16. Children (Lee Kyu Man, 2011)

The film is based on a true case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the “disappearance of the frog children.” In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs. They went missing.


17. A Hard Day (Kim Seong Hoon, 2014)

After trying to cover up a car accident that left a man dead, a crooked homicide detective is stalked by a mysterious man claiming to have witnessed the event.

18. Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (Yun Jong Bin, 2012)

On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan.


19. Secret Reunion ( Jang Hun, 2010)

A North Korean spy and a former South Korean agent form a tense partnership.

20. Confession of Murder (Jeong Byeong Gil, 2012)

After the statute of limitation expires on the murders he has committed, Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing all his murders in great detail. Detective Choi, who investigated Lee’s murders 15 years ago starts the chase once again and Han Ji-soo, who lost her daughter to Lee, pledges vengeance. Meanwhile, another killer appears, casting doubt to whether Lee is the real serial killer. The key here is how well the story juggles the truth and how solid the description of the characters’ tangled relationships is.


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