Tag: South Korea

Part-time Spy (2017) 5.4

Part-time Spy (2017)

Jang Young-shil, who couldn't get a full-time job no matter how hard she tried, finally is hired as a comment writer for National Security Office at 35. However, even in the job she realizes that she is on the top of the...

Address Unknown (2001) 7.2

Address Unknown (2001)

Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea became the first war zone of the ...

My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006) 6.4

My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)

When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley cr...

Coin Locker Girl (2015) 6.7

Coin Locker Girl (2015)

A new born girl is placed in a coin operated locker in the subway station. The girl is raised by a mother who is the boss for a loan shark group. Later, when the girl has grown into a teen, she carries out missions given...

Eye for an Eye (2008) 6

Eye for an Eye (2008)

The devious brain behind a heist draws a top police detective, on the eve of his retirement, into an elaborate plot of robbery and revenge.::Eye-plot...

Punch (2011) 7.1

Punch (2011)

17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a poor family and his grades in school are equally poor. He is a rebellious and troubled student, but he never loses in fights. Wan-Deuk then meets teacher Dong-Joo. At first, Dong-Joo and...

Hill of Freedom (2014) 6.9

Hill of Freedom (2014)

Kwon returns to Seoul from the mountains and is given a packet of letters from Mori back from Japan to propose to her. Kwon drops and scatters the undated letters. She reads them and has to make sense of the chronology -...

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014) 6.2

Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma (2014)

'Even though I live in South Korea, my heart is in North Korea. The North Koreans are not strangers, but my brethren'. These words spoken by Mr. Lee, the film's main character, reveal an internal conflict in the national...

My New Sassy Girl (2016) 4.6

My New Sassy Girl (2016)

Gyun-Woo (Cha Tae-Hyun), who can't forget the sassy girl, meets his first love (Victoria). He fell in love with her when they were in elementary school. At the time, other kids teased her because she wasn't very good wit...

1987: When the Day Comes (2017) 7.8

1987: When the Day Comes (2017)

In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A...

Poetry (2010) 7.8

Poetry (2010)

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.::Anonymous...

Take Off 2 (2016) 6.6

Take Off 2 (2016)

Various women, including a North Korean defector, a banned short track skater, middle age woman and a middle school student, come together to form the first South Korean woman's national ice hockey team.::Chris Green...

Confidential Assignment (2017) 6.6

Confidential Assignment (2017)

When a crime organization from North Korea crosses borders and enters South Korean soil, a South Korean detective must cooperate with a North Korean detective to investigate their whereabouts.::parknourie...

A Melody to Remember (2016) 6.6

A Melody to Remember (2016)

Second Lieutenant Han Sang-Yeok (Si Wan) leads his platoon during the Korean War in the early 1950s. During the war, Sang-yeok encounters a children's choir who have lost everything due to the war. Emphasising with their...

The Day I Died: Unclosed Case (2020) 7.5

The Day I Died: Unclosed Case (2020)

The detective Hyun-soo tries to track down a girl who disappeared off of a cliff during a stormy night....

Chilsu and Mansu (1988) 6.8

Chilsu and Mansu (1988)

A painter quits his job and looks to an old acquaintance for work and a place to stay.::Anonymous-733...

Deranged (2012) 6.4

Deranged (2012)

Jae-hyuk is an ordinary man in his 40s. He works as a medical supplies salesman and is hassled by doctors all day. His brother Jae-pil is a detective that is not all that interested in public safety and spends most of hi...

Fighter in the Wind (2004) 7

Fighter in the Wind (2004)

A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot, but ends up on the streets battling racism, organized crime, occupying American servicemen, and his own fear of failur...

Northern Limit Line (2015) 6.6

Northern Limit Line (2015)

Based on the true story that is known as the second battle of Yeonpyeong, this movie tells the story of some of the young soldiers who fought and died in the battle. The battle took place in the yellow sea on 29th of Jun...

Gangnam 1970 (2015) 6.3

Gangnam 1970 (2015)

In the 1970s, during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul is starting to be transformed into a developed area. Childhood friends Jong-dae and Yong-ki struggle to get by, until their sha...

The Net (2016) 7.3

The Net (2016)

Namchulwoo is a poor fisherman living a simple but happy life with his wife and daughter on the north side of a river that divide s the two Korea's. Every day he goes fishing on the river,where the check point soldiers k...

Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020) 7.1

Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)

A struggling restaurant owner, caring for his sick mom, finds a bag of cash in a sauna locker, while a customs officer gets into trouble when his girlfriend runs off with money he borrowed from a loan shark....

The Classic (2003) 7.8

The Classic (2003)

Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mo...

What Happened to Mr Cha? (2021) 4.6
Luck-Key (2016) 6.9

Luck-Key (2016)

A reverse comedy that tells the story of a perfectionist assassin who falls and hits his head in a sauna, giving him amnesia. When a down-and-out actor switches locker keys with him, they switch lives until the hit-man, ...

Tidal Wave (2009) 5.6

Tidal Wave (2009)

Professor Kim, a marine geologist, recognizes the impending danger of a mega tsunami headed straight for Haeundae, a popular vacation spot on the south coast of Korea. He desperately attempts to warn authorities and aler...

Secretly Greatly (2013) 6.9

Secretly Greatly (2013)

A group of spies, the 5446 Corps were trained by North Korean special forces since their youth, with a goal of unifying Korea. They are ambitiously dispatched to South Korea, where each disguises himself as a fool, an as...

The World of Us (2016) 7.5

The World of Us (2016)

At an age when perhaps friends mean more than moms, 10 year-old Sun is an outcast at school. During summer vacation, she meets Jia, who is new to town. As Sun shows Jia around the neighborhood and they play at each other...

Collectors (2020) 6.9

Collectors (2020)

A search is underway for an ancient royal treasure in the city of Seoul....

The Drug King (2018) 6.2

The Drug King (2018)

Set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970s, Lee Doo-sam builds an empire as a drug smuggler in the Busan underworld, while public prosecutor Kim In-goo attempts to take down Lee Doo-sam....

Red Family (2013) 6.5

Red Family (2013)

A group of North Korean spies, disguised as an ordinary South Korean family, work as spies in South Korea.::anonymous...

Tazza: The High Rollers (2006) 7.2

Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)

A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced h...

Fanfare (2019) 4.9

Fanfare (2019)

J, the mysterious woman, may well just be a phenomenon rather than an actual person. A minimal society squeezed within a tight space--this is the stage to express the director's perspective towards intertwined human inte...

Right Now, Wrong Then (2015) 7.2

Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)

Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture the next day, he stops by a restored, old palace and meets a fledgling artist. She's never seen any of his films, but k...

200 Pounds Beauty (2006) 6.7

200 Pounds Beauty (2006)

Han-na, an overweight woman with a beautiful voice, provides the real vocals for a pretty pop star who can't carry a tune. After a humiliating encounter, Han-na undergoes head-to-toe plastic surgery and reemerges a year ...

Microhabitat (2017) 7.4

Microhabitat (2017)

This film is about a young woman who suffered a deep depression, the only way to deal with it is binge drinking and chain smoking. But when the Korean government raised the prices of cigarettes so high that she simply co...

Forbidden Dream (2019) 6.5

Forbidden Dream (2019)

One of the most important figures of Korean royal history King Sejong develop a 20-year relationship with engineer and inventor Jang Yeong-sil, a truly remarkable scientist based on their common interest in astronomy....

A Frozen Flower (2008) 7.1

A Frozen Flower (2008)

The period is the late 14th century, and the last waning gasp of the centuries-old Goryeo Dynasty. As that regime comes to a bitter end thanks to the machinations of the Yuan Dynasty, The Goryeo king responds by organizi...

The Face Reader (2013) 6.9

The Face Reader (2013)

Set during the seizure of the throne by Sejo of Joseon in the year 1455, the movie follows the life of Nae-Kyung. Nae-Kyung, the son of a ruined noble family, goes all around Joseon and studies physiognomy. He is able to...

Airiseu: Deo mubi (2010) 6.2

Airiseu: Deo mubi (2010)

Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are f...