The best Ko Chang-seok’s movies

Ko Chang-seok

Ko Chang-seok

13/10/1970 (53 años)
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Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
7.5/10
  • Genre: DramaThriller
  • Release: 29/07/2005
  • Character: Woo So-young's Husband
After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, she gets closer and closer to her goal. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks?

Sinkhole

Sinkhole
6.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 11/08/2021
  • Character: Fire chief
The average citizen Dong-won and his family move into a house bought after years of hard work. Filled with happiness, he invites his colleagues for a housewarming party, but the heavy rain during the night before creates a gigantic sinkhole, and in a mere minute, it swallows up the whole house and the people inside. Hundreds of meters down the hole, Dong-won, his neighbor Man-su, and the unfortunate guests must find their way out. Rain starts to pour down, filling the sinkhole with water, and they’re running out of time.

Innocence

Innocence
6.5/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 10/06/2020
  • Character: Seedsman (Uncle)
A lawyer tries to prove her mother’s innocence and uncover the secrets of a small village with the help of the local mayor. Her mother was accused of murder after the rice wine was poisoned at her husband’s funeral, but she is suffering from memory loss and cannot defend herself.

1987: When the Day Comes

1987: When the Day Comes
7.8/10
In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government of officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A prosecutor who is supposed to sign the cremation release, raises questions about a 21-year-old kid dying of a heart attack, and he begins looking into the case for truth. Despite a systematic attempt to silence everyone involved in the case, the truth gets out, causing an eruption of public outrage.

Dream

Dream
6.5/10
  • Character: Jeon Hyo-bong
It will tell the story of a group of people trying out for the Homeless World Cup, an annual international soccer event. The team is led by coach Yoon Hong-dae, a professional soccer player on disciplinary probation after being caught up in an unexpected incident.

Be with You

Be with You
7.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 14/03/2018
  • Character: Hong-gu
Along with his young son, Ji-ho, Woo-jin misses his wife Soo-a, who died after promising to return a year later with the rainy season. Miraculously, they reunite with Soo-a when the rainy season comes around, but she has no memory of her husband and son whom she dearly loved.

A Taxi Driver

A Taxi Driver
7.9/10
May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Secretly, Greatly

Secretly, Greatly
6.8/10
As a North Korean sleeper cell agent, Ryu-han infiltrates the South and assumes the role of a village idiot in a rural town. He observes the townsfolk and waits patiently for his mission. One day, after 2 years of playing the role of the village idiot, fellow elite spies Hae-rang, posed as a rock star and Hae-jin, posed as an ordinary student, are dispatched to the same town as Ryu-han. He helps the other two spies settle in and teach them how to adjust in the South. There is a sudden drastic political power shift in the North and all three spies receive an urgent and ultimate mission.

The Con Artists

The Con Artists
6.5/10
Ji-hyuk is an expert safe-cracker who lives the highlife stealing antiques and jewelry with his team. CHO, a powerful and cruel gang boss threatens them to steal $150 million with him. Ji-hyuk plans to get revenge on CHO, but ends up falling into his trap. However, CHO later realizes it was all part of Ji-hyuk’s scheme. When Ji-hyuk, who was thought dead, reappears, hidden secret relations between the technicians also surface.

Secret Reunion

Secret Reunion
6.9/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 04/02/2010
  • Character: Vietnam Boss
Six years ago a mysterious shooting takes place in Seoul. The after effects of the shooting results in Han-kyu Lee (Song Kang-Ho) losing his job at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Six years later, Ji-won Song (Kang Dong-Won), an ex North Korean spy. Now operates somewhere in the Seoul metropolitan area. As these two men hide their identities and work their particular angles, trouble brews again...

Hello Ghost

Hello Ghost
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 23/12/2010
  • Character: Chain-smoking ghost
A man's failed suicide attempt enables him to see ghosts, who later keep following him everywhere. It is now up to him to fulfill their wishes to make them go away.

The Front Line

The Front Line
7.3/10
In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to capture a strategic point that would determine the new border between two nations. The ownership of this small patch of land would swap multiple times each day. Kang is dispatched to the front line in order to investigate the tacit case that’s been happening there. But he gets spiraled into the war that’s more terrifying than death itself when he meets his friend Kim, who has transformed into a war machine, and his unit. As the countdown for ceasefire begins, both sides become more vicious, resulting in deaths of countless lives until the last man could claim the land.

Rough Cut

Rough Cut
7/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 11/09/2008
  • Character: Director Bong
Gang-pae is #2 gangster in his organization who longs to become an actor. Su-ta is a superstar actor who takes on the role of a gangster in an action movie called Rough Cut. When another actor leaves the set due to Su-tas violent ways, the production is on the verge of shutting down. Su-ta asks Gang-pae, whom he met by chance, to play alongside him in the movie in order to save the production.

Dark Figure of Crime

Dark Figure of Crime
6.7/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 03/10/2018
  • Character: Diving Captain Jam-soo
A serial killer is caught for his seventh murder. A cop tries to solve the first six cases with the killer's help, but starts to suspect that he has ulterior motives. Based on a true story.

Quick

Quick
5.7/10
A biker is forced to deliver a ticking time bomb by a mysterious caller who has put an explosive helmet on his ex-girlfriend.

Going by the Book

Going by the Book
7.3/10
Jeong Do-man is a low-ranking traffic cop whose tendency to do things "by the book" sometimes gets him in trouble, such as when he pulls over his new boss, newly instated police chief Lee Seung-man, and issues him with a traffic ticket. Though surprised and annoyed by the unexpected fine, the police chief has bigger problems; the town of Sampo has been hit by a string of bank robberies, and to reassure the public he decides to carry out a realistic drill which will demonstrate the police force's capability. Do-man is chosen to act out the part of the bank robber, but with his usual fastidious attention to detail he sets out to commit the perfect crime.

The Face Reader

The Face Reader
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 11/09/2013
  • Character: Choi Daegam
An exceptionally talented face reader becomes entangled in a bloody power struggle between a child king and his uncle who plans to usurp the throne.

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River
6.6/10
In the late Joseon Dynasty, Bongyi Kim Seon-dal is the best conman who sells water from the Taedong River.

No Mercy for the Rude

No Mercy for the Rude
7.2/10
A mute hitman vows to kill only the rude while saving up money for tongue surgery.

Running Wild

Running Wild
6.3/10
A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their investigation and eventually turn them against each other. Now the stage is set for a dangerous triangle.

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