10.) My Sassy Girl (2001)
Based on a series of true stories
posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet
describing his relationship
with his girlfriend.
9.) A Tale Of Two Sisters (2003)
A family is haunted by the
tragedies of deaths
within the family.
8.) The Host (2006)
A monster emerges from Seoul’s Han River
and focuses its attention on attacking people.
One victim’s loving family does what it
can to rescue her from its clutches.
7.) Lady Vengeance (2005)
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap
and murder of a six-year-old boy,
Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man
truly responsible for the boy’s death.
6.) Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps
his former boss’ friend’s daughter, hoping
to use the ransom money to pay
for his sister’s kidney transplant.
5.) JSA : Joint Security Area (2000)
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea,
two North Korean soldiers have been killed,
supposedly by one South Korean soldier.
4.) A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Things go wrong for a high ranking
mobster when he doesn’t proceed
by his boss’s orders.
3.) The Man From Nowhere (2010)
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent
past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking
ring in hope of saving the child
who is his only friend.
2.) Memories of Murder (2003)
Two rural cops and a special detective from the
capital investigate a series of brutal rape murder.
Their crude measures become more desperate
with each new corpse found.
Based on a true case.
1.) Oldboy (2003)
After being kidnapped and imprisoned
for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released,
only to find that he must find his
captor in five days.