The 35 Best South Korean Movies of the 21st Century

While modern auteurs like Lee Chang-dong, Kim Ki-Duk, Hong Sang-soo, and Im Kwon-Taek have garnered praise for their masterful direction in the film festivals, they have carved an inviolable niche for themselves. South-Korean cinema has found a balance between competitive contemporary mainstream and art films that shape world cinema. Here is the exhaustive list of the best South Korean movies of the 21st century that redefined the medium.

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  • Poetry

    1

  • Memories of Murder

    2

  • Peppermint Candy

    3

  • The Wailing

    4

  • King and the Clown

    5

  • Secret Sunshine

    6

  • Treeless Mountain

    7

  • Burning

    8

  • The Handmaiden

    9

  • Moonlit Winter

    10

  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

    11

  • Mother

    12

  • Microhabitat

    13

  • Take Care of My Cat

    14

  • Parasite

    15

  • Painted Fire

    16

  • The Day He Arrives

    17

  • The Way Home

    18

  • House of Hummingbird

    19

  • Oldboy

    20

  • Oki's Movie

    21

  • I Saw the Devil

    22

  • Oasis

    23

  • Scattered Night

    24

  • A Bittersweet Life

    25

  • The World of Us

    26

  • The Bow

    27

  • Dark Figure of Crime

    28

  • New World

    29

  • Il Mare

    30

  • On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate

    31

  • The Host

    32

  • Thirst

    33

  • Pietà

    34

  • Hope

    35