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What are the best Korean thrillers?

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  1. 1The Man from Nowhere

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    The Man from Nowhere is a hit 2010 South Korean action film that propelled Korean celebrity Won Bin to worldwide fame. Here, he portrays a mysterious loner who finds himself protecting a young girl who gets trapped between troubles in the crime underworld. 

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  1. 2Joint Security Area

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    Joint Security Area is a Korean mystery thriller movie directed by Park Chan Wook starring Lee Young Ae, Lee Byung Hun, and Song Kang Ho in 2000. It won Best Film at the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Grand Bell Awards. 

  2. 3Mother

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    Mother is a Korean crime thriller movie directed by Bong Joon-ho starring Kim Hye Ja and Won Bin in 2009. It won film merits at the Buil Film Awards, Blue Dragon Film Awards, and Busan Film Critics Awards.

  1. 4I Saw the Devil

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    I Saw the Devil is a Korean horror thriller movie directed by Kim Jee Woon in 2010 starring Lee Byung Hun and Choi Min Sik. It won Grand Prize at the 2011 Baeksang Arts Awards and Best Film at Fantasporto Film Festival. 

  2. 5Memories of Murder

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    Memories of Murder is an action, crime, and drama movie directed by Bong Joon Ho in 2003 starring Song Kang Ho, Kim Sang Kyung, and Park Hae Il. It won film merits at the Chunsa Film Art Awards and Busan Film Critics Awards. 

  3. 6The Chaser

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    The Chaser is a Korean crime thriller movie directed by Na Hong-Jin starring Kim Yoon Seok, Ha Jung Woo and Seo Young Hee in 2008. It won film merits at the Baeksang Arts Awards, Busan Film Critics Awards, and Korean Film Awards. 

  4. 7Oldboy

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    Oldboy is a Korean neo-noir action movie directed by Park Chan Wook starring Choi Min Sik, Yoo Ji Tae, and Kang Hye Jung in 2003. It is the second installment of The Vengeance Trilogy and won Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. 

  5. 8The Yellow Sea

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    The Yellow Sea is a Korean action thriller movie directed by Na Hong-Jin starring Ha Jung Woo and Kim Yoon Seok in 2010. It won film merits at the Baeksang Arts Awards, Grand Bell Awards, and Asian Film Awards. 

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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "I felt a lot of emotions while watching this film. Looking for justice and at the same time defending your son? Awesome. But what's even cooler is the mother who is using all her knowledge just to save her son."
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    Mother
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "This is the movie that I had a crush on Won Bin! And also, his affection for the kid is really heartwarming and at the same time, the best that I have seen so far for in a Korean movie!"
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    The Man from Nowhere
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "I've been watching too many thriller movies and I discovered this. The investigation for the missing girls took me at the edge of my seat."
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    The Chaser
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "At first, I doubt on watching this but I gave it a try last weekend and this is one of those assassination gone wrong films."
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    The Yellow Sea
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "A Park Chan Wook film and I watched a different Lee Young Ae here. The story is really captivating for a thriller film!"
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    Joint Security Area
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "A good film with a theme of revenge and it really deserves its awards since it has an American adaptation."
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    Oldboy
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "A thrilling ride indeed. The combination of the characters is what I liked the most in this film."
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    Memories of Murder
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    Anonymous
    July 6, 2018
    "What more can I say? You reap what you sow. You should watch for the ending. ;)"
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    I Saw the Devil
This list is about What are the best Korean thrillers
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1The Man from NowhereMovies 11 Paid
2Joint Security AreaMovies 8 Paid
3MotherMovies 8 Paid
4I Saw the DevilMovies 7 Paid
5Memories of MurderMovies 7 Free
6The ChaserMovies 5 Paid
7OldboyMovies 3 Paid
8The Yellow SeaMovies -1 Paid
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