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The Best Jang Dong-gun Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 608 votes 103 voters 10.6k views

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List of the best Jang Dong-gun movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jang Dong-gun's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jang Dong-gun movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jang Dong-gun movies will be at the top of the list. Jang Dong-gun has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jang Dong-gun movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jang Dong-gun films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jang Dong-gun role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jang Dong-gun performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

With films ranging from Good Morning, President to Anarchists, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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  • 1

    Taegukgi

    Jang Dong-gun, Won Bin
    70
    2

    Released2004

    Directed byKang Je-gyu

    Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War is a 2004 South Korean war film directed by Kang Je-gyu. When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if...  more

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  • 2

    My Way

    Fan Bingbing, Nicole Jung
    56
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byKang Je-gyu

    My Way is a 2011 South Korean wartime action drama film directed by Kang Je-gyu. In World War II-era Korea, two rival runners, one Korean and one Japanese, go to war together against the Soviets....  more
  • 3

    Good Morning President

    Han Chae-young, Jang Dong-gun
    52
    5

    Released2009

    Directed byJang Jin

    Good Morning President is a 2009 South Korean film written and directed by Jang Jin that takes viewers to the private quarters of the Blue House during the terms of three fictional presidents, each...  more
  • 4

    Dangerous Liaisons

    Zhang Ziyi, Cecilia Cheung
    48
    4

    Released2012

    Directed byHur Jin-ho

    Dangerous Liaisons is a 2012 Chinese film by Hur Jin-ho loosely based on the novel with the same title by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. The novel has been adapted numerous times, including Les Liaisons...  more
  • 5

    2009: Lost Memories

    Jang Dong-gun, Shohei Imamura
    48
    4

    Released2002

    Directed byLee Si-myung

    2009 Lost Memories is a 2002 South Korean science fiction action film directed by Lee Si-myung, adapted from the 1987 novel Looking for an Epitaph by Bok Geo-il. It was distributed by CJ...  more
  • 6

    The Coast Guard

    Jang Dong-gun, Park Ji-Ah
    41
    2

    Released2002

    Directed byKim Ki-duk

    The Coast Guard is a 2002 South Korean war drama film directed by Kim Ki-duk. A member of Coast Guard Platoon 23, Private Kang monitors a high-infiltration stretch of beach lined with barbed-wire...  more
  • 7

    Typhoon

    Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jung-jae
    44
    4

    Released2005

    Directed byKwak Kyung-taek

    Typhoon is a 2005 South Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek and starring Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jung-jae and Lee Mi-yeon....  more
  • 8

    Friend

    Jang Dong-gun, Shin-il Kang
    40
    4

    Released2001

    Directed byKwak Kyung-taek

    Friend is a 2001 South Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek. Four childhood friends go their separate ways; two go off to college, while the others become rival gangsters....  more
  • 9

    The Warrior's Way

    Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush
    36
    4

    Released2010

    Directed byLee Seung-moo

    The Warrior's Way is a 2010 New Zealand-South Korean fantasy action film directed by Lee Seung-moo. A warrior-assassin is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a...  more
  • 10

    Repechage

    Kim Hee-sun, Jang Dong-gun
    37
    5

    Released1997

    Directed byLee Kwang-hoon

    Repechage is a 1997 romance film written by Ju Chan-ok and directed by Lee Kwang-hoon....
  • 11

    The Promise

    Cecilia Cheung, Hiroyuki Sanada
    32
    4

    Released2005

    Directed byChen Kaige

    The Promise is a 2005 Chinese epic fantasy film directed by Chen Kaige, starring Jang Dong-gun, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cecilia Cheung and Nicholas Tse. It is loosely adapted from The Kunlun Slave, a wuxia...  more
  • 12

    Anarchists

    Jang Dong-gun, Jung Joon-ho
    27
    2

    Released2000

    Directed byYong-Sik Yu

    Anarchists is a 2000 South Korean action film directed by Yoo Young-sik and co-written by Park Chan-wook. Set in Shanghai in 1924, the film is about a covert cell of insurrectionist anarchists who...  more
  • 13

    Love Wind Love Song

    Jang Dong-gun, Ko So-young
    27
    6

    Released1999

    Directed byDae-yeong Park

    Love Wind Love Song is a 1999 South Korean romance film about a Seoul businessman who comes to Jeju Island and meets a lonely tour guide....  more