10 Best Korean Movies With English Subtitles

Monday, September 12 by Annette Smith

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If you enjoy watching Asian films, check out these ten best Korean movies with English subtitles. Some of them can be downloaded online, and all of them are available for purchase over the Internet. The films are arranged alphabetically by English title.

“The Art Museum By The Zoo.”

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“The Art Museum By The Zoo” is an award-winning romantic drama. This 1998 Korean movie centers on two strangers forced to live together after difficult circumstances. Jeong-hyang Lee directed the film, which stars Eun-ha Shim, Sung-jae Lee, and Sung-kee Ahn.

“Attack The Gas Station!”

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“Attack The Gas Station!” is a 1999 Korean comedy following four young thugs who rob a gas station. When they find no money, they take the workers hostage and work the pumps themselves. Directed by Sang-Jin Kim, the film stars Sung-jae Lee, Oh-seong Yu, and Seong-jin Kang.

“Barking Dogs Never Bite.”

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“Barking Dogs Never Bite” is a 2000 comedy-horror film directed by Joon-ho Bong. The story centers on a stressed-out college lecturer who snaps one night at the yapping of his neighbor’s dog. Doona Bae, Sung-jae Lee, and Hie-bong Byeon star in this award-winning movie, originally called “Flandersui gae.”

“Bungee Jumping Of Their Own.”

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“Bungee Jumping Of Their Own” is an award-winning 2001 Korean movie. This film is a romantic drama about two soul mates torn apart by tragedy. Dae-seung Kim directed the film, which stars Byung-hun Lee, Eun-ju Lee, and Hyeon-Soo Yeo.

“Christmas In August.”

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“Christmas In August” is a 1998 romantic drama and four-time award winner. Directed by Jin-ho Hur, the film tells of a terminally ill photographer who befriends a meter reader who frequently visits his shop. Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ha Shim, and Goo Shin star in the movie, originally called “Palwolui Christmas.”