The Handmaiden

Lists: Drama, Thriller

Brief Synopsis: "Korea, 1930s. A con man hires a pickpocket to become the maid of a mysterious and fragile heiress, in an attempt to seize her wealth. But the story takes a twist when the lady falls in love with her maid."

Overall Ranking: 410 (Rank from 2016: # 17)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97(full review)
Roberto Montiel of Critical Critics93(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10192
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes78(full review)
Dan O'Neill65(full review)

People Involved

  • Kim Min-Hee (Lady Hideko)
  • Kim Tae-Ri (Sook-Hee)
  • Ha Jung-Woo (Count Fujiwara)
  • Cho Jin-woong (Uncle Kouzuki)
  • Kim Hae-sook (Butler)
  • Moon So-ri (Aunt of Noble Lady)
  • Lee Dong-Hwi ()
  • Lee Yong-nyeo ()
  • Chan-wook Park (Director)