5 Korean Box Office Movies You Should Watch This Weekend

5 Korean Box Office Movies You Should Watch This Weekend


The best feeling of happiness is when you do spend nothing but weekend at home. While staying at home, here are Check in Jakarta recommendations of 5 Korean Box Office Movies you should watch during weekend.

1. My Annoying Brother

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My Annoying Brother is a 2016 comedy starring Jo Jung Suk, Park Shin Hye and Do Kyung-soo also known as D.O. EXO. Directed by Kwon Soo-kyung (Barefoot Ki-bong), My Annoying Brother successfully hooks laughter from the audience through entertaining stories and characters. Their chemistry and loved like real brothers so amazing. Their love/hate sibling relationship spark the inevitable bromance carries the entire film. How can you not?

2. Master

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Released in the same year, Master starring Kim Woo Bin and Gang Dong Won portrayed a major political scandal involving allegations of corporate and anti-corruption investigator. Directed by Cho Ui Seok, this movie watched more than 7 million viewers. The power of its story and CJ Entertainment eagerness to spend more money worked well. The first Korean action movie took some scenes in Manila, like Manila cathedral, Tondo also Jones bridge successfully ranked No. 32 as highest grossing movies.

3. Taxi Driver

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Released August 2017, Taxi Driver became the first movie ever in 2017 watched more than 10 million viewers. Starring Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin and Ryu Joon Yeol, it successfully won some prestigious awards in Asian World Film Festival. Taxi Driver have 3 important components as a brilliant movie. First thing first is interesting story, second is direction and last one is distinction between characters make viewers hold their breath in awe.

4. Midnight Runners

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Next one, an action, crime and investigation movie, Midnight Runners watched by more than 5 million viewers since released in August, 2017. Starring two rising good looking actors, Kang Ha Neul and Park Seo Joon, it successfully entertain also inspire. Even offers you kind of serious feels story, comedy elements, punchline between those actors hook laughter. It is definitely movie that suitable for child. Directed by Kim Joo Hwan, Midnight Runners inevitable bromance relationship between Ha Neul and Kang Joon.

5. The King

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The King revels long flashback Park Tae-su (Jo In-Sung) describes his unlucky life to become a prosecutor. After years of study and marriage, Tae-su finds himself toiling away for little money. Tae-su embarks on an increasingly risky path. Unsurprisingly, many viewers think this movie reflected South Korea political situation. Along with Jo In-Sung, The King also starring popular names like Jung Woo Sung, Ryu Jun Yeol, Bae Sung Woo and Kim Ah Joong.