100 Korean Films

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In 2013, the Korean Film Archive asked 62 film scholars, professors, critics and curators to vote for the top 100 Korean films. The top 12 is ranked and the rest is in chronological order. 3 films tied for 1st place.

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KOFA previously made a list of the top 100 Korean films from 1936-1996.

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  1. 14 -13

    Mimong

    1936 — a.k.a. Sweet Dream, in 3 top lists Check
  2. 16 new

    Ban-do-ui bom

    1941 — a.k.a. Spring on the Korean Peninsula, in 1 top list Check
  3. 18 -12

    Maeumui gohyang

    1949 — a.k.a. A Hometown in Heart, in 2 top lists Check
  4. 19 -12

    Eunmyeongui son

    1954 — a.k.a. The Hand of Destiny, in 1 top list Check
  5. 20 -11

    Piagol

    1955, in 1 top list Check
  6. 4 +8

    Jayu buin

    1956 — a.k.a. Madame Freedom, in 3 top lists Check
  7. 21 -8

    Shijibganeun nal

    1956 — a.k.a. The Wedding Day, in 1 top list Check
  8. 23 -8

    Jiokhwa

    1958 — a.k.a. Flower in Hell, in 3 top lists Check
  9. 1 +19

    Hanyo

    1960 — a.k.a. The Housemaid, in 6 top lists Check
  10. 25 -6

    Park Sa-bang

    1960 — a.k.a. Mr Park, in 1 top list Check
  11. 24 -6

    Romaenseu ppappa

    1960, in 1 top list Check
  12. 2 +21

    Obaltan

    1961 — a.k.a. The Stray Bullet, in 5 top lists Check
  13. 27 -3

    Samdeung gwajang

    1961, in 1 top list Check
  14. 9 +16

    Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni

    1961 — a.k.a. My Mother and Her Guest, in 3 top lists Check
  15. 26 -5

    Seong Chunhyang

    1961 — a.k.a. Chunhyang, in 2 top lists Check
  16. 28 -1

    Seoului jibungmit

    1961 — a.k.a. Under Heaven in Seoul, in 1 top list Check
  17. 29 -

    Goryeo jang

    1963 — a.k.a. Burying Old Alive, in 1 top list Check
  18. 32 -

    Hyeolmaek

    1963 — a.k.a. Kinship, in 1 top list Check
  19. 30 -

    Toraoji annun haebyong

    1963 — a.k.a. Marine Battleground, in 2 top lists Check
  20. 34 +2

    Geomeun meori

    1964 — a.k.a. Black Hair, in 2 top lists Check
  21. 36 +3

    Bimujang jidae

    1965 — a.k.a. The Demilitarized Zone, in 1 top list Check
  22. 37 +3

    Choyeon

    1966 — a.k.a. An Early Rain, in 1 top list Check
  23. 39 +5

    Gwilo

    1967 — a.k.a. The Way Home, in 2 top lists Check
  24. 43 +3

    Hyuil

    1968, in 2 top lists Check
  25. 42 +3

    Janggun-ui suyeom

    1968 — a.k.a. The General's Mustache, in 1 top list Check
  26. 41 +6

    Miwodo dashi hanbeon

    1968 — a.k.a. Love Me Once Again, in 1 top list Check
  27. 45 +6

    Hwabun

    1972 — a.k.a. The Pollen of Flowers, in 2 top lists Check
  28. 46 +8

    Sampoganeun kil

    1975 — a.k.a. Road to Sampo, in 4 top lists Check
  29. 10 +43

    Yeong-jaui jeonseong shidae

    1975, in 2 top lists Check
  30. 47 +10

    Gyeoulyeoja

    1977 — a.k.a. Winter Woman, in 1 top list Check
  31. 52 +10

    Jagko

    1980 — a.k.a. Pursuit of Death, in 1 top list Check
  32. 53 +12

    Mandala

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  33. 54 +12

    Nanjeongiga soaolrin jakeun kong

    1981 — a.k.a. A Ball Shot by a Midget, in 1 top list Check
  34. 55 +12

    Ggobangdongne saramdeul

    1982 — a.k.a. People of the Slum, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 57 +14

    Golae sanyang

    1984, in 2 top lists Check
  36. 56 +14

    Yeoin janhoksa moulleya moulleya

    1984, in 1 top list Check
  37. 58 +16

    Gipgo puleun bam

    1985 — a.k.a. The Deep Blue Night, in 2 top lists Check
  38. 59 +16

    Gilsoddeum

    1986 — a.k.a. Gilsodom, in 3 top lists Check
  39. 62 +16

    Nageuneneun kileseodo swiji anhneunda

    1987 — a.k.a. The Man with Three Coffins, in 2 top lists Check
  40. 61 +16

    Sibaji

    1987 — a.k.a. The Surrogate Woman, in 3 top lists Check
  41. 65 +18

    Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun

    1989 — a.k.a. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?, in 5 top lists Check
  42. 69 +18

    Keduldo urichurum

    1990 — a.k.a. The Black Republic, in 2 top lists Check
  43. 67 +18

    Paupjeonya

    1990 — a.k.a. The Night Before the Strike, in 2 top lists Check
  44. 74 +16

    Urideului ilgeuleojin yeongung

    1992 — a.k.a. Our Twisted Hero, in 1 top list Check
  45. 12 +82

    Seopyeonje

    1993 — a.k.a. Sopyonje, in 5 top lists Check
  46. 76 +21

    Jeon tae-il

    1995 — a.k.a. A Single Spark, in 1 top list Check
  47. 78 +21

    Daijiga umule pajinnal

    1996 — a.k.a. The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well, in 4 top lists Check
  48. 77 +21

    Ggotip

    1996 — a.k.a. A Petal, in 2 top lists Check
  49. 81 new

    Kangwon-do ui him

    1998 — a.k.a. The Power of Kangwon Province, in 3 top lists Check
  50. 80 new

    Palwolui Keuriseumaseu

    1998 — a.k.a. Christmas in August, in 3 top lists Check
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