Best Korean Movies IV (CRIME / THRILLERS / HORRORS /MYSTERY)by Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera | created - 23 Mar 2013 | updated - 01 Sep 2014 | Public
I put these four genres in a single list... Probably it sounds related to one after another....
Check out My other lists:
1.Best Korean Movies I
2.Best Korean Movies II (TEARJERKING / MELANCHOLY)
3.Best Korean Movies III (ACTION)
4.Best Korean Movies IV (CRIME/THRILLERS/MYSTERY)
5.Best Korean Movies V (ROMANTIC COMEDY)
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1. Memories of Murder (2003)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 103,773 | Gross: $0.01M
2. 29 February (2006)
90 min | Horror, Thriller
Ji-yeon, a tollgate ticket girl, is frightened by a mysterious black car, which hands over a bloodstained ticket as a fee at midnight. Her fear deepens after her colleague, Jong-sook, tells... See full summary »
4. The Chaser (2008)
Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
5. Oldboy (2003)
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 465,261 | Gross: $0.71M
8. Acacia (2003)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
After unsuccessfully trying to have a baby of their own, Dr. Kim Do-il and his father convince his wife Choi Mi-sook to adopt a child in an orphanage. Mi-sook is connected to arts and ... See full summary »
9. Uninvited (2003)
127 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Jeong-won is a man with no memory of his childhood and his real family. At the beginning of the film he witnesses the deaths of two young girls. He begins seeing the girls dead bodies ... See full summary »
10. The Yellow Sea (2010)
R | 136 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The attempt to carry out a hit on a professor goes terribly awry, triggering a series of violent events which force a taxi driver to run for his life.
11. Dead Friend (2004)
Not Rated | 98 min | Horror
A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost.
12. Shiri (1999)
R | 125 min | Action, Thriller
South Korean agents Ryu and Lee are tracking a female assassin from North Korea who has mysteriously disappeared. With new killings and the theft of a deadly bomb, time is running out to catch her.
Votes: 7,580 | Gross: $0.10M
13. The Man from Nowhere (2010)
R | 119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.
Votes: 55,997 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Deranged (2012)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama
Jae-hyuk is an ordinary man in his 40s. He works as a medical supplies salesman and is hassled by doctors all day. His brother Jae-pil is a detective that is not all that interested in ... See full summary »
15. Missing (2009)
99 min | Thriller
(Korean with English subtitles) Inspired by the real story of a Korean serial killer, Missing is one woman's intense journey into the dark den of depravity. Hyeon-jeong ventures to a small ... See full summary »
16. Bestseller (2010)
Not Rated | 117 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
"Best Seller" is a thriller centered around writer Hee-Soo (Eom Jeong-Hwa) who moves to a small house in a rural area after becoming involved in a plagiarism scandal. Hee-Soo then hears a ... See full summary »
17. Midnight FM (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Sun-young, a popular radio host, decides to quit her job to take care of her ill-daughter. But, the last day of her job turns nightmarish when a murderer takes her family hostage.
19. Howling (2012)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Thriller
Veteran detective Sang-gil and beat cop Eun-yeong are in charge of a case that seems to involve a simple act of self-immolation. Sang-gil initially thinks that it was an accident, but dog ... See full summary »
20. The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A detective, his 3 girls & a murder case. Complex emotional relationships and human nature's darker sides are explored in this captivating suspense drama about a cop whose lust for love threatens to get in the way of his professional life.
21. Helpless (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man searches for his fiancée who vanished without a trace just before their wedding ceremony, only to discover the shocking identity of her.
22. Private Eye (2009)
PG-13 | 111 min | Thriller
The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of ... See full summary »
23. The Game (2008)
116 min | Drama, Thriller
A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollars to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. However if Hee Do loses... See full summary »
24. The Doll Master (2004)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
5 young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in ... See full summary »
25. Scary Hair (2005)
106 min | Drama, Horror
In Seoul, Su-Hyeon is terminal with leukemia, and bald due the treatment of chemotherapy. Her sister Ji-Hyeon buys a long-haired wig, but she does not disclose the truth about Su-Hyeon's ... See full summary »
26. Ouija Board (2004)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts ... See full summary »
27. The Guard Post (2008)
121 min | Horror
(Korean with English subtitles) A squad of Korean soldiers is sent to investigate a guard post that overlooks the DMZ. Seemingly deserted at first, the squad eventually discovers mysterious... See full summary »
30. Handphone (2009)
Not Rated | 137 min | Thriller
Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former ... See full summary »
31. Man of Vendetta (2010)
Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The life of a respected minister and loving family man shatters after his daughter is kidnapped. When she is not returned, he renounces God and becomes a corrupt businessman.
32. The Secret Reunion (2010)
Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Drama
A fired South Korean agent and a deserted North Korean spy meet by chance after six years and start a business partnership, each with the intention of stealing information from the other.
33. The Showdown (2011)
111 min | Action, Drama, History
After a battle between Joseon and Qing forces in Manchuria only three soldiers from Joseon survive. They take refuge in an abandoned inn. Soon it is clear that they have as much to fear from each other as from the Qing forces.
34. The Hypnotized (2004)
104 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A psychiatrist fails to help a mental patient during her stay in hospital. The doctor becomes obsessed with his former patient, seeks her on the outside and uses hypnosis to fulfill his sexual desires.
35. Shadows in the Palace (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Crime, Drama, History
During the Chosun period, a court lady is found dead, hanging by the rafters of the palace. After examining the dead body, place physician Chun-ryung discovers that the dead maid was ... See full summary »
36. Confession of Murder (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Thriller
Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing murders he committed after the statute of limitations expires. A detective and one of the victim's mothers search for the author while another killer begins a spree of murders.
37. Blood Rain (2005)
Not Rated | 119 min | Mystery, Thriller
Blood Rain tells the story of a slew of grisly murders plaguing a small, fairly isolated island village. However, it's not just the mounting death toll that's causing residents to worry, ... See full summary »
38. Secret (2009)
105 min | Thriller
Sung-ryeol is a detective in charge of violent crimes. He is an upright man, but is having an affair with his colleague's wife, and it is the reason he loses his own daughter in a car ... See full summary »
39. 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 »
40. Blind (2011)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Su-a loses her sight and kid brother in a car accident. No more police academy. 3 years later she takes a taxi which hits a woman. Su-a gets out. After reporting it, a cop works with her learning that her 4 other senses "see".
41. The World of Silence (2006)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Jung-Ho a famous photographer who has a special ability to read people's minds, has just returned to Korea from abroad. Jung-Ho still can't get rid of traumatic memories of his late ... See full summary »
42. Paradise Murdered (2007)
Not Rated | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
Off the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula, an island of 17 inhabitants exists. The so-called Paradise Island holds up to its name with its breath-taking mountains and sea coupled with ... See full summary »
43. Wide Awake (2007)
113 min | Drama, Thriller
Due to inadequate use of anesthetics, a young boy experiences "intra-operative awareness" during his own heart surgery, hearing every sound and movement of the procedure. The little boy is ... See full summary »
45. Seven Days (2007)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.
46. White Night (2009)
135 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A pawnbroker is found murdered in a remote town. Police suspect that he was murdered by an acquaintance, as even the most experienced investigator on the case could identify no signs of ... See full summary »
47. 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 »
48. Black House (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Thriller
Jun-oh, an insurance claims agent, faces off with a client who he suspects of committing murders with the intention of collecting insurance premiums.
49. The Housemaid (2010)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller