South Korea (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Parasite (2019)
8.6
96 metascore

Parasite (2019)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi

Votes: 280,848

Snowpiercer (2013)
7.1
84 metascore

Snowpiercer (2013)

R | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris

Votes: 266,657 | Gross: $4.56M

Okja (2017)
7.3
75 metascore

Okja (2017)

TV-MA | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-hyun Ahn, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 86,174

Crash Landing on You (2019– )

70 min | Comedy, Romance

Yoon Se Ri is an heiress to a conglomerate in South Korea. One day, while paragliding, an accident caused leads Yoon Se Ri to make an emergency landing in North Korea. There, she meets Ri Jung Hyuk, who is a North Korean army officer.

Stars: Hyun Bin, Ye-jin Son, Ji-hye Seo, Jung-hyun Kim

Votes: 1,610

The Host (2006)
7.1
85 metascore

The Host (2006)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Horror

A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and begins attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Hee-Bong Byun, Hae-il Park, Doona Bae

Votes: 93,975 | Gross: $2.20M

The Handmaiden (2016)
8.1
84 metascore

The Handmaiden (2016)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Cho, So-Ri Moon

Votes: 92,440 | Gross: $2.01M

Memories of Murder (2003)
8.1
82 metascore

Memories of Murder (2003)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In a small Korean province in 1986, two detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Votes: 115,048 | Gross: $0.01M

Endings, Beginnings (2019)
5.8
44 metascore

Endings, Beginnings (2019)

110 min | Drama

A 30-something woman navigating through love and heartbreak over the course of one year. During that time, she will unlock the secrets to her life in a sudden turn of events and in the most surprising of places.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan, Sebastian Stan, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 142

Oldboy (2003)
8.4
77 metascore

Oldboy (2003)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-Tae Yoo, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 481,646 | Gross: $0.71M

Train to Busan (2016)
7.5
72 metascore

Train to Busan (2016)

Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jung, Dong-seok Ma, Su-an Kim

Votes: 125,724 | Gross: $2.13M

Mother (2009)
7.8
79 metascore

Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Won Bin, Goo Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 42,901 | Gross: $0.55M

Burning (2018)
7.6
90 metascore

Burning (2018)

Not Rated | 148 min | Drama, Mystery

Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jun, Soo-Kyung Kim

Votes: 35,492 | Gross: $0.72M

Kingdom (2019– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Horror

While strange rumors about their ill king grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land.

Stars: Doona Bae, Greg Chun, Jun-ho Heo, Ji-Hoon Ju

Votes: 13,845

The Concubine (2012)

Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History, Romance

A tragic love triangle story between Hwa-Yeon, a daughter of a nobleman, her true love Kwon-Yoo, a servant and the man who will be King, Prince Sungwon.

Director: Dae-seung Kim | Stars: Yeo-jeong Jo, Dong-wook Kim, Min-Joon Kim, Ji-Young Park

Votes: 1,364

Olympic Dreams (2019)
5.5
55 metascore

Olympic Dreams (2019)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

In the Olympic Athlete Village, a young cross-country skier bonds with a volunteer doctor after her competition ends.

Director: Jeremy Teicher | Stars: Nick Kroll, Alexi Pappas, Gus Kenworthy, Morgan Schild

Votes: 176

I Saw the Devil (2010)
7.8
67 metascore

I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, In-seo Kim, Gook-hwan Jeon

Votes: 100,054 | Gross: $0.13M

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

After SpongeBob's beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Awkwafina, Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny

The Wailing (2016)
7.5
81 metascore

The Wailing (2016)

TV-MA | 156 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village, a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman, drawn into the incident, is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

Director: Hong-jin Na | Stars: Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang, Do-won Kwak, Woo-hee Chun

Votes: 40,944

Obsessed (2014)

132 min | Drama

In the summer of 1969, Colonel Kim Jin Pyeong returns to South Korea after serving in Vietnam. He is suffering from post-traumatic disorder and trapped in a loveless marriage with Soo Jin, ... See full summary »

Director: Dae-woo Kim | Stars: Seung-heon Song, Ji-yeon Lim, Yeo-jeong Jo, Joo-Wan On

Votes: 896

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015– )

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Marinette and Adrien, two normal teens, transform into superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir when an evil threatens their city.

Stars: Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Mela Lee, Keith Silverstein

Votes: 4,244

Itaewon Class (2020– )

70 min | Drama, Romance

The story of Park Sae Ro Yi who opens a restaurant in Itaewon.

Stars: Seo-joon Park, Da-mi Kim, Jae-myung Yoo, Nara

Votes: 178

Tokyo! (2008)
7.1
63 metascore

Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Directors: Leos Carax, Michel Gondry, Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryô Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 8,994 | Gross: $0.35M

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
6.3
54 metascore

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Count Dracula and company participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James

Votes: 49,068 | Gross: $167.51M

Thirst (2009)
7.1
73 metascore

Thirst (2009)

R | 134 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism and is forced to abandon his ascetic ways.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, Hee-jin Choi, Dong-soo Seo

Votes: 39,974 | Gross: $0.30M

Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)
7.0
66 metascore

Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy

An idle part-time college lecturer is annoyed by the yapping sound of a nearby dog. He decides to take drastic action.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Doona Bae, Sung-Jae Lee, Ho-jung Kim, Hee-Bong Byun

Votes: 4,743

Lady Vengeance (2005)
7.6
75 metascore

Lady Vengeance (2005)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

After being wrongfully imprisoned for thirteen years and having her child taken away from her, a woman seeks revenge through increasingly brutal means.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Shi-hoo Kim, Yea-young Kwon

Votes: 67,262 | Gross: $0.21M

Flu (2013)
6.7
40 metascore

Flu (2013)

Not Rated | 122 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Chaos ensues when a lethal, airborne virus infects the population of a South Korean city less than 20 kilometers from Seoul.

Director: Sung-su Kim | Stars: Hyuk Jang, Soo Ae, Roxanne Aparicio, Jang-Su Bae

Votes: 6,618

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
7.6
56 metascore

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' friend's daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Doona Bae, Ji-Eun Lim

Votes: 58,440 | Gross: $0.05M

The Servant (2010)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A servant falls in love with a girl whom his master also desires. Although the girl loves the servant, she also longs to improve her station in life.

Director: Dae-woo Kim | Stars: Ju-hyuk Kim, Seung-bum Ryoo, Yeo-jeong Jo, Hyeon-kyeong Ryu

Votes: 674

Train to Busan 2 (2020)

Action, Horror, Thriller | Post-production

Sequel to the 2016 South Korean zombie film.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon

A Taxi Driver (2017)
7.8
69 metascore

A Taxi Driver (2017)

Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, History

A widowed father and taxi driver who drives a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju to cover the 1980 uprising, soon finds himself regretting his decision after being caught in the violence around him.

Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Thomas Kretschmann, Hae-jin Yoo, Jun-yeol Ryu

Votes: 11,754 | Gross: $1.53M

The Chaser (2008)
7.9
64 metascore

The Chaser (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A disgraced ex-policeman who runs a small ring of prostitutes finds himself in a race against time when one of his women goes missing.

Director: Hong-jin Na | Stars: Yoon-seok Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Yeong-hie Seo, Yoo-Jeong Kim

Votes: 52,875

The Witch: Part 1 - The Subversion (2018)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Mystery

A high school student with amnesia tries to uncover what has happened to her. All leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined.

Director: Hoon-jung Park | Stars: Seung-chul Baek, Kim Byung-Ok, Woo-sik Choi, Da-Eun

Votes: 2,981

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
6.3
45 metascore

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris

Votes: 39,825 | Gross: $20.18M

The Man from Nowhere (2010)

R | 119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.

Director: Jeong-beom Lee | Stars: Won Bin, Sae-ron Kim, Tae-hoon Kim, Hee-won Kim

Votes: 57,973 | Gross: $0.01M

The Negotiation (2018)

Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

An ace crisis negotiator faces off against a cold-blooded hostage taker. Over the course of 21 hours, she attempts to crack his unusually calm demeanor and force him to reveal his motivations.

Director: Jong-suk Lee | Stars: Ye-jin Son, Hyun Bin, Sang-ho Kim, Seong-Bong Ahn

Votes: 1,412 | Gross: $0.11M

The Boondocks (2005–2014)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 25,333

Colossal (2016)
6.2
70 metascore

Colossal (2016)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon.

Director: Nacho Vigalondo | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 54,805 | Gross: $3.02M

Kim Possible (2002–2007)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A high school cheerleader and her accident-prone best friend balance their duties as global crime-fighters with the typical challenges of adolescence.

Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry

Votes: 21,838

Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003–2005)

TV-Y7 | 133 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The events and battles of the Galactic Republic's last major war are recounted.

Stars: Mat Lucas, James Arnold Taylor, André Sogliuzzo, Grey Griffin

Votes: 21,143

The Battle of Jangsari (2019)

Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Drama, War

A depiction of the Battle of Incheon during the Korean War in 1950.

Director: Kyung-taek Kwak | Stars: Megan Fox, George Eads, Minho Choi, Daniel Joey Albright

Votes: 386

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
7.2
65 metascore

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

R | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Soo-jung Lim, Geun-young Moon

Votes: 52,825

Forgotten (2017)

TV-MA | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

When his abducted brother returns seemingly a different man with no memory of the past 19 days, Jin-seok chases after the truth behind the kidnapping.

Director: Hang-jun Jang | Stars: Ha-Neul Kang, Mu-Yeol Kim, Seong-kun Mun, Young-hee Na

Votes: 10,385

The Good the Bad the Weird (2008)
7.3
69 metascore

The Good the Bad the Weird (2008)

R | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Western

The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Byung-hun Lee, Woo-sung Jung, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 31,793 | Gross: $0.13M

Arctic Dogs (2019)
4.3
28 metascore

Arctic Dogs (2019)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An Arctic fox works in the mailroom of a package delivery service, but wants to be doing the deliveries.

Director: Aaron Woodley | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Heidi Klum, James Franco, John Cleese

Votes: 773

Goblin (2016–2017)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Dokkaebi (Gong Yoo) needs a human bride to end his immortal life. Meanwhile, the Angel of Death has amnesia. Somehow these two meet and live together. They see off those who have passed away and are now leaving this world.

Stars: Yoo Gong, Go-eun Kim, Dong-Wook Lee, In-Na Yoo

Votes: 7,327

A Bittersweet Life (2005)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Things go wrong for a high ranking mobster when he doesn't proceed by his boss's orders.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Byung-hun Lee, Min-a Shin, Yeong-cheol Kim, Jung-min Hwang

Votes: 33,536

The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)
6.9
65 metascore

The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A crime boss teams up with a cop to track down a serial killer.

Director: Won-Tae Lee | Stars: Dong-seok Ma, Mu-Yeol Kim, Kim Sungkyu, Gyu-ri Kim

Votes: 4,321 | Gross: $0.22M

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
6.0
62 metascore

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.

Directors: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell | Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown

Votes: 45,862 | Gross: $162.99M

Psychokinesis (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

After drinking water from a mountain spring, a bank security guard gains telekinetic superpowers, which he must use to save his estranged daughter from an evil construction company, as a superhero.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Seung-ryong Ryu, Eun-kyung Shim, Jung-min Park, Yu-mi Jung

Votes: 3,713

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