confronts a beautiful yet sad secret. This movie gradually unfolds emotions and some beautiful feelings.

33. …ing / 아이엔지

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: Mi-na is basically a student of high school. She actually single and lives with mother. She also dreams of having a perfectly perfect boyfriend which is a dream of every other girl. But reality strikes when she thinks that can any man hope to live up to her image as the ideal partner? It is a love story of a buoyant photographer with a girl who has a chronic illness. It also raises a question about the deformed hand.

34. Someone Special (2004) / 아는 여자

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Review: This movie puts the spotlight on the topic of the struggle for love. A Baseball player is the main protagonist of this movie. He one sunny morning discovers that he has a terminal illness. After the tragic incident, he meets with a girl. All of the girls had a serious crush on him and it was since times of very past. The twists and turns of events magically brought them together.

35. Mr. Robin Kkosigi / 미스터 로빈 꼬시기

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Review: This movie is about a Korean company analyst. Eventually, someday the analyst fractured a man’s car who was American. After that, the analyst discovers that he’s her new boss. Unfortunate at love as well as fate, she literally begins to take romance lessons from him. She does this only as a medium to seduce him. It is love stories which will change our point of view in relationships.

36. 3-Iron (2004) / 빈집

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: In this movie, the story revolves around a transient young man. The man literally breaks into an empty home. He does it only in order to partake of the vacationing residents’ lives for nothing but a couple of days. The specialty of this movie is its minimal dialogue. It is an amazing love story between. It is a story of a drifter and an abused housewife.

37. Deiji / 데이지

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Review: It is about a tragic love story. This story involves a young artist, Agent, and a pro hitman. It is basically a heart touching love story between a painter and two guys. One actor is actually an active Interpol detective. Watch this amazing movie. Eventually, the story of this movie will blow your mind away.

38. Please Teach Me English / 영어완전정복

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: Young-Joo is selected by her co-workers. She has been selected so that she can take an English class for her own department. On her very first day in class, things suddenly turn in very interesting. All of these took place when she meets the character Moon-Soo. He is basically a womanizer.  Young-Joo is very well dressed and always in very polished get up in order to charm women. He is highly infatuated with his Australian English teacher named Catherine.Moon-Soo does not notice    Young-Joo as a consequence of her ordinary appearance.  Young-Joo tries to take the matter into her own hands. She wanted to gain his attention. Finally, Young-Joo and Moon-Soo gradually become closer. At the peak of the moment, Young-Soo soon suddenly discovers a picture of another girl in his wallet. This movie is amazing. Watch this to enjoy it.

39. Memories of Murder (2003) / 살인의 추억

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: In a very small Korean province in the period of 1986, something unusual happened. Some women were killed and three detectives were struggling extremely to solve the case of the murder of multiple young women. Those women were found raped as well as murdered by a totally unknown culprit.

Based on such a mysterious true story of unsolved mysterious serial murders from the mid 80’s, this breathtaking movie starts to yoke down its plot. It is such a movie which will blow your mind away. It is based on a true story. You can’t even imagine that this kind of story can take place in our society. The side effect of horrific thoughts lingered and made me shivered as I walked out of the theater. I was just thinking about the killer never being caught and it’s a haunting truth.

40. The Man from Nowhere (2010) / 아저씨

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Review: The story of this movie is about a quiet pawnshop keeper. The keeper has a very a violent past. His past turns out about taking on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring. He does it only in the hope of saving the innocent child who is his only friend in the entire world.

Yes, you may think that the theme of this movie is extremely cliché. The fortunate fact is, this will not even secondly detract the movie from viewing experience. You will immediately and spontaneously sync down with the emotions of the characters. as well as the minds of the characters of this movie will highly play with your nerves too. The audience vicariously partakes in the explosive retribution campaign of this movie which is launched by Tae-Sik’s character. This happens as he annihilates the evil doers. He does it only to rescue a motherless girl. The girl is that person whom he bonded emotionally while leading an isolated as well as lonely life as a pawn shop owner. This movie has many similarities with the comparison to famous movie “Man on fire”.

41. Joint Security Area (2000) / 공동경비구역 JSA

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Review: In the DMZ while separating North and South Korea, an incident took place. two North Korean soldiers have been killed and abused brutally. This was done by one South Korean soldier as many people assume it. The surprising fact is, there were 11 bullets which were found in the bodies. As the time passes away, the story starts to begin very dramatically. What is the truth? To know this, watch it.  This movie is an awesome one. It is a movie based on mystery, suffering and much political issue. Never miss such an amazing movie.

42. Nowhere to Hide (1999) / 인정사정 볼 것 없다

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: A team of police hunt down a dangerous villain. Fighting scenes of this movie are noted very duly which is awesome. Alongside with this, the slow motion scenes are very nicely complimented. These scenes are nicely decorated and ornamented with the combination of amazing music as well. The movie is basically about the hunter, as well as the hunted. This is the very movie which transcended the Korean heartthrob, the amazing Jang Dong Gun as a really serious actor.

43. A Bittersweet Life (2005) / 달콤한 인생

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Review: Things go suddenly wrong for a high ranking mobster. It goes wrong at that point when he doesn’t really agree to proceed with his one and only boss’s orders.

A gang leader assigns his most trusted henchman which character is played by Sun Woo. He does it in order to keep vigil on his girlfriend while he is literally gone. During the henchman’s watch, he suddenly discovers that the girlfriend has really an auxiliary boyfriend on the other side. Sun Woo reports back with discretion only in order to protect the girl. The surprising fact is, this very decision unleashes those facts what seems to Sun Woo a cascade of unwarranted. This movie is really quite shocking, as well as it is disturbing as it highlights the infinitely complex makeup and behavior of human psychology.

44. No Blood No Tears (2002) / 피도 눈물도 없이

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: In one word, this 2002 movie is breathtakingly amazing. The main character who is a girl drives a cab on the night shift. She also meets each and every incident which takes place where she goes. Gyung-sun who is playing the character lives literally a scant life day by day. Though unfortunately, she used to be a professional safecracker which earned her an amazing nickname. See the movie to know the further story. I can assure you that this won’t let your expectations down.

45. Save the Green Planet! (2003) / 지구를 지켜라!

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: Byeong-gu the main protagonist of this movie believes that the world is really on the verge of a huge danger. He believes that our mother earth is at the risk of an alien invasion. As a result, he literally sets out to save the world as he assumes it’s his duty. This is an amazing movie. If you are a movie freak then it’s a must for you.

46. Public enemy / 공공의 적

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: This is a story about a ruthless cop. This character is amazingly played by Chul-Joong. There is also another part of this movie which is about a merciless killer. Both of them in one part of the movie in raincoat run into each other in a very small alleyway. After that, they literally form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight suddenly occurs by them on a rainy street. After a week later, dead bodies of an old couple are mysteriously discovered. The bodies had multiple stab wounds. Chul-Joong, the ruthless cop suddenly recalls the night when he met the man in the raincoat. Chul-Joong in order to know the truth meets the old couple’s son named as CHO Gyoo-hwan. He has an intuition that CHO is mainly the murder but he literally has no clue. In the meantime, another horrible murder takes place. This mother also took place in the same style. The showdown between a dirty cop as well as a killer unfolds. It happens and unfolds as things get more personal and problematic.

47. Sunflower (2006) / 해바라기

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: Released from prison after a long time, the main protagonist, Taesik goes to live a blissful life. He went to live a peaceful life with an adopted mother. He also takes a job for the living. To live happily, he tries really hard to live a quiet life with his new family. His harmless efforts are suddenly threatened. Suddenly a politician seeks to diminish the family restaurant in order to down to build a mall. Their life suddenly changes. Watch this movie to know further stories.

48. Take Off (2009) / 국가대표

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: Five men dive into a competition for the gold. They go as the representative as well as members of Korea’s national ski jumping team. This is a breathtaking story. The story gradually unfolds and it mesmerizes us with it’s amazing story. Each of the actors and characters are amazing.

49. The thieves / 도둑들

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Review: Popeye the group leader alongside with his group of thieves heads for Macau.  They do it only to let things cool down fro their latest heist. They go there on a job.  The unfortunate fact is, the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye’s old partner. His name is Macau Park Macao. he has some different plan for them. All of the thieves are working together in order to steal a fabled diamond. All of them have their own agenda to keep the diamond for themselves. But who will succeed? Who will live to see another day? This is an amazing movie.

50. Silmido / 실미도

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: This amazing movie is based on a true story. The story is based on the 1968 Korean Republic’s huge Army plan. This plan was made in order to assassinate the North Korean president who was Kim Il-Sung. 31 criminals as well as death row inmates are recruited into a very secret training. The training phase was located on the island of Silmi. For long two years the armies were subjected to their maximum mental as well as physical abuse before the mission is cancelled. As a result, the unit terminated.

51. The Berlin fire / 베를린

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: In this movie, a “Ghost “agent is exposed during an illegal arms trade gone which gone terribly wrong in Berlin. During the exposure, the North Korean “ghost” agent finds himself in the crosshairs as well as targeted list of an international manhunt.  The questions arise. Was he betrayed by his wife or was he betrayed by his country? He must and undoubtedly prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to rescue himself.

52. All About My Wife (2012) / 내 아내의 모든 것

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Review: Doo Hyun cannot stand a single moment with his wife anymore. He badly wants to divorce her but he can’t. Surprisingly he didn’t cheat on her. Rather he out of nowhere hired a Casanova. He does it to seduce his wife. So that she leaves him. Will he succeed or they will fall in love again? Watch the movie to unveil the story.

53. Pietà / 피에타

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: In this movie, a loan shark named a Pieta is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle. He reconsiders only after knowing about a mysterious woman. The arrival of a mysterious woman changes everything as she claims to be his long-lost mother. What happens with him? Let’s watch the movie to unveil the story.

54. The Host (2006) / 괴물

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: A monster one day emerges from Seoul’s famous and beautiful Han River. The monster focuses its attention on attacking people and ruining their life. One victim’s loving family does each and every bit of act what they can to rescue the victim from its clutches.

The story revolves around a monstrous lizard that domiciles in the Han River. The monster dangerously and furiously terrorizes its residents. It’s a must viewing movie.if you fancy about giant lizards smashing, if you enjoy such smashing kind of movies then you must go for it.

55. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004) / 태극기 휘날리며

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: Two brothers are literally forced to take part in the Korean War. They are forced to fight in the Korean War. As a result, the elder decides that he would take part in the riskiest missions. He does it as it will at least help shield the younger from battle.

This movie focuses on the bonding of two brothers. It shows how amazingly beautiful the bonds can be. It’s a must watch.

56. Old boy (2003) / 올드보이

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Review: After being kidnapped as well as imprisoned for fifteen years, finally, the main protagonist is released. He is released only for the reason. The reason is he must have to find out his captor within a very short time. He has to do it within five days. This is not at all an easy job. Let’s watch the movie to know what happens.

57. The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) / 좋은 놈 나쁜 놈 이상한 놈

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Review: The story revolves around two outlaws as well as a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria. It also includes their rivalry. He includes it only to possess a treasure map while being pursued by none other the Japanese army.

58. Train to Busan (2016) / 부산행

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Review: The proclaimed animation director Yeon Sangho showcased his amazing filmmaking making art in this movie. Alongside with his heart snatching amazing live-action debut, he has also shown his awesome charm of movie making in this film which is known as -Train to Busan. This is known as the most successful Korean film. This movie is also highly famous outside of Korea for its amazing story. This is totally a motley group of Seoulites attempt to escape as well as attempts to survive a zombie attack on a train. The story about the movie goes on with a very amazing concept. Trust me it will worth your time.

59. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring (2003) / 봄 여름 가을 겨울 그리고 봄

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: This movie is about a Buddhist master and a young boy. While they were passing middle era of the Korean wilderness, a Buddha teacher rises up a diligent strong young boy. The master teaches him how to live a life of compassion. As the boy grows up he gets distracted by the physical world. he leaves his master. Finally, he fails to cope up and comes back to his master.

60. The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014) / 명량

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: This movie showcases us the Battle of Myeongnyang. This breathtaking battle took place in 1597.In this battle legendary admiral, Yi Sunsin defeated a fleet of invading and occupying Japanese ships.

61. Sunny (2011) / 써니

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Review: While visiting her loving mother-in-law at a hospital, Nam the main protagonist (Yu Ho-Jeong) runs into a very close old friend who has been admitted for terminal cancer. As the two reconnect, the friend asks Nami for a favor. She wants to reunite as well as rebuilt their old clique. The clique which they had named?Sunny.? Na-mi finally goes out in search of her friends. the film then literally goes back to a very colorful time which is in the? the 80s, the past days of their life. The film shows recounting the moments in the amazing glorious days of?Sunny? as well as the tragedy which ultimately broke their amazing bond.The group meets again and their bond strengthens gradually in a sweeter way.

62. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) / 장화 홍련

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: After spending very long time in a mental institution, two sisters return to the home. In this home, they have their father as well as a cruel stepmother. There begins their stepmother’s obsessive as well as unbalanced ways of treating them. in addition to this, there comes an interfering ghost who literally affect their recovery. This movie is incredibly creepy and goose bumping. This movie is basically a psychological thriller.

63. Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013) / 7번방의 선물

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Review: This is an amazing story about the love between a mentally-ill father and his undoubtedly lovingly adorable little daughter. The mentally sick father was accused of rape. As a result, he was sent to jail. The father’s home became the prison. How the daughter fought for his father respects this is shown in this movie in a very crafty way.

64. Ode to My Father (2014) / 국제시장

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Review: At the time of the horrible Korean War, a young boy’s takes a vow to take care of his family. He started the beginning of a lifelong promise. The promise took a long time span of almost  60 years.

65. The Attorney (2013) / 변호인

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Review: A highly ambitious tax attorney finally decides to represent his very old friend in court. Watch the amazing movie.

67. The King and the Clown (2005) / 왕의 남자

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Review: Two clowns used to live in Korea’s Chosen Dynasty. One day they get arrested. The reason for their being arrest was very simple. They staged a play and it was meant to satirize the king. Though it may seem simple to you, it was not that simple for the king. They were dragged to the palace brutal. They were also threatened with execution. The fortunate fact is, they are given a last chance. If they can make the king laugh then he will let them free.

68. Speed Scandal (2008) / 과속스캔들

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Review: This story is about A radio DJ. He is an entertainer who suddenly learns only at the age of thirty that he may really be a grandfather! Creepy isn’t it? All the credit goes to a young girl who has a baby son. She continuously claims to be the DJ’s daughter.

69. Battle Ground 625 (2005) / 웰컴 투 동막골

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Review: Soldiers from both sides of the north, as well as South Korea, gets divided, they also divide live among villagers who were totally ignorant of the war.

70. War of the Arrows / 최종병기 활

IMDb Rating: 7.2

Review: This movie is based on the period of second Manchu invasion of Korea. It is based on the best archer of Korea whose name is Nam Yi.

71. friend / 친구

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: Despite having totally different family backgrounds, four close friends grew up together. They grew up in the in the wearisome period. They live the most dangerous time together. As they grew up they became rivals of the crime world. Watch to enjoy it.

72. May 18 / 화려한 휴가

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Review: The story of this movie is about a very crucial fact. It is about 1980 Gwangju massacre. During this massacre which took place in South Korea, almost thousands of students, as well as protesters, were killed. They were killed brutally by army troops.

73. Jeon Woo-chi: The Taoist Wizard / 전우치

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Review: Jeon Woo-chi is the main character in this movie. He is basically an undisciplined womanizing Taoist. Never forget that he is from the Joseon era. The story ends up in present-day Korea. The reason is, it is causing mayhem in a huge manner with his passion for magic.

74. Punch / 완득이

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Review: In this movie, 17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a very poor family. As his status, his grades in school are also very poor. He is a rebellious as well as a troubled student. he never ever loses in any fights.  Then one day he meets a teacher.

75. Secret reunion / 의형제

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Review: The story unveils as a fired South Korean agent, as well as a deserted North Korean spy, meets by chance. The story is based on their reunion. They meet after long six years. As a reunion, they plan to start a business partnership. Each of them has the intention to steal information from the other one and it was a trick.

76. My Boss, My Teacher (2006) / 투사부일체

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10

Review: Doo-Sik is nothing but the number two of a leading gang. The D-Dogs is full of ambition as well as expectation. This is a unique story. It is amazing. It will worth your time.

77. The Chaser (2008) / 추격자

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Review: It is a story about a disgraced ex-policeman. He runs a small ring of prostitutes and never feels guilty for that. One day he finds himself in a race against time. He feels it because one of the women goes missing and it’s a huge threat to him.

78. The Grand Heist (2012) / 바람과 함께 사라지다

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Review: In the late 18th century, ice was such a commodity which was more precious than gold. At one phase, some corrupt officials start to conspire to form a syndicate. They start to fix its price. After that, a gang of 11 professionals is formed. It was formed only to steal all the royal ice blocks. The story is very different.

79. Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (2011) / 조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: “Detective K” –this movie tells us the adventures of Joseon’s top detective. He used to investigate and he was ordered by the King. He was investigating a series of mysterious murders which were taking place in the country.

80. Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012) / 범죄와의 전쟁: 나쁜놈들 전성시대

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Review: On the verge of being fired a customs official finds a life-changing fact. The officer was corrupt and he finds a haul of the drug. As a consequence, he teams up with a vicious gangster. His will was to become the most powerful crime person in Busan.

81. New World (2013) / 신세계

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Review: This movie is basically a melodrama revolving around an undercover cop. The cop once finds it very difficult to play both a cop as well as a goon. Then the story takes a turn.

82. Silenced (2011) / 도가니

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Review: This movie is based on real events. This amazing movie showcases heart touching story of a school. The school was for the hearing-impaired. It was such a school where young deaf students were being sexually assaulted by their faculty members. This horrific incident took place over a very long period of time.

83. Marrying the Mafia 2: Enemy-in-Law (2005) / 가문의 위기

IMDb Rating: 6/10

Review: Mrs. Hong is known as the crime boss. She is the boss of a very large mafia group. She orders her two sons, to find out an elite wife for her eldest son named as In-Jae. As a result, her eldest son meets with an elite girl and the story begins.

84. Deranged (2012) / 연가시

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: Jae-hyuk is an ordinary man. The man is in his idle age as he ages almost 40.He works as a medical supplies salesman. He is immensely troubled by doctors all day. The story gradually revolves around him and his brother.

85. Public Enemy 3 (2008) / 강철중: 공공의 적

IMDB Rating: 6.5/10

Review: KANG Chul-Jung has been a detective in this movie. He is such a detective who has been fighting against crime for long 15 years. His fighting starts in this movie against a mob boss. This cruel boss recruits young kids in order to accomplish his dirty work.

86. Marathon (2005) / 말아톤

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Review: An autistic boy discovers one day an amazing talent. He discovers with immense happiness has a talent for running. Then the story takes a turn. With the help of his loving and caring mother he literally takes part in a major marathon.

87. Dancing Queen (2012) / 댄싱퀸

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: A husband in this amazing movie finds himself running for Mayor of Seoul which is accidental. On the other hand, his wife decides to turn herself into a successful k-pop singer

88. My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009) / 7급 공무원

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Review: This movie is a huge box office hit in Korea. It is basically an action-packed romantic comedy. This comedy movie revolves around two former lovers. They are now working on a secret mission in order to infiltrate the mob which is basically Russian.

89. Closer to Heaven (2009) / 내 사랑 내 곁에

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Review: A funeral director meets a man. The man is battling with a disease named as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He is suffering from it from the time he was very young. The director and the patient fall in love. The couple eagerly hopes for a cure which can keep him alive.

90. Forever the Moment (2008) / 우리 생애 최고의 순간

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Review: This movie is about handball. It showcases a professional Korean handball player. She is now working in a grocery store. He is doing this only because her team has been disbanded.  A new coach arrives, as a result, the story takes a different turn.

91. Man on the Edge (2013) / 박수건달

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Review: A gangster is chosen by fate to become nothing but a shaman. How can he balance his totally opposite life? Beating people and helping people are totally two contrast facts.  How will he manage it? It is undoubtedly an amazing movie.

92. A Frozen Flower (2008) / 쌍화점

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Review: This is a historical drama which is set in the Koryo dynasty. This amazing art piece focused on the relationship between a king as well as his bodyguard.

93. The Divine Weapon (2008) / 신기전

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Review: This is a historical as well as an epic tale of Korea’s creation of Singijeon. It is mainly a variation of the fire arrow which is basically Chinese. It’s a very different movie.

94. Typhoon (2005) / 태풍

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10

Review: The movie revolves around a modern-day pirate. The pirate plans a massive attack on North as well as South Korea. His plan is huge and so as the movie. Watch it to enjoy its charm.

95. Unbowed (2011) / 부러진 화살

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Review: Kim Kyung-ho is the main character in this movie. This poor soul is fired by his university. The reason is he has questioned the validity of a math question. He has asked why it should be in the entrance exam. Kim as a matter of seriousness files a lawsuit against the university but the court dismisses it. What will happen next? Just watch the movie.

96. Moss (2010) / 이끼

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

Review: The story begins with the call of a mysterious person to a young man. The mystery man informs him that the young man’s father has died in a country village. The curious son as a part of tension and fear travels to the town only to discover what really happened with his father. The story starts to unveil from here.

97. Hanbando (2006) / 한반도

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10

Review: This movie is about a Korean reunification plan. The plan is highly upset by a Japanese invasion plot. This plot of the movie is really important. It reveals a century-old secret of these two countries. Watch it.

Korean movies are amazing. They are something which really makes us stunned and makes us amazed by the amazing stories. If you are a movie freak then these 100 enlisted movies are a must for you.

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