If you enjoy true crime and twists, here are the best Korean mystery movies ever, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring thrillers, romance, and horror, these famous South Korean mystery movies include films about detectives, serial killers, and historical events. Popular Korean mystery films include Burning, The Silenced, and Bong Joon Ho's Memories of Murder.
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Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%Memories of Murder is a 2003 South Korean crime-drama film directed by Bong Joon-ho. In a small Korean province in 1986, two detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%Burning is a 2018 South Korean mystery drama film directed by Lee Chang-dong, based on the short story "Barn Burning" by Haruki Murakami. A part-time worker hoping to spend more time ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook, based on the Japanese manga by Garon Tsuchiya. After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 99%The Wailing is a 2016 South Korean supernatural horror film directed by Na Hong-jin. Suspicion leads to hysteria when rural villagers link a series of brutal murders to the arrival of a ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 96%Mother is a 2009 South Korean drama mystery film directed by Bong Joon-ho. When her disabled son is charged with murdering a girl, his mother desperately searches for the truth.
Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%A Tale of Two Sisters is a 2003 South Korean psychological horror mystery film directed by Kim Jee-woon. After spending time in a mental hospital, a girl is reunited with her sister and returns ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%I Saw the Devil is a 2010 South Korean psychological thriller horror film directed by Kim Jee-woon. A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.
Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%H is a 2002 South Korean thriller mystery film directed by Lee Jong-hyeok. A serial killer who preyed on pregnant women has been behind bars for 10 months, until detectives need his help to ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is a 2002 South Korean drama thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook. A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' friend's daughter, hoping to use the ...more
Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%A Day is a 2017 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Cho Sun-ho. A man who witnesses a car accident involving his daughter finds himself locked in a loop as the events repeat over and ...more