Best South Korean Fantasy Movies

Want to know what makes south Koran movies unique? It is the script quality which is so creative in building characters and make them connecting with the audiance emotionally, also the production budget, and storyline, all of these things make people attracted to it, so if you are one of these people, Find here the best south Korean fantasy movies and live a wonderful experience with it.


One of the best south Korean fantasy movies created by Bong Joon and HoJon Ronson, directed by Bong Joon Ho and starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-hyun Ahn, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sheena Kamal, Michael Mitton, Colm Hill, Kathryn Kirkpatrick and Jose Carias.

Movie Plot

In the mountains of South Korea there is a young girl name Mija, become best friend for a big animal called Okja and stay together for more than ten years, but everything changed when a multinational corporation named Mirando owned by the girl’s family transport the company head quarter to south Korea from New York.

Lucy Mirando the CEO of the company planned to use Okja for her benefits, and she involved with some capitalists in a battle to control the company, at the same time Mija tried hard to save her best friend.

Movie Time: 2 hours.

Movie Type: Action, Adventure and Drama.


Another one of the Korean fantasy movies created by Émile Zola, Park Chan-wook and Chung Seo-kyung, directed by Park Chan-wook, and starring Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Hee-jin Choi, Seo Dong-soo, Ra Mi-ran, In-hwan Park, Eriq Ebouaney and Thati Pele.

Movie Plot

The story about the catholic priest Sang-hyun who is a good man volunteer to help patients in hospitals, he participate in a medical experiment to find a vaccine for a deadly virus.

Unfortunately, Sang-hyun got infected with the virus, but soon he recovered from the disease, after this incedinse, thousands of people came to him because they believe that he has a special power can heal them.

One of this people is his childhood friend Kang-woo, who invited him to his home, but Sang-hyun fall in love with his wife, and he relapses to the illness, later he become a vampire and try to find a shelter away from sun light.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 14 minutes.

Movie Type: Horror, Drama and Fantasy.

Space Sweepers

Interesting movie from the list of the good Korean fantasy movies created by Sung-hee Jo, Seung-min Yoon and Seo-ae Yoo-Kang, directed by Sung-hee Jo, and starring Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Seon-kyu, Yoo Hae-jin, Richard Armitage and Mu-Yeol Kim.

Movie Plot

The Victory crew is a group of astronomers live in year 2092, they go through the space looking for junk of the deserted spaceships and discarded satellites to earn money from it, they compete with other crews have the same purpose but the speed of their spaceship give them more advantage.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 16 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Drama and Adventure.

Read Also: The Best Japanese Action Fantasy Movies

Be With You

Another of of the best south Korean fantasy movies created by Takuji Ichikawa, Su-jin Kang and Jang-Hoon Lee, directed by Jang-Hoon Lee and starring So Ji-seob, Son Ye-jin, Yoo-ram Bae, So-Hyun Gam, Lee Joon-hyuk, Seo Jung-yeon and Hyeon-soo Kim.

Movie Plot

Soo A is a beautiful woman, kind mother, and lovely wife, before she die she promise her husband that she will come back from the other world after one year, so after he become a widow he takes care about his son Ji Ho, until she came back, but she is totally different and she cannot remember anything.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 12 minutes.

Movie Type: Romance, Drama and Adventure.

best south Korean fantasy movies

The Call

One more from the best south Korean fantasy movies created and directed by Chung-Hyun Lee, and starring Park Shin-Hye, Jeon Jong-seo, Kim Sung-ryung, Lee El, Park Ho-San, Moon Chang-gil, Kyeong-sook Jo, and Oh Jung-se.

Movie Plot

Seo-yeon is a 28 years old young lady, she went to her home town to see her mother in the hospital, she takes the train but she lost her smart phone there.

After she went home she found another smart phone and and a hidden basement, in this basement she found a diary of another young lady called Young-sook written 20 years before, she start connecting with Young-sook through the smart phone from the same house but with 20 years border line between them, they both wonder if they can change the past and protect Young-sook’s father from his distany?

Movie Time: 1 hour and 52 minutes.

Movie Type: Crime, Horror and Mystery.


A famous movie and one of the best south Korean fantasy movies created by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette, directed by Bong Joon Ho, and starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, Song Kang-ho and John Hurt.

Movie Plot

In 2031 the earth inter an ice age due to spreading of a gas in the atmosphere to fight climate change, most kind of living organism disappeared except the creatures on Snowpiercer train.

In this train the survivors created their own social and economic system, and it does not fair at all, because people in the front side of the train become reach and have everything they need, but people in the back side live in poverty, but things might change so soon.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 6 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Drama, and Sci-Fi.

best south Korean fantasy movies

The Beauty Inside

A romantic movie and one of the best south Korean fantasy movies created by Seon-jeong Kim, Jeong-ye Park and Kyung-hee Noh, directed by Jong-Yeol Baek and starring Han Hyo-joo, Park Seo-joon, Juri Ueno, Lee Jin-Wook, Ju-hyuk Kim and Yoo Yeon-Seok.

Movie Plot

Woo-jin is a young man suffering from a very special case, he wake up everyday in new body, one day he is a man and another day he is a woman, he can be anybody, the only constant thing in his life is his love to Yi-soo, and she knows about his case and love him anyway, so every time he wake up in a different body he looking for Yi-soo, because he cannot be himself without her.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Movie Type: Fantasy, Drama, and Romance.

The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion

Another one of the best south Korean fantasy movies created and directed by Park Hoon-jung and starring Kim Da-mi, Min-soo Jo, Choi Woo-sik, Min-Si Go, Hee-soon Park, Kim Byeong-Ok, Jung Da-Eun, Kim Ha-Na, Bong-sik Hyun, and Woorim Jung.

Movie Plot

The story about a high school student lost her memory, and she is trying to figure out the coincidences which but her in this situation.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Movie Type: Action, Mystery, and Sci-fi.

The Wailing

One more of the best south Korean fantasy movies created and directed by Na Hong-jin, and starring Jun Kunimura, Hwang Jung-min, Kwak Do-won, Woo-hee Chun, Hwan-hee Kim, Jang So-yeon, Do-yoon Kim, Kang-gook Son, Seong-yeon Park, and Chang-gyu Kil.

Movie Plot

Detective Jong-Goo working as a police officer in a small south Korean village name Goksung, he investigate about a deadly illness, and there are some roamers about this disease accusing a Japanese guy lives in isolated house in the mountains, and people think he is an evil spirit.

Movie Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama, Mystery, and Mystery.

Hanan Hikal
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