A melodrama about a man who survives an attempted double suicide with a stranger while picnicking with friends. He goes on a cave expedition for a famous archaeologist where he discovers a skeleton several thousand years old. He meets the spirit of the skeleton in a dream, and then becomes romantically involved with the archeologist's daughter.
When Korea Highway Corporation is about to destroy the grave of O Gong-nyeo, the locals oppose the idea because they are worried of the legend of the grave. Heo, an engineer in charge of the construction, checks into a mountain lodge to investigate the legend. One night, he listens to O Gong-nyeo's grudge-filled story in his dream. However, he is too obsessed with his investigation and has been hallucinating. At last, he leaves the lodge and insists that the absurd legend is nothing but a superstition. He boldly pushes forward the construction project.
A space creature named Wangmagwi lands on Earth in a flying saucer with plans to dominate the planet. Koreans of every corner of the world battle against the colossal invader as it wreaks havoc across the land.
Governor Heo, worried over the plague that's sweeping the country, rebukes the Kus who make amulets to ward off evil. Heo castrates the husband when he makes superstitious claims and takes the wife as his mistress. Heo continues to be tormented by hallucinations and nightmares and begins to blame it on the Kus' curse. He kills the couple at their reunion and unable to ward off his bad karma, dies from leprosy.
Dr Han rapes his lab assistant one night. Rather than go to the police, the victim keeps quiet only bringing up the subject months later to inform the doctor that she is pregnant. Her attempts to blackmail him lead to her accidentally falling off a cliff. However, her ghost will not allow Han to forget his crimes.
In this sweeping swordplay saga from Korea, a dedicated band of warriors from the Baekje Dynasty travel to Japan in hopes of mending the broken Heaven's Sword and restoring Baekje to its former glory. 30 years later, the only surviving warrior Woo-do vows to complete the task by seeking out Kanemaru, the master of swords, and bring the Heaven's Sword back to life. SAULABI is a spectacular Samurai epic with action choreographed by longtime Akira Kurosawa collaborator Eizi Takakura (Samurai Fiction).
L'Amour is the story of an elderly couple who have lived through pain and agony. Of their three sons, one committed suicide, one immigrated, and one ran away from home. The husband was once a two-star general with a promising future, but his decision not to join a coup d' tat would eventually lead to his dishonorable discharge and the loss of his pension. As the two grow older, they find an increasing sense of warmth and security in each other's presence. When one of their sons goes bankrupt, however, their house which they mortgaged to support him is take by the bank. With no social safety net to catch them, the two are forced to separate: the husband goes to a men's senior home while the wife ends up in a woman's home on the other side of the city. This painful separation forces the couple to find new means of communication, whether through letters or meeting in public parks. As month pass, the approaching winter promises harsh times ahead.
A doctor and his son both fall in love with a blind, deaf mute who is one of the father's patients.
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Jun, who refuses to write his father's decision and leaves home to deliver flowers, helps Da-hee, an aspiring singer from the countryside, who was accused of being a bully, and decides some cooperation in the idea of saving money and lives together.
Dozens of people begin dying daily in the city of Wonsan shortly after the outbreak of the Korean War. Fearing a plague, the United Nations asks that the situation be investigated before they will commit troops.
A North Korean soldier is severely wounded. He surrenders and is rescued by the South. The North Korean soldier surrendered to meet his father in the South. The soldier's last name is Han. He is 31 years old. His hometown is Heungnam. With those words, the soldier falls into unconsciousness. Meanwhile, the Heungnam Refugees Association sets out to find the father. They find three possible matches.
Choi Seok, the principal of a girl's high school, adopts Jeong-nim, a Japanese student there. However, they develop a disturbing relationship that scandalizes the local region. His family is disgusted and sends the girl back to Tokyo whil Choi Seok loses his job, but the two cannot stop thinking about each other
During the Joseon dynasty, the adviser Choi manages to place his natural son on the throne. His ambitions are upset by the appearance of Young-mun, a man whose parents he had killed.
The Korean Intelligence Agency receives information that a huge amount of gold is being smuggled by North Korean spies, who has a secret organization in Hong Kong. To prevent this, Korea dispatches a secret agent to Hong Kong, who destroys their plan in advance and rounds up the mob.
Tansil, a native of Hwajeongol in the back of Jirisan Mountain, goes to the house of President Woo Man-chan in Anguk-dong, Seoul, as introduced by his relative. President Woo, who had been away from home for a long time, returns and begins to approach Tansil, who was listening to the remnants of the disabled wife. The wife, who did not notice this, intentionally forces Tansil to take care of Woo in order to catch Woo, who returned. Tansil, who was pregnant due to his relationship with President Woo, was confined to a remote apartment, eventually gave birth to a son, and returned to his hometown after losing his son to his wife.
Queen Yun reigned with King Sunjong since she was just 13 years old. She hid the royal seals needed to complete an agreement between Korea and Japan which would lead to Korea's annexation. However, her patriotic display wins her many enemies.
An attractive young woman has been called on to help rid a haunted family of its demons - the male heirs all die young, and one is now in a coma - she has to clear the environment where several exorcists have failed before her.
Hee and Jin is a couple in love, but Hee has discontent about her husband that she cannot figure out the reason. Hee, who rarely goes out of the house, doesn't know what is wrong with her marriage, until one day she meets a gentleman named Gung-won, and develops romantic feeling for him.
A beautiful nightclub owner finds herself desired by many men, but she is saving herself for the one man she cannot have .
Out of fourteen ministers taken away by the communist troop, only two come back alive. The mystery behind their survival is at the issue here. Told through one of the survivor's testimony, depicts images of men troubled between the war and the religion. Although laden with anti-Communist notions from the 60's military regime.
A schoolgirl goes from braids to bouffant when her mother makes her a bar hostess/prostitute. She cures impotence for Professor Lee and becomes his concubine. His entrepreneurial wife is initially shocked but soon accepts the arrangement and even gives the girl an allowance.
Do-hwa was born with both blessing and curse of the peach tree in the village. She masters the value of 'Yin and Yang' at the age of three and amazes neighbors with special senses as she grows up. She is told by Dang-gol, the village's shaman to have super power regarding sex and soon brings disaster to the village by having contact with virgin men. She struggles and survives her fate through turbulent corners of life beyond her control.
The lives of a composer and his wife, who live on a chicken farm, are thrown into turmoil when a femme fatale joins their household.
Se-ran, the mistress of Hyeon-ma, lives in a massive traditional-style house called "Blue Mansion"in the suburbs of Seoul with her sister Mi-ran and their maid. One day, Hyeon-ma comes to the house with his newly-employed handsome male secretary/secret lover Dan-ju.
Gwang-ho retires as the principal of an elementary school in the Chungcheong province. In the past, he'd married the beautiful and young Yeon-ha. He came to the village and became the object of envy for the villagers. After the Korean War erupted, Gwang-ho went to Seoul for the school principals meeting. But when he returned, his school had changed into a clinic for the wounded soldiers of North Korean army and Yeon-ha had been dragged by communist soldiers and sexually abused. Yeon-ha was permitted to work as the cook for injured soldiers. After the enemy retreated, Yeon-ha appeared before Gwang-ho, who'd been wounded in battle, and committed suicide as a psychologically shattered woman.
Bun-nyeo, a girl in a mountain village loses her virginity to Myong-jun, the village vagabond. After both of her suitors die before they can wed Bun-nyeo, she moves to the city to work in a factory. Myong-jun persuades her to return to the village, but he is arrested for murder. As the film ends, Bun-nyeo is waiting for Myong-jun's release.
Oh Ka-hi is a popular madam in a nightclub in Mu-gyo-dong street. She supported her widowed mother and sister by working in a factory. Ka-hi and Tae-su, an honest boy, were in love. Then Dal-su, an animal of a man, raped her. With that, Ka-hi went from working at a bar to becoming a hostess at a cabaret. Ka-hi meets Hyun-wu and gets pregnant by him. She gives birth to Suk but learns too late that Hyun-wu is a married man. Dal-su persistently hounds her. He steals her bank account and takes the money she had earned with her tears and blood. To be worse, Suk dies from gas intoxication. Ka-hi falls into despair. Duk-sam, a driver, takes care of her. Ka-hi slowly rises from her nightmarish reality. In the end, she accepts Duk-sam's marriage proposal.
Kim Ik-do and his second wife, Hye-mi, are living happily on the deer farm when a new breeder is hired. Hye-mi recognizes him as the ex-boyfriend who betrayed her five years ago. She makes a move on him but he is suffering from amnesia. Through her devoted nursing, he makes a full recovery and regains his memory. He leaves Hye-mi but then returns, demanding her love. Ik-do is furious but ultimately bows to their love. However, the man's wife and young child come looking for him. Hye-mi falls into the embrace of her forgiving husband.
Kang-bi, a freshman in college, always respects his father. However, she finds that one day her father is accused of violating the Food Sanitation Act, and she gradually becomes skeptical of her father.
Kang-bi, who is hurt by her, goes on a trip alone. On her journey, Kang-bi meets her friend Dai. Through their journey of ups and downs, they open their eyes to a new experience and realization that they cannot live without forgiving and loving everything in this world
Kim Tae-won remains loyal to Queen Min after the ursper Jang Hie-bin takes the throne. Queen Hie-bin's chief magistrate tyrranizes those who remain sympathetic to the old queen and attempts to kill any who will not pledge alliegence to the new monarch
Yu-ri falls in with a group of wild teenagers and is soon imitating their behavior. She takes to skipping school and in a short time, her parents are unable to control her. One night, her parents are forced to turn Yu-ri over to the police. They receive instructions from a specialist in juvenile delinquincy on how to deal with their daughter.
The film based on the true story of Kim Gwang-seon, a mineworker who survived a collapse of Gubong Mine in August 22, 1967. The story focuses on the importance of saving a life, and the survivors' will to live.
Cheol-Su, an assassin disguised as a patriot, Tae-Ho, a gangster, and Dal-Gun, a spy, are kind of people who can turn their backs from each other for the sake of their own interests. Now they are cooperating to find a golden Buddhist statue. They gets to think about the nation's wellbeing during their search for the statue, and decide to fight for their mother land, returning the statue to Lance.
This film portrays the construction of Seokguram Grotto during King Gyeongdeok's reign in Silla. It underscores the importance of national unity to overcome crises and highlights the love story between Mokryeon-agi and Abiru. The movie reflects the era's anti-Japanese sentiment and the belief that national unity can address challenges more effectively than military build-up.
World renowned doctor of engineering Caff who'd always been ridiculed for his small stature disappears one day. He kidnaps Young-hee's father Dr. Yoon who is a physicist. But Hoon, who still hasn't gotten over his failure to save Miran, refuses to get in the control seat of Robot Taekwon V again. However, they rescue Suelle who was chased by Caff's spaceship. But she is actually spy for Caff and she begins to siphon information about Robot Taekwon V's features and technical information. Suelle falls for Hoon but when she is found out by Young-hee, she runs away to Caff. Dr. Yoon researches energy 90 as part of Caff's plans to take over the universe.
A lonely old potter saves the life of a young woman. She is grateful to him, but does not return the love he feels for her. However she feels obligated to marry him. In time, her former boyfriend finds her and takes a job working with the potter until he can convince her to run away with him.
A suspense film with a hint of the classic Hitchcock film Rear Window, with its theme about the isolation of alienated people living in the city. -IMDB
With the king's death, Queen Heon-ae becomes the queen mother. Young Heon-ae misses Wang-uk whom she loved before rising to the throne. Wang-uk, however, is indifferent towards her.
Gang-soi is a mean scoundrel who travels up north. Ong-nyo, a woman destined to be widowed, is run out of her village and travels south. Gang-soi and Ong-nyo meet in Chongseok-gwan, a midpoint between Hwang-hae province and Gaeseong, and they get together. As they wander the lands, Ong-nyo works hard while Gang-soi does nothing. They settle down in Mt. Jiri. But when Gang-soi brings back a totem pole while looking for wood and when he tries to start a fire with it, he incurs its wrath and dies. Thus their relationship comes to a tragic end.
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With the result of the brain operation, Kyu-Ae has the lower half of her body paralyzed and lives on a wheelchair with her husband Hyeong-Jin, a professor, and her cousin Kyu-Hee who takes care of housework. As Mi-Ran, who loved Hyeong-Jin before and now is divorced her husband, returns from America, the love between Hyeong-Jin and Kyu-Ae breaks. When Kyu-Ae knows Kyu-Hee loves Hyeong-Jin, she becomes almost mad. Kyu-Hee decides to marry a factory worker Young-Kil to keep Kyu-Ae and Hyeong-Jin's relationship good. But Kyu-Ae asks him a divorce, asking him to marry Kyu-Hee. After he decides to divorce, Kyu-Ae kills herself. As the result, Kyu-Hee leaves him.
Hae-ri has trouble being accepted at her new school until she befriends the handsome Chang-ha. However she soon drops out to pursue her dream of becoming a dancer. Chang-ha tries to convince her that she needs to return and finish highschool.
Jeong-ho is castrated by an ambitious minister for loving above his station. The minister also happens to be the father of Ja-ok, the girl Jeong-ho loved. He sends his daughter to the king as a concubine in a bid to gain favor, but the king sees through his motives and the instead forces Ja-ok into the position of a lowly kitchen maid. Jeong-ho sole hope in life is to save his former lover.
Captain Kim is grievously wounded in the first days of the war. When the northern troops continue their advance, his wife and small daughters flee south to Taegu, dragging him along in a two-wheel handcart. His wife struggles to keep herself and their surviving daughter alive. Working as a market trader, she meets a kind young man -- who happens to be tall, dark and handsome.
When her husband goes away to America to study for three years, she gets lonely and begins to meet a young doctor. While troubled from guilty feeling, she approaches a young sculptor, In-cheol. As the anguish adds up, she writes a letter to her husband and confesses what has happened. The husband hurries to get a divorce but decides to forgive the wife in the end.
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After 10 years of marriage, Sun-young and Tae-yeon save up a significant amount of money. Tae-yeon runs a food processing company and works hard to expand business but Sun-young wants to enjoy the fruits of their labor. While partying with her friends, she meets fashion designer Pierre Kang and has an affair with him. When her infidelity is found out by her husband, he asks for a divorce. When he refuses to forgive her, she seeks it through suicide.
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A feminine man, Kyuch'il, works at a hagwon. After meeting his female roommate's doctor uncle to request her hand in marriage, he is made to transition to being a woman. As a result, his female roommate marries another man. To get revenge, he goes into service as a maid at her rich father-in-law's home.
Park Mei Ji receives a phone call from a woman who says she and Mei Ji's husband, Inn Min, are living together in Taipei and raising a son. Mei Ji immediately leaves Seoul and flies to Taipei with a friend at the woman's request, discovering that the situation is much more complex and tragic than she initially thought.
Chung is in charge of an advertising company in Hong Kong. He's about to marry a model Woo. But Chung finds that Woo is cheating on him on her birthday. He's hurt so he goes to Korea for his new commercial. Chung starts to appreciate a Chinese singer Chelsia Chen by watching TV. He invites her to join his commercial shooting and they fall in love with each other. The commercial's successful in Hong Kong and Chelsia becomes a star now. Chung's uncle urges Chung to invite Chelsia to come to Hong Kong and he does so. Woo suddenly comes up and requires to cooperate with Chung again but gets refused. Woo's mad then turns to cooperate with another directo Choi. However, she's not happy with Choi and still wants to go back to Chung.
Admist a rebellion during the Ching Dynasty in ancient China, a nurse flees the palace with a young prince. As an adult, he convinces the daughter of the usurper to betray her father and to assist in restoring him as the rightful monarch.
A nobleman sends his daughter to the king as a concubine in order to gain personal power and favors from the monarch. Her lover follows her into the palace disguised as a eunuch. They continue to meet in secret until discovered and sentenced to death.
A film picturing the lives and adversities of fishermen who live and die in the sea.
Kim Hyun-pil, an orphan, gets caught for picking pockets. At the police station, he causes trouble for the police. Detective Koh, takes sympathy on Hyun-pil's situation and takes him home to raise him as his own. Hyun-pil grows into a fine young man under the Koh's care, and despite resentment and scorn of Koh's son Mook, Hyun-pil is nurtured by love from Yeon-ji, Mook's sister. But even as adults, the discord between Mook and himself forces Hyun-pil to leave their home...
Yu-ri, a 16-year-old model student, runs away from home one day. She is reprimanded at school and her parents find out about their daughter's deviation. Yu-ri's parents conclude that it is because of Yu-ri's relationship with a juvenile delinquent named Jun. But Jun and Yu-ri are just innocent friends. Jun protects Yu-ri and her friends from society's violent organizations. When his mother is tormented by her lover, Jun stabs him. Afterwards, Jun, Yu-ri, and their friends take off together in search of an island where their dreams can come true. No one holds out a forgiving hand driving them into desperation. They are about to give up when Jun meets with death and the rest of the youngsters are reconciled with their parents.
A remake of 20th Century Fox’s Over the Hill . A father of three sons sells his properties to pay for tuitions of his two sons who study in Seoul. But he is indifferent to his youngest son. One day the youngest son witnesses his father stealing money, and takes the fall for his. The eldest son later marries a daughter of a rich family, neglecting his father; the second son becomes a poor artist. Time goes by; the father dies. After being released from prison, the youngest son goes to Vietnam to make money to support his mother, who was put in a nursing home after suffering mistreatment from eldest son. When the youngest son comes back from Vietnam he spurs anger on his brothers. The brothers soon reflect on their past, and live happily ever after.
Based on a radio drama, this wartime melodrama revolves around a woman caught between two men: her husband, a South Korean lieutenant, and her former lover, a North Korean officer who defects to come find her. The film portrays not only their tragic love triangle but also the empathetic bond that develops between the two men.
Infighting breaks out between factions of the Communist Party over whether to back the U.N. Trusteeship under which the Korean Peninsula is to be divided between U.S. and Soviet control. One faction hires a hit man to kill the leader of the opposing faction. The hit man is known as the best in his field, yet is also known for having a heart.
The poor farmers of Muju in Cheonbuk Province cannot get enough water to irrigate their rice. They attempt many times to build a canal to the Geum River, but fail each time. After the military coup of 1962 however, the government gives its full support and helps the villagers succeed
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Abengo Corps is under the direct control of headquarters of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. In order to conceal the Inchon Landing Operation, Abengo is assigned to the Wonsan Landing Operation as a decoy mission. With the operation soon at hand, the members of this operation go on a special vacation to Busan. Among them is Il-gyu. He meets with Bae Su-na, a refugee, and they spend a passionate, touching night of love together. The members perform their duties as ordered. Lieutenant Colonel Koh receives a coded message from the headquarters. Koh realizes that his men are a diversion for the Inchon Landing Operation. Lieutenant Koh is angered and resentful. And Lieutenant Sung is chosen to enter the battle instead of Lieutenant Colonel Koh. During the January 4 Retreat, Lieutenant Sung meets Su-na, who has had Il-gyu's son. Lieutenant Sung helps her out.
Yu-ri, grown up in a happy family, falls in love with a man for the first time. While she hesitates, her sister dates him. She survives though broken-hearted and gets married with a public prosecutor only to end up in a divorce. She gets a second chance with her first love Jung Nam-ha...
A man happens upon a painting of his long deceased ex-wife, and soon he and his family find themselves reacquainted with her bloodthirsty ghost.
When two wives realize that their wealthy and otherwise upstanding husbands have mistresses, they invite the 'other women' to stay in their houses for awhile. Realizing that they are breaking up happy families, the girls eventually agree to give up the married men.
Disgusted with the behavior of his young step-mother, Sang-tae does a little digging into her past and discovers, among other things, that she may have killed her former lover.
During the last days of the Yi dynasty, conflict arises between the China-leaning conservatives, and the Western-learning and Japan-leaning reformers over how to rule Korea in the future. The reformer Kim Okgyun helps persuade the king to announce Korea's independence, breaking with China. When a conservative agent informs China, Chinese troops enter Korea and end the reign of independence after three days.
Queen Min makes regent Prince Daewon withdraw from ruling with the help of the Min Seung-ho Party.
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Dr. Nam, in his will, requests that his eldest daughter, Jeong-hui(Choe Eun-hui), marry a painter named Dong-su (Nam Gung-won). Jeong-hui is at risk of losing her house due to her father's debt, and a young physician Sun-cheol (Kim Seok-hun) who received his college education with the financial support of Dr. Nam, helps her by selling his own house. Despite his love for her, Sun-cheol cannot express his feelings because he knows of the request in her father's will. When Jeong-hui looks for a job to support her family, Bang, whom Dr. Nam once cured, offers her a position of saloon madam. Meanwhile, her younger sister Myeong-hui (Choe Ji-hui) promises Dong-su her hand in marriage. Jeong-hui, now running the saloon, wishes them happiness. It is only when she gets a proposal from Bang and decides to accept it that Sun-cheol confesses his love for her. Moved by Sun-cheol's true affection for her, Bang gives her up, and Sun-cheol and Jeong-hui exchange vows of marriage.
South Korean Air Force pilots engage in perilous missions against Communist North Koreans during the Korean War.
This film is a compilation of three short horror stories. They include a story of a wife ghost who was separated by death with her husband. She met him after praying for meeting a husband for 100 days. The wife ghost finally leads him to death. In the second story, a ghost of a dead wife who is jealousy of her husband's love of a barmaid sets them on fire. In the third, a male ghost tests a chaste woman's will not to be tempted by men.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur leads a Korean War campaign, and the war tests a married couple's relationship.
Prince Yeonsan-gun turns into a tyrant out of grief for his mother's death. He orders beheadings of all the officials who displease him or who advised the previous king to depose the queen. He becomes crueler by the day. But in 10th year of his reign, he is kicked out of the throne and dies a tragic death.
A young man is in love with a waitress, but his father opposes their relationship. The father approaches the waitress telling her that if she truly loved his son, she would abandon him. She submits to the father's wish, though she is dying from tuberculosis.
A historical drama about Prince Yeon-san of Joseon as a prince trying to restore the status of his mother, the deposed and executed Queen Yun.
Upon hearing that her fiance has been killed in battle, a woman makes her way to the Park Pagoda to seek comfort from the monument. There she becomes acquainted with Henry Jang, a Korean-American whom she eventually marries. There is no happy ending for the two, however, because her fiance shows up alive and well, but bitter over his lover's fickle nature
A middle-aged man is laid off from work but is too proud to tell his family. His children, however, learn of the situation and take jobs of their own to help him save face.
At the end of the Joseon Dynasty, shortly after the Eulsa Treaty has been forced to be concluded by Ito Hirobumi and the pro-Japanese courtiers, Japan pressures King Gojong to step down from the throne. Meanwhile, An Jung-geun, who is cultivating men of ability at Samheung school, is deeply impressed by a speech made by An Chang-ho, and heads for Russia to volunteer the army fighting for independence of the country. As both a lieutenant general of the Korean militia and a commander of the Korean expeditionary force in Manchuria, he carries on the independence movement in defiance of Japanese coercion.