This week, we were gifted with romance, action, history, and comedy in the form of 5 must-watch Korean films. Next week, we'll see 5 more new films featuring sci-fi, horror, sports, and scandal. Take a look!

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1.  Remember You (Movie)

Starring Jung Woo Sung and Kim Ha Neul

Yun Suk Won (Jung Woo Sung from A Moment to Remember) knows nothing about his past. All he remembers is being left alone in an apartment. Desperate to find someone who knows who he is, Yun Suk Won wills himself to go outside. At a psychiatric hospital, he meets Kim Jin Young (Kim Ha Neul from A Gentleman’s Dignity). For some reason, she seems to start weeping the second she sees Yun Suk Won. This leads the increasingly confused man to think she knows who he is. For Yun Suk Won, this mysterious woman is the answer to figuring out who he is. But what he learns about his past may be something he would have preferred to forget. Also known as “Don’t Forget Me,” Remember You is a drama written and directed by Lee Yoon Jung. Jung also wrote and directed the 2010 short film “Remember O Goddess,” which was the basis for the movie. 

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Remember You

Starring Jung Woo Sung and Kim Ha Neul

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2.  The Admiral (Movie)

Starring Choi Min Sik and Ryu Seung Ryong

The Admiral: Roaring Currents is a 2014 South Korean war film directed and co-written by Kim Han-min. Based on the historical Battle of Myeongnyang, it stars Choi Min-sik in the lead role of the Korean naval commander Yi Sun-sin As it recorded 10 million viewers in 12 days, it set a record for achieving 10 million viewers in the shortest amount of time. Also, the movie overwhelmingly surpassed Avatar’s original record of 13 million viewers to become the most watched film of all time in Korea (Source).

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The Admiral

Starring Choi Min Sik and Ryu Seung Ryong

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3.  Moss (Movie)

Starring Park Hae Il and Jung Jae Young

The villagers in a mysterious town kept asking him when he was going to leave. He should have gotten the signal. Ryoo Hae Kook (Park Hae Il from War of the Arrows) returns to his father’s village to attend his funeral. However, something is amiss. Ryoo suspects that his father was murdered. And, soon, strange things start to happen. The villagers keep asking him when he will leave. They also act very strangely. He learns about the village leader, Cheon Yong Deok (Jung Jae Young from Duel), who used to be his father’s acquaintance. Upon some investigation, Ryoo starts to see a trail of shady real estate dealings surrounding his father. He also gets attacked by the village elder’s henchmen. Soon, the conspiracy begins to unfold and Ryoo realizes that he is in the middle a crime so disturbing, even the villagers don’t talk about it. And, as the young son soon learns, the moss between the rocks carries secrets too dark for anyone to reveal. Directed by Kang Woo Suk (Fists of Legend) and written by Jung Ji Woo (Modern Boy), Moss is a crime thriller. The movie debuted on July 15, 2010 and was recognized at multiple film festivals around the world. 

4.  Fists of Legend (Movie)

Starring Hwang Jung Min and Yoon Je Moon

Three old friends and rivals get set to face off on a TV program billed as "The Greatest Fight Show on Earth." ( Source)

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Fists of Legend

Starring Hwang Jung Min and Yoon Je Moon

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5.  Project Makeover (Movie)

Starring Ko So Young and Yoo Gun

Jung-Joo is 30-years-old, works in the fashion industry (but only as a low-level assistant) and just can’t seem to get things right in her life. One day she runs into high school friend Tae-Hoon. Back in her high school days, Tae-Hoon had a huge crush on her, but Jung-Joo ignored him because she thought he was boring. Instead, Jung-Joo fell in love with Jo Hani, a rebellious student who eventually dumped Jung-Joo. Now, Tae-Hoon is the CEO of a successful technology company. As Jung-Joo lays in her bed and thinks back upon all the dumb things she did as a teen, a magical computer program appears on her laptop. The program allows Jung-Joo to travel back in time and Jung-Joo decides to revisit her high school days. ( Source)

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Project Makeover

Starring Ko So Young and Yoo Gun

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1.  Sound of a Flower

Starring Ryu Seung Ryong and Bae Su Ji (Suzy)

In 1867, Shin Jae-Hyo (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) leads the Dongrijungsa, which teaches pansori (traditional Korean musical storytelling). A young girl, Chae-Sun (Bae Suzy), who wants to perform pansori, appears in front of him. Chae-Sun has dreamed of performing pansori since she first heard Shin Jae-Hyo perform when she was little, but Shin Jae-Hyo turns her down because women are not allowed to perform pansori. Chae-Sun then disguises herself as a man and enters the Dongrijungsa to learn pansori, but Shin Jae-Hyo doesn't accept her as his student. One day, he hears Daewongun (Kim Nam-Gil), the most powerful man in Joseon and the father of the King, is going to hold a national competition of pansori performers known as “Naksungyeon.” Shin Jae-Hyo decides to teach Chae-Sun who has a true voice to perform “Chunhyangga.” If anyone finds out that Chae-Sun is a woman, Shin Jae-Hyo and Chae-Sun will both face death. ( Source)

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Sound of a Flower

Starring Ryu Seung Ryong and Bae Su Ji (Suzy)

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2.  Collective Invention

Starring Lee Kwang SooPark Bo Young, and Lee Chun Hee

Park Goo (Lee Kwang-Soo) mutates into a man-fish due to side effects from an experimental drug. His girlfriend (Park Bo Young) decides to sell him out, so he receives heavy publicity and becomes a star. A conspiracy by a pharmaceutical company leads Park Goo to being possibly expelled from the world. ( Source)

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Collective Invention

Starring Lee Kwang Soo and Lee Chun Hee

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3. Glove

Starring Jung Jae Young and Yoo Sun

Fading star baseball player Sang-Nam (Jung Jae-Young) finds his name more in the media these days for his boorish behavior. The latest of which involves Sang-Nam involved in a drunken brawl and swinging a baseball bat. His agent Charles (Jo Jin-Ung) then advises Sang-Nam to take a job coaching a team of hearing-impaired players at a rural school to help rebuild his image. Sang-Nam arrives at the school with the boys welcoming him with open arms, but Sang-Nam is less than enthusiastic about his new gig. The boys have never won a game, there's only 10 players (with 1 available pitcher) and Sang-Nam is clueless on how to coach a team who can't hear. There's also Ms. Na (Yoo-Sun) who works as the music teacher and baseball manager. She's ultra protective of the boys and chastises Sang-Nam for his condescending attitude. Sang-Nam already wondering when he can go back to the pro league is counting his days until he can go back to the LG Twins. Then something happens. Sang-Nam and the kids start to form a genuine bond. Soon enough, Sang-Nam finds himself energized by the kids purity and starts to put out sincere effort in preparing the team for the nationals. (Source)

4. White

Girl group "Pink Dolls" is always pushed into the background by other popular idols. When the girls release their new song "White" - a remake from unknown origins they become instant sensations. The four members of "Pink Dolls" include Eun-Joo (Ham Eun-Jung), a former breakdancer, Jenny (Jin Se-Yun), a singer insecure with hitting high notes, A-Rang (Choi Ah-Ra), a singer addicted to plastic surgery, and Shin-Ji (May Doni Kim) who can't sing, but is good at rapping. As the group becomes more and more popular, jealousy and competitiveness increases as all the girls tries to become the lead singer. But, when a member becomes the lead singer that person falls victim to a horrible accident, one by one. Eun-Joo then realizes that the song "White" is cursed and she attempts to reveal the secret ...( Source)

5.  Tabloid Truth

Starring Kim Kang Woo and Jung Jin Young

In a story about a talent manager seeking the truth behind an actress's apparent suicide, who discovers the enigmatic individuals responsible for sourcing, trading, and distributing malicious rumors, factual or imagined, the film addresses the sensationalistic and poisonous tabloid culture of South Korea, where rumor-mongering drives lucrative web traffic while also wreaking unaccountable havoc on its victims' lives ( Source

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Tabloid Truth

Starring Kim Kang Woo and Jung Jin Young

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Which new movies are you watching this week? Which new movies are you looking forward to? Comment below!