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5 MUST WATCH KOREAN THRILLER MOVIES THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

1) Old Boy 올드보이 (2003)


Directed By: Park Chan-wook


Cast: Min-sik Choi, Hye-jeong Gang, Ji-tae Yoo


The film follows the story of a guy who is locked in a hotel room for 15 years without knowing the identity of his captor or his captor's motives. This movie is known as the best of the trilogy and also one of the best Korean movies that’s ever made .




2)Memories of Murder 살인의 추억 (2003)



Directed By: Bong Joon-ho


Cast: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song


It is based on the unsolved murder case of South Korea in 1986 under the military dictatorship. It is based on the true story of the Korea's first serial murder in history, which took place between 1986 and 1991 and is known as one of the most well-made thriller movies in Korea.




3. Sympathy for Mr.Vengeance 복수는 나의 것 (2002)



Directed By: Park Chan-wook


Cast: Kang-ho Song, Ha-gyun Shin, Du-na Bae


Chan-wook Park’s 'The Vengeance Trilogy' story follows the character Ryu trying to earn enough money for his sister's kidney transplant and the path of vengeance that follows.


4. The Chaser 추격자 (2008)




Directed By: Hong-jin Na


Cast: Yoon-seok Kim, Young-hee Seo, Jung-woo Ha



5. I Saw the Devil 악마를 보았다 (2010)


Directed By: Ji-woon Kim, Kim Jee-woon

Cast: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, Kook-Hwan Chun, Ho-jin Chun

The film tells a story of an NIS agent, who embarks on a quest of revenge when his fiancée is brutally murdered by a psychopathic murderer. The line between good and evil begins to blur when the two play a dangerous game of cat and mouse.