7 Best Korean History movies of 2018 – Including Ansi Fortress and Propitious Site for Grave
This is a list about Korean History movies released in 2018. The films are “Heung-bu” directed by Cho Geun-hyun, “Ansi Fortress” directed by Kim Kwang-Sik, “Propitious Site for Grave” directed by Park Hee-Kon, “Swing Kids” directed by Kang Hyung-Chul, “Swordsman” directed by Choi Jae-hoon, “Black Venus” directed by Yoon Jong-bin, and “Water Monster” directed by Heo Jong-ho. Here they are:
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.
*.*.2018-KR| 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| 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)
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| 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| 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)
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.