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The Best South Korean Movies Of 2021

Updated August 20, 2021 794 votes 241 voters 19.3k views19 items

List RulesOnly Korean-language movies released in 2021.

With the global success of films like Parasite and Train to Busan, it’s no wonder why more and more audiences are interested in South Korean films. If you’re looking to see what the Korean movie industry has to offer in 2021, then look no further. Here are the best Korean films of 2021.

From mystery thrillers like Recalled to sci-fi action movies such as Space Sweepers, you'll find plenty of amazing Korean films to put on your watch list. This list of 2021 Korean films includes new Korean movies in theaters and streaming now on Netflix, Hulu, Viki, and Amazon Prime. What are the top 2021 Korean films? 

Vote up your favorite Korean movies of 2021! Be sure to check back for new and upcoming South Korean films as they are released later this year.

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    Recalled, also known as Memories of Tomorrow, is a 2021 South Korean mystery-thriller film directed by Seo Yoo-min. After losing her memories in an accident, Soo-jin gains the ability to see the future and discovers the shocking truth about her husband Ji Hoon....  more
    • Actors: Seo Yea-ji, Kim Kang-woo, Yeom Hye-ran
    • Directed by: Seo Yoo-min
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    Night in Paradise is a 2021 South Korean drama film directed by Park Hoon-jung, starring Uhm Tae-goo, Jeon Yeo-been and Cha Seung-won. After his sister and nephew are murdered because he tried to leave his gang, Tae-goo flees to Jeju Island where he meets Jae-yeon, a terminally ill woman....  more
    • Actors: Tae-goo Eom, Yeo-bin Jeon, Seung-Won Cha
    • Directed by: Park Hoon-jung
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    Midnight is a 2021 South Korean thriller film directed by Kwon Oh-seung. A deaf girl who works at the sign language call center witnesses a young woman's murder and becomes a new target for the Jekyll and Hyde serial killer, Do-sik....  more
    • Actors: Jin Ki-joo, Wi Ha-joon, Kim Hye-yoon, Gil Hae-yeon
    • Directed by: Kwon Oh-seung
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    Mission: Possible is a 2021 South Korean action comedy film directed by Kim Hyung-joo. Chinese secret agent Da-hee must investigate an arms smuggling ring in South Korea, but the investigation proves to be difficult as she is partnered with a clumsy and inexperienced private detective....  more
    • Actors: Lee Sun-bin, Kim Young-kwang, Oh Dae-hwan
    • Directed by: Kim Hyung-joo
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