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Is there a Korean movie that you will never forget? If not, please remember these 20 super good-looking Korean hot movies today. Believe it or not, after reading today’s article, these movies will deeply attract you!

Are you ready to embark on a rich and exciting movie journey?

  1. Silenced

    Year: 2011

    Ratings: 9.4

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    This is a 2011 Korean crime drama film based on Kong Ji-young’s novel The Crucible, directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk and starring Gong Yoo and Jung Yu-mi. The play is based on events in Inhwa, Gwangju, where young deaf students were victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over five years in the early 2000s.

  2. So-won

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 9.3

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    It is based on the Zhao Douchun incident in South Korea in 2008. Based on the theme of child sexual violence, it tells the story of the family members and the people around them who healed the victims in despair. The case also exerted pressure on the government, promising to increase punishment. The film won the Best Film Award at the 34th Korean Film Blue Dragon Awards.

  3. Late Blossom

    Year: 2011

    Ratings: 9.0

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    This Korean hot movie revolves around four elderly people living in a hillside village. It is a 2011 Korean film written and directed by Cho Changmin about the love story of two elderly couples. After a quiet release, the independent film slowly gained positive word-of-mouth and critical acclaim. It eventually became a box office success with over 1,645,505 tickets and a cultural darling among its industry peers.

  4. Miracle in Cell No.7

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 8.9

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    The film describes the story of a mentally handicapped man wrongfully imprisoned for murder who develops a friendship with the hardened criminals in his cell who help him see his daughter again by smuggling her into prison.

    It is based on the story of a man who raped and murdered a 9-year-old girl in Chuncheon on September 27, 1972. He was forced to confess under torture and was eventually acquitted in November 2008.

  5. New World

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 8.9

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    New World is a 2013 South Korean epic crime film written and directed by Park Hoon Jung. In the film, Lee Ja-sung struggles to balance his role as an undercover police officer with his rise to prominence within a Korean crime syndicate.

    The New York Times claimed this Korean hot movie was “less bloody and more thoughtful than most films of the genre, and the alliance-turning plot becomes more compelling as it develops.”

  6. Sunny

    Year: 2011

    Ratings: 8.8

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    The film tells the warm story of members of the “Seven Princesses” small group who used to be in middle school and reunited after 25 years to find youthful memories.

    Some people commented that the whole work’s attitude towards life stays at the secular standard — money. It is somewhat regrettable to think that money can solve everything.

    But some people praised: This film is not the kind of Korean freshness as imagined, but it will make you laugh with tears after watching it.

  7. Parasite

    Year: 2019

    Ratings: 8.8

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    This Korean hot movie is a 2019 Korean black humor thriller drama film. The film received numerous nominations. Won the Palme d’Or in the official competition unit of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, becoming the first Korean film to win the award.

  8. The Terror Live

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 8.7

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    The Terror Live is a 2013 South Korean action thriller written and directed by Kim Byung-woo. Ha Jung-woo plays the live broadcast of the terrorist attack after the explosion of the Mapo Bridge on the Han River. And the story unfolds within the narrow confines of the radio booth.

  9. The Spy Gone North

    Year: 2018

    Ratings: 8.7

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    The background of the story is the Korean Peninsula in the mid-1990s. This Korean hot movie is adapted from the real story of the intelligence agent “Black Jinxing” of the “National Security Planning Department,” the predecessor of the National Intelligence Service of Korea.

    In the play, the protagonist pretends to be a businessman to conduct commercial transactions with North Korea, thereby infiltrating various military units to inquire about intelligence but falls into a terrorist struggle between the top powers of the two countries.

  10. Train To Busan

    Year: 2016

    Ratings: 8.6

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    The film was well-received after its release, with a 94% fresh rating on the film review site Rotten Tomatoes. Train To Busan is the first movie about zombies in Korean film history. It is set on a high-speed train bound for Busan. It revolves around a group of passengers who start to survive the zombie attack. The story also includes a series of discussions on human nature, etc.

  11. The Man from Nowhere

    Year: 2010

    Ratings: 8.2

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    This Korean hot movie tells the story of Tae-Sik, who has never been in contact with others, and after the only little girl Mi Mi who can open his heart, is kidnapped, he begins to fight against the underworld to save Mi. With a box office record of more than 6.2 million people, it was the highest-grossing movie in South Korea in 2010.

  12. Steel Rain

    Year: 2017

    Ratings: 8.2

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    “Steel Rain” is a Korean hot movie of action released in 2017, directed by Yang Yushuo. It is adapted from the comics created by Pi Fan and Yang Yushuo Online, “Steel Rain”. The movie takes the conflict between North Korea and South Korea as the theme.

  13. The Man Standing Next

    Year: 2020

    Ratings: 8.2

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    It adapted from the reportage of the same name written by Korean reporter Kim Chung-sik about the deeds of successive ministers of the South Korean Central Intelligence Service (now the Korean National Intelligence Service). It was re-created, centering on the stories of two ministers, Kim Jae-gyu and Kim Hyung-wook.

  14. Assassination

    Year: 2015

    Ratings: 8.1

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    This Korean hot movie takes Shanghai in 1933 and the Japanese-occupied capital of North Korea as the story’s background. Assassination tells the story of members of the Independence Army, key members of the Korean Provisional Government, and professional killers teaming up to assassinate pro-Japanese factions.

    On August 15, 2015, “Assassination” became the 12th Korean movie to exceed 10 million at the Korean box office. This is also the first Korean film to break through 10 million at the box office in 2015.

  15. I Saw the Devil

    Year: 2010

    Ratings: 7.9

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    This is a 2010 Korean hot movie of thriller directed by Kim Ji-Woon from a script written by Park Hoon-Jung and starring Lee Byung-hun and Choi Min-Sik. Due to the excessive amount of extreme bloody scenes involved, it became the first Korean commercial thriller film to be listed as a 19-ban and restricted release grade.

  16. Secretly, Greatly

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 7.9

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    Secretly, Greatly is based on the 2010 webtoon of the same name by cartoonist Hun. It takes Won Ryu-hwan, a North Korean elite spy “human weapon” who lurks in the slums of Seoul, as the main character. While in contact with kind and enthusiastic neighbors, they gradually questioned their beliefs and a series of stories triggered by this.

  17. The Flu

    Year: 2013

    Ratings: 7.8

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    This Korean hot movie tells the story of the outbreak of the deadly cold virus. The firefighter “Jiang Jijiu” and the female doctor “Jin Inhae” embarked on the road to find the virus’s host, and a series of stories happened along the way.

  18. Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds

    Year: 2017

    Ratings: 7.8

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    It is a Korean fantasy film released in 2017, adapted from the comic of the same name drawn by Korean cartoonist Zhou Haomin.

    The plot describes the firefighter Kim Ja-hong, who is always desperate and brave to save people in the fire scene. But he accidentally died in a disaster rescue operation to save a little girl. After his death, he was escorted by three death gods to the underworld, The story of being judged by the Seven Great Yamas.

  19. Memoir of a Murderer

    Year: 2017

    Ratings: 7.8

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    This Korean hot movie is adapted from the novel of the same name by author Kim Young-ha; the main axis is the story of a former serial murderer with Alzheimer’s disease who struggles with fading memories.

  20. The Host

    Year: 2006

    Ratings: 7.6

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    “The Host” is a movie that combines horror, satire, and black humor. It set a movie viewing record of 13.01 million people and became the box office champion in the history of Korean movies at that time. This record was maintained until 2009 and was surpassed by “Avatar.” It won many awards at home and abroad, and many film critics also gave “The Host” a high degree of affirmation.

The Bottom Line

Can’t you help watching these wonderful Korean hot movies? Now it’s time to touch them! Where to find them? Don’t worry. Netflix may be your good choice. You can enjoy most of them on it. And if there is anything trouble, please contact us immediately!

I hope you all have a perfect movie journey! If you have listed other excellent Korean films, please don’t mean to share them with us! We will be very excited!

By JORDAN GARCIA

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