Best Lee Byung-hun movies

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Best Lee Byung-hun movies
We present our ranking of the best Lee Byung-hun 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 Lee Byung-hun.

TOP 21:
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Lee Byung-hun as: Tommy Arashikage / Storm Shadow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2013
Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Walton Goggins movies?

TOP 20:
Misconduct
Misconduct
Lee Byung-hun as: The Accountant
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2016
An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Malin Åkerman movies?


TOP 19:
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Lee Byung-hun as: Storm Shadow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2009
From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marlon Wayans movies?

TOP 18:
I Come with the Rain
I Come with the Rain
Lee Byung-hun as: Su Dongpo
Genre: Thriller
Release: 2009
Kline, a former Los Angeles police officer turned private detective, is hired by a powerful pharmaceutical conglomerate boss to investigate in Asia the disappearance of his only son, Shitao, whom he has not seen in person since the boy was ten. Now in his 30s, Shitao has gone missing in the Philippines where he had been helping in an orphanage.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Takuya Kimura movies?

TOP 17:
My Beautiful Girl, Mari
My Beautiful Girl, Mari
Original Title: 마리 이야기
Lee Byung-hun as: Namoo
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2002
Kim Nam-woo struggles through life as people around him constantly leave him; his best friend, Jun-ho, is going to study in Seoul and in some ways his widowed mother is "leaving" him too by paying more attention to her new boyfriend. To escape, he goes to a dream world, where he meets a girl named Mari. The story follows Nam-woo in discovering himself and maturing.


TOP 16:
Terminator Genisys
Terminator Genisys
Lee Byung-hun as: T-1000
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2015
The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sandrine Holt movies?

TOP 15:

Iris: The Movie

Iris: The Movie
Original Title: 아이리스 - 극장판
Lee Byung-hun as: Kim Hyun-jun
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 2010
Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a nuclear terrorist attack, they are forced to make their final decision and Seunghee's formidable secret is revealed.

TOP 14:

The Fortress

The Fortress
Original Title: 남한산성
Lee Byung-hun as: Choe Myeong-gil
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Release: 2017
Ancient Korea, 17th century. The powerful Khan of the Jurchen tribe of Manchuria, who fights the Ming dinasty to gain China, becomes the first ruler of the Qing dinasty and demands from King In-jo of Joseon to bow before him; but he refuses, being loyal to the Mings. On December 14th, 1636, the Qing horde invades Joseon, so King In-jo and his court shelter in the mountain fortress of Namhan and prepare to defend the kingdom.


TOP 13:

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven
Lee Byung-hun as: Billy Rocks
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 2016
Looking to mine for gold, greedy industrialist Bartholomew Bogue seizes control of the Old West town of Rose Creek. With their lives in jeopardy, Emma Cullen and other desperate residents turn to bounty hunter Sam Chisolm for help. Chisolm recruits an eclectic group of gunslingers to take on Bogue and his ruthless henchmen. With a deadly showdown on the horizon, the seven mercenaries soon find themselves fighting for more than just money once the bullets start to fly.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Sarsgaard movies?

TOP 12:

Memories of the Sword

Memories of the Sword
Original Title: 협녀, 칼의 기억
Lee Byung-hun as: Yu-baek / Duk-gi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 2015
While in medieval Korea, a young girl sets out to revenge the betrayal and the death of her mother. But therefore she must face one of the most powerful men and warriors of the Goryo Dynasty.

TOP 11:

RED 2

RED 2
Lee Byung-hun as: Han Cho Bai
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2013
Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Neal McDonough movies?


TOP 10:

Three… Extremes

Three… Extremes
Original Title: 쓰리, 몬스터
Lee Byung-hun as: The Director
Genre: Horror
Release: 2004
“Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, they contain a gruesome secret ingredient. In "Box" a soft spoken young woman has a bizarre recurring nightmare about being buried in a box in the snow. Searching for her long lost sister, she realizes her dreams and reality may possibly be connected. In "The Cut" a successful film director and his wife are kidnapped by an extra, who forces the director to play his sadistic games. If he fails, his wife’s fingers will be chopped off one by one every five minutes

TOP 9:

Inside Men

Inside Men
Original Title: 내부자들
Lee Byung-hun as: Ahn Sang-goo
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2015
LEE Kang-hee, an editorialist of the influential conservative newspaper puts a congressman, JANG Pil-woo to the position of a leading candidate for President using the power of the press. Behind this, there was his secret deal with the paper’s biggest sponsor. AHN Sang-goo, a political henchman who supported LEE and JANG gets his hand cut as the price when he gets caught pocketing the record on the sponsor’s slush fund. WOO Jang-hoon, an ambitious prosecutor starts to investigate the relationship with JANG and the sponsor believing it is the only chance he can make it to the top. While getting down to the grass roots on the case, WOO meets AHN who has been deliberately planning his revenge. Now the war among the one blind for power, the one hell bent for vengeance, and the one eager for success starts.

TOP 8:

Master

Master
Original Title: 마스터
Lee Byung-hun as: President Jin
Genre: Crime, Action
Release: 2016
Korea’s biggest network marketing scam reveals a far greater network of corruption and conspiracy lurking underneath.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Laura Dern movies?

TOP 7:

Ashfall

Ashfall
Original Title: 백두산
Lee Byung-hun as: Lee Jun-pyeong
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2019
Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 9000', a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.


TOP 6:

The Good, The Bad, The Weird

The Good, The Bad, The Weird
Original Title: 좋은 놈, 나쁜 놈, 이상한 놈
Lee Byung-hun as: Park Chang-yi, the Bad
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Release: 2008
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Song Kang-ho movies?

TOP 5:

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows
Original Title: 밀정
Lee Byung-hun as: Jung Chae-san
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2016
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.

TOP 4:

A Bittersweet Life

A Bittersweet Life
Original Title: 달콤한 인생
Lee Byung-hun as: Sun-woo
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Release: 2005
Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on him with another, younger man, with the mandate that he must kill them both if he discovers their affair.

TOP 3:

Masquerade

Masquerade
Original Title: 광해, 왕이 된 남자
Lee Byung-hun as: King Gwanghae/Ha-sun
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
A look-alike commoner is secretly hired to take the place of a poisoned king to save his country from falling into chaos.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kim Cattrall movies?

TOP 2:

Joint Security Area

Joint Security Area
Original Title: 공동경비구역 JSA
Lee Byung-hun as: Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeck
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Release: 2000
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, amount to 16 bullets for a gun that should normally hold 15 bullets. The investigating Swiss/Swedish team from the neutral countries overseeing the DMZ suspects that another, unknown party was involved - all of which points to some sort of cover up. The truth is much simpler and much more tragic.


TOP 1:

I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil
Original Title: 악마를 보았다
Lee Byung-hun as: Kim Soo-hyeon
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 2010
Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Choi Min-sik movies?


If you like the best Lee Byung-hun movies, then you will also like the best Song Kang-ho movies, where many of their films coincide.