The 7 Best Korean Comedy Movies of All Time

Film is the ultimate medium and art that reflects its time and culture. Here are seven of the most popular and successful Korean comedies of all time. There are many more great comedy films out there, but these are the ones we’ve picked for you for this time. Hope you enjoy. 🎬

Miracle in Cell No.7 (7번방의 선물)

  • Year : 2013
  • Director : Lee Hwan-kyung
  • Casts : Ryu Seung-ryong, Kal So-won, Oh Dal-su
  • A strange newcomer has entered cell 7, a prison where the worst criminals are housed. He is Yonggu, a 6-year-old intelligent man who cares deeply for his daughter. The family of cell 7, who have been committing crimes all their lives, is tasked with bringing Yong Gu’s daughter, Ye Seung, back to the prison, which is off-limits to outsiders.

Scandal Makers (과속스캔들)

  • Year : 2008
  • Director : Kang Hyeong-Cheol
  • Casts : Cha Tae-Hyun, Park Bo-young
  • Hyun-soo was once an idol star. Now in his mid-thirties, Hyun-soo is still a successful entertainer and a popular radio DJ with one of the highest listening ratings. One day, Jung-nam, an avid listener who sends stories to the radio every day, shows up unexpectedly and claims to be Hyun-soo’s daughter.

Welcome To Dongmakgol (웰컴투동막골)

  • Year : 2005
  • Director : Park Kwang-Hyun
  • Casts : Jeong Jae-yeong, Kang Hye-jeong, Shin Ha-kyun
  • In November 1950, during the Korean War, there was a Dongmakgol, a village nestled in the cliffs of the mountains. A P-47D American fighter plane crashed here. Inside the crashed plane was an Allied soldier. A woman who lives in Dongmakgol witnesses this and goes to deliver the news, where she encounters a North Korean soldier and brings him back to Dongmakgol. These people are willing to risk their lives to defend Dongmakgol.

Sunny (써니)

  • Year : 2011
  • Director : Kang Hyeong-Cheol
  • Casts : Shim Eun-kyung, Yu Ho-jeong, Jin Hee-kyung
  • New student Nami is teased on her first day of school because of her dialects and accents. This is where her friends with a special aura come to her aid. The seven best friends vow to stay together forever and form the Seven Princesses of Sunny, ambitiously preparing a performance for the school festival.

Intimate Strangers (완벽한 타인)

  • Year : 2018
  • Director : Lee J. Q.
  • Casts : Yoo Hae-jin, Cho Jin-woong, Lee Seo-jin, Yum Jung-ah
  • At a long-overdue couples’ get-together, one of them suggests a game: put your phones on the table and share every call, text, KakaoTalk, and email you receive during dinner. They start playing, but as their secrets are revealed through their cell phones, the game takes an unexpected turn that is completely different from their expectations. All the predictions are wrong.

My Tutor Friend (동갑내기 과외하기)

  • Year : 2003
  • Director : Kim Kyeong-hyeong
  • Casts : Kim Ha-neul, Kwon Sang-woo
  • After her father loses his job, college sophomore Su-wan starts tutoring to pay for her tuition. The students she tutors are all troublemakers. Finally, she meets Ji-hoon, a formidable foe. He’s the eldest son of an upstart and a brawler. He’s disrespectful from the start and smokes in class. What’s going to happen?

Miss Granny (수상한 그녀)

  • Year : 2014
  • Director : Hwang Dong-hyuk
  • Casts : Shim Eun-kyung, Na Moon-hee, Park In-hwan
  • One day, Oh Mal-soon, an elderly woman whose only stigma is bragging about her son, learns that her family is planning to move her into a nursing home. Wandering the streets at night with a troubled mind, she is drawn to a mysterious light and enters a youth photo studio. On her way out of the photo studio, she is shocked to see her reflection in a bus window. She’s gone from a wrinkled old woman to a plump young woman.
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