Article: Top 10 Funny Korean Movies That Will Make You Laugh Your Heart Out

If you want to take a break from Korean drama and still want to watch something exciting and funny, Korean movies are your destination. Like Korean dramas, Korean movies are also fun and entertaining to watch. Over the decades, the South Korean entertainment industry has made excellent and critically acclaimed movies in all genres. With the rise in hallyu waves across the world, the quality of movies produced in South Korea is also getting better. Unlike back in the days when there were limited platforms where one could watch these movies, with the rise in various streaming apps, watching movies is getting more accessible. Everyone wants just to have a good laugh and spend some quality time with their family. So here is the list of the top 10 Funny Korean Movies That Will Make You Laugh Your Heart Out.

1. Midnight Runners

Midnight Runners have to be in the first place. The movie was released on 19 August 2017, directed by Jason Kim. The film tells the story of two rookie cops named Park Ki Joon, played by Park Seo Joon, and Kang Hee Yeol, played by Kang Ha Neul, who are best friends and study at Korean National Police University. One fine day, when they were drinking at Gangnam, they witnessed a kidnapping of a young girl. Upon reporting it to the police, their case was ignored as they prioritized a high-profile case. They finally took the matter into their own hands and started looking for the missing girl. The story follows their quest to find the girl and the consequences of their action.

2. Extreme Job

Extreme Job is a South Korean action-comedy film released in 2019 and directed by Lee Byeong Heon. The movie’s plot revolves around a team of detectives whose job is to catch the international drug gang. They perform an undercover operation to reach their goal. The primary surveillance location was a chicken restaurant. After finding out the restaurant would close, the team bought the place to continue their operation. But things took a weird turn when their chicken restaurant became the talk of the town.

3. The Dude In Me

The Dude in Me is a fantasy comedy movie released in 2019, directed by Kang Hyo Jin. The story revolves around a gangster named Jang Pan Soo, played by Park Sung Woong, who accidentally falls upon a student named Kim Dong Hyun, played by Jung Jin Young. Due to this unfortunate encounter, their souls get swapped. After that, Pan Soo’s soul was trapped inside Dong Hyun’s body, but his body was still at the hospital. He had no other choice but to live the life of a student until he got a solution.

4. My Annoying Brother

My Annoying Brother is a comedy movie released in 2016, directed by Kwon Soo Kyung. The story revolves around two brothers. The youngest one, named Go Doo Young, played by Doh Kyung Soo, who is a national judo athlete but unfortunately lost his vision in an accident. The elder, one named Go Doo Shik, played by Jo Jung Suk, was in jail but was out on parole to take advantage of his brother’s disadvantage. Kyung Soo was not happy with the situation as he had not yet adjusted to his new life after losing his vision, and now he also had to deal with his annoying elder brother.

5. Inseparable Bros

Inseparable Bros is a comedy movie released in 2019 and directed by Yook Sang Hyo. The story revolves around two boys who are not blood-related but are not less than real brothers. One has physical disabilities but is a genius named Kang Se Ha, played by Shin Ha Kyun, and the other one is physically strong but has no brain called Park Dong Gu, played by Lee Kwang Soo.

6. Exit

Exit is a comedy movie released in 2019 and directed by Lee Sang Geun. The story revolves around a man named Lee Young Nam, played by Jo Jung Suk, who was an excellent mountain climber in his college days, but as reality struck after college, he is now jobless and has no other choice but to live with his parents. He insisted his mother’s birthday be celebrated at the Cloud Garden, where his college crush, Eui Joo, played by Im Yoon Na, works. As they reached the restaurant, he acted surprised after seeing Eui Joo. Then suddenly, a white fog starts to form in the restaurant. Now, Young Nam uses his rock-climbing skills to help his family and other people in a safe place.

7. To My Star

To My Star is a romantic movie released in 2019 and directed by Hwang Da Seul. This movie tells the story of a famous actor named Kang Seo Joon, played by Son Woo Hyun, whose once shining career is declining now. But he believes things are changing now as he meets a young chef named Han Ji Woo, played by Kim Kang Min. Both have a personality which is poles apart but still are in love with each other. Things start to change when they face problems in their relationship because of the differences in their personalities.

8. Okay Madam

Okay, Madan is an action-comedy movie released in 2020 and directed by Lee Chul Ha. The film revolves around a couple who live a simple life. Mi Young, played by Uhm Jung Hwa, is the wife who sells twisted bread sticks in the local market. Then we have Seok Hwan, played by Park Sung Woong, the husband who works in a computer repair shop. Seok Hwan wins a free trip to Hawaii and plans to go with his wife. But things did not go as planned as the plane in which they were travelling was hijacked and the travelers were now hostages.

9. 6/45

6/45 is a South Korean comedy movie released in 2022 and directed by Park Gyu Tae. The story revolves around one South Korean and one North Korean soldier. Park Chun Woo, played by Go Kyung Pyo, a South Korean soldier, and Ri Young Ho, played by Lee Yi Kyung. The movie’s plot revolves around their comic secret encounters when a 5.7 billion won lottery ticket flew across the line to the other side of the border.

10. Hello Ghost

Hello Ghost is a South Korean movie released in 2010 and directed by Kim Young Tak. The story of this movie revolves around a man named Sang Man, played by Cha Tae Hyun, who wants to end his life. In one such attempt, he took a lot of medicines but, fortunately, was saved. But after regaining consciousness, he started to see spirits. He wanted to get rid of the ghosts and finish his unfinished job, as they were not letting him do it.