A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

Director: Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joi Wang, Liu Zhaoming, Wu Ma

This delirious supernatural fantasy focuses on the relationship between a young tax collector (Leslie Cheung) and a seductive female ghost he meets in... Read more

The Story of Ricky (1993)

Director: Nam Nai Choi
Starring: Fan Siu-Wong, Fan Hoi Sang, Ho Kar Kui, Yukari Oshima, Tetsuro Tanpa, Gloria Yip

Aka 'Riki-Oh'. This over-the-top number has won a cult following for its deliberately outlandish martial arts violence, in which Riki displays the rem... Read more

My Way (2011)

Director: Je-kyu Kang
Starring: Jo Odagiri, Dong-gun Jang

Aspiring (and rival) marathon runners Jun-shik (Dong-gun Jang) and Tatsuo (Jo Odagiri) must put their dreams of glory on hold when they are conscripte... Read more

Brotherhood of War (2004)

Director: Je-Gyu Kang
Starring: Dong-kun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-joo Lee

Korea's leading filmmaker, Kang Je-gyu, wrote and directed this epic-scale drama focussed on two brothers forced into the war that tore their nation a... Read more

Doomsday Book (2012)

Director: Kim Jee-Woon, Yim Pil-sung
Starring: Doona Bae, Kang-woo Kim, Joon-ho Bong, Ji-hee Jin, Yun-hie Jo

Two directors. Three visions of the future. One mindblowing story. This fantastical anthology film paints a challenging picture of a world hurtling to... Read more

Oldboy (2003)

Director: Chan-wook Park
Starring: Min-sik Choi, Hye-jeong Kang, Ji-tae Yu

Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) has been imprisoned in a room for 15 years with no explanation when, barely sane, he is released. Thrown back into the world... Read more

Police Assassins (1985)

Director: Corey Yuen Kwai
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Cynthia Rothrock, Tsui Hark, John Sham, Hoi Mang, Sammo Hung

Michelle Yeoh, in her second feature film, teams up with martial arts icon Cynthia Rothrock making her debut in this oestragen-fuelled buddy flick. T... Read more

X+Y ( X Plus Y ) (2014)

Director: Morgan Matthews
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Jo Yang

Aka "A Brilliant Young Mind". A young maths genius sees logic thwarted by one truly baffling equation: love. Teenage maths prodigy Nathan (Asa Butterf... Read more

Nowhere to Hide (1999)

Director: Myung-Se Lee
Starring: Ji-Woo Choi, Dong-kun Jang, Joong-Hoon Park, Sung-kee Ahn

In a port city where violence abounds, a drug boss is viciously stabbed to death by the drug lord Chang Sungmin. Detective Woo is the cunning police d... Read more

Sympathy For Mr Vengeance (2002)

Director: Chan-wook Park
Starring: Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Bae Doo-na, Ji-Eun Lim, Bo-bae Han

The first part of Chan-wook Park's revenge trilogy, precursor to the incredible 'Old Boy', centres around a young deaf man, Ryu and his dying sister.... Read more