#54. The Host (2006)


Chungeorahm Film

– Director: Bong Joon Ho

– Stacker score: 86.2

– Metascore: 85

– IMDb user rating: 7.1

– Runtime: 120 minutes

This South Korean film features a creature living in the Han River who terrorizes people, eventually kidnapping a man’s daughter. The man attempts to rescue her, but things do not go well. Writing for RogerEbert.com, Jim Emerson said, “A horror thriller, a political satire, a dysfunctional family comedy, and a touching melodrama, Bong Joon-ho’s ‘The Host’ is also one helluva movie.”