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Asian Movie Chart – May 2013

Top Asian Movies – April 2011 moviesTop Asian Movies – April 2011 movies Popular Asian Movies

No. 1. The Huntresses

Other Name(s): The Joseon Beautiful Three Musketeers

Hangul: 조선미녀 삼총사

Language: Korean

Country: Korea

Director: Park Je Hyun

Starring: Ha Ji Won, Kang Ye Won, Son Ga In

Release: 2013-05

Production Company: Wellmade STARM

Distributor: Showbox/Mediaplex

Plot: Set in the Joseon Period, three beautiful musketeers fight against a powerful group who tries to overturn the royal family and gain absolute power. The leader of the Beautiful Three Musketeers is Jin Ok (Ha Ji Won), a smart and righteous woman. Hong Dan (Kang Ye Won) is the only married woman among the three. Ga Bi (Son Ga In) is the youngest among the musketeers and excels at fighting.


Source: Asianwiki

No. 2. Kencho Omotenashi Ka

Set within the hospitality division of the Koichi Prefecuture, employees attempt to find new ideas to promote tourism in the region. The hospitality division in Koichi Prefecture can’t promote the beautiful nature in the area due to a strict rule by the prefecture government. Popular writer and Koichi area native Kyosuke Yoshikado (Kengo Kora) is appointed as a special envoy for tourism in the area. He receives a recommendation to meet Seien, a former employee of Koichi Prefecture, who once hatched an unusual idea to promote tourism.

No. 3. Mr. & Mrs. Gambler

Manfred (Chapman To) and Flora (Fiona Sit) are degenerate gamblers who can gamble on anything 24 hours a day seven days a week. Though they have come across each other a few times at the casino, they have not left any lasting impression upon each other. On that fateful day, they both suffered heavy losses and held hostage by the loan sharks in Macau. It was then they fell in love with each other.

No. 4. Happiness for Sale

Mi Na (Choi Gang Hee) takes over a stationary that her father ran. Kang Ho (Bong Tae Gyu) has special memories of the stationary store. However, Mi Na hopes to sell the store…

No. 5. The Complex

Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) moves into the Kuroyuri apartment complex, without knowing about the mysterious deaths that occurred there 13 years ago. She begins to hear strange sounds of “garigarigari” from the apartment next door. One day, an old man, who lives next door, is found dead. People became aware of his death after his alarm clock continually rang. Since the death, more horrifying incidents occur. With the help of Sasahara (Hiroki Narimiya), who specializes in cleaning out the homes of recently deceased individuals, Asuka tries to find something from the old man’s apartment to give to his family.

No. 6. Montage

15 years ago, a kidnapper disappears without a trace. Now, five days before the statue of limitations ends for that case, someone leaves a flower at the scene of crime. Several days later, another kidnapping takes place using the same method of operation.
Three people now face a decisive moment: a grandfather (Song Young Chang) who lost his granddaughter right in front of him, a mother (Uhm Jung Hwa) who tries to find the kidnapper of her daughter from 15 years earlier and a detective (Kim Sang Kyung) who tries to solve the long unsolved case.

No. 7. Zhi Wo Men Zhong Jiang Shi Qu De Qing Chun 

No. 8. Summer of Angels

Reika (Rika Hoshina) is an angel. She arrives in the grounded world as a transfer student. Her mission is to find fellow angel Runa, who is missing, and take her to Sora (“sky”). At the high school, Reika meets Makoto (Megumi Mizoguchi), who wants to make an indie film at a cultural festival.

No. 9. National Singing Contest (aka Jeonguk Norae Jarang)

A man (Kim In Kwon) dreams of becoming a singer, and participates in TV program “National Singing Contest”.

No. 10. Phone Call To The Bar 2

Masako is an employee of a pub that puts on shows. Masako is also a talented magician. After taking part in a magic show convention, Masako is killed. Masako is also friends with a private detective (Yo Oizumi). The detective hears that Masako was killed because of his involvement with the dark corners of political circles. Around this time, a woman, who has tailed the private detective, consults the case with him. The private detective and Takada (Ryuhei Matsuda) get closer to the truth.

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  1. 2013

    interesting selection of films ;)

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