The best Song Kang-ho’s action movies

Song Kang-ho

Song Kang-ho

17/01/1967 (57 años)
We present our ranking of the best Song Kang-ho’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Song Kang-ho.
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Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
7.1/10
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Joint Security Area

Joint Security Area
7.7/10
After a shooting incident at the North/South Korean border/DMZ leaves 2 North Korean soldiers dead, a neutral Swiss/Swedish team investigates, what actually happened.

The Good, the Bad, the Weird

The Good, the Bad, the Weird
7.2/10
The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use a treasure map to uncover the riches of legend.

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.

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
7.5/10
This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. In order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.

Shiri

Shiri
6.5/10
North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and Lee, special agents of O.P., South Korea's secret intelligence service, attempt to track down the terrorists and find the CTX. Meanwhile Hee, the 8th's ultra-bad female sniper, resurfaces to wreak havoc and haunt Ryu.

The Drug King

The Drug King
6.2/10
Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a double life: a good community leader during the day but an infamous drug lord during the night.

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows
7.1/10
Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop them.

Secret Reunion

Secret Reunion
6.9/10
  • Genre: ActionDrama
  • Release: 04/02/2010
  • Character: Lee Han-kyu
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...

No. 3

No. 3
6.4/10
The loyal No. 3 man of a gang slowly starts harboring ambitions to become No. 1.

Hindsight

Hindsight
6.3/10
A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
6.7/10
A middle-aged gangster's lifetime of mistakes catch up with him as his personal and professional life is destroyed.

A Little Pond

A Little Pond
6.5/10
The Korean war does not start well for the US. They are being routed by the North Koreans and In July 1950, the early stage of the Korean War, at the Jugok Village in the middle of the Korean Peninsula, Chang-yee and his friends grow excited over the amateur singing contest knowing nothing about what is going on around them. At the time, the US Army keeps losing and are pushed back to the village, evacuating all villagers to head south. The villagers took refuge like going on a picnic believing that the US Army is protecting them, they just follow their orders moving south bound.

Decades Apart

Decades Apart
For the work Decades Apart commissioned by the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain for the exhibition Highlights, PARKing CHANce has conceived an original immersive 3D sound and image installation. Based on the set of Joint Security Area (JSA) (2000), a movie by Park Chan-wook, new images were filmed for the work and sound treated in a very surprising way to give the visitor a total experience.

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