2014/01/17 | 9396 views | | Permalink
One of the most popular trends we saw in 2013 was the rampant release of action-packed thrillers! It's a genre that Korean cinema favours and continues to return to, but in 2013 the industry really did pump out a number of successful hits that contributed to the record-breaking tickets sales last year enjoyed.
It's tricky to pinpoint films that are 'pure' thrillers because Korean films often blend and bend their genres in unique and creative ways. That being said, here is a quick look at the top 5 Korean thrillers that have stormed their way to box office glory.
5. "The Terror Live"
Screenplay: Kim Byeong-woo
Length: 98 min
Director: Huh Jung
Screenplay: Huh Jung
Length: 107 min
3. "The Man From Nowhere"
Screenplay: Lee Jeong-beom
Length: 119 min
Screenplay: Ryoo Seung-wan
Length: 120 min
Screenplay: Bong Joon-ho
Length: 125 min
Have you seen all of these great films? Maybe one of you favourites didn't make in into the top five? Share you thoughts and favourites with others in the comment section below...
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