10 Best Korean Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now (2022)

10 Best Korean Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now (2022)

Train to Busan (2016)

‘Train to Busan,’ set in South Korea during a terrible zombie epidemic, follows hedge fund manager Seok-woo and his daughter Soo-an as they travel from Seoul to the coastal city of Busan. Meanwhile, a chemical spill in another area of the city sparks a terrifying zombie epidemic, sending residents scrambling to find a way out of the carnage. When an infected individual gets on the train Seok-woo and Soo-an are on, every passenger is forced to fight for survival against the clock as the virus spreads like wildfire from carriage to carriage.

I Saw The Devil (2010)

‘I Saw The Devil’ begins with a disturbing sequence in which Joo-Yeon, the daughter of a former police chief, experiences a flat tyre while driving in the snow. Despite calling her fiance, secret agent Soo-Hyun, for help, a strange man offers assistance before abducting and horrifyingly mutilating her body. Soo-Hyun takes up the case as a personal vendetta and then embarks on a highly risky cat and mouse game, employing all of his special agent skills to apprehend and torture the savage killer. However, the assassin, Kyung-Chul, refuses to give up, laying the groundwork for a catastrophic climax that blurs the boundary between good and evil.

Mother (2009)

‘Mother’ is an extraordinarily affecting film about an anonymous mother who lives a peaceful and happy life with her 28-year-old son, Yoon Do-joon. Despite Yoon Do-intellectual joon’s impairment, his mother makes a meagre living by selling herbs and doing acupuncture to their neighbours. However, their lives are turned upside down when Do-joon is accused of murdering a little girl, and the mother embarks on a persistent quest of the truth in order to identify the true murderer and liberate her son.

The Wailing (2016)

The storey revolves around the mountain village of Goksung and depicts how a sudden outbreak of terrible murders and an unknown viral sickness severely devastates the formerly serene region. With the situation resembling a demonic curse, even the police sergeant’s daughter, Hyo-jin, becomes ill with the lethal disease.

The villagers quickly discover, however, that the destruction began when a mysterious, reclusive foreigner arrived to live high in the mountains. Despite the community’s determination to have their way with the foreigner, police sergeant Jong-goo accepts the burden of removing the fog and disclosing the truth in a riveting tale that grips the audience until the final scene.

A Taxi Driver (2017)

‘A Cab Driver,’ based on true events and set in 1980, follows Man-seob, a taxi driver in Seoul. Man-soeb, a single father, struggles to make ends meet and lives hand to mouth. However, fate appears to shine on him when he learns of a foreign national eager to pay a high price for a transport to Gwangju city. The foreigner in question, unbeknownst to the cab driver, is a German reporter with a hidden objective. They become engaged in a scuffle between the government and civilians during a student protest as they travel towards the city, putting Man-fate seob’s in jeopardy.

The Thieves (2012)

‘The Thieves,’ a hysterically comical and exhilarating heist film, follows a bunch of South Korean thieves as they approach a more prominent Hong-Kong gang for assistance in stealing a diamond necklace from a casino in Macau. The film follows Popie, the muscle, Yenicall, the climber, Pepsee, the safecracker, Chewing Gum, the disguise expert, and Zampano, the strategist as they attempt to steal the $10 million jewellery. Things come to a head, however, as the authorities begin to crack down on the culprits, while the g

The Attorney (2013)

‘The Attorney,’ a film with an excellent message, is set in the 1980s and focuses around successful tax attorney Song Woo-Seok, who has a strong view on civil liberties. With South Korea ravaged by student protests at the time, student leader Park Jin-woo appears to bring about a dramatic shift in Woo-viewpoints. Seok’s However, the government kidnaps the leader and tortures him, forcing Woo-Seok to take a position and protect the activist despite his previous ideals.

Assassination (2015)

‘Assassination’ is set in a world where Japan has complete power over South Korea. Despite the fact that insurgent organisations continue to fight against the repressive dictatorship, the region is ruled by the region’s homicidal Japanese military leader with an iron fist. In such a scenario, three distinct assassins are assigned the responsibility of assassinating the military leader and his allies. Although everything goes as planned at first, chaos ensues, and the film spins a convoluted tale of betrayal, double-crossing, and counter-assassination while forcing one of the killers to confront a shocking past.

The Last Princess (2016)

‘The Last Princess’ follows Deok-hye, the last princess of the Joseon Dynasty, as she is forced to flee to Japan from a Japan-occupied South Korea. Life in a foreign nation is difficult, and while Deok-hye fights to retain her dignity, the life of luxury she was accustomed to appears to be a vast cry from her current situation. The princess makes numerous attempts to return home, but her efforts are always futile. However, when Deok-hye runs across her childhood boyfriend, Jang-han, the two decide to take one more try at returning to the area they once called home.

The Swindlers (2017)

‘The Swindlers,’ a film that will keep you on the edge of your seat for the duration of its runtime, shows how a common adversary can unite even the oldest of enemies behind a single banner. An infamous con guy who everyone thought was dead mistreated men on both sides of the law. When the same person is seen leading a regular life, thieves, crooks, swindlers, the police, and even hardened criminals band together to bury the hatchet and hunt down the common adversary.