Best award winning movies with pure genius from South Korea

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with pure genius from South Korea! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with pure genius from South Korea, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterpiece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exceptional
  3. Ranked #1 for
    created a buzz

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Parasite trailer
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2 Decision to Leave (2022)

From a mountain peak in South Korea, a man plummets to his death. Did he jump, or was he pushed? When detective Hae-joon arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife Seo-rae. But as he digs deeper into the investigation, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire.

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2022-06-29 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Park Hae-il, Tang Wei

Rating

rating icon 7.369
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual gimmick
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lust
  3. Ranked #2 for
    romantically involved

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3 Escape from Mogadishu (2021)

Diplomats from the North and South Korean embassies in Somalia attempt a daring joint escape from Mogadishu when the outbreak of civil war leaves them stranded.

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2021-07-28 | War / Action

Cast

Kim Yoon-seok, Jo In-sung

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close call
  2. Ranked #2 for
    easily identifiable cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top form

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4 Broker (2022)

Sang-hyun is always struggling from debt, and Dong-soo works at a baby box facility. On a rainy night, they steal the baby Woo-sung, who was left in the baby box, to sell him at a good price. Meanwhile, detectives were watching, and they quietly track them down to capture the crucial evidence.

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2022-06-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Gang Dong-won

Rating

rating icon 7.181
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with poignant moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    existential theme
  3. Ranked #3 for
    humane

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Broker trailer
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5 EXIT (2019)

At his mother's 70th birthday party, Yong-nam runs into Eui-joo, who rejected him in college. When the city is engulfed in toxic gas from a terrorist attack, the two must find a way to escape using all the techniques they learned in their college rock climbing club.

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2019-07-31 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Cho Jung-seok, Yoona

Rating

rating icon 7.604
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lightening up the mood
  3. Ranked #2 for
    frantic pace

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EXIT trailer
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6 Space Sweepers (2021)

When the crew of a space junk collector ship called The Victory discovers a humanoid robot named Dorothy that's known to be a weapon of mass destruction, they get involved in a risky business deal which puts their lives at stake.

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2021-02-05 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enjoyable ride
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Space Opera
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly enjoyable

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7 Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)

A struggling restaurant owner, caring for his sick mom, finds a bag of cash in a sauna locker, while a customs officer gets into trouble when his girlfriend runs off with money he borrowed from a loan shark.

Info

2020-02-19 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Jeon Do-yeon, Jung Woo-sung

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tight writing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    par excellence
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fully fleshed

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Beasts Clawing at Straws trailer
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8 The Call (2020)

Connected by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past — and life — on the line to change her own fate.

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2020-11-27 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Park Shin-hye, Jeon Jong-seo

Rating

rating icon 7.534
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    remaining watchable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    staying till the end
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure gold

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The Call trailer
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9 Peninsula (2020)

A soldier and his team battle hordes of post-apocalyptic zombies in the wastelands of the Korean Peninsula.

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2020-07-15 | Horror / Adventure

Cast

Gang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun

Rating

rating icon 6.766
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #3 for
    too much CG

Trailer

Peninsula trailer
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10 Deliver Us from Evil (2020)

A retired contract killer goes on a bloody rampage when a young girl finds herself at the mercy of gangland human traffickers and only one man can come to her rescue, with an arsenal of weapons and years of experience in the art of killing.

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2020-08-05 | Crime / Action

Cast

Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae

Rating

rating icon 6.859
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compelling enough
  2. Ranked #1 for
    potboiler
  3. Ranked #1 for
    trigger-happy

Trailer

Deliver Us from Evil trailer
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