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The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019

Updated July 28, 2020 17.1k votes 5.8k voters 566.0k views26 items

List RulesOnly Korean-language movies released in 2019.

UPDATE: Check out the top Korean Films of 2020!

Here are the best Korean movies of 2019. Featuring horror, action, comedy, thriller, and more, this list of 2019 Korean films includes new Korean movies in theaters and streaming now on Netflix, Hulu, Viki, and Amazon Prime. What are the top Korean movies of 2019? 

One of the most successful Korean blockbusters, Extreme Job is easily one of the best Korean movies of the year. Other good Korean movies released in 2019 include The Dude in Me, Money, and Innocent Witness.

Vote up the best 2019 Korean movies, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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  • Parasite1
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    Parasite

    Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

    Released2019

    Directed byBong Joon-ho

    Parasite is a 2019 South Korean dark comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. An...  more
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  • Innocent Witness2
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    Innocent Witness

    Jung Woo-sung, Kim Hyang-gi

    Released2019

    Directed byLotte Cultureworks

    Innocent Witness is a 2019 South Korean crime drama film directed by Lee Han. When a...  more
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  • Exit3
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    Exit

    Jo Jung-suk, Im Yoon-ah

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Sang-geun

    Exit is a 2019 South Korean disaster action comedy film directed by Lee Sang-geun. One of the...  more
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  • The Dude in Me4
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    The Dude in Me

    Park Sung-woong, Ra Mi-ran

    Released2019

    Directed byKang Hyo-jin

    The Dude In Me is a 2019 South Korean fantasy comedy film directed by Kang Hyo-jin. In an...  more
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  • Extreme Job5
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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 team of...  more
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  • Hit-and-Run Squad6
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    Hit-and-Run Squad

    Gong Hyo-jin, Jo Jung-suk

    Released2019

    Directed byHan Jun-hee

    Hit-and-Run Squad is a 2019 South Korean action comedy crime film directed by Han Jun-hee. A...  more
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  • The Divine Fury7
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    The Divine Fury

    Park Seo-joon, Ahn Sung-ki

    Released2019

    Directed byJason Kim

    The Divine Fury is a 2019 South Korean action horror film written and directed by Jason Kim. A...  more
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  • The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil8
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    The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil

    Ma Dong-seok, Kim Mu-yeol

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Won-tae

    The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil is a 2019 South Korean action thriller film directed by Lee...  more
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  • Juror 89
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    Juror 8

    Moon So-ri, Park Hyung-sik

    Released2019

    Directed byHong Seung-wan

    Juror 8 is a 2019 South Korean legal film directed by Hong Seung-wan. Eight ordinary citizens...  more
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  • Miss & Mrs. Cops10
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    Miss & Mrs. Cops

    Ra Mi-ran, Lee Sung-kyung

    Released2019

    Directed byJung Da-won

    Miss & Mrs. Cops, also known as Girl Cops, is a 2019 South Korean crime comedy film directed...  more
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  • The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale11
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    The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale

    Jung Jae-young, Kim Nam-gil

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Min-jae

    The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale is a 2019 South Korean comedy film directed by Lee Min-jae....  more
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  • Money12
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    Money

    Ryu Jun-yeol, Yoo Ji-tae

    Released2019

    Directed byPark Noo-ri

    Money is a 2019 South Korean crime film directed by Park Noo-ri. With dreams of being rich, a...  more
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  • The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos13
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    The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos

    Ma Dong-seok, Kim Sang-joong

    Released2019

    Directed bySon Young-ho

    The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos is a 2019 South Korean crime action film directed by Son...  more
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  • No Mercy14
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    No Mercy

    Lee Si-young, Park Se-wan

    Released2019

    Directed byIm Gyeong-taek

    No Mercy is a 2019 South Korean action film directed by Im Gyeong-taek. A woman (Lee Si-young)...  more
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  • Kim Ji-young: Born 198215
    15
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    Kim Ji-young: Born 1982

    Jung Yu-mi, Gong Yoo

    Released2019

    Directed byKim Do-young

    Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Kim Do-young, based on...  more
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  • The Battle: Roar to Victory16
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    The Battle: Roar to Victory

    Yoo Hae-jin, Jo Woo-jin

    Released2019

    Directed byWon Shin-yun

    The Battle: Roar to Victory is a 2019 Korean-Japanese period action war film directed by Won...  more
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  • The Battle of Jangsari17
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    The Battle of Jangsari

    Kim Myung-min, Megan Fox

    Released2019

    Directed byKwak Kyung-taek, Kim Tae-hoon

    The Battle of Jangsari is a 2019 South Korean action war film co-directed by Kwak Kyung-taek...  more
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  • Svaha: The Sixth Finger18
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    Svaha: The Sixth Finger

    Lee Jung-jae, Park Jung-min

    Released2019

    Directed byJang Jae-hyun

    Svaha: The Sixth Finger is a 2019 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Jang...  more
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  • Trade Your Love19
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    Trade Your Love

    Kim Dong-wook, Ko Sung-hee

    Released2019

    Directed byPark Ho-chan, Park Soo-zin

    Trade Your Love is a 2019 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Park Ho-chan and Park...  more
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  • Birthday20
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    Birthday

    Sol Kyung-gu, Jeon Do-yeon

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Jong-un

    Birthday is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Lee Jong-un. Ripped apart by the loss...  more
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  • A Resistance21
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    A Resistance

    Go Ah-sung, Kim Sae-byuk

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Min-ho

    A Resistance is a 2019 South Korean historical drama film directed by Joe Min-ho, based on...  more
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  • Another Child22
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    Another Child

    Yum Jung-ah, Kim So-jin

    Released2019

    Directed byKim Yoon-seok

    Another Child is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Kim Yoon-seok....  more
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  • Idol23
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    Idol

    Han Suk-kyu, Sol Kyung-gu

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Su-jin

    Idol is a 2019 South Korean thriller film directed by Lee Su-jin....  more
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  • Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission24
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    Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission

    Yoo Hae-jin, Yoon Kye-sang

    Released2019

    Directed byEom Yu-na

    Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission is a 2019 South Korean historical drama film directed by Eom...  more
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  • Rosebud25
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    Rosebud

    Yoo Ha-jeong, Park Sung-woong

    Released2019

    Directed byJo Seok-hyun

    Rosebud is a 2019 South Korean comedy film directed by Jo Seok-hyun. Set between the late...  more
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