People go from far and wide to see well-known K-dramas and other Korean content. And when it comes to movies, thrillers are unmatched. Dark themes frequently mirror current or notable social concerns. Consequently, it communicates to the audience in a form that they can understand and arouses empathy.
Until the conclusion, when the entire mystery is solved, the film keeps you intrigued and guessing. The novel's protagonist is Jin Seok, distraught after witnessing his older brother's kidnapping. 2017's Forgotten is a psychological thriller and mystery directed by Jang Hang-jun.
2. Old Boy
The film Oldboy is a masterpiece that you should see. It is a spine-tingling thriller that examines the extreme side of retaliation and is based on a well-known Japanese manga series of the same name. After years in captivity, he was abruptly freed, with no explanation provided by his captor for his confinement or eventual release. In addition, his kidnappers allow him five days to discover his whereabouts.
The Parasite is the first non-English film to take home the 92nd Academy Awards' best picture trophy. It centres on an impoverished family that is the target of class prejudice and mockery. Ki-Woo finds out that she is employed as an English teacher in Korea via his buddy Park Seo-Joon. It may enable her to make a respectable sum of money.
4. The Man From Nowhere
Until the conclusion, when the entire mystery is solved, the film keeps you intrigued and on the edge of your seat. The novel's protagonist is Jin Seok, distraught after witnessing his older brother's kidnapping. 2017's Forgotten is a psychological thriller and mystery directed by Jang Hang-jun.
5. The Handmaiden
This Park Chan Wook-directed movie is packed with romance, sexual sequences, retaliation, camaraderie, and surprising twists. The con man wants to cheat the heiress and take her entire estate. The main twist comes when the maid and the heiress fall in love.
6. Train To Busan
All fans of zombies and the end of the world should watch the South Korean film Train to Busan, which leans more toward the horror genre. In the narrative, Sok-woo, a divorced father, seeks to arrange for his daughter to meet her mother. However, they are stranded in a zombie apocalypse aboard the train from Seoul to Busan.
7. I Saw The Devil
Another masterpiece from South Korea is I Saw the Devil. This action thriller, written and directed by Park Hoon-Jung and Kim Jee-Woon, will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
8. The Yellow Sea
A desperate cab driver who promises to kill South Korea gets drawn into a sinister scheme in the action-packed suspense thriller The Yellow Sea. Gu-Nam (Ha Jung-woo) operates a cab service in Yanji City. Over 100,000 Joseonjok, or Chinese Koreans, live in Yanji City in northeastern China. They are situated between Russian and North Korean borders.
9. The King: Eternal Monarch
In the movie, a young prosecutor gets involved in politics and organised crime and learns about their dark sides. A political thriller is The King. The story is dramatic and powerful.
10. New World
A dramatic criminal thriller featuring anti-heroes, breathtaking action sequences, intelligent crooks in suits, and narrative twists, New World features the usual brutality. Ja-sung, an undercover officer, infiltrates South Korea's most notorious crime organisation throughout the movie but is hindered by his obligations.