Foreign Films The Best Korean Comedy Movies  

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For fans of Korean cinema who love to laugh, here's our list of the best Korean comedy movies of all time, as voted on by Ranker's movie  Whether it’s the story of a documentary filmmaker making a film about her next-door neighbor who thinks he’s a superhero in The Man Who Was Superman, or a seventy-year-old woman who is returned to the beauty of her youth in Miss Granny, these funny Korean comedies are full of hysterical characters and are a fresh change of pace from American comedy films.

The films on this list of funny Korean movies run the gamut from the award-winning The Good, The Bad, The Weird to the crime comedy The Quiet Family to the man vs. dog tale Barking Dogs Never Bite. From Korean romantic comedy movies to horror comedies, the funniest Korean movies include My Sassy Girl, Sunny, The Thieves, and 200 Pounds Beauty.

Which of the films on this Korean comedy movies list cracked you up? Join others and give the funniest movies on this list a thumbs up, and vote others down accordingly.

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Twenty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Woo-bin, Lee Junho, Kang Ha-neul Twenty is a 2015 South Korean coming-of-age film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. A story about three friends who are turning 20 years old and must decide what to do with their life.

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Sunny is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kang So-ra, Jin Hee-kyung, Shim Eun-kyung Sunny is a 2011 South Korean film about a middle-aged woman who tries to fulfill her friend's dying wish of reuniting their group of high school friends. The film alternates between two ...more

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Miracle in Cell No. 7 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Park Shin-hye, Oh Dal-su, Jung Jin-young Miracle in Cell No. 7 is a 2013 South Korean film starring Ryu Seung-ryong, Kal So-won and Park Shin-hye. The film is a heartwarming comedy and family melodrama about a mentally challenged man ...more

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200 Pounds Beauty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim A-joong, Joo Jin-mo, Lee Beom-soo 200 Pounds Beauty is a 2006 South Korean comedy film based on a Japanese manga, Kanna-san, Daiseikou Desu by Yumiko Suzuki. The story is about an overweight girl who undergoes extreme plastic ...more

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My Sassy Girl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Jun Ji-hyun, Cha Tae-hyun, Song Ok-sook My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. The film was extremely successful in South Korea and was the highest grossing Korean comedy of all time. When ...more

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100 Days with Mr. Arrogant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Ji-won, Kim Jaewon, Chang-wan Kim 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film.

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The Thieves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Jun Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun, Kim Hye-soo The Thieves is a 2012 South Korean heist film directed by Choi Dong-hoon with an all-star ensemble cast. Splashy action in overseas locations is mixed with double-dealings and multiple betrayals ...more

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Miss Granny is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Soo-hyun, Shim Eun-kyung, Jin-young Miss Granny is a 2014 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. Na Moon-hee stars as a woman in her 70s who magically finds herself in the body of her 20-year-old self after ...more

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My Tutor Friend is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Ha-neul, Gong Yoo, Kwon Sang-woo My Tutor Friend is a 2003 South Korean romantic comedy film starring Kim Ha-neul and Kwon Sang-woo. Unglamorous Su-wan is a sophomore in college who gets hired to tutor rich troublemaker ...more

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My Little Bride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Moon Geun-young, Shin Se-kyung, Kim Rae-won My Little Bride is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film about an arranged marriage between a female high school student and a male college student. With 3,149,500 tickets sold, it was the ...more

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Baby and I is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Baby and Me Jang Keun-suk, Song Ha-yoon, Park Myeong-su Baby and I is a 2008 South Korean film about a rebellious 18-year old high school senior who ends up caring for a baby with a note, claiming he is the baby's father.

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My Wife Is a Gangster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Yeon Jung-hoon, Kim In-mun, Gye-nam Myeong My Wife Is a Gangster is a 2001 South Korean film directed by Jo Jin-kyu. A female gang boss tries to get married to fulfill her dying sister's wishes.

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Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Spellbound Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-ki, Ji-min Yun Spellbound is a 2011 South Korean horror romantic comedy film, starring Son Ye-jin and Lee Min-ki. It is about a magician who falls in love with a woman who can see ghosts. It was written and ...more

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Scandal Makers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Cha Tae-hyun, Park Bo-young, Hong Kyung-min Scandal Makers is a 2008 South Korean film written and directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol and starring Cha Tae-hyun in the lead role. This was director Kang's first film and the highest grossing ...more

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The Art of Seduction is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Son Ye-jin, Hyun Young, Song Il-gook Art of Seduction is a 2005 South Korean romantic comedy film starring Son Ye-jin, Song Il-gook and directed by Oh Ki-hwan. It was released on 21 December 2005.

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Arahan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ahn Sung-ki, Ryoo Seung-bum, Yoon So-yi Arahan is a 2004 South Korean film. The film was the third feature film directed by Ryoo Seung-wan and stars the director's brother Ryoo Seung-bum along with Yoon So-yi, Ahn Sung-ki and Jung ...more

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Veteran is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
shinna added Veteran Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in, Yoo Hae-jin Veteran is a 2015 South Korean action crime comedy film directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. A tough detective (Hwang Jung-min) hunts down a young and successful man (Yoo Ah-in) who has bad intentions.

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film, directed by Kim Jee-woon, starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, and Jung Woo-sung. It was inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, ...more

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Going by the Book is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Going by the Book Byung-ho Son, Jung Jae-young, Lee Young-eun Going by the Book is a 2007 South Korean film. This is a remake of the 1991 Japanese film Asobi no jikan wa owaranai.

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Welcome to Dongmakgol is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Shin Ha-kyun, Kang Hye-jung, Jae-kyeong Seo Welcome to Dongmakgol is a 2005 South Korean film. Based on the same-titled long-running stage play by filmmaker/playwright Jang Jin, Park Kwang-hyun's debut film was a commercial and critical ...more

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Sex Is Zero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Ji-won, Yoo Chae-yeong, Lee Si-yeon Sex Is Zero is a 2002 South Korean film written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, starring Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won. In the style of American gross-out comedies like American Pie, it follows the ...more

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Whatcha Wearin'? is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
IvisireErisivvi added Whatcha Wearin'? Seong Ji, Ah-jung Kim, So-yul Shin

South korean movie of 2012 directed by Sung-hyun Byun.

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Penny Pinchers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Penny Pinchers Song Joong-ki, Han Ye-seul, Shin So-yul Ji-woong is a loser who can't find a job so he lies to his mom for money, but his mom abruptly cuts him off one day, and he becomes homeless. But that same day, salvation arrives in the form of ...more

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She's on Duty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
She's On Duty Gong Yoo, Nam Sang-mi, Kim Sun-a She's on Duty is a 2005 South Korean film about a police detective who goes undercover in a high school to befriend the daughter of an elusive gangster. Despite being heavily marketed, the film ...more

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Attack the Gas Station is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Lee Yo-won, Cha Seung-won, Yoo Ji-tae Attack the Gas Station! is a 1999 Korean crime-comedy film directed by Kim Sang-jin and written by Park Jeong-woo. The film tells the story of a quartet of thugs who rob a gas station out of ...more

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Sex Is Zero 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Ji-won, Ji-hyo Song, Denis Kang Sex Is Zero 2 is the 2007 sequel to the South Korean comedy film Sex Is Zero, and is the directorial debut of Yoon Tae-yoon. Starring Im Chang-jeong and Song Ji-hyo, the film reunites most of ...more

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Tazza: The High Rollers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Hye-soo, Jo Seung-woo, Yun-shik Baek Tazza: The High Rollers is a 2006 South Korean gambling film directed by Choi Dong-hoon and based on Huh Young-man and Kim Se-yeong's manhwa of the same name. Produced by Sidus FNH and ...more

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Jenny, Juno is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Ja-ok, Lee Eung-kyung, Kim Hye-seong Jenny, Juno is a 2005 South Korean romance film written and directed by Kim Ho-jun. It was released in South Korea on February 18, 2005 and pulled in a total of 289,829 admissions.

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My Wife Is a Gangster 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Shu Qi, Hyun Young, Oh Ji-ho My Wife is a Gangster 3 is a 2006 Korean film. It is a sequel to My Wife is a Gangster 2. This movie, however bearing the My Wife is a Gangster title, has little to no relation to the previous

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Seducing Mr. Perfect is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Seducing Mr. Perfect Daniel Henney, Uhm Jung-hwa, Holly Karrol Clark Seducing Mr. Perfect, alternatively known as Seducing Mr. Robin, is a South Korean film, released on December 7, 2006. It was written and directed by Sang-woo Kim and stars Uhm Jung-hwa as Min ...more

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Antique is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Antique Yoo Ah-in, Ju Ji-hoon, Gyu-ri Kim Antique is a 2008 South Korean comedy film, starring Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Jae-wook, Yoo Ah-in and Choi Ji-ho. It is based on Fumi Yoshinaga's manga Antique Bakery. It was released on 13 November ...more

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To Catch a Virgin Ghost is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
To Catch a Virgin Ghost Im Chang-jung, Kwon Oh-joong, Lim Eun-kyung To Catch a Virgin Ghost is a 2004 South Korean horror-comedy film directed by Shin Jung-won. A stolen diamond leads criminals to a small town filled with deadly villagers with dark pasts.

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Save the Green Planet! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Shin Ha-kyun, Hwang Jung-min, Kim Roi-ha Save the Green Planet! is a South Korean film, written and directed by Jang Joon-hwan, released on 4 April 2003 . The movie mixes elements of multiple genres, including comedy, science fiction, ...more

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See You After School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Seok-jin, Jin Tae-hyun, Bong Tae-gyu See You After School is a 2006 South Korean comical melodrama about typical loser's zero to hero conquest.

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My Wife Is a Gangster 2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Zhang Ziyi, Eun-Kyung Shin, Joo Hyun My Wife is a Gangster 2: The Return Fable is a 2003 South Korean film. It is the sequel to My Wife is a Gangster and is itself followed by My Wife Is a Gangster 3.

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Kiss Me, Kill Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kiss Me, Kill Me

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My Teacher, Mr. Kim is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Cha Seung-won, Byun Hee-bong, Eung-soo Kim My Teacher, Mr. Kim is a 2003 South Korean comedy-drama film about a man's transformation from a flawed scoundrel into a conscientious teacher when he gets transferred to a rural village

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Miracle on 1st Street is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Ji-won, Kang Ye-won, Im Chang-jung Miracle on 1st Street is a 2007 South Korean comedy-drama film. Written and directed by Yoon Je-kyoon, it reunited him with actors Im Chang-jung and Ha Ji-won, the stars of his earlier film Sex ...more

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Crush and Blush is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Crush and Blush Bong Joon-ho, Gong Hyo-jin, Seo Woo Crush and Blush is a 2008 South Korean film. It is the feature film debut of director Lee Kyoung-mi, and also the first film to be produced by Park Chan-wook. Crush and Blush premiered at the ...more

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The Happy Life is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Jang Keun-suk, Joo Jin-mo, Jung Jin-young The Happy Life is a 2007 South Korean film directed by Lee Joon-ik, whose previous film, The King and the Clown was the highest grossing Korean film of 2005. The film sold 1,263,835 tickets ...more

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Murder, Take One is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Murder, Take One Cha Seung-won, Park Jeong-Ah, Shin Ha-kyun Murder, Take One is a 2005 mystery, comedy, drama film written and directed by Jang Jin.

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Saving My Hubby is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Bae Doona, Han Ji-hye, Na Moon-hee Saving My Hubby is a 2002 South Korean film starring Bae Doona, and is the directorial debut of Hyun Nam-seop.

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My Dear Desperado is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
My Dear Desperado Jung Yu-mi, In-gi Jeong, Park Joong-hoon My Dear Desperado is a 2010 South Korean romantic comedy film written and directed by Kim Kwang-sik, and starring Park Joong-hoon and Jung Yu-mi as two people who become semi-basement one-room ...more

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Woochi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Hyo-jin, Im Soo-jung, Kang Dong-won Jeon Woochi : The Taoist Wizard (Original title: Woochi) is a 2009 action adventure comedy film written and directed by Dong-hun Choi.

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Le Grand Chef is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Lee Ha-na, Kim Kang-woo, Ahn Gil-Gang Le Grand Chef is a 2007 South Korean film starring Kim Kang-woo, Im Won-hee and Lee Ha-na. Produced by ShowEast and distributed by CJ Entertainment, it was released on November 1, 2007 and ran ...more

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The Quiet Family is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Song Kang-Ho, Choi Cheol-ho, Choi Min-sik The Quiet Family is a 1998 South Korean comedy horror film. It was director Kim Jee-woon's feature film debut. The story centers on a family who owns a hunting lodge in a remote area, whose ...more

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A Man Who Was Superman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Jun Ji-hyun, Hwang Jung-min, Jin Ji-hee A Man Who Was Superman is a 2008 South Korean film directed by Jeong Yoon-chul. The film applies techniques of Magical realism to problems arising from the Narcissism of small differences that ...more

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The President's Barber is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Song Kang-Ho, Oh Dal-su, Moon So-ri The President's Barber is a 2004 South Korean film directed by Im Chan-sang. It follows a barber, his wife, and their only son through four decades of tumultuous Korean history. Much as in ...more

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Two Guys is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Two Guys Cha Tae-hyun, Han Eun-jung, Ji Dae-han Two Guys is a South Korean comedy film directed and written by Hun-Su Park. Park Joong-hoon, Cha Tae-hyun, Han Eun-jung are the lead stars in this film.

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The Foul King is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Song Kang-Ho, Jang Jin-young, Jang Hang-seon The Foul King is a 2000 South Korean comedy-drama film, written and directed by Kim Jee-woon. It was Kim's second feature-length film after The Quiet Family. Like the director's debut film, The ...more