What are the best Park Chan Wook movies?

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    #1The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden is an Amazon Original movie directed by Park Chan-wook and inspired by the novel Fingersmith written by Welsh writer Sarah Waters. It is also known as Agassi. It features Min-hee Kim and  Jung-woo Ha.

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    Rebecca Ross
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "A great film about a game of seduction and what's even better is it was based on Fingersmith of Sarah Waters. Park Chan Wook really did his job as a director in this movie. Highly recommended!"
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    #2Joint Security Area

    Joint Security Area

    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. 

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    Amy Douglas
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "I learned a lot about the difference between North and South Korea in this movie. It will keep you thinking which one is telling the truth or the lie. "
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    #3Oldboy

    Oldboy

    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. 

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    Roger Schmidt
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Of all Chan Wook's movies, for me, this is the best! It is the first film I've ever watched from him and I'm impressed!"
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    #4Thirst

    Thirst

    Thirst is a 2009 Korean horror movie directed by Park Chan Wook, starring Song Kang Ho, Kim Ok Bin, and Kim Hae Sook. It was based on the novel of Emile Zola entitled Therese Raquin and won Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. 

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    Kevin Hansen
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Another film from director Park Chan Wook! It was about a Christian priest who got infected with a  disease from Africa which shows the struggles of his inner self. "
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    #5Lady Vengeance

    Lady Vengeance

    Lady Vengeance is a 2005 South Korean psychological thriller movie and the last installment of The Vengeance trilogy directed by Park Chan Wook starring Lee Young Ae. It won Best Fil at the 26th Blue Dragon Film Awards. 

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    Victoria Gilbert
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "After watching this film, I don't know what I should feel - anger, satisfaction, or sadness. It was a good film in a sense that the director evokes many emotions from his audience. "
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    #6Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance is a Korean action thriller movie and the first part of The Vengeance Trilogy directed by Park Chan Wook starring Song Kang Ho, Shin Ha Kyun, and Bae Doona in 2002. It won several awards in Busana and Chunsa. 

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    Steven Luo
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Awesoome! A movie that shows what desperation can do to a person. Must watch!"
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    #7I'm a Cyborg, But That's Ok

    I'm a Cyborg, But That's Ok

    I'm a Cyborg, But That's Ok is a Korean romantic comedy movie directed by Park Chan Wook starring Rain and Im Soo Jung in 2006. It won the Alfred Bauer Prize in 57th Berlin International Film Festival.

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    Jesse Barrett
    Written on May 29, 2018
    "This was a pretty interesting romantic comedy movie. It is about a crazy girl who thinks she is a cyborg. I thought it was very different and very funny. I loved it and have been recommending it to a bunch of my friends!"
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    #8Stoker

    Stoker

    Stoker is a British-American psychological thriller movie directed by Park Chan Wook starring Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode and Nicole Kidman in 2013. It won Best Supporting Actor for Matthew Goode at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. 

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    Moisés Valdez
    Written on June 8, 2018
    "It's tough to describe any movie other than Oldboy as the best Park Chan Wook movie. But I can definitely count Stoker, with one of my favorites Nicole Kidman, among the best of his films. It's creepy, suspenseful, and gripping. "

Summary

Best What are the best Park Chan Wook movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The HandmaidenMovies 16 Paid
2Joint Security AreaMovies 12 Paid
3OldboyMovies 11 Paid
4ThirstMovies 10 Paid
5Lady VengeanceMovies 8 Paid
6Sympathy for Mr. VengeanceMovies 4 Paid
7I'm a Cyborg, But That's OkMovies 3 Paid
8StokerMovies 1 Paid
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