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1My Wife Is a Gangster (2001)
KMazing – The Korean film began to get a lot of attention after a series of film of the titles successfully entered the international box office. But in addition to these famous titles, there are still various types of films that deserve attention. Like the film industry from other countries, South Korea has quite a variety of genres. Starting from the romance genre which became one of the biggest markets. The “slice of life” genre that describes everyday life and all its problems begins to get the same attention. Not to forget, the horror genre that is definitely widely known. But besides that, Korean cinema also began to raise many films with the action genre.
Films with action genres from South Korea often come in a variety of different themes. Starting from supernatural to criminal. These many variations and coherence of this genre make the films with action genres have their own special characteristics. One of them is a strong storyline. This faction is certainly a differentiator of action films from South Korea with other countries, which often only rely on martial arts to the effects of explosions. Here are the 5 best film with action genres from South Korea you need to watch right now!
My Wife Is a Gangster is our first option on the list that is worth your time. The film, released in 2001 was directed by Cho Jin-Ryu, not only carries the genre of action, which is conveyed with a mesmerizing martial arts choreography. But there are also elements of drama, comedy, and romance which made this film become very memorable.
The film tells a story about a woman, who is the head of a gangster. Eun-jin (played by Shin Eun-Kyung) lives apart from her brother for years. When they met again, she learned that Yu-jin had cancer. After refusing to be treated on, Yu-jin just asked Eun-jin to get married.
Not wanting to disappoint her brother, Eun-jin then decided to marry Kang Soo-il. The simple and kind man originally intended to help Eun-jin, without knowing she was the boss from the gangster group. Both of them finally got married. But of course, marrying a gangster boss is not an easy thing.