The Best Korean Comedy Movies

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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  • Extreme Job
    Ryu Seung-ryong, Lee Hanee, Jin Seon-kyu
    943 votes
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Lee Byeong-heon
    Extreme Job is a 2019 South Korean action comedy film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. A drug squad attempting to take down a criminal organization opens a chicken restaurant to go undercover, but when ...more
  • Midnight Runners
    Park Seo-joon, Kang Ha-neul, Park Ha-sun
    791 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Jason Kim
    Midnight Runners is a 2017 South Korean action comedy film directed by Jason Kim. Two friends who are students at Korean National Police University find themselves in an endless race against time ...more
  • Veteran
    Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in, Yoo Hae-jin
    485 votes
    • 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.
  • Sunny


    Kang So-ra, Jin Hee-kyung, Shim Eun-kyung
    691 votes
    • 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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  • My Sassy Girl
    Jun Ji-hyun, Cha Tae-hyun, Song Ok-sook
    707 votes
    • 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.
  • Speed Scandal (Scandal Makers)
    Cha Tae-hyun, Park Bo-young, Hong Kyung-min
    367 votes
    • 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 her son.