Previously we have discussed about Korean television drama series which will be released in this year. Now we need a little review about Korean movies that seems to be released in 2018. Especially for the movies based on novel such as “Golden Slumber” which had previously been filmed by Japanese director’s Yoshihiro Nakamura in 2010. Perhaps the third series of Detective K: film franchise “Detective K: 3” that previously had a name in the cinema . I don’t know what you really like, but you should find out for yourself:

* We cannot confirm the release schedule. Maybe it has changed from a predetermined schedule.

15.02.2018-KR| Oasis Laundry

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Oasis Laundry

Oasis Laundry (2018) is a Korean drama film about An Oasis laundry shop that keeps its place in generations for the 30 years. Then one day the dying mother spelled out the word ‘laundry’ when leaving the world, and the An’s family believed her treasured legacy was hidden in the stacks of laundry of Oasis laundry shop. On an ambitious night, hundreds of clothes were scattered by the raids of the greedy people, and the ruined Oasis laundry shop became a mess. (Kyeong-ju Shin, IMDb).

Oasis Laundry (2018) is produced and distributed by CMnix Entertainment. Directed by Kweon Joong-Mok, with Dong-won Kim and Kyeong-ju Shin as producers. Meanwhile, Jung-suk Kim was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Myeong-Wook Cha, Sang-min Choi, Hye-ji Jeong, Rae-suk Jeong, Jun-Hyeong Jo, Hye-Sung Lee, Jae-Hweon Lee, and Sang-hei Moon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on February 15, 2018.

*.02.2018-KR| Golden Slumber (Goldeun Seulreombeo)

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Golden Slumber (Goldeun Seulreombeo)

Golden Slumber (2018) is a South Korean thriller movie based on the 2007 Japanese novel of the same name written by Kōtarō Isaka, explains unpleasant story of an ordinary parcel delivery man Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) who becomes involved in a conspiracy to the assassination of the newly elected prime minister. He was forced to run to save his life, especially when the fabricated evidence begins to mount against him. A 2010 Japanese movie of the same title directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura is also based on the Kōtarō Isaka’s novel.

Golden Slumber (2018) is produced by Zip Cinema, and distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by No Dong-Seok, with Song Dae-chan as producer. Meanwhile, Kōtarō Isaka was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Gang Dong-Won, Han Hyo-Joo, Yoon Kye-Sang, Kim Dae-Myung, Kim Sung-Kyun, and Kim Eui-Sung. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on February, 2018.

*.02.2018-KR| Heung-bu

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Heung-bu

Heung-bu (2018) is a South Korean drama history movie based on the Korean folk tale Heungbu and Nolbu which was written in Joseon by an unknown writer, set during the Joseon Dynasty, follows an author who writes a novel to find his lost brother. Then, he meets a nobleman Jo Hyuk and finds enlightenment from him. It’s the dramatized version of the traditional “Heung-bu” tale.

Heung-bu (2018) is produced by Valentine Films, and distributed by Lotte Entertainment. Directed by Cho Geun-hyun, with Baek Mi-kyeong was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jung Woo and Kim Joo-hyuk. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on February, 2018, during the Lunar New Year holidays.

*.02.2018-KR| Detective K: 3 (Joseon Myungtamjung 3)

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Detective K: 3 (Joseon Myungtamjung 3)

Detective K: 3 (2018) is a South Korean comedy crime movie based on the 2003 Kim Tak-Hwan’s novel “Banggakbon Salinsagun”, set in the 18th century Joseon, where a complicated political situation exists under King Jeongjo. Tells when citizens who read commercial novels by Cheong Woon Mong are killed, Kim Min (Kim Myung-Min) and Seo-Pil (Oh Dal-Su) got a chance to investigate the killings. It’s the third of the Detective K film series, after Detective K: Secret Of Virtuous Widow (2011) and Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015).

Detective K: 3 (2018) is distributed by Showbox, directed by Kim Suk-Yoon, with Kim Tak-Hwan was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Myung-Min, Oh Dal-Su, Kim Ji-Won, and Lee Min-Ki. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on February, 2018.

*.02.2018-KR| Psychokinesis (Yeomlyeok)

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Psychokinesis (Yeomlyeok)

Psychokinesis (2018) is a South Korean comedy fantasy film about the story of an ordinary guy Suk-Hun (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) who suddenly finds herself possessing superpowers that he can use to help his spirited daughter and the people around them, but he also runs into trouble in the process. At the time when her daughter gets involved in an unexpected accident, he tries to save his daughter Roo-Mi (Shim Eun-Kyung). Filming began April 17, 2017 and finished August 6, 2017 in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Psychokinesis (2018) is produced by RedPeter Film, and distributed by Next Entertainment World (South Korea). Directed by Yeon Sang-ho, with Kim Yeon-ho as producer. Meanwhile, Yeon Sang-ho was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Ryu Seung-ryong, Shim Eun-kyung, Park Jung-min, Kim Min-jae, Jung Yu-mi, Kim Do-yoon, Ye Soo-jung, and Kim Yeong-seon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on February, 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Mothers (Your Favor)

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Mothers (Your Favor)

Mothers (2018) is a South Korean drama film remake of the Japanese NTV drama series Mother (2010) based on the novel “Dangshinui Bootak – My Other Mother” by Lee Dong-Eun (writer) & Jeong Yi-Yong (illustrator), first published February 25, 2015 by Esoop Publishing. The novel under the title of “Dangboo” (literally “Request”) won the annual spring literary contest in 2013 from newspaper The Dong-A Ilbo. The novel titled “Dangboo” (literally “Request”) won the annual spring literary contest in 2013 from The Dong-A Ilbo newspaper. Tells about Hyo-Jin (Lim Soo-Jung), a 32-year-old woman. Two years ago, her husband died in an accident. Her husband has a 16-year-old son, Jong-Wook (Yoon Chan-Young), from a previous marriage. Hyo-Jin begins to live with Jong-Wook.

When a elementary school teacher realizes that one of the female students is receiving abuse from her mother, her maternal instincts kick in, and she impulsively decided to bring the girl into her own care. She then kidnaps the child and begins to live as her mother.

Mothers (2018) is distributed by tvN, directed by Lee Dong-Eun, with Lee Dong-Eun and Jeong Yi-Yong as story writer and script. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lim Soo-Jung, Yoon Chan-Young, and Han Joo-Wan. The film premiered in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| The Accidental Detective 2 (Tam Jeong 2)

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The Accidental Detective 2 (Tam Jeong 2)

The Accidental Detective 2 (2018) is a South Korean comedy crime thriller movie centered a detective story about Kang Dae-man and Noh Tae-soo who recieve their first mysterious case after opening their detectives agency. It’s a sequel to the “The Accidental Detective” directed and written by Kim Joung-hoon, released on September 2015.

Kang Dae Man sells his comic book store and opens up a private investigator agency without telling his wife (Lee Mi-ok). Noh Tae Soo is a former detective and he now works Dae Man at the private investigator agency. They cooperate with Yeo chi who runs a cyber private investigator agency.

The Accidental Detective 2 (2018) is produced by Cree Pictures, distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea), and directed by Lee Eon-Hee. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kwon Sang-woo, Sung Dong-il, Lee Kwang-soo, Seo Young-hee, Lee Il-hwa, Nam Myung-ryul, Son Dam-bi, Choi Sung-won, and Kim Dong-wook. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Ansi Fortress (Ansisung)

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Ansi Fortress (Ansisung)

Ansi Fortress (2018) is a South Korea drama historical movie set In 645, about the siege of Ansi Fortress and the epic eighty-eight day battle that Yang Man-chun and his Goguryeo troops fought against a half million invading Tang dynasty force to defend the fortress.

Ansi Fortress (2018) is distributed by Next Entertainment World, and directed by Kim Kwang-Sik. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Zo In-Sung, Nam Joo-Hyuk, Park Sung-Woong, Bae Sung-Woo, Um Tae-Goo, Seol Hyun, Park Byung-Eun, Oh Dae-Hwan, Sung Dong-Il, Jung Eun-Chae, and Yu Oh-Seong. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Be with You/Now, I Am Coming to See You (Jigeum, Mannareo Gabmida)

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Be with You/Now, I Am Coming to See You (Jigeum, Mannareo Gabmida)

Be with You (2018) is a South Korean drama fantasy romance movie based on the Japanese novel of the same title written by Takuji Ichikawa, centered around Woo-Jin (So Ji-Sub) and his son Ji-Ho (Kim Ji-Hwan), whom he takes care alone after his wife passed away. Before she passed away, she promised that she would be back on a rainy day one year later. And one year later, Soo-A appears again, but she does not remember anything.

Be with You (2018) is distributed by Lotte Entertainment, directed by Lee Jang-Hoon , with Takuji Ichikawa was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: So Ji-Sub, Son Ye-Jin, Kim Ji-Hwan, Ko Chang-Seok, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Son Yeo-Eun, Lee You-Jin, Kim Hyun-Soo, and Bae Yoo-Ram. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

The death of his wife Soo-A (Son Ye-Jin) leaves a deep sorrow for Woo-Jin and his 6-year-old son Ji-Ho. Woo-Jin sometimes fainted, and worried that his health would endanger the happiness of his dead wife. While Ji-Ho, after hearing his relatives speculated that her own childbirth was endangering Soo-A’s health, and blamed herself for her mother’s death. But Soo-A had left Ji-Ho a picture book; in the book, Soo-A departs for a celestial body she calls “the Archive Star” but reappears during the following year’s rainy season; turning the pages, Ji-Ho eagerly awaits her return.

On a walk in the forest outside their house, Woo-Jin and Ji-Ho find a woman sheltered from the rain, and immediately accept her as Soo-A. She has no memory or sense of identity; she comes home to live with the father and son anyway. Then Soo-A asks Woo-Jin about they met and fell in love, and he recounts a tale of years of missed chances, beginning in high school and ending when she encouraged their marriage years later. As the rainy season draws to a close, Ji-Ho discovers the “time capsule” he hid with his mother before her death. Soo-A’s diary is inside, and its version of the Woo-Jin-Soo-A romance holds the answers to the mystery.

*.*.2018-KR| I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (Ni Bumo Eolguli Bogo Sipda)

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I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (Ni Bumo Eolguli Bogo Sipda)

I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (2018) is a South Korean drama film based on the Japanese theatrical play “Oya no Kao ga Mitai” by Seigo Hatasawa and first performed in 2008, related to an eighth grade student of a prestigious middle school who falls into a lake, but before, he wrote the names of the students who deceived him. He was found unconscious, and their parents are called into the school and a battle goes on regarding the will.

I Want to See Your Parents’ Faces (2018) is produced by 20th Century Fox International, The Tower Pictures, and distributed by 20th Century Fox (South Korea). Directed by Kim Ji-Hoon, with Jin Il-kyu as producers. Meanwhile, Seigo Hitazawa and Kyung-mi Kim was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Sol Kyung-Gu, Oh Dal-Su, Chun Woo-Hee, Moon So-Ri, Ko Chang-Seok, Kim Hong-Fa, Kang Shin-Il, Sung Yoo-Bin, Yoo Jae-Sang, Jung Yoo-An, and Roh Jeong-Eui. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Burning (Beoning)

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Burning (Beoning)

Burning (2018) is a South Korean drama mystery thriller film adapted of the short story “Barn Burning,” written by Japanese author Haruki Murakami (“Norwegian Wood”) and first published in The New Yorker, about a woman whose life is intertwined with two men – one rich and the other a courier who struggles to make ends meet. It is a story about young people in today’s world. When they think of their lives and this world it must feel like a mystery.

Burning (2018) is produced by Pine House Film, Now Films, B.O.M. Film Productions Co., and distributed by CGV Arthouse (South Korea). Directed by Chang-dong Lee, with Jun-dong Lee, Jung-Wan Oh, and Gwang-hee Ok as producers. Meanwhile, Haruki Murakami, Chang-dong Lee, and Jung-mi Oh was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Yoo Ah-In, Jeon Song-Seo, and Steven Yeun. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Outbreak/Rampant (Changgwol)

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Outbreak/Rampant (Changgwol)

Outbreak/Rampant (2018) is a South Korean action movie tells the story of a hero named Yi Chung (Hyun Bin) who fights against “Night Demons” to save the Joseon nation from evil that appears only at night. Lee Chung is the son of the king, and the excellent swordsman in the world, but he is given to the Qing Empire as a political hostage. After many years, more than 10 years maybe, his brother, the next Crown Prince Lee Young (Kim Joo-hyuk) calls him back, he returns home.

The notable intention why him back, It’s because of the nightmarish monsters plaguing the country that Lee Chung is tasked to destroy. Prince Lee Chung (Hyun Bin) will be fighting the monsters alongside Kim Ja-joon (Jang Dong-gun) and Deok-hee (Lee Sun-Bin).

Outbreak/Rampant (2018) is distributed by Next Entertainment World, directed by Kim Sung-Hoon, with Hwang Jo-Yoon was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Hyun-Bin, Jang Dong-Gun, Jo Woo-Jin, Kim Eui-Sung, Jeong Man-Sik, Seo Ji-Hye, Lee Sun-Bin, Jo Dal-Hwan, and Kim Tae-Woo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Propitious Site for Grave (Myungdang)

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Propitious Site for Grave (Myungdang)

Propitious Site for Grave (2018) is a South Korean history film set in Joseon, depicts a battle to gain the propitious site for a grave which will produce 2 kings.

Propitious Site for Grave (2018) is produced by Jupiter Film, distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea) and Megabox Plus M (South Korea). Directed by Park Hee-Kon, with cast for the main characters in the film includes: Cho Seung-Woo, Ji Sung, Kim Sung-Kyun, Moon Chae-Won, Baek Yoon-Sik, Yoo Jae-Myung, Lee Won-Geun, Kim Min-Jae, and Kang Tae-Oh. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Swing Kids (Seuwingkizeu)

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Swing Kids (Seuwingkizeu)

Swing Kids (2018) is a South Korean musical historical romance film based on Korean musical “Rho Ki-Soo,” written by Jang Woo-Sung and directed by Kim Tae-Hyung. Set during the Korean War, Rho Ki-Soo (Do Kyung-Soo) is young North Korean soldier held in the Geoje POW Camp in South Korea. He falls in love with tap dancing. Filming begins October 18, 2017 at a set in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Swing Kids (2018) is directed by Kang Hyung-Chul, with Jang Woo-Sung and Kang Hyeong-Cheol was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Do Kyung-Soo, Park Hye-Soo, Oh Jung-Se, Jared Grimes, Kim Min-Ho, and Park Jin-Joo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Negotiation (Hyeobsang)

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Negotiation (Hyeobsang)

Negotiation (2018) is a South Korean crime thriller film centered around Ha Chae-Yoon (Son Ye-Jin), a crisis negotiator for Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. She faces off against Min Tae-Koo (Hyun-Bin) who has kidnapped his boss. Filming began June 17, 2017 in Paju, South Korea, and becomes the first time for Hyun-Bin plays a villain in his acting career.

Negotiation (2018) is produced by JK FILMS, and distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by Lee Jong-Suk, with Lee Sang-jik and Yoon Je-kyoon as producer(s). Meanwhile, Sung-Hyun Choi was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Hyun-Bin, Son Ye-Jin, Kim Sang-Ho, and Jang Young-Nam. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Little Forest (Liteul Poreseuteu)

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Little Forest (Liteul Poreseuteu)

Little Forest (2018) is a South Korean drama movie based on a popular manga series of the title name by Daisuke Igarashi which was first published in 2002, about a young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Principal photography began on January 21, 2017 at a village in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, and finished October 24, 2017.

Hye-Won (Kim Tae-Ri) gets tired of her difficult life in the city and moves back to her hometown in the countryside. There, she heals her emotional wounds with the help of her long-time friends, nature and food.

Another film based on the same manga series is the 2014 Japanese film “Little Forest: Summer & Autumn” and the sequel “Little Forest: Winter & Spring” of 2015, both of which were directed by Junichi Mori.

Little Forest (2018) is produced by Watermelon Pictures Co., Ltd., and distributed by Megabox Plus M (South Korea). Directed by Yim Soon-rye, with Jenna Ku as producer. Meanwhile, Hwang Seong-gu and Daisuke Igarashi was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Tae-Ri, Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Moon So-Ri, and Jin Ki-Joo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| My World Only (Geugeotmani Nae Sesang)

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My World Only (Geugeotmani Nae Sesang)

My World Only (2018) is a South Korean drama movie centered around a down-and-out boxer who reconnecting with his estranged, has a younger brother who is a gifted pianist with intellectual disability. The brothers make up through their mother who is full of stories of her past. Principal photography began on June 6, 2017 and ended on August 27, 2017.

My World Only (2018) is produced by JK Film, and distributed by CJ Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by Choi Sung-hyun, with Ju Seoung-hwan as producer. Meanwhile, Choi Sung-hyun was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Byung-hun, Youn Yuh-jung, Park Jung-min, Han Ji-min, Kim Sung-ryung, and Choi Ri. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Swordsman (Geomgaek)

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Swordsman (Geomgaek)

Swordsman (2018) is a South Korean action historical drama movie focused around a Ming Dynasty swordsman and his daughter. It will take place during the Ming Dynasty’s decline, when power was being taken from the Han people by the Qing Empire. Meanwhile, the swordsmen who stood against confusing state of affairs, confronted with the chaos brought about by the Ming-Qing transition.

Swordsman (2018) is produced distributed by Opus Pictures (South Korea). Directed by Choi Jae-hoon , with Park A-hyoung as producers. Meanwhile, Choi Jae-hoon was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jang Hyuk, Jung Man-sik, Joe Taslim, Choi Jin-ho, Kim Hyun-soo, Jang Hyun-sung, and Lee Min-hyuk. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Drug King (Mayakwang)

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Drug King (Mayakwang)

Drug King (2018) is a South Korean crime drama film set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970’s, follows the story of Lee Doo-Sam (Song Kang-Ho), a drug king who smuggles the drugs to China and Japan, then uses the money on Joseon Independence movement, and building his empire in Busan’s crime underworld. Then a public prosecutor (Cho Jung-Seok) attempts to takedown Lee Doo-Sam’s crimes. Principal photography began on May 5, 2017, and filming was completed on October 10, 2017.

Drug King (2018) is produced by Showbox/Mediaplex, Hive Media Corp., and distributed by Showbox Entertainment (South Korea). Directed by Woo Min-Ho , with Kim Jin-woo as producer. Meanwhile, Woo Min-Ho was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Song Kang-ho, Jo Jung-suk, Bae Doona, Lee Hee-joon, Lee Sung-min, Jo Woo-jin, Yoon Je-moon, Kim Dae-myung, Kim So-jin, and Yoo Jae-myung. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (In-rang)

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Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (In-rang)

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (2018) is a South Korean action Sci-Fi movie based on the 1999 anime of the same name written by Mamoru Oshii and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura, Set in the future, South and North Korea agree to set up a unified government. They have prepared for the unification for the past 7 years. Meanwhile, demonstrators, supporting and opposing the unification, become more fierce. A group against the unification commit terrorist acts. A special police force is formed in response.

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (2018) is produced by Lewis Pictures, and distributed by Warner Bros. (South Korea) . Directed by Kim Jee-Woon, with Mamoru Oshii and Kim Jee-Woon was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Gang Dong-Won, Han Hyo-Joo, Jung Woo-Sung, Kim Moo-Yul, Han Ye-Ri, Heo Jun-Ho, and Minho. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Byeonsan

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Byeonsan

Byeonsan (2018) is a South Korean drama movie focused around Hak-Soo (Park Jung-Min), an unpopular rapper. He receives a phone call and goes back to his hometown of Byeonsan. There, he meets Sun-Mi (Kim Go-Eun), his teenage friend who are graduated in the same school. The filming began September 11, 2017 around the Hongik University area of Seoul, and finished November 18, 2017 in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Byeonsan (2018) is distributed by Megabox Plus M, and irected by Lee Joon-Ik. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Park Jung-Min, Kim Go-Eun, Shin Hyun-Bin, Bae Je-Ki, Choi Jung-Hun, and Im Sung-Jae. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Middle School Girl A (Yeojoongsaeng A)

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Middle School Girl A (Yeojoongsaeng A)

Middle School Girl A (2018) is a South Korean drama movie based on webcomic of the same title by Heo5Pa6, centered around a school life of junior high student Jang Mi-Rae (Kim Hwan-Hee). She is an introvert which thinks too much, and also addicted to video games. But, Jang Mi-Rae as slowly learns about the world and begins to connect with other people. The Filming begins October, 2017.

Middle School Girl A (2018) is directed by Lee Kyung-Sub, with Heo5Pa6 was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Hwan-Hee and Suho. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Money (2018)

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Money (2018)

Money (2018) is a South Korean crime movie that tells the story about Il-Hyun (Ryoo Joon-Yeol) when he begins to work as a stock broker. He is a young man who dreams of becoming rich. But Il-Hyun meet a stock market scammer known as Beonhopyo (Yoo Ji-Tae). He asks Il-Hyun to help in a stock market scam, and keeps Il-Hyun trapped in stock market scam. Meanwhile Han Ji-Cheol (Jo Woo-Jin) works for Financial Supervisory Service and has chased Beonhopyo for a long time. He senses something suspicious with Il-Hyun.

Money (2018) is produced by Sanai Pictures, Moonlight Film, and distributed by Showbox. Directed by Park Noo-ri, with Park Min-jeong as producer. Meanwhile, Park Noo-ri was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Yoo Ji-Tae, Jo Woo-Jin, and Won Jin-A. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Strange Family (Gimyohan Gajok)

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Strange Family (Gimyohan Gajok)

Strange Family (2018) is a South Korean comedy movie about an affluent neighborhood family who is visited by a zombie. The story follows Man-Deok (Park In-Hwan) who runs a gas station in a peaceful village. He has three adult children: Joon-Girl (Jung Jae-Young), Min-Girl (Kim Nam-Gil) and Hae-Girl (Lee Soo-Kyung). Man-Deok only thinks about spending the rest of his life in Hawaii.

The oldest child, Joon-Girl, is married to Nam-Joo (Uhm Ji-Won). He loves his family, but he doesn’t express his feelings to his family. Min-Girl is the middle child in the family. He is the only to have graduated from a university in his family. He gets fired from his company and comes back to his hometown. Hae-Girl is the youngest child in the family. But one day, a strange man (Jung Ga-Ram) appears in the village. Due to him, Man-Deok’s family and the entire village is shaken.

Strange Family (2018) is produced by CineZoo, distributed by Megabox Plus M, and directed by Lee Min-Jae. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jung Jae-Young, Kim Nam-Gil, Uhm Ji-Won, Lee Soo-Kyung, Jung Ga-Ram, and Park In-Hwan. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Wiretap (Dochung)

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Wiretap (Dochung)

Wiretap (2018) is a South Korean crime thriller movie which tells about a special police force that delves into a large-scale stock manipulation case involving the most powerful corporations in Korea by wiretapping their inner network. It’s based on the 2009 Hong Kong film “Overheard,” written and directed by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. The Hong Kong film has a sequel, Overheard 2, was released in 2011, maybe the Wiretap film has a sequel too in the future, hopefully.

BTW, at first, filming was scheduled to begin August, 2017, but Kim Woo-Bin as one of the actors in the film, learned he has nasopharyngeal cancer and he is undergoing treatment. Filming was thus postponed.

Wiretap (2018) is distributed by CJ Entertainment, and directed by Choi Dong-Hoon. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Jung-Jae, Kim Woo-Bin, Yum Jung-Ah, and Kim Eui-Sung. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

Kim Woo-Bin played as Park Sang-Dae, a traffic cop who sticks to his principles, accidentally stumbles upon the task force’s mission and becomes involved in the case. Yum Jung-Ah played as a superintendent who leads corporate crime investigation team. Kim Eui-Sung played as Detective Oh Hyung-Joo. He is one of the member of the crime investigation team. Lee Jung-jae played as a quick-thinking police investigator with fast hands and masterful observational and camouflaging skills.

*.*.2018-KR| Your Wedding (Neoui Gyeolhonsik)

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Your Wedding (Neoui Gyeolhonsik)

Your Wedding (2018) is a South Korean romantic drama movie about the story of the 10-year love and friendship of two people from teenage to adulthood. Follows Seung-Hee (Park Bo-Young) and Woo-Yeon (Kim Young-Kwang) who meet for the first time as high school students. Woo-Yeon likes her, but he does not know whether she feels the same. After graduating from college, they start their respective careers. Until one day, Woo-Yeon suddenly gets a wedding invitation from his first love.

Your Wedding (2018) is directed and written by Lee Seok-geun. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Park Bo-Young, Kim Young-Kwang, Shin So-Yul, Song Jae-Rim, Kang Ki-Young, Ko Kyu-Pil, Jang Sung-Bum, Kim Hyun-Sook, and Lim Hyung-Joon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

Park Bo-young as Seung-hee, Woo-yeon’s first love. Kim Young-kwang as Woo-yeon, a guy who secretly likes Seung-hee. Song Jae-rim as Yoon-geun, Seung-hee’s college senior. Shin So-yul as So-jung, Seung-hee’s college friend. Seo Eun-soo as Seo Ji-soo, Woo-yeon’s ex-girlfriend. Kang Ki-young, Ko Kyu-pil, and Jang Sung-bum as Woo-yeon’s friend.

*.*.2018-KR| Beautiful Days (Byootipool Deizu)

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Beautiful Days (Byootipool Deizu)

Beautiful Days (2018) is a South Korean drama movie based on a true story about a female North Korean defector leaves her ethnic Korean husband and son behind in China and flees to South Korea. 16 years later, she meets her son again. Her son holds a deep hatred for her. Filming begins on October, 2017.

Beautiful Days (2018) is directed and written by Jero Yun. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Lee Na-Young and Jang Dong-Yoon. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Cheese in the Trap (Cheazeu in deo Teuraeb)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

Cheese in the Trap (Cheazeu in deo Teuraeb)

Cheese in the Trap (2018) is a South Korean drama romance movie based on the Korean webcomic of the same title, written and illustrated by Soon Ggi/Soonkki, first published in 2010. The webcomic was once adapted into a television series of the same name, comprising 16 episodes, which began airing on tvN on the 4th January 2016.

Cheese in the Trap (2018) is produced by Mountain Movement Story, and directed by Kim Je-young, with Hwang Ji-sun as producer. Meanwhile, Soon Ggi/Soonkki was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Park Hae-Jin, Oh Yeon-Seo, Park Ki-Woong, Yu In-Young, Sandara Park, Oh Jong-Hyuk, and Kim Hyun-Jin. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

Park Hae-jin as Yoo Jung, Kim Go-eun as Hong Seol, Park Ki-woong as Baek In-ho, Yoo In-young as Baek In-ha, Sandara Park as Jang Bo-ra, Kim Hyun-jin as Kwon Eun-taek, Oh Jong-hyuk as Oh Young-gon, Moon Ji-yoon as Sang-chul, and Na Hye-mi as Da-young.

*.*.2018-KR| Black Venus/Duke/Operation (Gongjak)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

Black Venus/Duke/Operation (Gongjak)

Black Venus/Duke/Operation (2018) is a South Korean action history thriller movie based on the true story about the secret encounter between North and South Korea involving a special project. Set in the mid-1990s, the story follows a South Korean spy who infiltrates the North to obtain intelligence on the country’s nuclear weapons plans. Filming began on January 24, 2017 and concluded on July 25, 2017.

Black Venus/Duke/Operation (2018) is produced by Sanai Pictures, Moonlight Film, and distributed by CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment). Directed by Yoon Jong-bin, with Kuk Su-ran as producer. Meanwhile, Kwon Sung-hwi and Yoon Jong-bin was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong, Ju Ji-hoon, and Lee Hyori. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Water Monster (Mulgoe)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

Water Monster (Mulgoe)

Water Monster (2018) is a South Korean history thriller movie set in 1527 during King Jungjong’s reign when an unknown creature appears in the royal court and threatens the life of the King and his people. It’s occurred 22 years in the Jong Jong era, and the king was forced to moves to the different palace to avoid the monstrous-looking thing. Principal photography began on April 10, 2017, took place in locations such as Paju, Yangju, Gwangju City, and ended in Yangpyeong County of Gyeonggi Province, South Korean on July 21, 2017.

Water Monster (2018) is produced by Taewon Entertainment, and distributed by Kidari Ent (South Korea). Directed by Heo Jong-ho, with Yang Chang-hoon as producer. Meanwhile, Heo Jong-ho and Heo Dam was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Myung-min, Park Hee-soon, Lee Geung-young, Choi Woo-shik, Park Sung-woong, Kim In-kwon, and Lee Hye-ri. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Night of 7 Years (7 Nyeonui Bam)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

Night of 7 Years (7 Nyeonui Bam)

Night of 7 Years (2018) is a South Korean action thriller movie based on Jung Yoo-jung’s novel of the same name, about a man who plans revenge on the grown-up son of his daughter’s killer. The filming starts on November 19, 2015.

Seo-Won has gone through a lot as the son of a murderer. He learned that his father was executed. Seven years ago, his drunken father Hyun-Soo, working as the leader for a management team at a dam, drives out to Seryeong Village where the dam is located. He hits a girl and throws the girl into the lake. Since then, Hyun-Soo goes crazy due to guilt. Young-Je is the dead girl’s father and takes revenge upon Seo-Won. (asianwiki)

Night of 7 Years (2018) is produced by CJ E&M Corp, and distributed by CJ Entertainment. Directed by Choo Chang-min, with Ahn Eun-mi and Yoon Kyung-hwan as producers. Meanwhile, Jung Yoo-Jung and Jang Dong-gun was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Jang Dong-gun, Ryu Seung-ryong, Go Kyung-pyo, Moon Jeong-hee, and Song Sae-byeok. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| The Body/Lost Night (Sarajin Bam)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

The Body/Lost Night (Sarajin Bam)

The Body/Lost Night (2018) is a South Korean mystery thriller movie as a remake of the 2012 Spanish film of the same title, directed by Oriol Paulo. The story tells about bodies that have disappeared from the National Institute of Science Research, then a detective named Woo Jung-sik (Kim Sang-kyung) is assigned to lead and investigate the case. Principal photography began on June 12, 2017.

The Body/Lost Night (2018) is produced by Sidus Corporation, MCMC, Double & Joy Pictures, and distributed by Kidari Ent. Directed by Lee Chang-hee, with Kim Young-min and Kim You-kyung as producers. Meanwhile, Lee Hee-chan and Lee Chang-hee was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Kang-woo, and Kim Hee-ae. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

*.*.2018-KR| Uhm Bok-Dong (The Cyclist King)

2018 Upcoming Korean Movies! The Best Film Recommendations

Uhm Bok-Dong (The Cyclist King)

Uhm Bok-Dong (2018) is a South Korean biography drama sport movie based on the true story of famed cyclist Uhm Bok-dong, who became a symbol of pride for Koreans when he defeated Japanese cyclists and won the championship in a bicycle race which took place during the Japanese colonial rule of Korea. Principal photography began in April 2017.

Uhm Bok-Dong (2018) is produced by Celltrion Entertainment, and distributed by Showbox. Directed by Kim Yoo-seong, with Lee Beom-soo as producer. Meanwhile, Kim Yoo-seong and Lee Beom-soo was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Rain, Kang So-Ra, Min Hyo-Rin, Lee Si-Un, Park Jin-Joo, Ko Chang-Seok, Lee Kyoung-Young, and Lee Beom-Soo. The film premiere(d) in South Korea on 2018.

Another Korean Movies of 2018 (Waiting for details):

Title Cast
Bbaengban Kong Hyo-Jin
Beautiful Days (Byootipool Deizu)
Deja Vu Nam Gyu-ri
National Bankruptcy Day
Next Door Neighbor Woo Jung
Danger Danny
Don Yu Ji-tae, Ryu Jun-yeol, Jo Woo-jin
The Juror (Bae-sim-won) Moon So-ri
Parasite (Gisaengchoong) Song Kang-Ho
Dokjeon Cho Jin-Woong, Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Kim Ju-Hyeok
Door Lock (Doeorak) Kong Hyo-Jin
Goblin
PMC Ha Jung-Woo, Lee Sun-Kyun
Seoul
Witch Choi Woo-Sik