Best Yoo Ji-tae movies

Best Yoo Ji-tae movies
We present our ranking of the best Yoo Ji-tae 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 Yoo Ji-tae.

TOP 14:

Natural City

Natural City
Original Title: 내츄럴 시티
Yoo Ji-tae as: R
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2003
Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to transfer a cyborg's artificial intelligence into human host. This drives R to find a suitable host for his expiring cyborg Ria.

TOP 13:

Antarctic Journal

Antarctic Journal
Original Title: 남극일기
Yoo Ji-tae as: Kim Min-jae
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Release: 2005
During their journey the expedition led by Captain Choi Do-hyung discovers a journal that was left behind by a British expedition 80 years earlier. The journal was remarkably preserved in a box in the snow and Kim Min-jae, another member of the expedition, gets the job of examining it. It turns out that the two expeditions shared the same goal and soon other strange similarities between them start to show up.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Park Hee-soon movies?

TOP 12:

Wonderful Days

Wonderful Days
Original Title: 원더풀 데이즈
Genre: Animation, Science Fiction
Release: 2003
Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this pollution leading them into conflict with the inhabitants of Marr while one man just wants to clear away the clouds and see the sky.

TOP 11:

Into the Mirror

Into the Mirror
Original Title: 거울 속으로
Yoo Ji-tae as: Woo Yeong-min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Release: 2003
Woo Yeong-min retired from the police force after trying to save his partner and causing his death. After a series of mysterious deaths in the shopping mall in which his uncle has allowed him to work as a security guard prior to its reopening, he must face both his own fear of mirrors and the mystery surrounding the fire that closed down the mall.

TOP 10:

Attack the Gas Station!

Attack the Gas Station!
Original Title: 주유소 습격사건
Yoo Ji-tae as: Paint
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1999
A quartet of disaffected Korean youths have robbed a Seoul gas station. After taking the gas station over, their wacky antics ensue; forcing the manager to sing, kidnapping customers that complain about the service, and staging fist-fights between street gang members and gas station employees; all of these reflect their own gripes against society.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Yoo Hae-jin movies?

TOP 9:

Running Wild

Running Wild
Original Title: 야수
Yoo Ji-tae as: Oh Jin-woo
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2006
A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their investigation and eventually turn them against each other. Now the stage is set for a dangerous triangle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tommy Flanagan movies?

TOP 8:

Woman Is the Future of Man

Woman Is the Future of Man
Original Title: 여자는 남자의 미래다
Yoo Ji-tae as: Lee Mun-ho
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the young woman each had romanced years earlier.

TOP 7:

Svaha: The Sixth Finger

Svaha: The Sixth Finger
Original Title: 사바하
Yoo Ji-tae as: Kim Dong-soo
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2019
Pastor Park is head of a religious investigation center that exposes cults and cult leaders. While looking into a suspicious new religion called ‘Deer Mount,’ he slowly uncovers clues that connect this cult to a series of mysterious cases of missing teenage girls when a body is found inside a damaged tunnel beams. He begins to uncover dark secrets surrounding this cult and its enforcer Na-han.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Jung-jae movies?

TOP 6:

The Swindlers

The Swindlers
Original Title: 꾼
Yoo Ji-tae as: Park Hee-su
Genre: Crime, Action
Release: 2017
A group of swindlers unite to hunt down an infamous con man who was known dead, amid their hidden motives and deception.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Heo Sung-tae movies?

TOP 5:

Hello, Schoolgirl

Hello, Schoolgirl
Original Title: 순정만화
Yoo Ji-tae as: Kwon Yeon-woo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2008
Kwon Yeon-woo is a thirty year old low-level civil servant who works in a district office; quite innocent for his age, he has been on numerous blind dates in an unsuccessful bid to find a wife. After moving into a new place, he begins to encounter a high school girl, Soo-yeong, on his way to work every morning, and she begins to develop feelings for him. Meanwhile, Kang Sook has just started working at the district office straight out of high school, and falls head over heels for older woman Kwon Ha-kyeong.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hwang Suk-jung movies?

TOP 4:

Midnight FM

Midnight FM
Original Title: 심야의 FM
Yoo Ji-tae as: Han Dong-Su
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Action
Release: 2010
Popular TV anchorwoman & late night radio host Sun-Young prepares to work her final radio program. After this program she will prepare to take her ill daughter to America the following morning. During the radio show Ko Sun-Young receives a startling text message. At Ko Sun-Young’s apartment, her ill daughter is being watched by Sun-Young’s sister Ah-Young. Then, a man named Dong-Su breaks into the apartment with a large wrench. He knocks Ah-Young unconscious, but is unable to locate Sun-Young’s daughter – who is hiding in a closet. Dong-Su then sends the text message to Sun-Young instructing her to follow his directions and not to tell anyone.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ma Dong-seok movies?

TOP 3:

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built
Yoo Ji-tae as: Man 2
Genre: Drama, Horror, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2018
Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

TOP 2:

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
Original Title: 친절한 금자씨
Yoo Ji-tae as: Grown Won-mo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2005
After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, she gets closer and closer to her goal. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks?

TOP 1:


Original Title: 올드보이
Yoo Ji-tae as: Lee Woo-jin
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Action
Release: 2003
With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

If you like the best Yoo Ji-tae movies, then you will also like the best Choi Min-sik movies, where many of their films coincide.