The Best Choi Min-sik Movies and Shows Ranked And Where to Watch them

If you're looking for the best shows or movies starring Choi Min-sik then here is a definitive list. We’ve ranked every movie and show starring Choi Min-sik based on their popularity score from IMDB from best to worst. Click on the ‘see more’ button to find out where to watch them in Australia covering all streaming services. List updated in September 2021.

List of the Best Movies and Shows Starring Choi Min-sik In Order of Popularity

  1. Oldboy
  2. I Saw the Devil
  3. New World
  4. The Admiral: Roaring Currents
  5. Daisy, a Hen Into the Wild
  6. Myeong-ryang
  7. Lucy
  8. The Mayor

The top 8 Movies and Shows starring Choi Min-sik

1. Oldboy

Rated: R

8.4/10

An average man is kidnapped and imprisoned in a shabby cell for 15 years without explanation. He then is released, equipped with money, a cellphone and expensive clothes. As he strives to explain his imprisonment and get his revenge, Oh Dae-Su soon finds out that his kidnapper has a greater plan for him and is set onto a path of pain and suffering in an attempt to uncover the motive of his mysterious tormentor.

2. I Saw the Devil

Rated: Not Rated

7.8/10

Jang Kyung-chul (Choi Min-sik) is a dangerous psychopath serial killer. 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 fiancé Soo-hyun (Lee Byung-hun), 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.

3. New World

Rated: Not Rated

7.6/10

As Korea's biggest crime organization 'Goldmoon' expands its powers, Kang, the head of police investigation planning department, orders the undercover cop Ja-Seoung to participate in project "New World", that will take down 'Goldmoon'. Ja-seong must choose either to follow Kang's orders as a cop or to keep his loyalty with Jeong Cheong, the under-boss of the 'Goldmoon' crime organization.

4. The Admiral: Roaring Currents

Rated: Not Rated

7.1/10

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 31 of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi.

5. Daisy, a Hen Into the Wild

Rated: Not Rated

7.1/10

Leafie is a hen who manages to escape the horrible conditions of an egg production line. After surviving a harrowing encounter with a one-eyed weasel and being rejected by the barnyard animals where she grew up, a chance encounter sees her becoming the guardian of a duckling.  Despite the child being a duck, Leafie is willing to learn and make the sacrifices she needs in order to ensure the happiness of her son.

6. Myeong-ryang

Rated: Not Rated

7.1/10

The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 31 of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi.

7. Lucy

Rated: R

6.4/10

It was supposed to be a simple job. All Lucy had to do was deliver a mysterious briefcase to Mr. Jang. But immediately Lucy is caught up in a nightmarish deal where she is captured and turned into a drug mule for a new and powerful synthetic drug. When the bag she is carrying inside of her stomach leaks, Lucy's body undergoes unimaginable changes that begins to unlock her mind's full potential. With her new-found powers, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior intent on getting back at her captors. She receives invaluable help from Professor Norman, the leading authority on the human mind, and French police captain Pierre Del Rio.

8. The Mayor

Rated: Not Rated

6.3/10

Byeon (CHOI Min-sik), the Mayor of Seoul who is in his second term, announces his plans to run for mayor again while hinting his political party of his ultimate goal to run for the presidency. A heavily-resourced campaign team is formed, headed by the campaign manager Shim (KWAK Do-won) who is known as a crafty politician, while Park (SHIM Eun-kyung), a young prodigy from advertising, is recruited for fresh perspectives in the re-election campaign. But one obstacle after another is thrown their way while his opposing candidate is in the lead. And soon, the dirty realities of politics soil everyone's hands.