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The Best Korean Comedy Movies 

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Updated February 20, 2020 15.9k votes 3.6k voters 338k views 67 items

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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Crush and Blush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Bong Joon-ho, Gong Hyo-jin, Seo Woo

Released: 2008

Directed by: Lee Kyung-Mi

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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Sunny is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Sunny Kang So-ra, Jin Hee-kyung, Shim Eun-kyung

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kang Hyeong-cheol

Sunny is a 2011 South Korean comedy drama film directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol. A middle-aged woman tries to fulfill her friend's dying wish of reuniting their group of high school friends.
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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

Released: 2013

Directed by: Lee Hwan-Kyung

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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#8 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #132 of 136 The Best Prison Movies #2 of 31 The Best Korean Drama Movies

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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

Released: 2001

Directed by: Kwak Jae-yong

My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A college student becomes involved with a self-centered young woman who humiliates him at every turn.

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#796 of 804 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #4 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #34 of 101 The Best Korean Movies On Amazon Prime

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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

Released: 2006

Directed by: Yong-hwa Kim

200 Pounds Beauty is a 2006 South Korean musical romantic comedy film directed by Kim Yong-hwa, based on the 1997 Japanese manga Kanna's Big Success! by Yumiko Suzuki. A talented girl who ...more
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The Thieves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Jun Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun, Kim Hye-soo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Choi Dong-hoon

The Thieves is a 2012 South Korean comedy-action crime film directed by Choi Dong-hoon. A cat burglar and his gang are hired by a devious former partner to steal a $20 million diamond from a ...more
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Baby and I is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Baby and Me Jang Keun-suk, Song Ha-yoon, Park Myeong-su

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jin-yeong Kim

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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Miss Granny is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Miss Granny Kim Soo-hyun, Shim Eun-kyung, Jin-young

Released: 2014

Directed by: Hwang Dong-hyuk

Miss Granny is a 2014 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. A 74-year-old widow, who thinks she is becoming a burden on her family, mysteriously regains her physical ...more

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#84 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #9 of 101 The Best Korean Movies On Amazon Prime #68 of 92 The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime

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My Little Bride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
My Little Bride Moon Geun-young, Shin Se-kyung, Kim Rae-won

Released: 2004

Directed by: Kim Ho-jun

My Little Bride is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kim Ho-jun. A teenage girl tries to continue her normal social and school life after her grandfather forces her into an ...more
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100 Days with Mr. Arroga... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ha Ji-won, Kim Jaewon, Chang-wan Kim

Released: 2004

Directed by: Shin Jae-Ho

100 Days with Mr. Arrogant, also known as My Love Ssagaji, is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Shin Jae-Ho. After being dumped by her boyfriend just before their 100-day ...more

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#77 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #25 of 63 The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time #5 of 35 The Best Korean Movies About High School Life

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My Tutor Friend is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Kim Ha-neul, Gong Yoo, Kwon Sang-woo

Released: 2003

Directed by: Kim Kyeong-hyeong

My Tutor Friend is a 2003 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kim Kyeong-hyeong. A man from a wealthy family, who should be in his second year of college, hires a tutor his own age to ...more
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Scandal Makers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Cha Tae-hyun, Park Bo-young, Hong Kyung-min

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kang Hyeong-cheol

Scandal Makers is a 2008 South Korean comedy musical film directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol. A young lady blackmails her alleged father, a radio host and former teen idol, into sheltering her and

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#45 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #11 of 101 The Best Korean Movies On Amazon Prime #9 of 50 The Best Korean Movies to Watch on Viki

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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

Released: 2011

Directed by: Hwang In-ho

Spellbound, also known as My Girlfriend Can See Ghosts, is a 2011 South Korean horror romantic comedy film directed by Hwang In-ho. A budding romance between a girl who can see ghosts and a ...more
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My Wife Is a Gangster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
My Wife Is a Gangster Shin Eun-kyung, Park Sang-myun, Ahn Jae-mo

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jo Jin-gyu

My Wife Is a Gangster is a 2001 South Korean film directed by Jo Jin-kyu. A female gang boss (Shin Eun-kyang) tries to get married to fulfill her dying sister's wishes.
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Sex Is Zero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Im Chang-jung, Ha Ji-won, Choi Sung-kook

Released: 2002

Directed by: Yoon Je-kyoon

Sex Is Zero is a 2002 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Yoon Je-kyoon. The students at Sunjong University get into trouble while partying and enjoying their college experiences.

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#374 of 388 The Best Movies to Watch While Stoned #1 of 50 The Best Korean Movies to Watch on Viki

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The Art of Seduction is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
The Art of Seduction Son Ye-jin, Hyun Young, Song Il-gook

Released: 2005

Directed by: Ki-hwan Oh

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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Whatcha Wearin'? is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
IvisireErisivvi added Whatcha Wearin'? Seong Ji, Ah-jung Kim, So-yul Shin

Directed by: Sung-hyun Byun

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

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Veteran is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
shinna added Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in, Yoo Hae-jin

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ryoo Seung-wan

Veteran is a 2015 South Korean action crime comedy film directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. A tough detective hunts down a young and successful man who has bad intentions.
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Arahan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Ahn Sung-ki, Ryoo Seung-bum, Yoon So-yi

Released: 2004

Directed by: Ryoo Seung-wan

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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#127 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #412 of 413 The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies #48 of 73 The Best Korean Action Movies Of All Time

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The Good, the Bad, the W... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Song Kang-Ho

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kim Jee-woon

The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korean western film directed by Kim Jee-woon. An outlaw (Lee Byung-hun), a thief (Song Kang-ho), and a bounty hunter (Jung Woo-sung) are on the hunt ...more

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#41 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #17 of 21 The Best Western Movies Streaming on Hulu #256 of 311 The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

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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

Released: 2005

Directed by: Park Kwang-hyun

Welcome to Dongmakgol, also known as Battle Ground 625, is a 2005 South Korean comedy war film. During the Korean War, soldiers from both the North and South, as well as an American pilot, find ...more

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#55 of 130 The Best Korean Movies Of All Time #36 of 92 The Best Korean Historical Movies Of All Time #11 of 17 The Best Korean War Movies

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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

Released: 2007

Directed by: Hee-chan Ra

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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My Wife Is a Gangster 3 ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 Shu Qi, Hyun Young, Oh Ji-ho

Released: 2006

Directed by: Cho Jin-gyu

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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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

Released: 2005

Directed by: Park Kwang-chun

She's on Duty is a 2005 South Korean comedy action crime film directed by Park Kwang-chun. A police detective goes undercover as a high school student to befriend the daughter of an elusive
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Penny Pinchers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Korean Comedy Movies
Penny Pinchers Song Joong-ki, Han Ye-seul, Shin So-yul

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kim Jung-hwan

Penny Pinchers, also known as Saving Up for Romance, is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy film directed Kim Jung-hwan. An oddball teaches a broke loser how to make money outside the system in ...more