5 New South Korean Movies That Everyone Will Be Talking About

New South Korean Movies

A list of 5 new South Korean movies that I think everyone should know about

THE MERCILESS

New South Korean Movies

DIRECTOR: Byun Sung-Hyun

WRITER: Byun Sung-Hyun

STARS: Sol Kyung-Gu, Kim Hee-Won, Siwan

RELEASE DATE: 2017/18

GENRE: Action

OFFICIAL PLOT (hancinema.net)

Jae-ho has established his own rules and put all of his fellow inmates under his control in a penitentiary facility. After he meets a newly imprisoned inmate, Hyeon-soo who won’t give in to anyone under any circumstances, Jae-ho pursues his new ambition to become the boss of his organised crime group once he is released from the prison.

THE MAYOR

New South Korean Movies

DIRECTOR: Park In Je

WRITER:

STARS: Choi Min-Sik, Do-won Kwak

RELEASE DATE: 2017

GENRE: Drama/True Story/Crime

Official Plot (Wiki)

In the world of politics, everyone’s hands get dirty, and it’s no different for Byeon Jong-gu, the beloved mayor of Seoul, South Korea. Seeking a third term will set him up for a run at the presidency, and Byeon will stop at nothing to keep his darkest secrets hidden from his adoring public. Wiretapping, corruption, murder — everything is on the table and no one is safe.

 

ALONG WITH THE GODS: PART ONE

 

DIRECTOR: Kim Yong-Hwa

WRITER: Joo Ho-Min (webcomic), Kim Yong-Hwa (screenplay)

STARS: Cha Tae-hyun, Ha Jung-woo

RELEASE DATE: Part 1, December 2017/Part 2, summer 2018

GENRE: Fantasy/Horror

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Official Plot (wiki)

Story of the death of an ordinary man named Ja Hong (Cha Tae-hyun) and Kang Rim, the head grim reaper who escorts Ja Hong to the afterlife, where he will assign a public defender to represent him in 7 trials in 49 days to find out how he lived his life and where he ought to spend the rest of eternity.

NEW TRIAL

New South Korean Movies

 

DIRECTOR: Kim Tae-Yoon

WRITER: Kim Tae-Yoon

STARS: Kang Ha-Neul. Jung Woo, Lee Dong-Hwi

RELEASE DATE: 2017

GENRE: Crime/Thriller/Drama

Official Plot (Wiki)

The film tells the story of a man whose life was stolen when he was accused of the murder of a taxi driver which he did not commit and had to confess to the crime as he was abused during police interrogation. 10 years later he seeks help from a lawyer who had financial debts to clear his name.

 

THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND

New South Korean Movies

DIRECTOR: Ryoo Seung-Wan

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STARS: Hwang Jung-min, Song Joong-ki, So Ji-sub

RELEASE DATE: 2017

GENRE: War/True Story/Drama

Official Plot (Wiki)

About a group of about 400 Joseon workers who risk their lives to attempt an escape from Hashima, and the story of forced labour on the island.

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