Korean comedy movies

List of the best Korean comedy movies selected by visitors to our site: The Nut Job, Premium Rush, Tokyo!, The Good, The Bad, The Weird, A Man Who Was Superman, I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK, My Sassy Girl, Daddy Long Legs, Steal My Heart, The Plan Man.

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The Nut Job (2014)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, South Korea, USA

Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury's Nut Store.

Premium Rush (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountrySouth Korea

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Tokyo! (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryFrance, Japan, South Korea, Germany
PlotSupernatural, Depression, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fancy

Tokyo! is an anthology of three short films by Gondry (France), Carax (France) and Bong (Korea), each of whom offers an imaginative and trans-/super- natural glimpse into the Tokyo Megapolis.

The Good, The Bad, The Weird (2008)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersKillers, Hunters, Heroes, Thieves, Horses, Cowboys
PlotAdventure, Chase, Intrigue, Skirmishes, Weapon, Treasures
PlaceDeserts, Korea, China
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men, Fancy

The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use a treasure map to uncover the riches of legend.

A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Heroes
PlotObsession, Rivalry

SONG Soo-jung is a producer going on her third year at a small company. Her specialty is human interest stories. She is driven to produce these shallow stories for the sake of her ambition of one day becoming Korea’s own Oprah Winfrey. However, she is reaching the end of what’s left of her pride. One day, after months of not getting paid, she leaves her office with the company camera to produce a story on a lion apparently refusing to eat its meal. On her way, however, she comes across a robber, but she is saved somehow by Superman in a Hawaiian shirt. “Superman” claims he’s unable to tap into his supernatural powers as the bad guys have placed kryptonite inside his head. However, he doesn’t let that get in his way from helping others, from saving the world from global warming to saving a lost puppy.

I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRobots, Thieves, Losers
PlotMental disorders, Split personality, Love, Obsession, Radio
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleTouching, To cry, Cute, Fancy

Young-goon, mentally deranged and frequently electro-charging herself with a transistor radio, has been admitted into a mental institution. Firmly believing herself to be a cyborg, she refuses to consume like a human being. Il-soon is another patient, who catches the eye of Young-goon and soon becomes a close friend. Il-soon is now confronted with the biggest task - to cure Young-goon’s mental problem and have her eat real food.

My Sassy Girl (2001)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersStudents, Teens, Pianists, Girlfriends
PlotFate, On real events
PlaceAsia, Korea

Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie follows the book closely. It describes the meeting of Kyun-woo and an unnamed girl. Kyun-woo is shamed into assisting the girl because the other passengers mistakenly think she is his girlfriend.

Daddy Long Legs (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

The movie tells a story of an orphan girl who by the time reached high school had her education supported by a "secret admirer" which she calls... read more Daddy Long-legs. Ten years later, still not knowing the identity of this secret admirer, Ha Ji Won gets herself a job at the local radio station. Still, Daddy Long-legs sends her presents and finds ways to cheer her up as she is adjusting to her new job and her demanding colleague. She soon falls for a guy who works as a Records Clerk at the station and at the same time sets out on a quest to help the previous occupant of the apartment she stays in find her true love before all is too late.

Steal My Heart (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

"Catch Me" is about Lee Ho-tae (Joo Won) who meets the first love of his dreams, Yoon Jin-sook (Kim Ah-joong) for the first time in ten years but is shocked to find out she's a hit-and-runner.

The Plan Man (2014)
Markimdb: 7
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove triangle, Music
StyleTouching, Unexpected ending

The Plan Man is about a man who lives everything according to plan until he meets a woman who wasn't a part of it.

Johnny Express (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, cartoon, short
CountrySouth Korea

It's 2150. There are all sorts of Aliens living throughout space. Johnny is a Space Delivery Man who travels to different planets to deliver packages. Johnny is lazy and his only desire is to sleep in his autopilot spaceship. When the spaceship arrives at the destination, all he has to do is simply deliver the box. However, it never goes as planned. Johnny encounters strange and bizarre planets and always seems to cause trouble on his delivery route. Will he be able to finish his mission without trouble?

Penny Pinchers (2011)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
StyleLight, Romantic

Ji-woong is a loser who can't find a job so he lies to his mother for money, but one day she abruptly cuts him off and he becomes homeless. That same day, salvation arrives in the form of Hong-sil who's extremely stingy. Her hobby is visiting the bank to make savings deposits, and her specialty is selling empty glass bottles and old newspapers for cash.

Hello Ghost (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersBrothers, Fathers
PlotSupernatural, Shopping, Ghosts

A man's failed suicide attempt enables him to see ghosts, who later keep following him everywhere. It is now up to him to fulfill their wishes to make them go away.

I'll Teach You Love (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

A comic and romantic story about top dating consultant Kwon Tae Joon, whose comfortable life as a cold and unattached playboy with a cynical view of love is thrown into chaos when he is irresistibly drawn to his first female client Lee Jin Yi, while matching her with her target Choi Chul Woo.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Mark4 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
CharactersWizards, Superhero, Heroes, Friends, Family, Pirates
PlotApocalypse, Dreams, Adventure, Time travel
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Squidward, Sandy, and Plankton need to go on a quest that takes them to the surface. In order to get back the recipe and save their city, the gang must retrieve the book and transform themselves into superheroes.

Dino Time (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
CharactersDinosaurs, Friends, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine

When a daredevil kid named Ernie, his sister Julia, and his best friend Max are horsing around in Max's inventor father's workshop, they accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 million years, where they meet a T-Rex named Tyra and her rambunctious dinosaur son Dodger. The unlikely group find themselves on an amazing adventure exploring the lush prehistoric jungle, despite Tyra's evil dinosaur rivals conspiring against them - while, back in the present day, Max's dad and Ernie and Julia's overprotective mom plot their rescue.

The Pirates (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPirates, Heroes
PlotTreasures, Adventure, Martial Arts, Rivalry, Pursuit
PlaceShips, Korea
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, For men

On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to sea to hunt down the whale. But he soon clashes with Yeo-wol, a female captain of pirates, and unexpected adventure unfolds.

Cyrano Agency (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

The Cyrano Agency is a dating agency which helps people who can't date to have a love life. The agency staff try helping their clients without being noticed. The agency's representatives Byeong-hoon and Min-yeong are giving their best to pair up their client, Sang-yong, with his love interest named Hee-joong. But when Byeong-hun sees Hee-joong's profile, he begins to doubt their abilities. Will "Cyrano Agency" succeed in their mission?

Hot Young Bloods (2014)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove triangle
StyleTouching, Cute

A comedy romance movie about the last generation of youths and their passionate romance based in Hongseong, Chungcheong Namdo in the 1980s.

You Are My Pet (2011)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

A woman finds a man in a box in front of her home and takes him in. She jokingly says she wants to keep him as her pet since the man reminds her childhood dog. The man agrees. Later the woman discovers that the man is a dance prodigy. Complications arise when her old flame from college appears.