Top 16 Best Korean Movies Of 2020 Worth Watching

The year 2020 has been rough for us. Still South Korea has made some great movies that are worth a watch.

The year 2020 has been tough for all. Despite the pandemic, South Korea has given us some good movies. Here are some great Korean movies of 2020.

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 2020

While many films are were released in 2020 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.

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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.

1. The Call

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Seo Yeon comes back home after a long time. She connects an old phone that was in the house and speaks to a stranger named Yeong Sook who lives in the same house but 20 years apart. A serial killer puts another woman’s past and life on the line to change her fate.

2. Pawn

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Doo Suk and Jung Bae working as debt collectors while collecting debt from a woman gets her nine years old daughter as collateral. Suddenly, Doo Suk and Jung Bae become her guardians. The two men and the girl eventually form a family-like bond as they live together.

3. Okay! Madam

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Mi Young and Seok Hwan win a trip to Hawaii. When they get on the airplane to Hawaii, things don’t go as expected. Some terrorists get on the same airplane. The passengers soon become hostages. Suddenly, Mi Young and Seok Hwan begin to rescue the passengers.

4. Hitman: Agent Jun

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Secret agent Jun fakes his death to become a webtoon artist. He keeps failing at comics until he starts writing and drawing about his former job. Consequently, some members of the NIS and organized gangs come across the webtoon and start to hunt him down.

5. The Swordsman

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Tae Yul, the best swordsman, lives in seclusion with his daughter Tae Ok in the mountains. As his eyesight begins to fail due to an old injury, Tae Ok seeks to find a treatment for him. When she is captured and taken away, Tae Yul is forced to raise his sword again to save her.

6. #Alive

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Jun Woo wakes up to find that a virus outbreak has spread throughout Seoul, trapping survivors inside their apartments without access to internet or phone calls. He and Yu Bin struggle to survive in an isolated apartment from those infected with the virus.

7. Time To Hunt

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Jun Seok wants to leave the city and start a new life. For that, he sets up a reckless crime plan. He enlists the help of three friends Ki Hoon, Jang Ho, and Sang Soo. However, the expectations for the future are short-lived, and a mysterious man begins to chase them, seeking their lives.

8. Innocence

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Jung In, a lawyer whose mother was accused of murder after the rice wine was poisoned at her husband’s funeral hut can’t remember due to memory loss, tries to prove her mother’s innocence and uncover the secrets of a small village with the help of the local mayor.

9. Samjin Company English Class

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Three female employees at Samjin Company are allowed to be promoted if they score at least 600 points on the TOEIC test. They enroll in English classes. One day, they notice that their company is involved in illegal business and start investigating.

10. Voice Of Silence

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Tae In & Chang Bok work for a crime organization. Their job is to clean up the messes done by the crime organization. They receive an order from their boss to take care of a kidnapped girl. The superior gets killed and they don’t know what to do with the girl.

11. Deliver Us From Evil

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A kidnapping case takes place in Thailand. In Nam just completed his last murder contract as an assassin. He is aware that the kidnapping case is related to him & heads to Thailand. Meanwhile, Ray learns that his sibling was assassinated by In Nam & to take revenge on In Nam, he heads to Thailand.

12. Honest Candidate

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A third-term congresswoman Sang Sook who is running for the fourth time is suddenly unable to lie a few days before the elections are about to take place. The problem is that her whole political career is based on lies.

13. Collectors

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Kang Dong Goo is a genius robber who works with antiquated burial place mural expert, Dr. Jones and legendary shoveling master, Sapdari. Meanwhile, curator Yoon is an expert in ancient art. She offers an attractive but dangerous deal to Kang Dong Goo.

14. The Closet

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After losing his wife, Sang Won and his daughter, Yi Na, move to a new house attempting to restore their estranged relationship and mentally heal. But things take a turn when strange noises trickle out of the closet, and his daughter goes missing.

15. Peninsula

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Peninsula takes place four years after the zombie outbreak in Train to Busan. The Korean peninsula is devastated and Jung Seok, a former soldier, along with his teammates, sets out on a mission to battle hordes of post-apocalyptic zombies.

16. The Man Standing Next

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On October 26, 1979, Korean CIA Director Kyu Pyeong assassinates Korean President Park. 40 days before the assassination, the exiled prior director of the Korean CIA testifies against the Korean government. Kyu Pyeong and Sang Cheon put in play a plan to stop him.

Wrapping Up

So, these were the 16 entertaining Korean movies of 2020. These movies were released despite the pandemic & received a good response from the viewers. Get ready to watch them.

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Hi! I'm Min Chae from South Korea. I love to watch Korean dramas in my free time and can talk about them for hours. My favorite actor is Gong Yoo :)

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