9 Korean Thriller Movies of 2018! Including Burning and Negotiation

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This is a list about Korean thriller movies released in 2018. The movies are “Golden Slumber” distributed by CJ Entertainment, “The Accidental Detective 2” produced by Cree Pictures, “Burning” directed by Lee Chang-dong, “Negotiation” produced by Lee Sang-jik and Yoon Je-kyoon, “Wiretap” directed by Choi Dong-Hoon, “Black Venus” produced by Sanai Pictures, “Water Monster” written by Heo Jong-ho and Heo Dam, “Night of 7 Years” based on Jung Yoo-jung’s novel of the same name, and “The Body” distributed by Kidari Ent. Let’s read and conclude whether this will change your voices:

*.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.

*.*.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| 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| 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| 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| Black Venus/Duke/Operation (Gongjak)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

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