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The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019

Updated July 28, 2020 17.5k votes 5.8k voters 560.0k 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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  • 1
    Parasite is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Innocent Witness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    Exit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Dude in Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    Extreme Job is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Hit-and-Run Squad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    The Divine Fury is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    The Gangster, The Cop, The Dev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Miss & Mrs. Cops is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 10
    Juror 8 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 11
    Money is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 14
    No Mercy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    The Battle: Roar to Victory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 17
    The Battle of Jangsari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    Birthday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Trade Your Love is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 20
    Svaha: The Sixth Finger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 21
    Another Child is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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.amazon buy button
  • 22
    A Resistance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 23
    Idol is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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.amazon buy button
  • 24
    Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 25
    Rosebud is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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