The Best South Korean Movies Of 2019

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Only 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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  • Extreme Job is a 2019 South Korean action comedy film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. A team of detectives start a chicken restaurant for an undercover drug-bust operation, but end up busier than ever ...more
  • 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.
  • Exit is a 2019 South Korean disaster action comedy film directed by Lee Sang-geun. One of the best rock climbers in college, Yong-Nam (Jo Jung-suk) hasn't had much luck elsewhere after graduation, ...more
  • Parasite is a 2019 South Korean dark comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. An unemployed driver (Song Kang-ho) and his out-of-work family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous ...more
  • The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil is a 2019 South Korean action thriller film directed by Lee Won-tae. A gangster and a cop team up to chase a serial killer, each for their own reasons.
  • The Divine Fury is a 2019 South Korean action horror film written and directed by Jason Kim. A martial arts champion gains divine powers to fight with a powerful evil force.
  • Juror 8 is a 2019 South Korean legal film directed by Hong Seung-wan. Eight ordinary citizens from different backgrounds are summoned to be jurors of a criminal trial during South Korea's first jury ...more
  • The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos is a 2019 South Korean crime action film directed by Son Young-ho, based on the OCN drama series Bad Guys. After a bus transporting the inmates is flipped resulting in ...more
  • Innocent Witness is a 2019 South Korean crime drama film directed by Lee Han. When a housekeeper is charged with murdering an old man, defense attorney Soon Ho is surprised to learn that the only ...more
  • Miss & Mrs. Cops, also known as Girl Cops, is a 2019 South Korean crime comedy film directed by Jung Da-won. Mi-yeong is a former police squad officer who teams up with Ji-hye, her sister-in-law, to ...more
  • Money is a 2019 South Korean crime film directed by Park Noo-ri. With dreams of being rich, a young stockbroker (Ryu Jun-yeol) soon finds himself caught up in a stock market scam.
  • The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale is a 2019 South Korean comedy film directed by Lee Min-jae. Revolves around the Park family whose lives get disrupted after the elderly father gets bitten by a zombie.
  • No Mercy is a 2019 South Korean action film directed by Im Gyeong-taek. A woman (Lee Si-young) seeks to take revenge when her young sister disappears after she finds out that her sister suffered ...more
  • The Battle of Jangsari is a 2019 South Korean action war film co-directed by Kwak Kyung-taek and Kim Tae-hoon. At a critical point in the Korean War, a small, inexperienced battalion of student ...more
  • The Battle: Roar to Victory is a 2019 Korean-Japanese period action war film directed by Won Shin-yun. Over a four-day period, a fierce battle takes place between Korean independence militias and ...more
  • Hit-and-Run Squad is a 2019 South Korean action comedy crime film directed by Han Jun-hee. A hit-and-run police task force chases an out-of-control businessman who loves to speed.
  • Svaha: The Sixth Finger is a 2019 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Jang Jae-hyun. A pastor (Lee Jung-jae) who works to expose suspicious religious groups looks into a cult whose member ...more
  • Trade Your Love is a 2019 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Park Ho-chan and Park Soo-zin. Sung-seok and Hae-joo meet at a blind date and decide to enter into a contract marriage to get ...more
  • A Resistance is a 2019 South Korean historical drama film directed by Joe Min-ho, based on true story. In 1919, a 17-year-old schoolgirl is thrown in prison for leading protests against the Japanese.
  • Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission is a 2019 South Korean historical drama film directed by Eom Yu-na. Imprisoned several times during the 1940s, when Korea was under Japanese occupation, illiterate Kim ...more
  • Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Kim Do-young, based on the novel by Cho Nam-joo. Kim Ji-young, an ordinary woman in her 30s, suddenly shows signs of being ...more
  • Birthday is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Lee Jong-un. Ripped apart by the loss of their eldest son Su-ho (Yoon Chan-young) to the Sewol Ferry tragedy on 16 April 2014, Jung-il (Sol ...more
  • Another Child is a 2019 South Korean drama film directed by Kim Yoon-seok.
  • Rosebud is a 2019 South Korean comedy film directed by Jo Seok-hyun. Set between the late 1970s and present day, the story follows a woman named Hong Jang-mi (Yoo Ho-jeong) who dreams to become a ...more
  • Idol is a 2019 South Korean thriller film directed by Lee Su-jin.