The 11 Best New Korean Movies of 2023 (So Far)

In the past decade, Korean cinema has had a breakthrough moment in the U.S., as viewers discover films from Train to Busan and Parasite to Burning and Decision to Leave. 2023 is already racking up to be another great year for K-content fans, with Netflix contributing several Korean films to its largest Korean lineup yet, including some long-awaited action films and a feature-length documentary on the early career of Bong Joon-ho. Read on to discover the Korean films coming to U.S. theaters and streaming platforms this year. (If you’re looking for the best Korean movies on Netflix or the best Korean movies of 2022 that are already out, we’ve got guides to those too.)


This dystopian thriller from Train to Busan and Hellbound director Yeon Sang-ho takes place on a 22nd century Earth that’s no longer inhabitable due to climate change. In the middle of desolation, a war between survivors breaks out in the humans’ only shelter. The only way to win and end the war lies in cloning the legendary mercenary JUNG_E (played by Kim Hyun-joo) into an immortal robot.

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The 11 Best New Korean Movies of 2023 (So Far)

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