Each year, different types of Korean movies are released. Some of them receive positive responses & high ratings while some receive a negative response from the audience & low ratings.
The South Korean film industry is already popular for its oscar-winning Parasite movie. But wait, there are more good movies that you can watch. Whether it be comedy, thriller, action, romance, they are the best.
Netflix is also investing a large amount of money in Korean content & we will get to see many Korean dramas and movies ahead. It is good to see that Korea is getting more recognition.
Best Korean Movies Of 2019
While many films are were released in 2019 in Korea, not all of them were the best or good to watch. This list is curated for you that includes movies with great storylines & acting.
All the genres are included such as action, thriller, comedy, horror, etc. If you are looking to watch these movies, most of them are available on Netflix & you can also watch them on free streaming sites.
The story revolves around a family of four, who are poor & unemployed. Gi Woo’s friend tells him to replace his position as a tutor in a rich family. Gi Woo uses this as a chance to employ his family members in the same house.
2. Innocent Witness
Soon Ho is an attorney who is engaged to deal with a murder case. The only witness, in this case, is an autistic high school student named Ji Woo. To convince Ji Woo to attend the trial as a witness, he decides to meet her and befriends her for her testimony.
3. Juror 8
The story of South Korea’s first trial by jury in 2008. It follows the case of a son brutally murdering his mother. The jury consists of 8 ordinary people of different ages and personalities, but, after they become jurors, they seek out the truth of the case.
For his mother’s birthday, a man insisted on having the party at Dream Garden because his crush works there. When a disaster strikes, covering the sky with mysterious gas, he has to use his rock climbing skills to get everyone to safety.
5. Inseparable Bros
Se Ha is intelligent but confined to a wheelchair, while Dong Goo is athletic but has a mental age of 5. Although not blood-related, they are an inseparable pair of close friends who have spent over 20 years together living almost as a single entity.
6. Extreme Job
Narcotics detectives work undercover in a chicken joint to try and bust a gang of organized criminals. Things take an unexpected turn when their new recipe suddenly transforms the run-down restaurant into the hottest eatery in town.
7. The Dude In Me
Dong Hyun is a high school student. One day, Dong Hyun falls from the rooftop and falls on top of Pan Soo, a member of a criminal organization. Later when both of them wake up in the hospital, they discover that they have switched bodies.
8. Kim Ji Young: Born 1982
Kim Ji Young quits her job at a PR agency. She leads an ordinary life up to this point. Suddenly, she begins to talk like her mother, her older sister, and other people. She seems possessed by other people. What happened to her?
9. The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale
When a pharmaceutical company’s illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie, the strange Park family who runs a petrol station finds it and tries to profit from it. But things turn the other way when the villagers turn to zombies.
10. Tune In For Love
In 1994 during the IMF crisis, Mi-soo, a part-time worker at a bakery, begins exchanging stories with college student Hyun-woo through a radio program. They fall in love, but can’t quite seem to get the timing right.
11. The Divine Fury
When he was a child, Yong Hoo’s father died in an accident. He has distrusted and resented people since then. Now, he is a champion in martial arts. Later, he meets Priest An, an exorcist. They get involved in a case and must fight a powerful evil.
12. The Gangster, The Cop, and The Devil
It revolves around a serial killer, a gangster who was almost a victim of the killer, and the cop who wants to arrest the killer. The cop and the gangster decide to join forces to catch the killer but face challenges from their enemies at work.
So, these were the 12 entertaining Korean movies of 2019. These movies have received good ratings & reviews on IMDb & other websites. Get ready to watch them on free streaming sites.