Article: Top 10 Best Korean Gangster Movie

Sometimes, binge-watching heart-wrenching dramas, and some cheesy romance movies, might make us fans also crave some thrillers. With action-packed scenes, blood-soaked gang fights, and excellent gang members, these are guaranteed a pack of action to give you all the adrenaline you need. The top 10 best Korean Gangster movies are.

1. Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil is a South Korean action-thriller film released in 2020, starring Lee Jung-Jae, Park Jeong-Min, and Jung-Min. The story is about In-Nam, a former ops agent who turned into an assassin. Just as he is about to change his life, he gets to know about his ex-girlfriend's death and his daughter, Ray, getting kidnapped. While trying to rescue his daughter, a Japanese gangster starts to look for him.

2. The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil

It is based on a true story with thrill and suspense, which will make you glued to your screen. The story starts when Jang Dong-soo, a gang leader in Cheonan, becomes a target of Kang Kyung Ho, a serial killer. He survives the attacks and forms an unexpected partnership with Jung Tae-Seok, a cop who hates organized crime members. They work together to hunt the villain and face various challenges to complete their mission.

3. Night In Paradise

Night in Paradise is an action crime movie with just the right amount of romance. It follows the life of Tae Gu, an ace gang member, who gets the chance to change allies with the Bukseong gang. Just as he refuses to do this, his sister gets killed, and he believes that the Bukseong gang is behind it. He slaughters the gang's leader and then goes to Jeju Island to hide, where he meets Jae-Yeon.

4. New World

New World is an epic crime film released in 2013, starring Hwang Jung-Min, Lee Jung-Jae, Choi Min-Sik, and Dan Park Sung-Woong. The story is about Police officer Ja-Sung, who is selected by the National Police Agency to work undercover. He joins Goldmoon, a crime organization, and becomes the right-hand man of Jung Chung. Suddenly, the groups’ boss is killed, and the two men fight to be the successor.

5. The Outlaws

The Outlaws is a suspense-based action film based on the actual events, where gangsters get arrested for causing trouble. The story is about Ma Suk-Do, a detective in Garibong, a local Chinatown in Seoul. Jang Chen is a loan shark from China who violently collects debts from all the gangsters in Garibong. As the two gangs are fighting over Chinatown, Suk-Do and his team make their move to catch Jang Chen.

6. Coin Locker Girl

The story is about an abandoned newborn baby in a Subway coin locker. She gets taken care of by a beggar, who names her Il Yeong, but unfortunately, a corrupt detective sells her off to a loan shark Mother. When she becomes a teen, she becomes the personal debt collector and right hand of Mother. Her life changes when she meets Suk-Hyun, who is a kind-hearted boy who she is supposed to kill.

7. Nameless Gangster

Choi Is-Hyun and his colleagues, working as corrupt customs officers, get investigated for taking bribes. He gets chosen to become the fall guy from them, but he declines. One night, he notices two men breaking into a storage full of heroin. Taking advantage of this, he makes his colleagues approve of selling the drugs in trade for his retirement. However, he gets entangled with Choi Hyung-Bae, a mob boss, who agrees to partner with him.

8. A Bittersweet Life

A Bittersweet Life is a classic gangster film that is more than just an action film with its revenge-driven and emotional story. The story is about Sun Woo, the Gangland boss' trusted right hand, who is tasked with investigating Hee-Su, his boss' girlfriend, as he thinks she is having an affair. He is smitten with her excellent personality and refuses his boss' order to kill her once the infidelity is confirmed. Due to this, he gets beaten up by thugs but fortunately survives and then plans revenge.

9. The Man From Nowhere

Cha Tae-Sik is a former special agent who became the owner of a pawnshop when his wife died in an accident. One day Hyo-Jeong, his customer pawns off to him a bag, and is unaware that it is filled with stolen heroin, getting him in trouble. Hyo-Jeong and So-mi, his daughter, get kidnapped by a gang. As he tries to rescue, his life unravels, and things get complicated.

10. Breathless

Breathless is one of the best movies about despair and hope. Sang-Hoon is a man who has turned violent due to his abusive father and troubled childhood. He works in an illegal money-lending organization as a low-level Ganga star and debt collector. His life shifts when he meets Yon-Hi, a teenage girl, and develops an unusual friendship.