5 Best Korean Comedy Movies

Sunday, January 23 by T. Cousin

If you want a change of pace, you may want to check out the 5 best Korean comedy movies. Comedy in taken from life's drama, as you will see from these Korean movies. Here is a list of 5 of the best Korean comedies you can enjoy.

  1. "Frivolous Wife. " This highly rated 2008 Korean comedy was inspired by Shakespeare's classic of the same name. The story revolves around a mischievous young woman with the ability to make any man her fall in love with her. When her family becomes very wealthy over night, she has her heart set on the son of another respected family, but he has no interest in her. This film has English subtitles.
  2. "The Quiet Family. " This rated R Korean movie is from 1998 and has English subtitles. This is a black comedy/horror about a dysfunctional family that operates a country lodge where people check-in, but they never check-out.
  3. "Oh! My God. " A playboy gets more than he can handle when he saves a drowning homely girl in this Korean comedy. The girl falls in love with him, and does everything to win his affection; even showing up with two children that she claims is his. This 2006 English subtitled movie is for ages 15 and up.
  4. "Swindler In My Mom's House. " This 2007 Korean comedy is a re-make of the 1961 movie. It is a romantic comedy involving a not-so worldly mother and her wise beyond her years daughter, who are both trying to win the heart of a con-man Casanova living with them. This movie is subtitled, and suitable for viewers fifteen years and older.
  5. "Small Town Rivals. " This 2007 English subtitled Korean comedy is unrated. This is a comedy about two friends who have taken seemingly different paths in life; one is a farmer and the other a magistrate. Things get heated between the two when the magistrate plans to put a nuclear waste facility close to the farmer's land, which leads to a political showdown.
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