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Top 5 Best Korean Movies?

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Bittersweet Life, I have this movie but I'm yet to watch it so maybe after I see it I could add it to my list. Also, I watched City Of Violence yesterday, I watched the first half over a year ago and just watched it all again yesterday finally, wasn't too impressed, some cool scenes but overall I wasn't that impressed.

Yeah I thought City Of Violence was ok too.. Style over substance... The last act reminded me of Kill Bill's last act, lol...

I'm glad you enjoyed Bittersweet Life, now watch it back2back with Man From Nowhere and you should have a fun double feature night of hard boiled Korean Action movies...

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Top 5 fav Korean flicks (no particular order)

I'M A CYBORG, BUT THAT'S OK

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE WEIRD

THE FOUL KING

VOLCANO HIGH

NOWHERE TO HIDE

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I think Breathless has just taken either the Host or Memories

of Murder off my top 5!

My top 5 K-movies in order subject to change!

1) the city of violence

2) the good the bad & the weird

3) bittersweet life

4) memories of murder

5) the host

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The Foul King (honestly one of the funniest movies I've ever seen)

My Wife is a Gangster

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring

My Sassy Girl

Memories of Murder

Chaser knocked My Wife is a Gangster out of top 5 for me.

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Yellow Sea is at the top of the list for 2011. Everyone who like's Chaser will absolutely love this film.

I believe it is in many ways better than Chaser. A mix of Chaser and I Saw the Devil and The Shinjuku Incident.

2010 - The Man from Nowhere

Looking forward to The Beast and Quick later this year when they hit DVD.

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I thought I would update my top 5 in no particular order...... However, I couldn't leave one out so it has now turned into a top 7.

* The Man From Nowhere

* A Bittersweet Life

* Memories Of Murder

* The Good, The Bad & The Weird

* The Chaser

* The Host

* Joint Security Area

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I think I have only seen 7 Korean movies so far but:

The Man From Nowhere

A Bittersweet Life

I Saw the Devil

Oldboy

City of Violence

Then these movies which I loved as well.

The Good, the Bad, the Weird

War of the Arrows

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A Bittersweet Life should be released again. Can't find this DVD for sale anywhere....

BTW, does anyone know of any new Horror films to be released? I haven't seen anything out new in awhile.

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Ghosts of War (aka R-Point, original Korean release 2004, ghost story set in 1972 in Vietnam) is getting a US dvd release from E1 Entertainment at the end of July. All three of the following movies open in South Korean theaters in July. Two Moons is a Korean horror film set in an isolated cabin. It's from Kim Dong-Bin.. Deranged, directed by Park Jung-Woo, is another South Korean horror movie, dealing with a polluted water supply that turns people into maniacs. Youtube has a teaser trailer. Neighbors is a horror thriller about a woman whose daughter is murdered by a serial killer. Teaser trailer onYoutube. News sources are cityonfire.com, beyondhollywood.com, and 24framespersecond.net

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I probably couldn't make a top 50 list, never mind a top 5. Friend (Chingoo 친구) is definitely up there.

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Hmmm tough to pick 5. I will try off the top of my head.

Oldboy

Memories of Murder

A Bittersweet Life

Sympathy For Mr Vengeance

The Host

The Good, The Bad & The Weird

Troubleshooter

Doomsday Book

I'm sure I'm forgetting something...

Update: Okay I have to add New World & Confession of Murder to this list. I will remove Troubleshooter & The Good, The Bad & the Weird.

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Crying fist

Oldboy

I saw the devil

The man from nowhere

Fighter in the wind

Snowpeircer (not sure if that's considered a Korean movie)

I also really enjoyed "the showdown"

Sympathy For Mr Vengeance

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Best for me this far would have to be "The Man from Nowhere". Although I haven't been exposed to too much Korean movies this far. Others I've enjoyed:

 

A Bittersweet Life

War of the Arrows

No Tears for the Dead

The Suspect

Kundo: Age of the Rampant

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