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Top 10 Best Korean Movies better than Hollywood 2021 - Zantania

Korean movies are so unique and special. Actually, there is something different in Korean movies but unfortunately, still, they are so underrated and only a few people know about them. So today, we are going to share Top 10 best Korean movies of all time and I must say you can’t forget these movies until your die. Let’s get started.

 

Instructions:

  • We are unable to tell you only one best Korean movie because every single movie from this list is mind-blowing and outstanding.
  • Make sure when you go to watch the movie, your room should be completely dark and only your movie screen should be visible where the movie is playing on and don’t forget to use headphones for a better experience.
  • Are you serious? Are these movies really better than Hollywood? – Absolutely my friends, even you can never find this kind of movie in Hollywood. 

 

Top 10 Best Korean Movies of all the time - Zantania

 

1. Parasite

Parasite

Story in Short

“When a poor family tries to live his son friend house as a parasite”

PARASITE (2019 FILM) – Thriller / Comedy

 Director:  Bong Joon-ho

 Writer:  Bong joon-ho, Hanjin-won 

 Producer:  Kwak sin-ae, Moon yang-Kwon, Bong Joon-ho, Jang young-hwan

 Starring:  Song Kang-ho, Lee sun-Kyun, Cho yeo-Jeong, choiwo-shik, park so-dam, Lee Jung-Eun, Jang Hye-jin

 Budget:  $15.5 million

 Box Office:  $259 million

 IMDB Rating:  8.6/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

Oscar-winning movie and one of the best 2019 movies in the world, the storyline of the movie is unimaginable and mind-blowing. If you are going to find which is the best Korean movie then there is no doubt parasite is going to be on 1 rank. I am sure this movie will blow your mind with its unimaginable story and cinematography. And it is my challenge to you to understand this movie because it is hard to believe what’s going in the movie.  

 

2. The Witch: Part 1, The Subversion

The Witch: Part 1, The Subversion

Story in Short

“An organization who execute some experiments with a little girl and transform her into a witch and she ran away from them to save her life, now organization searching that girl”  

THE WITCH: PART 1, THE SUBVERSION (2018 FILM) – Action / Mystery

 Director:  Park hoon-Jung

 Writer:  Park hoon-Jung

 Producer:  park hoon-Jung, Yeon young-sik

 Starring:  Kim da-mi, Jo min-su, Choi woo-shik, Park hee-soon

 Budget:  $5.5 million

 Box Office:  $24.4 million

 IMDB Rating:  7.2/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

I was extremely shocked at the end of the movie and I have no words for the action scene of this movie. In starting movie seems like normal but as the story moves forward it became super-fantastic and full of mystery, I would like to say this movie has the best action scene in the end.

 

3. Train to Busan

Train to busan

Story in Short

“When a father and his daughter took a train to meet her mother who is living in Busan, suddenly the entire country was infected with a virus of ‘zombie’.

TRAIN TO BUSAN (2016FILM) – Horror / Thriller

 Director:  Yeon sang-ho

 Writer:  Park Joo-suk

 Producer:  Lee dong-ha

 Starring:  Gong Yoo, Ma dong-Seok, Jungyu-mi, Kimsu-an, kimeui-sung, Choi woo-shik, Ahh so-hee.

 Budget:  $8.5 million

 Box Office:  $98.4 million

 IMDB Rating:  7.6/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

World best zombie and survival movie, every single minute of this movie is filled with suspense and thriller, this is the first Korean movie I saw and I watch this more than movie 5 times. Take a time a watch this movie I am sure this movie can’t disappoint you.

 

4. Space Sweepers

space sweepers

Story in Short

”In 2092, the UTS space company who successfully transferred some people to the mars and now UTS leader wants to destroy earth where millions of poor people living, space sweepers have a mission to save the earth with a 7-year-old girl”

SPACE SWEEPERS (2021 FILM) – Space-Opera / Sci-fi

 Director:  Jo sung-hee

 Writer:  yoonseung-min, yoo-kangseo-ae, jo sung-hee

 Producer:  Yoon in-beom, Kimsoo-jin

 Starring:  song Joong-ki, Kim tae-ri, Jinseon-kyu, Yoohae-jin

 Budget:  $21.2 million

 Box Office:  n/a 

 IMDB Rating:  6.6/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

What happens when the earth is not able to live? This Korean movie will tell you. The storyline of the movie is awesome and the cinematography is mind-blowing, and there are some emotional touches with comedy, everything is present in this movie, and in the end, I’ll say you should watch it.

 

5. Okja

Okja

Story in Short

“A girl who is caretaker of a massive animal ‘okja’ but a corporation wants okja from the girl”

OKJA (2017 FILM) – Adventure / Drama

 Director:  Bong Joon-ho

 Writer:  Bong joon-ho, Jonronson

 Producer:  Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner

 Starring:  Tildaswinton, Pauldano, Ahnseo-hyun, Byunhee-bong, Stevenyeun.

 Budget:  $50 million

 Box Office:  $ 2 million

 IMDB Rating:  7.3/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

One of the best emotional and beautiful Korean movies, this movie shows a cute relation between a child and an animal, You will like it.

 

 

6. I Saw The Devil

I saw the devil

Story in Short

“A taxi driver who reacts like a normal taxi driver, he asked for a lift to women and took them in his house and execute sexual violence. A trained agent who is on a mission to find out that taxi driver” 

I SAW THE DEVIL (2010 FILM) – Action / Thriller

 Director:  Kimjee-woon

 Writer:  Park hoon-Jung

 Producer:  Kim Hyun-woo

 Starring:  Lee Byung-hun, Choi min-sik

 Budget:  $6 million

 Box Office:  $ 12.8 million

 IMDB Rating:  7.8/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

The movie is great with great acting of the cast and the movie is full of suspense and thriller. The thief is very smart and let’s see will agent find out that killer driver.

 

7. Pandora

pandora

Story in Short

“A nuclear power plant is built in the middle of the town, due to heavy earthquake power plant get explode now local people lives on the danger they all will die if they don’t get help”  

PANDORA (2016 FILM) – Thriller / Drama

 Director:  Park jung-hoo

 Writer:  Park Jung-hoo

 Producer:  Kimchul-Yong, Park Kyung-Sook

 Starring:  Lee Byung-hun, Choi min-sik

 Budget:  US $ 477,000

 Box Office:  $ 32 million

 IMDB Rating:  6.7/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

I have no word for this movie, really I don’t know why this is so underrated this movie is my personal favorite among this list, due to explosion of nuclear power plant radiation are spreading all over the country, every scene of the movies is just awesome and I was literally crying at the end of the movie. 

 

8. Along with the Gods: The two Worlds

Along with the gods: the two worlds

Story in Short

“Three agents of god come on earth to take the soul of a firefighter after his death”

ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLDS (2017 FILM) –  Action / Drama

 Director:  Kimyong-hwa

 Writer:  Kimyong-Hwa

 Producer:  Kimyong-Hwa, Won dong-Yeon

 Starring:  Ha Jung-woo, Chae tae-Hyun, juji-hoon, Kim Hyang-gi

 Budget:  $18.3 million

 Box Office:  $ 108.2 million

 IMDB Rating:  7.3/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

What happens with our soul when we died? Hmmm... Complicated, basically this movie is totally like this and the movie is great with great cinematography and screenplay.

 

9. The Tower

The tower

Story in Short

“Tower sky, biggest luxury hotel tower. At a Christmas party, everything is going good until a fire breaks out and thousands of lives are endangered.”  

THE TOWER (2012 FILM) – Action / Thriller

 Director:  Kimji-hoon

 Writer:  Kim Sang-Don, Heojun-Seok

 Producer:  Lee Han-Seung, Lee Su-Man

 Starring:  Sol Kyung-Gu, Kim Sang-Kyung, Son Ye-Jin.

 Budget:  $9.3 million

 Box Office:  $ 36.4 million

 IMDB Rating:  6.6/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

One of the best disaster movies, every scene is just mind-blowing and full of thrillers. I was extremely impressed with this movie.

 

10. Flu

flu

Story in Short

“A new extremely dangerous virus which is spreading continuously, a Korean doctor who is a first doctor in the world to figure out about virus and now her daughter also get infected by this virus, she wants to save her”  

FLU (2013 FILM) – Sci-fi / Drama

 Director:  Kim sung-su

 Writer:  Lee Yeong-Jong, Kim Sung-Su

 Producer:  Kim Sung-Jin, Seojong-Hae, Jeonghoon-Tak, Im Young-Ju.

 Starring:  Sooae, Janghyuk.

 Budget:  $3.12 million

 Box Office:  $ 19.8 million

 IMDB Rating:  6.6/10

 Available On:  Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, Google play movies.

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Our Review:

As we know how much dangerous covid19 is, but ‘flu’ is 100 times danger than covid19 and half of the population has been died. Now you can imagine what can be the condition of people in this movie. Believe me, the movie is on the next level. If you want to know what can happen if 100 times dangerous viruses infect the world the just go and check out this great movie.

 

 

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