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The Best Korean Comedy Movies

Updated February 5, 2021 21.7k votes 4.1k voters 386.5k views101 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 fans. 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 to Korean action comedy movies, 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 Blush1
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    Crush and Blush

    Bong Joon-ho, Gong Hyo-jin

    Released2008

    Directed byLee Kyung-Mi

    Crush and Blush is a 2008 South Korean film. It is the feature film debut of director Lee...  more
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  • Twenty2
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    Twenty

    Kim Woo-bin, Lee Junho

    Directed byLee Byeong-heon

    Twenty is a 2015 South Korean coming-of-age film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. A story about...  more
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  • Sunny3
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    Sunny

    Kang So-ra, Jin Hee-kyung

    Released2011

    Directed byKang Hyeong-cheol

    Sunny is a 2011 South Korean comedy drama film directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol. A middle-aged...  more
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  • My Sassy Girl4
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    My Sassy Girl

    Jun Ji-hyun, Cha Tae-hyun

    Released2001

    Directed byKwak Jae-yong

    My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A college...  more
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  • Miracle in Cell No. 75
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    Miracle in Cell No. 7

    Park Shin-hye, Oh Dal-su

    Released2013

    Directed byLee Hwan-Kyung

    Miracle in Cell No. 7 is a 2013 South Korean film starring Ryu Seung-ryong, Kal So-won and...  more
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  • 200 Pounds Beauty6
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    200 Pounds Beauty

    Kim A-joong, Joo Jin-mo

    Released2006

    Directed byYong-hwa Kim

    200 Pounds Beauty is a 2006 South Korean musical romantic comedy film directed by Kim...  more
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  • Extreme Job7
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    Extreme Job

    Ryu Seung-ryong, Lee Hanee

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Byeong-heon

    Extreme Job is a 2019 South Korean action comedy film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. A drug...  more
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  • Baby and Me8
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    Baby and Me

    Jang Keun-suk, Song Ha-yoon

    Released2008

    Directed byJin-yeong Kim

    Baby and I is a 2008 South Korean film about a rebellious 18-year old high school senior who...  more
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  • My Little Bride9
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    My Little Bride

    Moon Geun-young, Shin Se-kyung

    Released2004

    Directed byKim Ho-jun

    My Little Bride is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kim Ho-jun. A teenage...  more
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  • The Thieves10
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    The Thieves

    Jun Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun

    Released2012

    Directed byChoi Dong-hoon

    The Thieves is a 2012 South Korean comedy-action crime film directed by Choi Dong-hoon. A cat...  more
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  • Miss Granny11
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    Miss Granny

    Kim Soo-hyun, Shim Eun-kyung

    Released2014

    Directed byHwang Dong-hyuk

    Miss Granny is a 2014 South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. A...  more
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  • Speed Scandal (Scandal Makers)12
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    Speed Scandal (Scandal Makers)

    Cha Tae-hyun, Park Bo-young

    Released2008

    Directed byKang Hyeong-cheol

    Scandal Makers is a 2008 South Korean comedy musical film directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol. A...  more
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  • My Tutor Friend13
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    My Tutor Friend

    Kim Ha-neul, Gong Yoo

    Released2003

    Directed byKim Kyeong-hyeong

    My Tutor Friend is a 2003 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kim Kyeong-hyeong. A...  more
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  • 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant14
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    100 Days with Mr. Arrogant

    Ha Ji-won, Kim Jaewon

    Released2004

    Directed byShin Jae-Ho

    100 Days with Mr. Arrogant, also known as My Love Ssagaji, is a 2004 South Korean romantic...  more
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    #18 of 63 The Best Korean Romantic Movies Of All Time#5 of 35 The Best Korean Movies About High School Life

  • Spellbound15
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    Spellbound

    Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-ki

    Released2011

    Directed byHwang In-ho

    Spellbound, also known as My Girlfriend Can See Ghosts, is a 2011 South Korean horror romantic...  more
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  • Midnight Runners16
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    Midnight Runners

    Park Seo-joon, Kang Ha-neul

    Released2017

    Directed byJason Kim

    Midnight Runners is a 2017 South Korean action comedy film directed by Jason Kim. Two friends...  more
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  • The Bros17
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    The Bros

    Ma Dong-seok, Lee Dong-hwi

    Released2017

    Directed byChang You-jeong

    The Bros is a 2017 South Korean comedy film directed by Chang You-jeong. On the way to their...  more
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  • Veteran18
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    Veteran

    Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in

    Released2015

    Directed byRyoo Seung-wan

    Veteran is a 2015 South Korean action crime comedy film directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. A tough...  more
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  • My Wife Is a Gangster19
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    My Wife Is a Gangster

    Shin Eun-kyung, Park Sang-myun

    Released2001

    Directed byJo Jin-gyu

    My Wife Is a Gangster is a 2001 South Korean film directed by Jo Jin-kyu. A female gang boss...  more
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  • Whatcha Wearin'?20
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    Whatcha Wearin'?

    Seong Ji, Ah-jung Kim

    Released2012

    Directed bySung-hyun Byun

    Whatcha Wearin'? is a 2012 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Byun Sung-hyun. A...  more
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  • Wonderful Nightmare21
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    Wonderful Nightmare

    Uhm Jung-hwa, Song Seung-heon

    Released2015

    Directed byKang Hyo-jin

    Wonderful Nightmare, also known as Miss Wife, is a 2015 South Korean romantic comedy film...  more
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  • Love, So Divine22
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    Love, So Divine

    Ha Ji-won, Kwon Sang-woo

    Released2004

    Directed byHeo In-moo

    Love, So Divine is a 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Heo In-moo. Kyu-sik, a...  more
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  • Hot Young Bloods23
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    Hot Young Bloods

    Park Bo-young, Lee Jong-suk

    Released2014

    Directed byLee Yeon-woo

    Hot Young Bloods is a 2014 South Korean teen romantic comedy film directed by Lee Yeon-woo. In...  more
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  • The Plan Man24
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    The Plan Man

    Han Ji-min, Kim Ji Young

    Released2014

    Directed bySi-Heup Seong

    The Plan Man is a 2014 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Seong Si-heub. A...  more
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  • The Beast and the Beauty25
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    The Beast and the Beauty

    Shin Min-a, Hahm Eun-jung

    Released2005

    Directed byLee Gye-Byeok

    The Beast and the Beauty is a 2005 South Korean romantic-comedy film....  more
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