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The Best Korean Fantasy Movies Of All Time

Updated April 16, 2021 1.7k votes 436 voters 32.5k 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. 

Vote up the best top Korean fantasy films, and add other good supernatural movies if they deserve a spot on this list. 

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    Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds is a 2017 South Korean fantasy drama film directed by Kim Yong-hwa, based on the webcomic. Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong (Cha Tae-hyun) is taken to...  more
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    Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days is a 2018 South Korean fantasy action film directed by Kim Yong-hwa, based on a webtoon by Joo Ho-min called Along With the Gods, and a sequel to the 2017 film...  more
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    A Werewolf Boy

    A Werewolf Boy is a 2012 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Jo Sung-hee. A beautiful teenage girl is sent to a country house for her health where she befriends and attempts to civilize a...  more
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    Be With You

    Be with You is a 2018 South Korean romance film directed by Lee Jang-hoon, and a remake of the 2004 Japanese film, which is based on a novel by Takuji Ichikawa. Before passing away, Soo-ah makes an...  more
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    The Dude In Me is a 2019 South Korean fantasy comedy film directed by Kang Hyo-jin. In an unfortunate accident, a bullied high school student switches bodies with a gang leader....  more
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    Psychokinesis is a 2018 South Korean superhero film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A man (Ryu Seung-ryong) inadvertently acquires superpowers and uses them to help his daughter and others, but runs into...  more
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    The Beauty Inside is a 2015 South Korean high-concept romantic comedy film directed by Baik. Furniture designer Woo-jin wakes up in a different body every day, regardless of age, gender, and...  more

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    Spellbound

    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 rising...  more
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    Miss Granny

    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 appearance...  more

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    Il Mare is a 2000 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Lee Hyun-seung. A man and a woman realize they are separated by two years of time when they exchange letters from different years in a...  more
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    Wonderful Nightmare, also known as Miss Wife, is a 2015 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kang Hyo-jin. A clerical error in heaven leads to Yeon-woo's untimely death, and to fix the...  more
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    Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox is a 2007 animated fantasy Korean film by Lee Sung-gang. A young fox who was raised by aliens disguises herself as a human and finds that she likes her new form....  more

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    Heaven's Postman

    Heaven's Postman, also known as Postman to Heaven, is a 2009 South Korean-Japanese film directed by Lee Hyung-min. A young CEO quits his job and becomes a kind of supernatural postman, delivering...  more
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    Doomsday Book is a 2012 South Korean science-fiction anthology film directed by Kim Jee-woon and Yim Pil-sung. It tells three unique stories of human self-destruction in the modern high-tech era,...  more

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    Hansel and Gretel is a 2007 South Korean horror film directed by Yim Pil-sung. A father-to-be crashes his car, and is rescued by a girl in the forest, but when he tries to leave he discovers a...  more
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    My Beautiful Girl, Mari is a 2002 South Korean animated film directed by Lee Sung-gang. Two boys encounter a white-haired maiden when a lighthouse portal takes them to another world....  more
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    Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned is a 2016 South Korean fantasy film directed by Um Tae-hwa. One of the missing kids that were lost in the mountains suddenly returns, but he has become an adult...  more
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    Jeon Woochi : The Taoist Wizard, also known as Woochi: The Demon Slayer, is a 2009 South Korean fantasy comedy film directed by Choi Dong-hoon. Jeon Woo-chi, an undisciplined womanizing Taoist from...  more
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    Ditto is a 2000 South Korean science-fiction romance film directed by Kim Jeong-gwon. Two students in the same school, one in 1979, the other in 2000, are somehow able to talk to each other using...  more
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    Shadowless Sword is a 2005 South Korean martial arts action film directed by Kim Young-jun. So-ha, a deadly female warrior, is sent to find a exiled prince after the Killer Blade Army killed the...  more

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    Volcano High is a 2001 South Korean martial arts comedy film directed by Kim Tae-kyun. Having been expelled from previous schools, a troublemaker transfers to a high school where students display...  more
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    Thirst is a 2009 South Korean horror film directed by Park Chan-wook, loosely based on the novel Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola. Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism...  more
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    The Restless, also known as Demon Empire, is a 2006 South Korean fantasy romance film directed by Jo Dong-oh. A brave warrior must enter another dimension to save his fiancee from demons....  more
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    Time Renegades is a South Korean romantic thriller film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. A 1983 high school teacher and a 2015 detective join forces through their dreams to save a woman they both love....  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