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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381 125
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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357 118
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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327 110
My Sassy Girl is listed (or ranked) 4 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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332 118
200 Pounds Beauty is listed (or ranked) 5 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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275 109
The Thieves is listed (or ranked) 6 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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210 75
Miss Granny is listed (or ranked) 7 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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193 69
Baby and I is listed (or ranked) 8 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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206 78
100 Days with Mr. Arrogant is listed (or ranked) 9 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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196 76
My Tutor Friend is listed (or ranked) 10 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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189 76
My Little Bride is listed (or ranked) 11 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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158 67
Scandal Makers is listed (or ranked) 12 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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147 65
My Wife Is a Gangster is listed (or ranked) 13 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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120 55
Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 14 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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124 65
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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97 52
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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47 11
Crush and Blush is listed (or ranked) 17 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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117 84
Sex Is Zero is listed (or ranked) 18 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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97 66
The Good, the Bad, the Weird is listed (or ranked) 19 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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78 47
Veteran is listed (or ranked) 20 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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63 46
Welcome to Dongmakgol is listed (or ranked) 21 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

22
61 44
Going by the Book is listed (or ranked) 22 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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59 42
Whatcha Wearin'? is listed (or ranked) 23 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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51 47
Sex Is Zero 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 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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48 46
She's on Duty is listed (or ranked) 25 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