29 Aug ’10

Top Korean Movies – August 2010

Popular Korean Movies

1. I Saw The Devil (aka Akmareul Boattda)

Director: Ji-woon Kim

Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi

Release Date: 2010-08-11

Genre: Thriller

PlotKyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Dae-hoon, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

Source: AsianMediaWiki IMDB


2. This Man (aka The Man From Nowhere)

Having once done time behind bars, Cha Tae-sik now leads a quiet life. His only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. So-mi’s mother, Hyo-jeong, smuggles drugs for a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-sik with the product. When the traffickers find out both Hyo-jeong and So-mi are kidnapped, Tae-sik is mistaken for another mole. The kidnappers promise to release Hyo-jeong and So-mi if Tae-sik makes a delivery for them.

3. Desire To Kill

Min-ho witnessed his lover’s death, and he has attempted suicide numerous times. Now hospitalized, Min-ho is guided by his distorted memories. Sang-eop, who is in the next bed, suffers from a brain disease and is paralyzed. One day he suddenly remembers an instance from the past that he has totally forgotten.

4. Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp

A college-aged student teacher is assigned to a high school. Once she arrives, murders start occurring in succession…

5. Hearty Paws 2 (aka Heart Is… 2)

When Dong-wuk’s mother becomes concerned that her son is spending too much time with his dog Maumi, she temporarily sends Maumi and her three puppies away to Dong-wuk’s uncle. One day, two jewellery thieves on the run spot Maumi and her puppies. They start to hatch a plan…

6. Moss

Ryu Hae-Kuk enters a reclusive country village to attend his father’s funeral. During his stay, he investigates the death of his father and uncovers what appears to be a conspiracy. Why do the villagers act so strange? Why do they keep asking him when he will return to Seoul? The secrets of the village is about to unravel…

7. Man of Vendetta

Joo Young-Soo is a minister whose daughter gets kidnapped. Eventually the minister loses his faith in God, quits the church and opens a business. 8 years later, Young-Soo’s wife still works feverishly to find their daughter and in the process becomes hospitalized. Then out of the blue, the abductor contacts Young-Soo and demands a ransom for his daughter…

8. Magic

Jung-woo is seen as the most brilliant musical genius at his music school. When Myoung-jin suddenly receives news to audition alongside with Jung-woo, he asks Ji-eun to be his accompanist. However, Myoung-jin learns that Ji-eun has already been asked by Jung-woo to play the same piece at the audition.

9. A Barefoot Dream (aka Maen-bal-eui Ggoom)

Coach Kim Won-Kang is a former soccer player who failed to manage his business. Kim Won-Kang then travels to the small country of East Timor to coach a youth soccer team. The East Timor youth soccer team has been in existence for only one year, but Coach Kim Won-Kang is determined to help them win two international youth soccer events.

10. 71: Into the Fire (aka Pohwasogeuro)

It is based on the true story of 71 students who fought hundreds of North Korean soldiers in front of a middle school on June 25, 1950 during the Korean War. Kap-jo was formerly a student who was convicted of murder. While serving his sentence, he volunteers to fight as a soldier.

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  1. I saw the devil sounds crazy!

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