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The Best Korean Fantasy Movies Of All Time

Updated April 16, 2021 1.9k votes 490 voters 36.5k views49 items

If you enjoy fairy tales or the supernatural, here are the best Korean fantasy movies ever, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring comedy, romance, and action, these famous South Korean fantasy movies include films about the afterlife, body transformations, and superheroes. The Along with the Gods series are some of the most popular Korean fantasy movies. For new and recent titles, The Dude in Me and Beautiful Vampire are two of the latest Korean fantasy movies. 

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    One Day is a 2017 South Korean drama fantasy film directed by Lee Yoon-ki. A man, who witnessed his wife's suicide, gradually cures his emotional scars through a fateful encounter with the spirit of...  more
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    The Boy from Ipanema

    The Boy from Ipanema is a 2010 South Korean independent teen fantasy romance film directed by Kim Kih-hoon. A young woman falls in love with a beach boy who dreams of being in Ipanema....  more
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    Will You Be There?

    Will You Be There? is a 2016 South Korean fantasy drama film directed by Hong Ji-young, based on the French novel, Seras-tu là ?, by Guillaume Musso. With little time to live due to a serious...  more
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    Night Fishing is a 2011 South Korean fantasy-horror short film directed by Park Chan-wook and Park Chan-kyong. A fisherman catches something unexpected and becomes entangled in his fishing line....  more
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    The Phone is a 2015 South Korean action thriller film directed by Kim Bong-ju. A magnetic field anomaly allows a man to phone into the past to talk to his wife before she is murdered....  more
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    Into the Mirror is a 2003 South Korean supernatural horror film directed by Kim Sung-ho. An ex-cop now working as a security guard in a shopping mall tries to uncover the secret behind a series of...  more
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    Karaoke Crazies is a 2016 South Korean fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Kim Sang-chan. A serial killer pursues four lost souls as they bring a struggling karaoke club back to life....  more
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    Beautiful Vampire is a 2018 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Jeong Eun-gyeong. A beautiful 500-year-old vampire has her carefully constructed, quiet life put in jeopardy when she becomes...  more
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    Heaven's Soldier is a 2005 South Korean period action-comedy film directed by Min Joon-ki. In a historically altered Korea, by 2005 the North and South Korean governments have secretly joined forces...  more
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    Coming Out

    Coming Out is a 2000 South Korean fantasy short film directed by Kim Jee-woon. A young woman asks her brother to videotape her shocking confession about being a vampire....  more
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    Monstrum is a 2018 South Korean period action film directed by Heo Jong-ho. Set in 1527 during King Jungjong's reign, a plague is spreading in Joseon and rumors are rife that a mysterious vicious...  more
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    Ghost Mamma

    Ghost Mamma is a 1996 South Korean romance fantasy film directed by Han Ji-seung. A happily married couple, Ji-seok and In-ju live with their son Dabin until a tragic accident causes the death of...  more
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    Out Live

    Out Live, also known as Bichunmoo, is a 2000 South Korean martial arts fantasy film directed by Kim Young-jun. Nursed back to health, a vengeful swordsman leads a team of warriors and reunites with...  more
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    The Fox with Nine Tails, also known as Gumiho, is a 1994 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Park Heon-su. A half-human/half-fox girl falls in love with an honest young man while trying to...  more
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    My Mighty Princess is a 2008 South Korean romantic-comedy action film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A beautiful martial arts prodigy becomes a ruthless warrior to guard the world against the evil spell....  more
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    For Eternal Hearts

    For Eternal Hearts is a 2007 South Korean fantasy drama film directed by Hwang Gyu-Deok. The lines between reality and fantasy blur as a university professor recalls the curious story of how he met...  more
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    Because I Love You is a 2017 South Korean fantasy comedy film directed by Joo Ji-hoong. After an accident, a songwriter finds himself transformed into a powerful messenger of love, capable of...  more
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    Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater

    Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater is a 2006 South Korean musical fantasy comedy horror film directed by Jeon Kye-soo. A young girl tries to solve the mystery of her grandmother's disappearance in a...  more
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    The Influence

    The Influence is a 2010 South Korean four-part online fantasy film directed by Lee Jae-kyoo. A beautiful woman J, who has been trapped inside a massive water tank to be with W, invites TV anchorman...  more
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    Vampire Cop Ricky is a 2006 South Korean fantasy comedy crime film. A corrupt detective is bitten one day by a mosquito, which has improbably been whisked across the globe to Korea after sucking the...  more
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    Dream is a 2008 South Korean drama fantasy film directed by Kim Ki-duk. In the aftermath of a car crash, a man discovers his dreams are tied to a stranger's sleepwalking....  more
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    Project Makeover

    Project Makeover, also known as Operation Makeover or Go Go Sister, is a 2007 South Korean romantic-comedy fantasy film directed by Kim Chang-rae. After being given the chance to travel back in time,...  more
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    The Legend of Gingko

    The Legend of Gingko is a 2000 South Korean action fantasy film directed by Park Jae-hyun. A teenage girl becomes an object of contention among a queen who wants to sacrifice her and two warriors who...  more
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    Alice: Boy from Wonderland is a 2015 South Korean fantasy horror romance film directed by Huh Eun-Hee. A young woman who suffers from debilitating nightmares heeds the advice of a shaman and checks...  more
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