20 Movies Like Parasite

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Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 108 nominations
Writer: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Actors: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Language: English, Korean, French, Japanese, Czech, German
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
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The Snowpiercer movie is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the remaining survivors live aboard a perpetually moving train. It follows a group of lower-class passengers who revolt against the oppressive social hierarchy on the train, as they make their way towards the front to confront the train’s creator.

The Host

The Host
The Host
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 29 wins & 36 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Won-jun Ha, Chul-hyun Baek
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-Bong, Park Hae-il
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea, Japan
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“The Host” is a science fiction film based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer. It follows a young woman named Melanie Stryder who becomes a host for an alien soul named Wanderer and together they embark on a journey to find Melanie’s loved ones and resist the control of the alien race that has taken over Earth.

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder
Memories of Murder
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 33 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Kwang-rim Kim, Sung-bo Shim
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Roe-ha
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea
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“Memories of Murder” is a South Korean crime drama film based on true events. It follows two detectives as they investigate a series of unsolved murders in a small rural town, grappling with their own limitations and the elusive nature of the killer.

Okja

Okja
Okja
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 7 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Jon Ronson
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Ahn Seo-hyun
Language: English, Korean, Spanish
Country: South Korea, United States
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“Okja” is a South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho. It follows the story of a young girl named Mija who risks everything to prevent a powerful multinational company from capturing and exploiting her best friend, a genetically modified super pig named Okja.

Mother

Mother
Mother
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 44 wins & 47 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Eun-kyo Park
Actors: Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin, Jin Goo
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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The movie “Mother” is about a woman who lives in a secluded house with her husband, and their peaceful existence is disrupted when uninvited guests arrive, causing chaos and unraveling their lives. As tensions rise, the woman’s world turns into a nightmarish experience of biblical proportions.

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden
The Handmaiden
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award69 wins & 104 nominations total
Writer: Sarah Waters, Chung Seo-kyung, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong
Language: Korean, Japanese
Country: South Korea
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“The Handmaiden” is a South Korean psychological thriller directed by Park Chan-wook. It follows the story of a young Korean woman who becomes involved in a plot to deceive a wealthy Japanese heiress in 1930s colonial Korea.

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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The Oldboy movie is about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and then released, seeking revenge and trying to uncover the truth behind his captivity. As he delves deeper into the dark and twisted secrets, he discovers shocking revelations that challenge his sanity and perception of reality.

The Wailing

The Wailing
The Wailing
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 156 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 34 wins & 57 nominations
Writer: Na Hong-jin
Actors: Jun Kunimura, Hwang Jung-min, Kwak Do-won
Language: Korean, Japanese
Country: South Korea, United States
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“The Wailing” is a South Korean horror film about a small village plagued by a mysterious illness, which leads to a series of gruesome murders. A bumbling police officer must uncover the truth behind the supernatural events and stop the evil force before it consumes the entire community.

I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil
I Saw the Devil
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 18 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Park Hoon-jung, Jee-woon Kim
Actors: Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Jeon Gook-hwan
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“I Saw the Devil” is a South Korean thriller about a secret agent who seeks revenge on a sadistic serial killer after the murder of his fiancée. The film follows the agent’s relentless pursuit, blurring the line between justice and vengeance.

The Chaser

The Chaser
The Chaser
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 29 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Won-Chan Hong, Na Hong-jin, Shinho Lee
Actors: Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Seo Yeong-hie
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“The Chaser” is a South Korean thriller film about a former detective turned pimp who discovers that his prostitutes have been disappearing. He embarks on a desperate search to find the killer before another woman goes missing.

Train to Busan

Train to Busan
Train to Busan
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 36 wins & 42 nominations
Writer: Joo-Suk Park, Yeon Sang-ho
Actors: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok
Language: Korean, Hawaiian, English
Country: South Korea
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“Train to Busan” is a South Korean zombie thriller film that follows a group of passengers on a high-speed train as they fight for survival during a sudden zombie outbreak. The film explores their desperate attempts to reach the safe city of Busan while dealing with internal conflicts and the relentless pursuit of the undead.

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters
A Tale of Two Sisters
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 23 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Jee-woon Kim, Kim Jee Woon
Actors: Lim Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Kap-su
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“A Tale of Two Sisters” is a South Korean psychological horror film about two sisters who return home after being hospitalized, only to face a series of disturbing events and uncover dark family secrets. The movie explores themes of trauma, mental illness, and the blurred lines between reality and fantasy.

The Yellow Sea

The Yellow Sea
The Yellow Sea
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Won-Chan Hong, Na Hong-jin
Actors: Park Byeong-eun, Lee Yoo-mi, Ha Jung-woo
Language: Korean, Mandarin
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong, United States
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The Yellow Sea is a South Korean thriller film about a desperate taxi driver who becomes embroiled in a dangerous web of crime and betrayal when he travels to the Yellow Sea to carry out a hit job. As he navigates through the treacherous underworld, he must confront his own demons and fight for survival.

The Foul King

The Foul King
The Foul King
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Dae-woo Kim, Jee-woon Kim
Actors: Park Sang-Myeon, Song Kang-ho, Jin-young Jang
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“The Foul King” is a South Korean film about a meek bank clerk who finds an outlet for his frustrations by becoming a professional wrestler. As he embraces his alter ego in the ring, he discovers newfound confidence and a way to challenge societal norms.

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

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“Sympathy for Lady Vengeance” is a South Korean revenge thriller that follows a woman named Lee Geum-ja who seeks vengeance against the man who wrongfully imprisoned her for 13 years. As she plots her revenge, she forms an unlikely alliance with other victims of the same man’s crimes.”

Thirst

Thirst
Thirst
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 17 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Émile Zola, Park Chan-wook, Chung Seo-kyung
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Choi Hee-jin
Language: Korean, English, French
Country: South Korea, United States
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The Thirst movie is a South Korean horror film about a Catholic priest who becomes a vampire after a failed medical experiment. As he struggles with his newfound thirst for blood, he becomes entangled in a dangerous love affair with the wife of his childhood friend.

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows
The Age of Shadows
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Awards: 16 wins & 41 nominations
Writer: Lee Ji-min, Jee-woon Kim, Jong-dae Park
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Gong Yoo
Language: Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, English
Country: South Korea
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“The Age of Shadows” is a South Korean film set in the 1920s during the Japanese colonial era. It follows a group of Korean resistance fighters as they attempt to smuggle explosives from Shanghai to Seoul, while being pursued by a determined Japanese police officer.

Burning

Burning
Burning
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 54 wins & 144 nominations
Writer: Jungmi Oh, Lee Chang-dong, Haruki Murakami
Actors: Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea, Japan
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“Burning” is a South Korean psychological drama film about a young aspiring writer who becomes involved in a mysterious love triangle after reconnecting with an old acquaintance, leading to a series of unsettling events and a search for the truth.”

The Good, the Bad, the Weird

The Good the Bad the Weird
The Good the Bad the Weird
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 12 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Jee-woon Kim, Min-suk Kim
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung
Language: Korean, Mandarin, Japanese
Country: South Korea
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“The Good, the Bad, the Weird” is a Korean action-comedy film set in 1930s Manchuria, where three eccentric individuals embark on a chaotic quest to find a treasure map. As they encounter various obstacles and rival gangs, their paths intertwine in a thrilling and humorous adventure.

The Man from Nowhere

The Man from Nowhere
The Man from Nowhere
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 19 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Lee Jeong-beom
Actors: Won Bin, Kim Sae-ron, Kim Tae-hoon
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea
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“The Man from Nowhere” is a South Korean action thriller film about a mysterious former special agent who embarks on a dangerous mission to save a young girl from a ruthless criminal organization, uncovering dark secrets along the way. Filled with intense action sequences and emotional depth, the film explores themes of redemption, sacrifice, and the power of human connection.

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