Asian Movies

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1. Bui doi Cho Lon (2013)

85 min | Action

In the heart of Saigon, there's a place where promises are still written in blood.

Director: Charlie Nguyen | Stars: Long Dien, Ha Hien, Bich Phuong Huynh, Hoang Phuc Nguyen

Votes: 372

2. Marebito (2004)

R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

50 Metascore

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Tomomi Miyashita, Kazuhiro Nakahara, Miho Ninagawa

Votes: 4,528 | Gross: $0.01M

3. The Chaser (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

64 Metascore

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: 49,026

4. There Is a Secret in My Soup (2001)

84 min | Crime, Horror

Three triad gangsters kidnap and brutally torture a woman for one month until she died. Then they dismember and cook the body, hide the skull inside the head of a giant-sized Hello Kitty doll.

Director: Chi-Kin Yeung | Stars: Cherry Chan Chiu-Chiu, Hugo Ng, Angela Ying-Ying Tong, Gabriel Harrison

Votes: 152

5. Haze (2005)

Not Rated | 49 min | Horror, Mystery

A man wakes up to find himself locked in a cramped concrete maze of corridors, in which he can barely move. He doesn't remember why he is there or how he got there. He has a terrible stomach injury and is slowly bleeding to death.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Takahiro Murase, Takahiro Kandaka, Masato Tsujioka

Votes: 2,142

6. Chung on sut luk: Tuen Man sik mo (1994 Video)

82 min | Action, Crime, Horror

A serial rapist is loose in the Hong Kong suburb of Tuen Mun. Based on the true story of Lam Kwok-wai, who raped and murdered women in the early 90s.

Director: Kam Tin Wong | Stars: Danny Lee, Parkman Wong, Fan Wei Yee, Andrew Chan

Votes: 17

7. Beautiful Girl Hunter (1979)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

One dark and stormy night, a middle age prison escapee haphazardly breaks into the luxurious mansion of a wealthy and privileged family and rapes the young wife in front of her bound ... See full summary »

Director: Norifumi Suzuki | Stars: Hiromi Namino, Natsuko Yashiro, Asami Ogawa, Shun Domon

Votes: 696

8. Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1988)

135 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A demonic reincarnation of a Japanese general from the 10th century appears in the early 20th century Tokyo with a mission to destroy the blooming city.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Kyûsaku Shimada, Mieko Harada, Jun'ichi Ishida

Votes: 285

9. Doomed Megalopolis (1991– )

Not Rated | 47 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

The plot concerns a spiritual battle being waged within the capital of Tokyo during the turn of the 20th century. In 1908, Japan is undergoing an enormous process of industrial renovation ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Yôko Asagami, Milton James, Peter Marinker, Clifton Wells

Votes: 207

10. The Wailing (2016)

Not Rated | 156 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

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: 34,402

11. Occult (2009)

110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances surrounding strange occurrences and interview the survivors.

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Mika Azuma, Horiken, Kôen Kondô, Shinobu Kuribayashi

Votes: 807

12. V.I.P. (2017)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

The son (Lee Jong-Suk) of a high-ranking North Korean official is suspected of committing serial murders around the world. To stop the killer, South Korea, North Korea and Interpol chase after him.

Director: Hoon-jung Park | Stars: Dong-Gun Jang, Myung-Min Kim, Jong-Suk Lee, Hee-soon Park

Votes: 1,050

13. I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

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, Joon-Hyuk Lee, In-seo Kim

Votes: 92,932 | Gross: $0.13M

14. Pulse (2001)

R | 119 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka

Votes: 14,438 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Guinea Pig: Ginî piggu - Akuma no jikken (1985 Video)

43 min | Short, Horror

A duo of guys capture and brutally torture a young girl to the point of piercing her retina.

Director: Satoru Ogura

Votes: 3,080

16. Ushimitsu no mura (1983)

115 min | Crime, Drama

An emotionally distraught young man goes on a violent killing spree after his tuberculosis keeps him from serving in World War II and is frowned upon by his fellow villagers.

Director: Noboru Tanaka | Stars: Masato Furuoya, Misako Tanaka, Kumiko Ohba, Isao Natsuyagi

Votes: 77

17. The Quiet Family (1998)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: In-hwan Park, Moon-hee Na, Kang-ho Song, Min-sik Choi

Votes: 3,628

18. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

56 Metascore

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: 55,691 | Gross: $0.05M

19. Memories of Murder (2003)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 99,055 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Oldboy (2003)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

74 Metascore

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 Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 453,410 | Gross: $0.71M

21. Marionette (2017)

116 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A story about teenagers who live as someone's marionette before they even normally go through the process of ego development or even think about moral values.

Director: Han-Wook Lee | Stars: Hee-won Kim, Hak-joo Lee, Yoo-Young Lee

Votes: 62

22. Ab-normal Beauty (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror

Jiney is a talented student of Arts with a trauma in her childhood and lack of communication with her mother, and excellent photographer that is not satisfied with her awarded works. When ... See full summary »

Director: Oxide Chun Pang | Stars: Race Wong, Rosanne Wong, Anson Leung, Michelle Yim

Votes: 2,327

23. Say Yes (2001)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

After one year of marriage, things could not look better for Jeong-hyun and Yun-hie. In order to celebrate the publishing of Jeong-hyun's manuscript, the couple decide to take a winter ... See full summary »

Director: Sung-Hong Kim | Stars: Joong-Hoon Park, Sang-mi Choo, Ju-hyuk Kim, Ju-bong Gi

Votes: 437

24. Exchange (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

A young man and his girlfriend are forced to fight for their lives on a remote Island, because of a psychopath who targets the woman.

Director: Hyeong-jin Kwon | Stars: Ji An, Han Sun Jo, Min-Kyeong Kim, Dong-seok Ma

Votes: 190

26. Ginî piggu: Manhôru no naka no ningyo (1988 Video)

63 min | Horror

An artist rescues a mermaid in a sewer; who develops bleeding sores all over her body, paints a portrait with her oozes and eventually disjoints her.

Director: Hideshi Hino | Stars: Shigeru Saiki, Mari Somei, Masami Hisamoto, Gô Rijû

Votes: 1,789

27. H (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He confesses to committing a series of particularly horrifying murders of exclusively female victims. He is imprisoned, awaiting ... See full summary »

Director: Jong-Hyuk Lee | Stars: Jung-ah Yum, Jin-hee Ji, Ji-ru Sung, Seung-woo Cho

Votes: 1,653

28. Guinea Pig: Flower of Flesh and Blood (1985 Video)

42 min | Short, Horror

Late at night, a woman is kidnapped by an unknown assailant and taken back to his blood-spattered dungeon, where he turns her into a "flower of blood and flesh" through a series of dismemberment and evisceration.

Director: Hideshi Hino | Stars: Hiroshi Tamura, Kirara Yûgao

Votes: 3,245

29. Violated Angels (1967)

56 min | Drama, Thriller

A young man breaks into a nurse's rooming house and one-by-one kills off nurses.

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Juro Kara, Keiko Koyanagi, Miki Hayashi, Ayako Kidowaki

Votes: 1,330

30. Nightmare Detective 2 (2008)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror

Still haunted by his unwanted abilities, which allow him to enter other people's dreams, and memories of his mother dying when he was a child, Kyoichi Kagenuma (Ryuhei Matsuda) contemplates... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Yui Miura, Hanae Kan, Hatsune Matsushima

Votes: 575

31. Nightmare Detective (2006)

Unrated | 106 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a ... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Hitomi, Masanobu Andô, Ren Osugi

Votes: 2,239

32. The Chase (2017)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

Sim Deok-soo is a grumpy landlord running a run-down apartment complex. Suddenly his tenants begin disappearing under suspicious circumstances. A retired ex-detective shows up, claiming a serial murderer from 30 years back has returned.

Director: Hong-seon Kim | Stars: Yun-shik Baek, Dong-il Sung, Ho-jin Chun, Hye-In Kim

Votes: 852

33. Raichi Hikari kurabu (2015)

114 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Nine pretty boys resist becoming ugly adults, building a robot with human intelligence to help them achieve world domination and kidnap a beautiful girl. As their robot learns what it means to be human, its creators lose their humanity.

Director: Eisuke Naitô | Stars: Kisetsu Fujiwara, Yûki Furukawa, Junya Ikeda, Shôtarô Mamiya

Votes: 90

34. 24 Hours to Die (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

Chul-min is a simple truck driver whose usual cargo is liquor, vegetables and other necessities. When his daughter is diagnosed with congenital heart disease, he scrambles to borrow money ... See full summary »

Director: Hyeong-jin Kwon | Stars: Hae-jin Yoo, Goo Jin, Yeong Bang, Cheong-ja Choi

Votes: 282

35. Tokugawa irezumi-shi: Seme jigoku (1969)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed... See full summary »

Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Teruo Yoshida, Masumi Tachibana, Asao Koike, Yumiko Katayama

Votes: 242

36. 13: Game of Death (2006)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

After losing his job, his car and his money, Phuchit, Krissada Sukosol, races against time to complete 13 tasks ordered by an anonymous caller who promised 100,000,000 Thai Baht upon completion.

Director: Chookiat Sakveerakul | Stars: Krissada Sukosol, Achita Sikamana, Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Nattapong Arunnate

Votes: 5,289

37. Versus (II) (2000)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

There are 666 portals that connect this world to the other side. These are concealed from all human beings. Somewhere in Japan exists the 444th portal.... The forest of resurrection.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Tak Sakaguchi, Hideo Sakaki, Chieko Misaka, Kenji Matsuda

Votes: 11,929

38. Goth (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Morino and Kamiyama share a morbid fascination with cruelty and murder in this horror. Together they track down a brutal serial killer to find the latest two victims - not necessarily to ... See full summary »

Director: Gen Takahashi | Stars: Kanata Hongô, Rin Takanashi, Kunihiko Ida, Mika Kamiya

Votes: 506

39. Hakkodasan (1977)

169 min | Drama

Two infantry regiments of the Imperial Japanese Army tackled Mount Hakkoda in the winter of 1902 to prepare for war with Russia.

Director: Shirô Moritani | Stars: Shôgo Shimada, Ken Takakura, Hideji Ôtaki, Kin'ya Kitaôji

Votes: 104

40. Human Pork Chop (2001)

88 min | Crime, Horror

A group of men brutally torture and murder a prostitute, who was caught stealing from them.

Director: Benny Chi-Shun Chan | Stars: Yiu-Cheung Lai, Emily Kwan, Amanda Lee, Lan Law

Votes: 209

41. The Deadly Camp (1999)

81 min | Horror

A psychotic family kills people that trespass on their own lonely island.

Director: Bowie Lau | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Chun Lai, Winnie Leung, Chi-Sing Lam

Votes: 125

42. Monday (I) (2000)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A simple funeral turns a man's world topsy turvy.

Director: SABU | Stars: Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ren Osugi, Masanobu Andô

Votes: 1,987

44. Joint Security Area (2000)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 ... See full summary »

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Yeong-ae Lee, Byung-Hun Lee, Kang-ho Song, Tae-woo Kim

Votes: 23,275

45. Election (2005)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

73 Metascore

Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Louis Koo, Suet Lam, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Siu-Fai Cheung

Votes: 8,645

46. NIGHTSCAPE (2017)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The motive of NIGHTSCAPE is a TAXI SERIAL KILLER in South Korea from 2004 to 2010. The killer in known as brutal crime, such as keeping the body in the taxi trunk. NIGHTSCAPE shows two ... See full summary »

Director: In-chun Oh



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