Korean Comedy Movies That Will Makes You Laugh ‘Til It Hurts!


These Korean Comedy Movies will makes you laugh til you cry! 

I’ve compiled some of the Best Korean Comedy Movies to help lighten your burden after a long laborious work at office.

Let’s take a look at my list of the funniest Korean Comedy movies that will makes you cry in laughter!

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1. Hello Ghost (2010)


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Hello Ghost movies tells a story of someone who get the ability to see ghosts after surviving suicidal attempt.

As he felt uncomfortable with his new ability, he tried to fulfill the wish of the four ghost that keep following him around.

He do this to stop them from following him and go to the afterlife universe.

The journey led him to find his purpose in life.

This movie is filled with fun comedy and also heart touching, inspiring stories that will make you laugh and cry at the same time.

Genre: Comedy, Ghost
Main Cast:

  • Cha Tae Hyun as Sang Man
  • Jung Yoon Soo as Kang Ye Won

2. Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)


Welcome to Dongmakgol movie revolves around a mythical village named Dongmakgol during Korean war eras.

No one in this village realize that they’re actually in the midst of Korean War.

This innocent brought disaster as the North and South Korean troops start coming and kill one another.

It is relatively funny and shows a historical value that we can learn.

Genre: Drama, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Kang Hye Jung as Yeo Il
  • Shin Ha Kyun as 2nd Lt. Pyo Hyun Chul

4. Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow (2011)


Detective K tells a story of Detective Kim Myung Min that was hired to solve the hard mysterious murder case in the Kingdom.

Even though the theme might be thrilling, it turns out to make everyone laugh as we watch it.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Main Cast:

  • Kim Myung Min as Detective K
  • Oh Dal Su as Han Seo Pil

5. The Thieves (2012)


The thieves tells a story of the theft collaboration between two huge gang.

South Korean criminals collab with Hongkong thief team to take a precious stone jewelry worth 20 million dollar from a gambling club resort in Macau.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Main Cast:

  • Kim Yun Seok as Macao Park
  • Kim Hye Soo as Pepsee

6. Code Name: Jackal (2012)


Codename Jackal Korean Comedy Movies tells a story of mercenary women that got an order to kill a famous singer.

The funny thing is that this mercenary women is dumb and stupid.

What should be a brutal murder, quickly turn into a funny story as the police came.

Genre: Action, Crime
Main Cast:

  • Song Ji Hyo as Bong Min Jung
  • Kim Sung Ryung as Angela

7. Castaway on the Moon (2009)


Castaway on the moon tells a story of someone who try to commit suicide on Han River.

However, he found himself wake up in a small island.

His life change as he met someone who also come to this island.

Genre: Romance, Drama
Main Cast:

  • Jung Jae-young as Kim Seong-geun
  • Jung Ryeo-won as Kim Jung-yeon

8. Moodori (2006)


Moodori means ‘pathless town‘, tells a story of a spooky city that is rarely visited by normal people.

This place used to be the hotspot for youth who want to suicide.

Thinking of ways to make this place famous, three creative residents start commercialize this city as a tourist resort for suicide.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Main Cast:

  • Seo Young Hee as Mi Kyoung
  • Park In Hwan as Bong Gi

9. Barefoot Ki-Bong (2006)


Barefoot Ki Boong tells a story of 40 year old stupid man name Ki Bong that accidentally won a local running race by running barefoot.

His goal is to go for national marathon race.

While nobody believe in him, a girl support him to go for it and buy dentures for his elderly mother.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Main Cast:

  • Shin Hyun-joon as Ki-bong
  • Kim Soo-mi as Mrs. Om, Ki-bong’s mother

10. Dancing Queens (2012)


Dancing Queen tells a story of a couple who undergo a financial breakdown.

One lucky incidents bring Jung Min to the height of popularity as he is now became a good samaritan.

Meanwhile Jung Hwa got a chance to form a girl group called Dancing Queen.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Main Cast:

  • Hwang Jung Min
  • Uhm Jung Hwa

11. The Mafia, The Salesman (2007)


The Mafia, The salesman tells a story of an organized criminals start recruiting youth and college student to expand and globalize this gang.

Genre: Comedy, Criminal
Main Cast:

  • Lee Sung Jae as Gye Doo Sik
  • Kim Sung Min as Kim Sang Doo

12. Two Faces of My Girlfriend (2007)


Two Faces Of My Girlfriend tells a story of someone who have a tough life after he realize that his girlfriend has two polar opposite personality. 

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Main Cast:

  • Bong Tae Gyu as Gu Chang
  • Jung Ryeo Won as A Ni

13. Project Makeover (2007)


Project Makeover is a movie that tells a story of an unhappy women who get a chance to got back in time and became her own younger self cousin. 

She tried hard to prevent herself from doing the mistakes that she knew she will do, that actually ruin her future.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Main Cast:

  • Ko So young as Na Jung Joo
  • Lee Beom Soo as Oh Tae Hoon

14. Spellbound (2011)


Spellbound tells a story about Yeo Ri, someone with special ability to see the ghost and evil around her. 

After a while, she realize the ghost harm all the people around her and she need to kick them away.

One day, Jo Goo offers help to kick away the ghost and as their journey begin, he start falls in love with her.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Main Cast:

  • Son Ye Jin as Kang Yeo Ri
  • Lee Min Ki as Ma Jo Goo

15. Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River (2016)


Seondal Kdrama tells a story of Kim Seondal, a cunning thief who live by cheating for money. 

Together with his gang, he make scam gang that is famous all over the country.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Main Cast:

  • Yoo Seung Ho as Kim In Hong
  • Cho Jae Hyu as Sung Dae Ryeon

16. My Sassy Girl (2001)


My Sassy Girl tells a story of a university student that save a drunken girl from falling to a subway tracks. 

As the journey goes, they start develop chemistry and feeling towards one another.

Genre: Comedy, Melodrama
Main Cast:

  • Jun Ji-hyun as The Girl
  • Cha Tae-hyun as Gyeon-woo

17. Wonderful Nightmare (2015)


Wondeful nightmare tells a story of a female attorney that was died due to a mistake happened in heavenly. 

To be back to her body, she must live as a normal common housewife for a month. 

During this period as a housewife, she realized that something change within her.

Genre: Comedy, Melodrama
Main Cast:

  • Uhm Jung Hwa as yeon Woo
  • Song Seung Hoon as Sung Hwan

18. The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale (2019)


The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale tells a story of a fail illegal experiment of a pharmaceutical company ended up create zombies.

Park Family find out about this and try to get profit from this incident. 

Unfortunately, it brings doom as everyone turn to zombies.

Genre: Comedy, Horror
Main Cast:

  • Shin Jung-Keun as Chief Oh
  • Jeon Bae-Su as Police Officer Park

19. Scandal Makers (2008)


Scandal Makers tells a story of a man whose life shook after someone claimed to be his daughter and live in his apartment. 

In addition, this girl already has a son, which makes him a grandfather all of a sudden.

Things got more complicated as people thought they are romance partner.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Main Cast:

  • Cha Tae-hyun as Nam Hyeon-soo
  • Park Bo-young as Hwang Jeong-nam/Hwang Jae-in, Hyeon-soo’s daughter

20. Veteran (2015)


Veteran tells a story of a detective who investigate a successful high profile young criminals. 

However, every time he try to pursue and prove his relation with the crime syndicate, he always succesfully escape through his connection with a corrupt corporation.

Genre: Action, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Hwang Jung Mn as Detective Se Do Cheol
  • Yoo Ah In as Jo Tae Oh

21. Secretly, Greatly (2013)


As it name suggest, this comedy Korean movie is related to spy and secret agent service. 

It begin with Three North Korean secret service invade South Korea. 

One of the spy act as mentally handicapped person that was taken care by an elderly women.

Genre: Action, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Kim Soo Hyun as Won Ryu Hwan
  • Park Ki Woong as Lee Hae Rang

22. Sunny (2011)


Sunny Korean Movies tells a story of a middle age women group who was separated for 25 years reunited through unexpected events.

One day, after a full 25 years, one of them dying in the hospital and met one of her old school friend, who is also a member of ‘Sunny‘ old school group. 

She shared how she dreamed to rejoin and reunited with ‘Sunny‘ group one last time before her death.

Genre: Drama, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Yoo Ho Jeong as Lim Na Mi
  • Jin Hee Kyung as Ha Chun Hwa

23. Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013)


Miracle in Cell No.7 is one of the most famous Korean movie on my list.

This drama tells a story of someone with mental problem falsely accused as a murderer.

While it might sounds terrible and thrilling, the fun journey actually began as he enter the jail no.7. 

Who would’ve thought, in this cells, he found many amazing friends that will warm our heart and makes us laugh.

Genre: Drama, Family, Prison, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Ryoo Seung Ryong as Yong Goo
  • Park Shin Hye as Ye Seung

24. Jail Breakers (2002)


Jail breakers tells a story of two prisoners that plan to break the jail through a tunnel under the prison wall. 

Not realize, they’re about to be pardoned. 

After knowing that they’re about to be officially free, the warden challenge them to break back into the prison unnoticed and he wil pretend as if nothing has happened.

Genre: Prison, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Sol Kyung Gu as Jae Pil
  • Cha Seung Won as Mu Suk
  • Song Yoon A as Kyung Soon

25. Twenty (2015)


Twenty is all about youth in their twenties, including the hardship, the excitement and the interesting story they went through as they journey to find their identity. 

This movie portrays the realistic views of youth in their 20s, how they find true love and struggle to achieve their dream.

Genre: Youth, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Kim Woo Bin as Chi Ho
  • Lee Joon Ho as Dong Woo

26. My Little Bride (2004)


My Little bride tells a story of a married high school women pretends as singles, to date her school baseball team guy. 

Her affair seems to go as she wish until one day her husband visit her school.

Genre: Romantic, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Moon Geun Young as Seo Bo Eun
  • Kim Rae Won as Park Sang Min

27. Attack The Gas Station! (1999)


Attack the gas station movies tells a story of a group of people who manage to rob a gas station. 

Unfortunately there’s not much money left in that gas station. 

Doesn’t feel satisfied, they lock all the employees and pretend to be the gas station employees.

They want to earn more money from those who come to the gas station.

However, a chinese delivery boy came and they abuse and harras him singlehandedly.

Little did they know that they just bring hell to their life as the delivery boy bring all of other delivery boys to come and attack them.

Genre: Action, Comedy
Main Cast:

  • Lee Sung-Jae as No Mark
  • Yu Oh-Seong as Mu Dae-po (Bulldozer)

28. The Bros (2017)


The Bros, as it name suggest, tells a story of two brothers namely Lee Suk Bong and Lee Joo Bong that reunited as they attend their father’s funerals. 

Both of them are in a financial crisis and on the way to their hometown in Andong.

As they journey together, the bros hit a mysterious women who will bring them to a new journey.

Genre: Comedy, Brothers
Main Cast:

  • Ma Dong Seok as Lee Suk Bong
  • Lee Dong Hwi as Lee Joo Bong

29. Miss Granny (2018)


Miss Granny tells a story of a 74 year old widow granny that miraculously gain back her strength and physical appearance of her 20s. 

She plan to use this opportunity and gift by living her best life and change her identity.

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Main Cast:

  • Shim Eun Kyung as Oh Doo Ri
  • Na Moon Hee as Oh Mal Soon

30. The Plan Man (2014)


The Plan Man movie tells a story of a man who are a planner. 

He is not just a normal planner, he is an obsessive planner who plan everything in his life. 

One day, he fall in love with a convenience store workers, who have the same personality. 

As He plan to reveal his feeling through a diary, he visit the convenience store. 

Unfortunately, at that night, the worker that is absence and replaced with someone else who will bring her to a new world.

Genre: Comedy, Mental Illness
Main Cast:

  • Jung Jae Young as Han Jung Suk
  • Han Ji Min as Yoo So Jung

31. Runway Cop (2012)


Runway Cop tells a story of a smelly and overweight detective got a mission to catch the drug mafias that infiltrated into fashion industry. 

This mission force him to pretend to be a fashion model because there’s only two available detective with a stature more than 180 cm. 

This undercover mission force him to undergo a strict diet to lose weight and become one of the fashion models.

Genre: Comedy, Police
Main Cast:

  • Kang Ji Hwan as Detective Cha Cul Soo
  • Sung Yu Ri as Ko Young Jae

32. Windstruck (2004)


Windstruck movies tells a story of a female officer that mistakenly catch someone she thought a purse snatcher. 

However, they ended up paired together and love start growing in their heart.

Genre: Comedy, Romantic
Main Cast:

  • Jun Ji Hyun as yeo Kyung Jin
  • Jang Hyuk as Ko Myung Woo

33. Cyrano Agency (2010)


Cyrano Agency tells a story of four people that offers a unique cupid service for their clients. 

One day a client come asking for help to get back his ex-girlfriend.

Genre: Comedy, Romantic
Main Cast:

  • Uhm Tae Woong as Byung Hoon
  • Lee MIn Jung as Hee Joong

34. Mood of the Day (2016)


Mood of the day tells a story of two strangers met on KTX train spending time together in Busan. 

This drama portrays a life of a playboy who love to seduce a classic passive women in Korea.

Genre: Comedy, Romantic
Main Cast:

  • Moon Chae Won as Bae Soo Jung
  • Yoo Yeon Seok as Kim Jae Hyun

35. 200 Pounds Beauty (2006)


200 Pounds Beauty tells a story of a kind overweight girl that posses an amazing voice. 

Because of her appearance, she face unbelievable challenge as he go her way to reach her dream to be a pop singer. 

One day, due to traumatic experience working as a faceless singer, she decide to have a full body plastic surgery that change her whole destiny.

Genre: Comedy, Romantic
Main Cast:

  • Kim A joong as Jenny
  • Kim Ah Joong as Hanna
  • Joo Jin Mo as Sang Joon

Alright friends, these are my list of the Best Korean Comedy Movies of all time I can share to you.

If you have another recommendations of Korean Comedy Movies, feel free to put it on the comment sections or email me so I can add it to this article!

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